Monthly Archives: February 2008

AdSense Still Useful for Getting Indexed

I’ve been looking through my server logs and this has caught my attention. The site in question just had AdSense placed onto it but no links have been pointed at it. (The site is not new, it existed for some …

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Dot Asia Land Rush

Targeting Asian markets? Nothing is better than the right domain for it. And there’s no such thing as too many domains for a blackhat of course .Asia domains are not exactly the traditional target for domain mass-buying blackhats (the cost …

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I Am on Wikipedia To-Do List

Seems like Wikipedia folks really got nothing else to do with their life than catch wiki spammers – or whoever they consider such. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:A._B./To_do_list (no link love for you!) This is a to-do list of some Wikipedia editor where I …

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Google Changes the Way It Handles Unavailable Results

Been searching for something that is not indexed by Google and came across something I don’t think I’ve seen before: So now, instead of just offering to check if your search terms are entered correctly and additional options like go …

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Watching the Viagra SERPs

I just noticed Bompa of Syndk8 mentioned me in a post about people paying attention to buy Viagra SERPs. He bitched about me having only two posts on the topic – so here goes another one! Watching the folks who …

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Age Factor in Google Hurting the SERPs

The importance of each one of different factors influencing the SERPs in Google seems to vary across different markets nowadays – e.g. I constantly see SERPs where PR6 pages go way lower than PR0 or PR 2 pages (old news …

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What Happens When You Ping Google

Ever wondered what happens once you send that ping over, be it for a blog or otherwise? Here’s what: * /2007 Http Code: 404 Date: Feb 07 22:57:56 Http Version: HTTP/1.1 Size in Bytes: – Referer: – Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; …

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Google AdSense Gets It Right? – Too Late I Think

Disclaimer: I do not even know if this is old news or new news and can’t be arsed to dig into it. I just noticed it and thought I’d post about it. If you have something to say go ahead …

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