Source: This article was published searchengineland.com By R Oakes - Contributed by Member: Deborah Tannen Ever wondered how the results of some popular keyword research tools stack up against the information Google Search Console provides? This article looks at comparing data from Google Search ...
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Source: This article was published onlineuniversities.com - Contributed by Member: Grace Irwin "If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" — Albert Einstein Begin Basic Academic Research One of the most important aspects of college work is academic research....
 Source: This article was published themarketingagents.com By Rich Brooks - Contributed by Member: Robert Hensonw A keyword analysis (or keyword research) is the art and science of uncovering which keyword phrases your prospects are likely to use at Google or other search engines. Why is this imp...
 Source: This article was published bloggingwizard.com By David Hartshorne - Contributed by Member: Carol R. Venuti Mention the term Keyword Research Tools to any blogger, and they’ll most likely think of the Google Keyword Planner. It has Google on the label, so it must be good, right? Well, ...
Source: This article was published esl.fis.edu - Contributed by Member: Bridget Miller The internet is a wonderful resource. It has all the information that students are likely to need about every topic they are studying. Internet research can be a very effective (and enjoyable) way of finding the ...
Research today is a skill that is taught to students as part of information literacy units; however, I don’t think students understand the difference between “Googling” a topic and researching it. Yes, a lot of information is publicly available, however; a lot of peer-reviewed research, publis...
The internet holds a wealth of information, has literally billions of users worldwide but also contains some really interesting facts and statistics. For example, half of the U.K.’s population would be willing to receive their online shopping via drone. This information may seem strange, quirky ev...
Introduction Has this ever happened to you? While researching an important paper, you come across an online journal database that claims to connect academics to high-quality peer-reviewed research. Intrigued, you search for keywords related to your topic, only to discover that you must pay a hefty s...
When it comes to legal research services and databases for Big Law, the two leading providers are Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis. Not too long ago, they were essentially the only players in the legal research game — but that was before the internet and the lure of Fast, Easy and often Free access to info...
Online Methods to Investigate the Who, Where, and When of a Person. Another great list by Internet search expert Henk Van Ess. Searching the Deep Web, by Giannina Segnini. Beginning with advanced tips on sophisticated Google searches, this presentation at GIJC17 by the director of Columbia Unive...
This article will give you some insights on how to make your research process more effective using online research tools. 10 Awesome Online Research Tools Online learning has opened up the opportunity for many people to educate themselves, learn new skills, and earn college degrees even if they are...
Unlike pages on the visible Web (that is, the Web that you can access from search engines and directories), information in the Invisible Web is just not visible to the software spiders and crawlers that create search engine indexes. Since this information makes up the vast majority of available co...
Do you use hashtags for marketing campaigns on Twitter? Looking for hashtag tools to help improve your use of hashtags? In this article, you’ll find seven hashtag tools for researching and reporting on Twitter hashtags. Why Is Researching Twitter Hashtags Important? Twitter users often follow has...
The most common sources of data collection in qualitative research are interviews, observations, and review of documents (Creswell, 2009b; Locke, Silverman, & Spirduso, 2010; Marshall & Rossman, 1999). The methodology is planned and pilot-tested before the study. Creswell (2003) places the data-coll...
You may have heard the term in passing before, the rumored-but-rarely-talked-about topic of the “deep web”. A web underneath the web, filled with petabytes of data and information that’s out of the reach of your standard Google, Bing, or Yahoo search bar. But what is the deep web exactly, and ...
Fake peer reviews are a problem in academic publishing. A big problem. Many publishers are taking proactive steps to limit the effects, but massive purges of papers tainted by problematic reviews continue to occur; to date, more than 500 papers have been retracted for this reason. In an effort to ...
'Civic technologist' Friedrich Lindenberg shares a range of tools journalists can use in investigative journalism projects Investigative journalism has long been the marker by which news organizations – and journalists – measure their worth."As a journalist, your main tool is talking to people a...
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The online lead generation has become a vital sales strategy for businesses, especially in the B2B sector. With the rise of the digital age, businesses are opting for advanced and efficient methods to generate online sales leads. This process of online generated is carried out by marketers before i...
FILE - CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies before a Senate Intelligence hearing during his nomination process, in Washington, Jan. 12, 2017. WASHINGTON — If this week’s WikiLeaks document dump is genuine, it includes a CIA list of the many and varied ways the electronic device in your hand, in...
Educator Pat Deubel was concerned with the way elementary school students choose to conduct research for school projects. Fortunately, there are best practices for teachers to adopt and safe websites for learners to visit, which she shares here with THE Journal. Recently, I had a brief discussion wi...
Google Home devices capture the attention of shoppers as they reveal their intention to increase online shopping via voice-controlled devices next year 2% of all UK consumers are already using voice-controlled devices such as Google Home and Amazon Echo for online shopping – that’s 20% of all de...
People who used the internet to get political news before the General Election were more likely to vote Labour, but people with a higher level of political knowledge were more likely to vote Conservative, according to new research on the dynamics of the 2017 vote. Professors Harold Clarke, Matt Go...
Scientists have produced a series of papers designed to improve research on conservation and the environment. A group of researchers, led by the University of Exeter, have contributed to a special issue of the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution to examine commonly used social science techniq...
Academics say they have been forced to leave the country to pursue their research interests as British universities are accused of blocking studies over fears of a backlash on social media. As they come under increasing attack from online activists, some of the country’s leading academics have acc...
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After decades of unbridled enthusiasm — bordering on addiction — about all things digital, the public may be losing trust in technology. Online information isn’t reliable, whether it appears in the form of news, search results or user reviews. Social media, in particular, is vulnerable t...
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