I now have PageRank 2! Reported on Search Engine Roundtable, it seems like Google has updated PageRank sometime yesterday, which was a bit unusual as PageRank was just updated in May and usually there is a 3 month cycle between updates, although a commenter on that post points out that […]
Wow, I don’t know what I was thinking for the first 3 months when I using the basic “Awstats” program on my server as my only software to track traffic, visits, incoming search keywords, and all of the other vital information about visitors to my website. Google Analytics is free, […]
image credit ari via creative commons This is really only for the technical SEO folks, but Matt Cutts of Google has recently clarified how Google treats nofollowed links and it’s implications for Page Rank Sculpting, but this has much broader implications on how people will link out both externally and […]
A review of a Wordpress Plug-in /Widget I recommend, Social Media Page, which displays links for all of your social networking profiles in the sidebar of your WordPress blog.
Here’s what you need to know about the new Facebook Usernames: Go to http://www.facebook.com/username and reserve your username right now!. Your username will then become the subfolder on facebook.com where your page is stored. For instance, my username is “nickroshon” and my new URL is http://www.facebook.com/nickroshon Hurry up and grab […]
A review of DandyID with pros and cons of using the service as well as an SEO perspective about the links contained in your DandyID profile.
Starting yesterday, Google updated the PageRank scores found in the Google Toolbar. I officially went from PageRank 0 to PageRank 1! Woohoo! While the actual value of PageRank is debated amongst Search Engine Markerters (SEMs), it definitely still holds at least some value. Having PageRank is a quick indicator to […]
At first glance, it doesn’t seem like there is much of a difference between a new post and a new page. In fact, there really isn’t a difference if you are using the default WordPress theme. But once you upgrade to a new theme (like mine) you’ll see why Pages […]
If you’ve just setup WordPress, one of the first things you should do before your first post is to change the WordPress settings so that each new post has its own optimized and SEO friendly URL. For example: default URL for blog post: nickroshon.com/?p=8 optimized URL blog post: nickroshon.com/categoryname/postname It’s […]
Technorati Profile Register your blog on Technorati and claim it by posting a string of code they give you (can be put anywhere on the front page of your blog and removed after the claim is complete – mine is above). Technorati is basically a directory of blogs that is […]