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The Robot Generation – Crawlers Prevail!

In the pursuit of online power, manipulation, and control, a new breed of web crawler’s hiding in the dark alleys of the web are being brought forth.

Copying Content – Still Valuable, or A Thing of The Past?

Within the virtual world of the internet, “content” is to “money” in real life. Content is our commodity, it is what people trade all around the world. But is “other people’s content” actually valuable?

Google Onsite Advertiser – Let The Bidding Wars Begin!

Google Adsense has just become more powerful overnight. As if it wasn’t enough that Google now gives you $100 for every successful referral to their Adsense program but, advertisers can now battle for placements within your own websites as well.

Extra! Extra! Knowledge Is The Ultimate Power Online…

Everyone is asking the ultimate question, how do I get to have a successful website in this highly competitive age? The answer is simple…

Warning: Objects Within Your Browser Window Are Smaller Than They Appear!

Is your internet window showing objects (companies) that seem larger than they appear? I think so.

A Business Directory Just Isn’t Enough Anymore!

Do you own a business directory? Are you having a tough time beating your competition? This article will help you towards leaving your competition far behind.

The Future Of Web Design Is Content Management!
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Web development has greatly increased in popularity over the last 5 years. Many new design concepts, code standards, and technology advances have happened in a short amount of time. With that, so has the knowledge and demand for better, more independent and functional web design packages.

Search Engine Wars – Quality Searches Vs Quantity!

It is no secret that Google and Yahoo are on a continuous battle to win our hearts and get everyone to convert, but is converting someone really a matter of the quantity or the quality? Let’s take a look at some top key searches and compare them with some search engines online.

Is Your Website Innovative? Increase Your Business Over Night!

While studying online for IT investment opportunities, I found that one main factor was constant. All of the biggest money makers have eye-catching, simple, innovative, and the cleanest websites online!

Is Google Taking Descriptions From Alexa?

In a recent study looking at the “descriptions” of website search engine listings, we have noticed that your main SERP listing is being manipulated by Alexa.com.

Are You Getting Nuked By Google Lately?

Since the last Google update, there have been many instances and examples of the Google Nuke Bot! This is what I call it anyway. Have you visited a favorite website lately only to realize they’ve been nuked by Google?

Optimizing Adsense For Better Performance and More Money!

So you want to make money with Google Adsense? I don’t blame you, who doesn’t want residual income! This article will show you how to better optimize Google Adsense to make more money from your web site(s).

What is Domain Name Backordering? Watch Out For This One!

Domain names are the hottest net-real-estate on the internet. It’s no wonder services like: “Domain Name Backordering” is available to the public. Can someone really backorder your domain right from underneath you? Guess again…

I am an AUTHOR” – Is this the next big fad?

Write an article, get the traffic. Well sort of! Since the birth of writing articles, our industry has caught on to the phenomena of increasing your website’s traffic by becoming the professional in your field. The only problem with this is that for every serious professional in one field, there are a thousand other writers who are jumping on the “band wagon”.

Marketing Your Business – How Do I Adapt To The Internet?

The way we do business is changing rapidly. From VOIP, video conferencing, email support, telephone answering services, and the almighty internet. As a business owner we are faced with hundreds of decisions our parents and grandparents never had to contend with.

How Google Indexes Content From Your Web Directory

In a fluke, I was able to notice something about the way Google indexes content from web directories. Excluding your template, the most important line of code is the first title you add to your main body.

Google Page Rank Is Dead – Part III

HELP! My PR page rank is grey, call the development doctor. As the world of Google is turning a mile a minute these days, some really big changes are happening. This weekend, marketers all around the world don’t believe what they are seeing… Google’s Page Ranking system is dead.

Is Google Having a Tough Time With Their Website Limit?

If you are one to pay attention to what happens within the Google realm, you might find yourself thrown for a loop these days. As Google updates their results, it seems like they are having some issues dealing with so many new websites popping up.

Are You Being Scammed By Your Web Design Company?

This is a growing concern amongst many business owners. Does your web design company own you? This may be possible if you’ve allowed them to host your web site for you and also register your domain name for your company.

Did Google Bomb New Directories Online? Looks That Way!

A few weeks have gone by now and the results from Google’s new update are in. As we take a closer look we see a pattern emerging. It seems as though, older more established directories are being rewarded once again. Many newer directories / Resource Links seem to rank much lower. As we take a closer look at this, we start to notice some rhyme and reason behind all the chaos.

Googles New Update – Is Google Bombing You?

As the world turns, the internet is getting stirred up by these new Google updates showing up all over the web. For the past few weeks people have been recording two GoogleBots showing up on their site stats.

Build Your Site Around Your Resources

We all collect resources online to give to our visitors. Why not, it gives an added bonus to your site. What we want to do is use as many resources to our advantage. Advertise your business around your resources and gain major exposure.

Hunting For Online Directories – The In Depth Strategy

Directory marketing can help boost your companies performance a great deal. Not only will you get qualified leads for your business, your web site will also increase it’s traffic ranking a tremendous amount.

Google Page Rank Is Dead

In part I – Google Page Rank Is Dead – Or Ist It?