Archive for the ‘Google’ Category

September 27th, 2007

Happy Birthday, Google!

[photopress:9th_birthday.gif,full,centered] It's the big G's 9th birthday! Wishing you more success and Adwords clients!

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September 5th, 2007

Allowed Sites on Google Adsense

Noticed something new on my Google Adsense panel. [photopress:allowed_sites_link_1.gif,full,centered] Google now gives Adsense publishers the ability to create a whitelist of URL's that are permitted to display Adsense ads under their client ID. After only a few hours of activating it, I already found 7 sites illegally using my ID. ...

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June 18th, 2007

Alexa Train, Technorati Train, Viral Tags: Do They Really Work?

From my experience of running a web directory and blog directory, I've come across dozens of blogs that join these so-called link "trains" to increase their Alexa and Technorati rankings. Some are also in the illusion that it will increase their Google PageRank. At, I know for ...

Posted in Google, SEO | 22 Comments »

May 22nd, 2007

Local Exchange Rate Vs. Adsense

I got a rude awakening this morning. The newspaper headline read: Peso surges to 45.87:$1 Gone are the days when the exchange rate was 55 pesos to a dollar. Ugh. Just when my earnings were rising. But I guess it is a double-edged sword. The economy is doing well ...

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May 2nd, 2007

Google PageRank Updates, Why People Hate Ranks and Why Spiderman 3 Ranks Low

The new Google PageRank updates are now reflecting on our toolbars. Thanks to the SEO Philippines message board for the heads up. Again, Google has been kind to me. Ok maybe too kind. Besides maintaining my directory's PR 7, all the top categories have garnered a ...

Posted in Google, Movies, SEO | 8 Comments »

April 10th, 2007

Google Adsense Homepage Makeover

Anyone else seeing a change in the Adsense homepage? This is a BIG improvement from the old one:

Posted in Google, Tech News | 3 Comments »

February 13th, 2007

Google Webmaster Central

The new Google Webmaster Central brings together all the tools webmasters need to monitor and optimize the way the big G treats their sites. I think that it's about time they came up with this. Gone are the days when we have to search for link:domain to check ...

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January 26th, 2007

PageRank Woot

I've been hearing about the PageRank update for more than a month, but it was only through the spankin' new SEO Philippines forums that I realized it was officially showing up on my browser toolbar. This article's title speaks for itself. This is the best ever PR update in the ...

Posted in Announcements, Google | 2 Comments »

December 17th, 2006

Graphical `Ads by Google` Logo

You might find this interesting. I read about it here but didn't really see proof it until today. Screenshot sample after the jump.

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October 31st, 2006

SEO Philippines’ BeerCon 2006

Finally, I got to meet Marc and Abe in person at Jill's (@ the Fort) where SEO Philippines' first Beercon was held. It was perfect timing. I got home from Thailand that day October 28, refreshed and renewed after a tedious work schedule and a cold that wouldn't ...

Posted in Google, Me, SEO | 3 Comments »