Seo for images and youtube videos & Google doodle

"How to optimize images for google image search?" and "How to optimize youTube videos?" This blog focuses on how images / videos get indexed faster and how they rank better - and a bit of organic seo.

Simple explanation of Google Phantom Update: „user intention update“

Phantom Update explanation

Phantom Update explanation

Usually I only write my articles in German because my English is bad. But anyway – this is not a piece of literature but a small piece of the seo-puzzle „Google Phantom Update (2)“. In short: From my point of view the mysterious Phantom-Update is an „user intention update„. That means: no decreasing site has failed. All these sites are as well as before. They might be better than the first results, but …  Google has changed that part of the algorithm that decides about the user intention. It’s not an update of the site-specif ranking factors – it’s about the quality of the Search engine result page itself. Read on »

SEO-stuff 1 Kommentar 11. Juni 2015

Google celebrates 126th anniversary of opening Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower Doodle

Eiffel Tower Doodle

When did the eiffel tower open to the public?“ 126 years ago, on March 31th 1889, the Eiffel Tower in Paris was opened to the public. It was most tallest building in the world. Build with steal, designd by french Gustave Eiffel und build by his company, it is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world – it received its 250 millionth visitor in 2010. Amazing! Read on »

Google Doodle 1 Kommentar 30. März 2015

Google images search ranking factors 2014 (infographic)

Google images ranking factors

Google images ranking factors

My infographic about the ranking factors for Google images search (2012) is old so I made a new one. This time I tried to make it more simple that those who have no idea about optimizing images for Google could also get an impression. What is really important, and what is only a „marginal factor“? The main question behind the infographic is: How could my image get a good ranking in Google Image Search? Read on »

Optimizing images 4 Kommentare 15. April 2014

Google image search history (infographic)

Infografik: History of Google Image Search

Infografik: History of Google Image Search

The Google Image Search is the largest collection of images ever. And it is free and public. Google has changed the world, even if most people didn’t noticed it anymore. Does anyone remember the time before that? If you searched for a picture you needed books or other printed material. You have to buy it or work in libraries. „Search for similar images“ in the library’s database was a dream. The following infographic shows the chronology of the Google image search. It is only 12 years old.

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Google imageSearch 6 Kommentare 6. November 2013

Halloween witch doodle 2013

Halloween witch doodle 2013

Halloween witch doodle 2013

Halloween Witch 2013 – a usual Google celebrates it with a nice interactive doddle. Start the doodle an help the witch and combine the ingredients. By throwing two a new stage opens where you could have some Halloween fun. Together there are 6 Halloween stages. Nice one, I think. Btw: if you search for ghostwitch or skeleton you will find some nice easter eggs in the Google knowledge graph (on the rigth side). Funny… Read on »

Google Doodle Keine Kommentare 30. Oktober 2013

André-Jacques Garnerin, the first parachute jump (Google Doodle)

André-Jacques Garnerin, the first parachute jump

André-Jacques Garnerin, the first parachute jump

Have you ever thougth about the first parachute jump? Google did. Today (Oct. 22nd, 2013) is the 216th anniversary of the first parachute jump (Oct. 22, 1797). Google honors the inventor of the parachute – André-Jacques Garnerin – with an interactive doodle on the homepage. You can navigate the parachute by using the left an right key. By this the jumper changes the direction – and you land on very different place. The balloonist was born on Jan. 31, 1769. Garnerin was appointed „Official Aeronaut of France“. Garnerin began experiments with early parachutes based on umbrella-shaped devices. The first flight with a silk parachute on October 22, 1797 at Parc Monceau, Paris. Read on »

Google Doodle Keine Kommentare 21. Oktober 2013

Google honors Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy Doodle

Claude Debussy Doodle

The french composer Claude Debussy was born on August 22nd, 1862 – 151 years ago. Google honors him with an amazing doodle. It’s a kind of music-video animation. It’s 2:12 min long – and in a french and romantic was it feels impressionistic. The song is: „Clair du lune“ („Moonlight“, 1890). It’s the third movement of Suite bergamasque – a piano depiction of a Paul Verlaine poem. First the doodle as a youtube-video and then the complete poem: Read on »

Google Doodle 3 Kommentare 21. August 2013

Google honors Rosalind Franklin with „Photo 51-Doodle“

Rosalind Franklin Doodle

Rosalind Franklin Doodle

Google honors Rosalind Franklin with a nice doodle. It shows a microscope and a piece of DNA. Rosalind Elsie Franklin (25 July 1920 — 16 April 1958) was a British biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer. She is best known for her work on the X-ray diffraction images of DNA which led to the discovery of the DNA double helix. Franklin was never nominated for a Nobel Prize. She had died in 1958 and was ineligible for nomination to the Nobel Prize in 1962 which was subsequently awarded to Crick, Watson, and Wilkins in 1962. Read on »

Google Doodle 2 Kommentare 24. Juli 2013

Google honors Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt Doodle

Rembrandt Doodle

Google honors Rembrandt van Rijn – one of the most famous painters in European art history – with a nice doodle. It shows a famous self-portrait of Rembrandt (painted 1659) in front of a copperplate. This is because Rembrandt is also very famous for his etchings. The athmosphere of the doodle is typically for Rembrandt: warm and harmfull. Very nice doodle… Read on »

Google Doodle 1 Kommentar 14. Juli 2013

Google honors Franz Kafka with vermin doodle

Franz Kafka doodle

Franz Kafka doodle

Google honors Franz Kafka with a scary vermin doodle. It is inspired by Kafkas famous novel „The Metamorphosis“ (German: Die Verwandlung). Some morning the traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, awaks and find himself transformed into a monstrous vermin. Horror pure… The doodle illustrates it in a humorous way. Franz Kafka was born on July 3rd, 1883 – 130 years ago. Franz Kafka was a Bohemian-Jewish novelist, and was one of the major German-language fiction writers of the 20th century. He strongly influenced genres such as existentialism. Read on »

Google Doodle 2 Kommentare 2. Juli 2013

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Author: Martin Missfeldt, Berlin based german artist, about creative seo, seo for images and youTube video-optimization. This is the english version of tagSeoBlog.de. More

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