Google search results explained – Organic Search Results

What is what in Google search results?

With this series of blog articles, we are going to explain the Google search results page and the different elements Google shows us on this page.

The search engine results page (SERP) is the listing of results returned by a search engine in response to a keyword query – in this case ‘hotel berlin’.

We searched on in Germany which is why English as well as German websites are among the search results:

Google Search Results explained

Google Search Engine Results Page for Query ‘Hotel Berlin’

1. Organic Search Results

The first element on the search results page we want to explain are organic search results.
Organic search results is what Google started out with. Sometimes organic search results are referred to as natural search results. These are the search results the Google algorithm produces when a user types their search phrase into the Google search field and presses Enter. The results appear because of their relevance to the search terms, although obviously Google determines what this is.

Over the years, organic search results have occupied less and less space on the Google search results page and are being pushed further down to make room for other Google products. Of course, search is free on Google and organic search results are non-commercial. Some other Google products are, though – first and foremost Google AdWords.

When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), organic search results is what it refers to. With less room for organic search results on the page, SEO has also become much more difficult, since more websites compete with each other for less places in the search result listing.

Hotel Pic of the Week: Rocco Forte Hotel de Rome Berlin at Festival of Lights

Rocco Forte Hotel De Rome Berlin, Festival of Lights 2014

The Festival of Lights in Berlin took place for the 11th time this year. During the festival, famous buildings in the city are being used as canvas for still or animated light installations.

Rocco Forte Hotel de Rome in the city centre and next to Staatsoper Unter den Linden, is one of the landmark buildings each one should have on their map when visiting the Festival of Lights.


Hotel Pic of the Week: nhow Hotel Berlin with Berlin Wall

nhow Hotel Berlin
nhow Hotel Berlin, a photo by Corinna Witt on Flickr.

nhow Hotel Berlin
Hotel Exterior with pieces of Berlin Wall (preparing for an exhibition) and Oberbaumbrücke in the background

The nhow Hotel Berlin is the first music hotel and located in the creative heart of Berlin. Universal Studios at Osthafen are not far from the hotel, as well as numerous other media companies. Also in walking distance – o2-World Berlin.

Germany today celebrates the Day of German Unification and in November 25 years Fall of the Berlin Wall.