Month: March 2006

Adware backers named and shamed

Posted on 22. Mar, 2006 in Online Advertising Follow the moneyBy John Leyden Large corporations and dot.com firms are funding the distribution of software that loads invasive pop-up ads with their advertising dollars, according to a report by the Centre for Democracy and Technology. The US consumer rights organisation named and shamed a number of …

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Google Ranking Tips

Posted on 08. Mar, 2006 in Making Money Google is by far the most popular search engine available today for both ordinary surfers and webmasters. Surfers like it because of the highly relevant results it gives, and the speed at which it delivers them. This is due to its complex text matching algorithm and of …

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The Myth of #1

Posted on 08. Mar, 2006 in Making Money You’ve seen the ads: Guaranteed #1 Ranking! There are no guarantees in search engine marketing and website promotion. If anyone tells you different, you should check quickly to make sure they don’t have their hand in your wallet. Suppose you sell widgets. You want to sell more …

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Avoid Search Engine Blacklisting

Posted on 08. Mar, 2006 in Making Money The best way to avoid being blacklisted by the search engines is to avoid using some questionable techniques that were once popular to gain high rankings. Even if your website is not blacklisted by using some of the techniques below, it may be penalized (buried in the …

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