Tag: seo


Community Management Agile Sprint 3 and 4 by Jenny Zhang

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hello world, Compared to our last two agile sprints, sprints 3 and 4 went much more smoothly. Our team is now comfortable working with the Django framework. I spent the last two weeks doing front-end work using Bootstrap, a popular HTML, CSS, and JavaScript framework for developing responsive, mobile-first websites. I much prefer front-end development, because … Continued

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Joyce

Majestic API Polishing and Agile Sprint Planning

        Filed under: Agile development

Last week at the end of the week I just finished polishing up my Majestic code. This became difficult with Jose’s refactoring because his code worked within the Django framework while mine and the team’s code just existed in a separate scripts folder. We couldn’t figure out how to work with Jose’s code in time … Continued

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Pranav

Modeling Modular Modules

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today we got into full speed on our week three sprint. Our goal is to build the new seoq.com with a modular design such that we can test how google plays with the various factors of SEO as well as act on new intelligence about the google algorithm. This is one major factor that other … Continued

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kunal

SEO Tool: From traction, to front end, to python developing

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

The beginning of the week meant a new spring. So far, our SEO team has been researching how exactly Google ranks its websites based on keywords and how we would be able to replicate the algorithm. Late last week, Jessie and I worked on the UI for the report that would show up after the … Continued

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Joyce

Sprint Planning and Printing JSON Returned by QScraper

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today the Tool Team started off the day with sprint planning the whole week, which I thought was really helpful. We took about two hours doing this and split up all the different user stories into Core and SEO KPI. Within each category, we marked which user stories would be easy, medium, and hard and also … Continued

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More Work on the SEO Formulas

More Work on the SEO Formulas

        Filed under: Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Summer Internship Hackathon

Day Nine: On Friday, we talked a lot more about good ideas we could add to improve our SEO algorithm for SEOQ. A lot of good stuff came from that conversation, during which Blake shared some of his revelations about search engine optimization that he found when he was surfing the web on his iPad … Continued

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Joyce

Designing the SEO Algorithm for our SEO Tool

        Filed under: Agile development

Day Eight: Today, after our daily stand-up, we went back to our rooms and started looking into the QScraper documentation that Jose sent us. After a little review, we called Jose on Google Hangout to ask him what he was up to, fill him in on our final algorithm plan, and also let him know … Continued

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Summer Internship Hackathon Traction Update

Summer Internship Hackathon Traction Update

        Filed under: Search Engine Optimization, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi there! Today at the Summer Internship Hackathon we had another quick meeting with Blake this morning to catch Farhan up with everything. I’m glad he’s back! We split the list of emails and blog websites up between the four of us to divide and conquer, with Blake taking the second connections on LinkedIn so he … Continued

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Day 6: Traction for SEOQ to Coding

Day 6: Traction for SEOQ to Coding

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

We began the new week with our daily standup meeting. Everyone was caught up to speed on the different teams’ progress over the past week. These meetings are very helpful to understand the goals of the whole team of interns, and to understand how we will achieve the next goals. Last week, I Essentially, when … Continued

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joyce

Summer Hackathon Day Six: Inception Deck and SEOQ Code

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Day Six: Today we had a standup reviewing what we got done last week and what we were going to attack this week. Pranav and I were going to create an Inception Deck but decided that we might need some help from the Traction Team, so Blake made the call to merge the two teams … Continued

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Agileana Update for Summer Internship Hackathon

Agileana Update for Summer Internship Hackathon

        Filed under: Search Engine Optimization, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi everyone! Today at Agileana I got some more work done on the traction for the SEO Quotient web app. Farhan, Blake, and I had a conversation at the end of the day last Friday, about emailing SEO pros. I drafted an email discussing the product, but once Blake and I read it over, we decided … Continued

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End of Week 1: One Step Closer to SEO Success

End of Week 1: One Step Closer to SEO Success

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Herndon, Virginia; Summer Internship Hackathon After our morning standup, we broke off into teams again. In order to position, build, and market seoq.com effectively, Joyce, Luis, and I determined that we needed to map out the current SEO landscape and look for holes in the market. In order to do this, Joyce and I set … Continued

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