Blog Archives for the Google category

A Successful Site in 36 Months – Old Sites Rule Supreme

A bit of a precursor…one of the most long lasting and well respected documents ever written on search engine optimization is Brett’s Guide to 15k per day. It really is a fantastic architecture for long-term strategic internet marketing. It is based on fundamentals that (mostly) […]

Information Arms Race – SE’s vs. SEO’s

This has been a post I’ve been procrastinating on for quite some time now, but with the release of the most important SEO related document in the last 5 years according to WebGuerrilla, I thought it was about time to forge ahead, and at least […]

Google Dorks – Interesting Queries – Manual SERP Manipulation

Google dorks has been around for quite awhile, and is rather disturbing. Essentially, it’s a list of queries on Google that can be used to reveal unsecured networks, personal information, and all sorts of other information that should definitely not be publicly available on the […]

I Just Want an Adwords Professional Logo

One of the reasons I have a site like this (I refuse to use the “b-word”) is to vent when I get a little miffed. Sometimes it might come across as a little whiney (and this might be one of those times)…but hey…it’s my site […]

Link Shadow – How long is a link valuable?

I really should do more research on this, but the question that has been in the back of my mind for some time is “how long is a link valuable”? More specifically, if it takes 3 days, 3 weeks, 3 months for a link to […]

The Metaphysics of Relevance

‘Quality,’ as described by Pirsig, cannot be directly defined. Likening it with the Tao, Pirsig believes that Quality is a force in the universe stimulating everything from atoms to animals to evolve and incorporate ever greater levels of Quality “Relevance” and search quality seem to […]

Orion’s Papers on How to Fix Google Page Rank

Here’s a pretty nice thread at SEW from Orion about improving Page Rank. I think this guy EASILY could have been a rocket scientist and probably not had to work as hard.

Adwords Doesn’t Like Inside Jokes

This is really goofy, so skip it if you don’t like the occassional cheesy inside joke be forewarned. Story: -Mr. Ploppy was used an example by someone in a WMW thread. I believe someone told someone else the magic command for checking if you are […]

Welcome to Latent Sementic Indexing Hell

“Welcome to LSI hell, folks” – BakedJake – webmasterworld.com So the last thing was pretty worthless, so I figured I’d take a little time and comment on the new bane of SEO existence. It isn’t really NEW per se…we’re just starting to see it in […]

Google Update Allegra

Updates are always a fun event. Even without the new pretty green pixels accompanying the update, you can bet their will be some great conspiracy theories that come out of this. Is latent semantic indexing a reality yet? Google Update Allegra 2-2-2005