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October 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 […]

October 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 […]

April 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 […]

February 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 […]

January 27, 2010

Encouraging good anchor text for inbound links

Encouraging good anchor text for inbound links How many times do you get an incoming link using your website name? To succeed with a website these days, you must have plenty of good quality inbound links with good anchor text. This is where many websites fall down and fail to get the organic traffic they could potentially get. But how do you control how someone […]

November 4, 2009

A word from the wise

A word from the wise I attended an advisory board meeting yesterday and it reminded me that we all need some independent advice on our strategies and businesses, no matter what size they are. We all try to see the upside of our businesses and get emotionally entangled whether it be with our 5 year business plan or a domain name that we convince ourselves will make […]