Welcome Guest | Login | Register
About Damien's Blog

Wonder what's new at FindAnyFloor.com or in the technology world in general? Visit Damien's Blog to find out. You'll get some of the latest technology news, emerging trends, and stories from our CEO's travels, businesses and life experience among several industries.

July 2017
  • S
  • M
  • T
  • W
  • R
  • F
  • S
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
= New Post

Damien's Blog

Search Engines Can't Read Your Mind - Yet

By Damien Patton, (378 words) Posted in Internet on September 15, 2009
There are (45) comments permalink

I was in my friend’s office a few weeks ago and I heard one of his employees cursing at their computer screen. At first I thought it was another case of Microsoft frustration, but I soon heard the words "search engines are useless."

I couldn't help but go over and see what the trouble was. I noticed they had the term "Hudson" typed in Google. I asked if they were looking for more information on the Hudson clothing line, only because their billboards are everywhere with just the name Hudson on top of the British flag. They quickly replied, "No, this is NY, obviously I mean the Hudson River!" Before you think that it makes common sense to type in Hudson River instead of just Hudson, let me tell you what just happened at Whole Foods. One of my employees asked the woman working in the supplement department about artichoke extract for lowering cholesterol. The employee went over to her computer and went to Google. Guess what she typed in – artichoke – that was it! My employee immediately asked if she could use the computer and showed her how typing in all of the words would bring a much better result. It would seem that someone who probably uses Google at work all the time to help customers find information about herbs and supplement would know how to do a good Google search. Obviously, that is not the case.

I realize that some people think search engines like Google can read your mind, but they can't; at least not yet. Although semantic search is getting much better, search engines still return the best results based on a good search query. The key to getting the best search results is to be as specific as possible. If you want to know about the Hudson River, then you should type the entire phrase into search engines. I know this may sound quite elementary to many of you reading this, but there are new people learning the Internet each day, and we were all new to the Internet and search engines at one time. There are several search engine tips and shortcuts to help narrow a search. In my next blog, I will list some of the most popular short cuts, even some that most avid search engine users may not know about.

Icon: author blog About the Author:
Damien is the Founder and CEO of FindAnyFloor.com as well as several other technolgy businesses specializing in social media and search.
image: blog cloud comment

Comments (45)

Canada Goose Victoria Jacket posted on: December 8, 2012

for success is great - almost unlimited. Here are some reasons why you need to seriously consider getting started with your own Internet marketing business.The Internet Reaches Around The WorldMany large corporations have already seen the Canada Goose Heli-Arctic Parka opportunity and are making their mark canadian goose price on the Internet. Their brand can be seen in many places online. They came to understand that a simple Web site with some promotion could be seen by people all over the globe. Since many developing countries are now getting computers, they also will be reaching out to the Internet and could very well find your Internet marketing ads and information. Of course, this could mean profit for you - and a lot of it.The Internet Enables People To Conveniently Buy Canada

replica watches posted on: October 23, 2013

Beyond this approach one another elementary why almost all people love to buying a Licence plate Heuer replica watches across other sorts of great devices is normally for certain a result of the fee impact. You are use this final savings across replica watches sale in a cutting edge used car or even escape simply because yet watch the superior quality and additionally quality just by making use of a fabulous replica keep an eye on about Licence plate Heuer. Store amount of time in trend by means of fantastically engineered replica Breitling devices.

cosplayhit posted on: November 4, 2013

You got some style there on your blog, I’m sure if you go for more styles you’ll do even better.

christopher posted on: November 4, 2013

Keep your blogs coming, I love reading blogs.
cosplayhit.com

anneelaine22 posted on: February 26, 2014

The oscillating weight Replica Watches and balance of this caliber co-axial 8501 bridge are 18 CT red gold. It presents an Rolex Replica Watches integrated black leather strap.The second Planet Ocean 42 mm model is stainless Fake Watches steel same gauge. It also has a white lacquered dial and bezel white polished ceramic.

MayMay posted on: April 12, 2014

fake cartier watches
[url=http://www.myboafgffgtrv.com/shoubiao1.html]replica swiss watches[/url]

obat hepatitis anak posted on: May 19, 2015

http://jellygamattradisional.com/obat-asam-lambung-naik/
http://jellygamattradisional.com/obat-maag-untuk-anak/
http://jellygamattradisional.com/obat-penurun-kolesterol-untuk-lansia/

Cash Advance Chula-vista posted on: June 11, 2015

This is usually a efficient site continually comes-up by using innovative plus stimulating information and facts and although looking through Concerning practical experience that your site really is currently have all of the level of quality this be considered your site being a fine a person. At this moment take a look at Cash Advance Chula-vista I enjoy learn the following posting for the reason that I actually found lots of innovative a description of them essentially. Thanks

greetae posted on: September 23, 2015


Jika kamu pingin dapat menyulam alis dgn mahir untuk itu saya anjurkan belajar di Kursus Sulam Alis di Surabaya.
Juga bila kamu mau rental mobil nan hemat bisa saya anjurkan diRental Mobil
Nah,untuk kalian yng tengah menghadapi masalah oleh pemanas air didaerah kamu maka servicelah di Service Wika di Jakarta Utara.
Kamu pingin memasok produk menuju seluruh dunia? Mari baca ini Jasa Cargo.

protein planet italia posted on: November 6, 2015

Blog brillante. Quando ho gustato esaminando quelli articoli o post di blog. E 'veramente una buona capire a mio parere. Ho segnato il libro-oggetto, oltre alla mia attivit& 224; & 232; desideroso per l'esame del tutto nuovi articoli o post di blog. A questo punto usando protein planet italia sostenere la favorevole fare il lavoro.

jai posted on: December 9, 2015

Scripts which aspect wholly a limited discovers deads unheard-of myself, Nevertheless an tile about europe, regardless the thought monster thus a excellent measure of, afforded myself quantity ilk of huge accord regarding the remote. local builders

jai posted on: February 11, 2016

I realize slim features about this website despite My partner and i great that your website is very really interesting dears encompasss numerouss associated with huge info. Painter Perth

pet posted on: March 8, 2016

Right search engine cant read our mind.
Its seems to me artificial.Here is no possibility to read our mind.
_____________
Pet@ Easy Homemade dog toys

rock posted on: May 11, 2016

Only to increase, we could actually aid write about the content along with your internet site further. Inform us in the event that we could be connected with aid. Siem Reap Hotels

rock posted on: July 16, 2016

Delayed preceding when i today need to late gigantic thumbs to some degree significantly more available to be purchased in the uncommon information documents you might have on the following sections getting a truly review. When i might be past individuals found re-happening on the net site intended for significantly all the more rapidly! ac repair

jai posted on: August 4, 2016

Their chainsaw yet husbandry done up keenly offered among-st emphasizes. SEX CLUBS

jai posted on: August 17, 2016

Many thanks therefore luxurious close to this huge brand new capture spherical. Social Media Marketing

Ace Maxs posted on: September 2, 2016

The world is changing fast. people are also being transformed. day by day we are becoming more dependant on degital system. you are making me think of this really. You have a great method of sharing your thoughts. Ace Maxs | Jelly Gamat QNC.

rock posted on: September 12, 2016

Necessary paperwork described.. I am ecstatic every single child learn how to view this kind of specifics.. have a great time in this article relating to showcasing individuals first-rate paperwork. Amazing walk-through. Although when i worthwhile which frequently could deliver. High heel shoes for men

peter posted on: September 19, 2016

pop over to these guys

Gabrielly posted on: September 19, 2016

Adventure-inspired and autumnal appropriate, three new sunnies and two new moncler outlet are presented in a rich color palette of saddle browns, smoky charcoals, campfire reds and stone grays. Stylish yet classic aviators are mixed with distinctive squares and modified Clubmaster profiles for an pandora outlet updated familiar look. Leather alternative accents, double bridges and metal rivets reminiscent of the brand's iconic logo flank these down-to-earth frames. Every gal wants to be a Candie's gal, and now it's easier than ever. Slip on a new pair of Candie's eyewear and you'll instantly be fun and playful, yet trendy and posh - what could be better? Vibrant colorations of cheap mcm backpack plums, teals, fuchsias and navy blues are offset by neutral taupes, blacks and gunmetal grays.

ogyoutube apk posted on: April 11, 2017

CLick this link and install new version of the og youtube apk From our website.

asd posted on: April 22, 2017

asdad

social media marketing westchest posted on: April 23, 2017

I have been searching to find a comfort or effective procedure to complete this process and I think this is the most suitable way to do it effectively.
social media marketing westchester New York

bercuti posted on: April 23, 2017

The blog and data is excellent and informative as well
Your work is very good and I appreciate you and hopping for some more informative posts
bercuti

kerja kosong posted on: April 23, 2017

A great website with interesting and unique material what else would you need.
kerja kosong

bercuti posted on: April 23, 2017

wow, great, I was wondering how to cure acne naturally. and found your site by google, learned a lot, now i’m a bit clear. I’ve bookmark your site and also add rss. keep us updated.
bercuti

internet casino gambling posted on: April 23, 2017

I like viewing web sites which comprehend the price of delivering the excellent useful resource free of charge. I truly adored reading your posting. Thank you!
internet casino gambling

tips temuduga posted on: April 23, 2017

Thank you so much for ding the impressive job here, everyone will surely like your post.
I really enjoy reading and also appreciate your work.
tips temuduga

gilbert 24 hour plumbing service posted on: April 23, 2017

This is very useful post for me. This will absolutely going to help me in my project.
gilbert 24 hour plumbing service

funeral advantage posted on: April 23, 2017

Your blog provided us with valuable information to work with. Each & every tips of your post are awesome. Thanks a lot for sharing. Keep blogging,
funeral advantage

bridesmaid jewelry posted on: April 23, 2017

Thanks for your post. I’ve been thinking about writing a very comparable post over the last couple of weeks, I’ll probably keep it short and sweet and link to this instead if thats cool. Thanks.
bridesmaid jewelry

bisnes bakeri dari rumah posted on: April 24, 2017

Nice post! This is a very nice blog that I will definitively come back to more times this year! Thanks for informative post.
bisnes bakeri dari rumah

pakej percutian posted on: April 24, 2017

This is a great post. I like this topic.This site has lots of advantage.I found many interesting things from this site. It helps me in many ways.Thanks for posting this again.
pakej percutian

travel agency malaysia posted on: April 24, 2017

Great things you’ve always shared with us. Just keep writing this kind of posts.The time which was wasted in traveling for tuition now it can be used for studies.Thanks
travel agency malaysia

Migration Agent Brisbane posted on: April 24, 2017

Excellent .. Amazing .. I’ll bookmark your blog and take the feeds also…I’m happy to find so many useful info here in the post, we need work out more techniques in this regard, thanks for sharing.
Migration Agent Brisbane

Belgrade Roofing Contractor posted on: April 24, 2017

I am very enjoyed for this blog. Its an informative topic. It help me very much to solve some problems. Its opportunity are so fantastic and working style so speedy.
Belgrade Roofing Contractor

Turf posted on: April 24, 2017

Thanks for the nice blog. It was very useful for me. I'm happy I found this blog. Thank you for sharing with us,I too always learn something new from your post.
Turf

regal assets review posted on: April 24, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to discuss that, I feel strongly about this and so really like getting to know more on this kind of field. Do you mind updating your blog post with additional insight? It should be really useful for all of us.
regal assets review

icon: cloud post

Talk back - leave a comment

Post a Comment

Post a Comment

  • email a friend
  • delicious
  • digg
  • facebook
>