octobre 13, 2020

Disease associated domain names

Disease associated domain names I want to have a look at domain names associated with diseases and what to look for in those domain names. Domain names associated with diseases may be worth investing in. In the latest issue of Science, there is a paper on genes linked to inherited susceptibility to autism. A subscription is needed to read the articles in most of these journals […]

octobre 13, 2020

Find expired domains for SEO : Feedback

A little feedback on buying a domain to boost its SEO. It is a technique that has been used for a few years; it has been in fashion for a shorter time. The purchase of expired domains is all the rage in the new SEO techniques. The principle is simple: you buy an expired domain that already has a good link profile and redirect it […]

avril 10, 2011

The quirks of metric versus imperial measurements in search engines

The quirks of metric versus imperial measurements in search engines I was working on a client’s website recently when I ran across a problem that raised an interesting issue. In a nutshell, how do search engines deal with imperial measures on websites? A related question is how do people write their imperial measure queries in search engines? For example, if I was looking for a […]

février 4, 2010

Gaming Google

Gaming Google I was particularly intrigued that Business Week listed a company set up to game the search engines as one of their “Most promising startups”. If you have been developing domains for any length of time, you probably have come across techniques designed to game Google or other search engines. There is a constant war between the search engine companies and the black hat […]

janvier 22, 2009

What is a spam website according to Google ?

What is a spam website according to Google ? This is a second post analyzing a Google document from 2007 entitled “Google Guidelines For Quality Raters” which somehow found its way onto the Internet. In second half of this document, some common examples of spam websites are described. Understanding the signs of spam websites will help you avoid problems as you develop your websites. Webspam […]

décembre 21, 2008

Domain trademark disputes

Domain trademark disputes Do you worry about running into trademark disputes with your domains ? Here are some simple steps and resources to help you do some due diligence. While this process is not exhaustive, it should help you avoid the more obvious issues. Google is your friend Search your term in Google and if you see a business using the same name or a […]