Category Archives: Search Engines

Try out my Google Co-op Custom Search Engines

Google co-op is just what i’ve been waiting for. I swear, sometimes it’s like google is reading my mind. almost every tweek or change i’ve wished for over the last year or so, has eventually come true. To think, just one year prior to that, i was joking with a few friends that Gmail was [...]

AJAX and the Yahoo Mindset

i’ve seen a lot of search engines.. but why should i bother to use them, why should i bother to visit them even once? everybody knows that Google is the center of the web universe. Right? i guess.. but yesterday i stumbled onto something new. it represented a change in the way we have been [...]

Technorati, Flickr, Buzznet, Delicious and Furl

I have been seeing a surge in sites that employ Technorati tags within their anchored text. I believe that Technorati.com will become an even more powerful resource within the next year or so. Last I checked, it was already ranked at 1,796 by Alexa Traffic Rankings.

Back to the Future dot Net: History, Research, and The Internet Archive

Looking for a blast from the past? If you ever wanted to get a snapshot of how the internet once was, then you have got to check out The Wayback Machine developed by an organization that calls themselves The Internet Archive. The Wayback Machine is a search engine that actually lets you visit sites as they appeared in previous years. Their archive goes back as far as 1996, and contains over 100 terabytes (100,000 gigabytes) and 10 billion web pages.

The little list of SEO sites

In an attempt to wade through all the junk sites that pretend to talk about search engine optimization, i’ve started a small list of sites that actually discuss the topic in an intelligent way, contributing something valuable to the debate, and don’t just try to sell you something. I will try to keep this list short, and up to date, so check back occationally.

Blog Directories, Submitting RSS feeds, and RSSEM

RSS Search Engine Marketing (RSSEM) is a term i keep reading about, and many sites are using rss technology to boost their site ranking. Listing rss feeds on these types of sites has the dual benefits of, additional visibility (on the rss directory), and increased inbound links (higher overall site ranking).

Sandbox, Ever-Flux, or the Google Yo-Yo Effect

[ page last updated: Oct. 21, 2005. ] I think TechBlog has just been sandboxed. For those who are not already familiar with this term (and i wasn’t until recently), it refers to a theory that new sites will get indexed by google, ranking quite well at first and then disappear (for months) from the [...]

SEO – 13 Basic Steps

Here are some does and don’t regarding SEO, including ways of improving a site’s rankings on search engines like google.

Note: This is a summary of the advice provided by googlerankings.com, the complete list can be found by visiting their site.