Academic journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, posters, working papers and plenary presentations on website visibility, search engines, website usability and related topics

 

Conference Paper, 2015
ETD Visibility: A study on the exposure of Indian ETDs to the Google Scholar crawler - Weideman - The 18th International Symposium on Theses and Dissertations [0168]

 

Conference Posters, 2015
Google’s Animal Farm: Implications for your library homepage? - Weideman - The 18th International Symposium on Theses and Dissertations [0169]

 

Ontology and Linked Data as Indicators for Voice Query Success–application for Digital Libraries - Roux; Weideman - The 18th International Symposium on Theses and Dissertations [0170]

 

 

Journal Article, 2014
Fusing website usability and search engine optimisation - Visser; Weideman - South African Journal of Information Management [0056]

 

Working Papers, 2014

A comparison of the effect of single-word versus hyphenated domain name choices on website visibility - Bangani; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication [0070]

A ranked summary of the on-page elements affecting the visibility of a webpage to search engines - Bluemel; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication
[0071]

Relationship between the use of dynamic webpages and high visibility through SEO - Pandya; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication [0034]

The effect of search engine interface design on user perception - Bougaardt; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication [0033]


The evaluation of free website visibility measurement tools - Part 1 - Genius; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication [0072]


The implementation and perception of paid placement schemes in the top three search engines - Pombo; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication [0032]

The measurement of user behaviour using free non-Google tools - Schnelle; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication [0078]


Using past search engine algorithm updates to predict future trends - Farrell; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication [0068]

Website interface design: a study on the status quo of South African e-Commerce website interface - Kona; Weideman - CPUT (WARC) online publication [0069]

Conference Paper, 2013
Understanding the Process of Learning Touch-screen Mobile Applications - Tokarova; Weideman - The 31st ACM International conference on Design of communication [0036]

Journal Articles, 2013
Search Engine Optimization and Pay-per-Click Marketing Strategies - Kritzinger; Weideman - Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce [0054]

Keyword stuffing and the big three search engines - Zuze; Weideman - Online Information Review [0047]

Comparative analysis of homepage Website visibility and academic rankings for UK universities - Weideman - Information Research [0053]


Journal Articles, 2011
Search engine optimisation versus Website usability - conflicting requirements? - Visser; Weideman - Information Research [0001]

An empirical study on website usability elements and how they affect search engine optimisation - Visser; Weideman - South African Journal of Information Management [0027]


Conference Paper, 2010
Empirical Study on Crawler Visibility of PDF Documents in Digital Libraries - Weideman - The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology [0026]

 

Conference Paper, 2007

Use of Ethical SEO Methodologies to Achieve Top Rankings in Top Search Engines - Weideman - The 2007 Computer Science and IT Education Conference, Informing Science Institute [0063]

Journal Article, 2007
Key word placing in Web page body text to increase visibility to search engines - Kritzinger; Weideman - South African Journal of Information Management [0057]

Conference Paper, 2006

Improving website visibility and information retrieval of e-commerce ventures: a specification to please the crawlers - Weideman; Chambers - Proceedings of IADIS e-Society International Conference [0064]


Journal Article, 2006
Implications of search engine spam on the visibility of South African e-commerce Web sites - Mbikiwa; Weideman - South African Journal of Information Management [0058]


Journal Articles, 2005
Application of best practice towards improving Web site visibility to search engines: a pilot study - Weideman; Chambers - South African Journal of Information Management [0059]

FOIOTI: An implementation of the conceptualist approach to Internet Information Retrieval - Weideman - South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science [0060]

Journal Article, 2004
Empirical evaluation of one of the relationships between the user, search engines, metadata and Web sites in three-letter .com Web sites - Weideman - South African Journal of Information Management [0041]