Google – 2009 Winner
Let’s skip the corny, canned jokes and the awkward moments at the podium and just open the envelope, shall we? Ladies and gentlemen, the winner of the 2009 SEMMY Award in the Google category is … drum-roll, please …
Google Sitelinks Research, Examples, Theories and Best Practices [Project Big Water]
Eric Lander | 10/16/08
Congratulations to our winner! Here’s a choice bit from the winning post:
We need to realize that Sitelinks uses an entirely independent algorithm than the traditional organic search results. Early indications were that order of Sitelinks was determined by the internal page strength of the pages included in the program. While I certainly believe that internal page strength is a factor involved, it’s certainly not alone.
The top two runners-up in public voting were:
- What is a #1 Google Ranking Worth?
Aaron Wall, SEO Book | 5/1/08
- How Google Universal Search and Blended Results May Work
Bill Slawski, SEO by the Sea | 6/12/08
The winner and runners-up are welcome to grab the appropriate badge — we have a badge for both winners and runners-up.
How the Voting Ended
Here’s a look at how each finalist fared in the public voting:
Thanks to all who voted, and congrats again to the winner, runners-up, finalists, and all nominees. We look forward to reading your acceptance speech soon!
Judged by Jeff Quipp and Barry Schwartz.