First principles form a core set of working assumptions, hypotheses, and key beliefs about a single area of interest. In today's SearchDay, Marchex's Lead Search Architect Matthew Berk describes the approach that has helped him succeed: Let all dialogue, all thinking, and all subsequent labor derive from a set of first principles.
- Lookup is easy to support; discovery is an order of magnitude more difficult – and valuable
- To deliver value to advertisers, focus first on being relevant to the consumer
- Relevance is a function of the strength of the result set, not the rank of specific results
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Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!