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Re: Schema addition request

From: Brian Tremblay <schema@btrem.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 11:20:59 -0700
To: public-schemaorg@w3.org
Message-ID: <cd4e7b71-194e-743c-785d-5f334decf3ca@btrem.com>
On 3/18/17 4:29 PM, Thad Guidry wrote:
> On 3/18/17 11:55 AM, Brian Tremblay wrote:
>> On 3/17/17 6:13 AM, Thad Guidry wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 7:59 AM BJM wrote:
>>>
>>>> Would like to propose the addition of "MedicalSpa" to the
>>>> schema library.
>>>
>>> +1 for MedicalSpa.  Looks like an industry gap that needs filled
>>
>> Really? What is this gap? Are there search engines looking for
>> this schema? Are there /any/ tools that would use this new type?
>
> If you have just one or more people in the world searching for a term
> its called Long Tail. If there are zero people searching for a term,
> its called No Tail. :)
>
> the below trending data is just from one search engine, not
> all, and not even my applications or yours. :)
>
> https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?geo=USq=medical%20spa,day%20spa,medical%20clinc
>
> A gap in my mind is when I see data that shows more than No Tail.
> i.e., there is some usefulness for some folks.

What this shows is that people are searching for medical spa; what it 
does not shown is that the proposed schema for MedicalSpa will help 
them. It won't, unless Google or other entities actually make use of the 
schema.

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Brian Tremblay
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Brian Tremblay
Received on Sunday, 19 March 2017 18:21:36 UTC

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