NCLEX Now in the Philippines

Great news for Filipino would-be nurses! I read that Pearson VUE, a computer-based testing provider for certification and licensure exams, will be opening up a testing center in Manila. This means that nursing graduates who aspire to work in the USA need not go to Hongkong for the Nclex examinations. From the website: The National… Continue reading NCLEX Now in the Philippines

Buying Expired Domains

I recently went on a buying spree on previously owned domains and found some with decent pageranks and backlinks. I’m *not* about to divulge these domains just yet! What’s funny is that one of the domains I bought used to be owned by someone pretty well-known on the Internet. I only found about it *after*… Continue reading Buying Expired Domains

Are you a Big Fish?

Here’s a cool way to figure out just how “big” a fish you are in the ocean that is the World Wide Web. Uses backlink information from Yahoo! Find out if you’re a Big Fish. Sad, I’m just a small smelt. Certified Backlinks.Site Class:Are you a Big Fish?

Googleplex Down Under

Google Australia opened its doors to the media in Sydney, Australia, May 16, 2006. Yeah, it’s two months ago, but better late than never. Some pics: More after the jump.

PageRank Update

There are hints of a major PageRank and backlinks update. My sites are holding steady, but one site I handle dropped a point — which is fine. One big surprise is that some Isulong Seoph sites are hitting PR’s of 6’s and 5’s. The competition is getting red-hot! As far as backlinks are concerned, Google’s… Continue reading PageRank Update

Stopping the ODP Snippets in their Tracks

Google now gives webmasters the option to add a simple meta tag to their webpages to tell the search engine not to display their ODP (Open Directory Project) information: Insert the following anywhere between the header tags: <meta NAME=”GOOGLEBOT” CONTENT=”NOODP”></meta> This news came fresh straight from the bakery, so not every search engine who uses… Continue reading Stopping the ODP Snippets in their Tracks

Alleba Beta

Alleba goes Beta! The homepage looks a lot cleaner and whiter than our previous one, but what really packs a wallop is our new search engine. There are several cool new features you should check out: 1. Fully integrated 3-way search: searches the web, directory and images simultaneously, giving you better, more relevant search results.… Continue reading Alleba Beta