Billions of internet searches occur every day, yet people continually look for other sources for answers and information. This fact may not be on your radar, but some people still consult the encyclopedia! After 244 years, in 2010, the Encyclopedia Britannica went out of print, but encyclopedias still live on in DVD format.
Encyclopedias and other kinds of information sources may have been just as handy for people to use as search engines when we are all tied to laptops and desktops. Today’s mobile devices give search engines the convenience advantage. The Google of 2013 is now in focused on being the source for anything and everything someone wants to know.
In 2012, Google conducted the Daily Information Needs Study to learn what people actually want to know, but don’t search for. From the research, what wa.s discovered? Google learned that about 10 percent of users’ daily information needs involve broad topic information needs. . So therefore, with the recently released feature, In-Depth Articles, Google now plans to deliver relevant, high quality content so the searcher can explore a topic in depth.
Here’s an article that explains the steps that help Google find your content. Perhaps you’ll be rewarded for your own high quality content with a spot in the results for in-depth search