What the heck is NOODP, you ask? In this article I’m going to show you a little known meta tag, recently introduced by major search engines, that allows you to control exactly what they display in the search results for your website. This can make all the difference between customers clicking on to your website or your competitors. Read more
Hot Points – A blog by Go Daddy CEO and founder Bob Parsons
The add/drop scheme. How millions of .COM names are used but never paid for.
Makes for a darn good reading. Mind you, compare ($500K+) with what an average guy is able/willing to invest into making his online living…
This is a plugin for WordPress. It will disable the automatic rel=”nofollow” attributes added to external links. You may want to do this if you have good spam filtering for your comments, or if your blog is moderated. Optionally you can also set a comment age limit for adding the attributes.
This seems perfect for awarding people who take time from their busy schedule and write a line or two on your blog. They’ll get back a bit of Page Rank from your blog through the back link, which may be enough motivation for many to start typing. Read more
Coming straight from the Google HQ, this is actually a gem about what PageRank really is worth for these days.
Normally if you don’t see crawled snippets and only see urls, it usually means that it would help to have more links to your site. More PageRank helps to get more crawling.
Now, this isn’t exactly hot news, as many people knew about – and have actively used – inbound links from high PageRank pages to ensure timely spidering. During my experiments I’ve been able to get brand new websites noticed and indexed by search engines, especially Google and MSN, in 12 hours or less with just two or three inbound links from PR 3 – 5 pages.
But it’s somewhat comforting to know PageRank is still used for something other than a distraction, if you know what I mean 😀