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Google Page Rank won't help you out of the new site sandbox!

My new site, In Photos.org, is probably still in the Google Sandbox and unfortunately it seems that it’ll be there for another few months!

There’s some good advice here on what new site owners can realistically expect from their sites. The mantra remains, Write Good Content and they will come.

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Web

Google Adsense Tips, Tricks, and Secrets

Lots of tips and stuff here!

1. Build and Empire?
2. New Sites, Files and Maintenance
3. Managing URL’s and channels
4. Site Design and Integration
5. Using Images
6. Multiple Ad Units
7. Adsense in RSS
8. Affiliate Sites
9. PPC Arbitrage

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General

Essay on Google, information, …

Essay on Google, information, humans and computers.

Edit: in 2019 that blog post is long gone, but you can find it here thanks to the Wayback Machine.

How much ass does Google kick? All of it.

Remember when searching the Internet was hard? The dark days when we relied on dumb-as-sand machine intelligences, like those on the back-ends of AltaVista and Lycos, to rank the documents that matched our keywords? The grim era before Google, when searching was a spew of boolean mumbo-jumbo, NEAR this, NOT that, AND the other?

God, that sucked.

Lucky for the Internet, Google figured out the One True Way to make sense of the Internet, to defeat gamers of the system and send info-free brochureware plummeting to number n – 1 out of n results.