Archive for the ‘SEO’ Category

November 16th, 2007

Microsoft PageRank?

Checked out the new Live Search Webmaster Center, Microsoft's answer to Google Webmaster Central. It's new -- so new that I find it virtually useless. Since I presume it's in beta, I expect more improvements in the coming months. But curious that the panel displays something they call "Domain ...

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October 16th, 2007


I was one of the few lucky ones to attend the Search Engine Marketing Conference (SEMCON) in Manila a week ago. Yes, I flew all the way from Davao City to attend it. And I'm glad to say it was worth it! The SEMCON was organized by ...

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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 2nd, 2007

Benj Arriola Wins SEO Championship

I've been following Benj's progress at the SEO World Championship for quite some time now. I and several other SEO Philippines members even handed him some link love to help out in our own way. Two days ago I became a bit anxious if he was really going ...

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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 8th, 2007

SEO Tip: Spell it Right

I strongly believe that one's ability to search or browse the Internet can be hindered by their failure to spell words correctly. No wonder domaineers are filthy rich. So many people in the world can't spell! Take for example this query made in my search engine: Initial query: Freindster Follow-up query: Freindster pics Then: Freindster ...

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March 25th, 2007

Just Seo You Know

Linking could possibly be my middle name. I like giving away links. So if you intend to get a link from my directory, what are you waiting for? Just make a request here and brace yourself for all the PageRank you'll be receiving. Be sure to ...

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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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February 4th, 2007

Davao Rules Ituloy Angsulong

Looking at Dennis Agulo's Seobunker, two entries from Davao City are making a killing in the rankings! Fellow Davaoeno Jun Macha-macallit (who's kinda makulit) is currently in second place while Dennis himself is in the top 8. Wow, go team Davao!! Link love: (don't forget my coffee and dessert ...

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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 »