Google PageRank – At Least Problems are Universal

For all those webmasters (like me) wondering why Toolbar Pagerank doesn’t seem to have propagated correctly, or is universally missing, I thought this screeenshot would offer you some comfort.

Google Pagerank

Sometimes I feel like Oliver Twist.

NoFollow and Pink Boxes

nofollow social buttons

Did you know that using social network buttons can hurt your search engine rankings?

Every single link on your page gives some weight to the pages it is linking to, whether internal or external.

Tagging and traffic analysis

It is Friday, but I am still going to nag people about SEO and tagging.

It seems in the last 24 hrs that Alexa have caught up a little with their statistics

UTW – Tagging SEO Tricks (pt 2)

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This is not a technical trick, but something that many people who confuse categories and tagging really need to get a grasp of.
It is also my belief that this is very much a white-hat strategy, but as with all forms of search engine marketing, it can be abused.

Exploiting Google Co-op CSE

Google have just launched the Google Co-op Custom Search service.

The initial feedback I have seen from many bloggers is “more of the same”.

Google Co-op is not the same as Google Adsense for Search in many ways, and the new service can be used / abused in ways that Adsense for Search could not.