Hilarious PageRank Update Impacts Google Badly

Google's recent attempts to stomp out link selling increases the very problem Google tries to fight.

What's Going On?

After a year long FUD campaign Google has fired off two rounds at sites it suspects of selling links.

It punishes [...]

By |October 29th, 2007|PR|5 Comments

What Are They Smoking?

How much trust can you place in the algo of a company that gives a PR3 to Youtube, for crying out loud? Let's see. Either...

Google mucked up the entire PR thing, and the whole thing has been just [...]

By |October 27th, 2007|PR|7 Comments

Get Off Your High Horse – We Aren't Stupid

Ok, all of you out there (and you know who you are) who have been sitting up on your high horses proclaiming that everyone else is stupid for getting upset about the PR changes - STOP IT! You are [...]

By |October 26th, 2007|PR|20 Comments

Poll Results So Far and Thoughts

Ok, the poll from yesterday has received 71 votes so far, which isn't a lot, but I still wanted to just throw some thoughts out there about the results anyway. In my opinion, the first two options, still buy [...]

By |October 25th, 2007|PR|Comments Off on Poll Results So Far and Thoughts

PR Update Today – Many Sink

Looks like the toolbar PR updated today, with many sites losing lots of green. Problogger alerted me to it, since it noted that its PR went down to a 4, as did Copyblogger's. Some of my sites saw [...]

By |October 24th, 2007|PR|14 Comments

Has Uncoverthenet.com Been Penalized By Google?

According to The Wiz of SearchEnginePeople.com Internet stalwart and SEO guru paid directory of yore, Uncoverthenet.com appears to have been blacklisted and removed by Google.

A simple site search on Google http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=.. shows no reslts. A simple search for uncoverthenet also [...]

By |August 27th, 2007|PR|4 Comments

Why I Check Rankings

I've been getting some heat lately for checking rankings. So, I decided to think about it to determine if maybe I was crazy for doing so. I mean, hey, maybe I'm just doing things out of habit and [...]

By |August 7th, 2007|PR|11 Comments

New free Google rank checker by datacenter

A couple of months ago, I told you that Bad Neighborhood was going to be rolling out some new tools. One has just been rolled out, and I've been waiting for it for a long time. It checks [...]

By |July 19th, 2007|PR|18 Comments

The Wisdom Of Network Ratings

The new Drew Carey show the Power of Ten, made me realize that user generated content is being employed more and more often to create network ratings.

The premise of the show is simple: The contestant who can most accurately [...]

By |July 12th, 2007|PR|Comments Off on The Wisdom Of Network Ratings

First, knock down the rankings obstacles

An old client of mine got in touch with me about three weeks ago, begging for help. Over the last couple of years, their site has lost all its rankings and they were desperate for change. I agreed [...]

By |June 27th, 2007|PR|Comments Off on First, knock down the rankings obstacles