Archive for 2008

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Google Trends for Websites not so scary…

Everyone is talking about the new Google Trends for websites – Graywolf has a piece on it, as does Aaron (where this post started as a comment. Hi Aaron! Look! Blogging!). But I think its important to note that, while people are complaining that this is giving away the farm, its not as bad as […]

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Saturday, February 16th, 2008

Nofollow Followon

I read Andy Beal’s Lowering The Google Red Flag article this morning, and it contains what I expected to see soon – skilled internet publishers challenging Google’s “ownership” of the web by blocking them…

Andy has been badly hit by page rank reductions because he writes paid reviews with followed links. We aren’t talking 5 minute crappy reviews here, Andy tells us he puts hours of work into each review and is very discriminating in what reviews he takes on. One would have thought he would be the ideal subject for

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Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

This is the way the Internet died

I remember the internet. It was really cool – so many resources, all in front of you on your computer, and things called ‘search engines’ that had big lists of *everything* on the ‘net (because we affectionately called it “the ‘net”) and you could go to a search engine website and type in something you […]

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