The Net

Google Guidelines

While its important to focus on natural search optimization techniques, it is more important to adhere to Google’s policies – termed “Webmaster Guidelines.” Google aggressively monitors their index of websites and is careful to make sure that the websites and webpages Add value to the Internet, and Provide unique content Breaking any of Google’s policies or engaging in any “illicit […]

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The Net

Dot Mobi

In case anyone is interested, there is a new top level domain call .mobi. What is .mobi? It’s a unique top-level domain that is dedicated to delivering the Internet to mobile devices. Domains with a .mobi extension are required to follow certain guidelines designed to ensure that the sites are optimized for viewing from a phone or PDA. Within the […]

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The Net

Best Google Forum Integration

Forums are known as poor performers when it comes to Google Adsense. Most forum users are ad blind and even if they see the ads, they tend to never click. I use to say that forum users are the worst type of users because they consume the most resource and give nothing back. Having said there, I would like to […]

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The Net

Are We In Another Internet Bubble?

I’m not exactly sure how to react to this news. The $7.5 million paid for Diamond.com matches the highest price ever paid for a domain name. Back in the dot com boom days, November 30th, 1999 to be exact, eCompanies paid $7.5 million for domain name Business.com. Now this brings up the most logical question; are we in another internet […]

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Ramblings

Cam Wilmot

Cam Wilmot is the owner of Tweak Town in Australia. However, Cam is currently living in Taipei, which happens to be where I first met him in person. Cam was kinda like my guide for my first trip to Computex. He got me invited to all the parties and even told me about a side trip into Shanghai, China that […]

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Investing

I Live In The Most Expensive City In Canada

The most telling way to look at house prices in any particular area is to compare them with local incomes. Divide the median house price by the median family income and you find the number of years of a local family’s income required to buy a typical house. This doesn’t mean that you can actually buy a house in that […]

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