Google’s – How big is Google?

Google is the dominate search engine in the world with over 70% of the global market share.  To illustrate just how dominate Google is the second most popular search engine in global search is Baidu with a 15.8% market share.  Yahoo and Bing’s market shares are 6.5% and 5.5% respectively.  Just imagine, Google’s market share is over two time that of it’s entire competitors market share combined.  If you want to drive internet search traffic to your website it would be wise to follow what Google does?


Why is Matt Cutts important?

If you’re thinking about learning SEO, there’s two names that you need to know.  The first is Google and the second is Matt Cutts.  Matt Cutts is the head of Google’s Web spam team which oversees the quality of web search results. He also works with the Search Quality team on search engine optimization issues.

If you’d like to learn exactly what Web spam is in the eyes of Google. Take a look at their Web spam page.  You might want to grab a coffee or cold drink as you’re going to find a lot of useful information that will take some time to fully comprehend.


Matt Cutts Bio (short)

Matt Cutts received his PhD on computer graphics at the University of Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill). He also has dual master’s degrees in mathematics and computer science from UNC-Chapel Hill.  Matt Cutts joined Google in 2000 as a software engineer.  Before becoming the head of the Web spam team. Matt worked on Google’s family filter called Safe Search.


How to Follow Mark Cutts?

Since Matt Cutts has a lot of influence on how website will get ranked in Google search.  It would make a lot of sense to follow Matt and “tune into” what he is trying to communicate to his followers.

I like to read Matt’s blog titled Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO.  The blog was created in 2005 and covers many topics from food and travel to SEO and internet security.  It’s a worthwhile read as he does allow reader to write comments, and will respond to many of the comments posted.

Another very important way to follow Matt Cutts is through Google’s Webmaster Channel on YouTube.  We have displayed a few of his important videos below for you to take a look at.

It’s important to note that without quality website from webmasters like you and me, Google would not exist.  Hopefully Google will always understand that our co-existence should be symbiotic in nature!