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More Sitelinks!

A friend emailed me this morning, saying he saw a lot more site links reported in Google Webmaster Tools for sites that had not before had site links. When I went to check I saw a lot of my sites, amongst which this one, showing site links too. I can’t get them to show up…

Google Analytics plugin updated!

I’ve just updated my Google Analytics WordPress plugin to version 2.2, it “forces” you to switch to the new tracking code. Image tracking and AdSense tracking should still work. It requires the code to be in the head, as outbound link tracking will still not work correctly otherwise. Before you install it, delete the old…

Image search keyword tracking with the new Google Analytics

While rewriting my Google Analytics for WordPress plugin, I found out that in the new Google Analytics tracking with ga.js, tracking the keyword people used in image search is a lot easier than it was in the old version, as changing the referrer info doesn’t involve rewriting an entire function anymore. You can simply change…

Blog Metrics 0.3: who’s the best linkbaiter?

With version 0.3 of the Blog Metrics plugin, I’m introducing quite a bit of new stuff: it calculates how many trackbacks you received on average per post, and does a better job of calculating comments. But that’s only a small part of what’s cool in it, the coolest part, is that it now generates stats…

Google Analytics: Adding search engines in the new version

As Google Analytics unlocked a few new features, they also made the new ga.js the default. I’m working on upgrading my Google Analytics for WordPress plugin to work with the new version, but I though I’d let you guys know some of the things I ran into. The first one is that adding search engines…

SEO Link Analysis Firefox Extension

Remember that Greasemonkey script that I recently updated? Well, maybe you should just forget about that… I’d been working on a version of that script which works on Yahoo Site Explorer and MS Webmaster portal too, and now I’ve gone even one step further: I’ve bundled the three of them, and turned them into a…

Link Value Factors

Wiep has done some great SEOmoz style link value survey: Link Value Factors. Among those surveyed: Aaron Wall, Eric Ward, Debra Mastaler, Jim Boykin and my Dutch friends Peter van der Graaf, Martijn Anschutz, Andre Scholten, and ow yeah, me, of course ;)

Blogging at Google Tutor

I’ve started guest blogging over at Google Tutor this month, and I’ve already written two posts, and one tool: Post: New Tool – Simply Advanced Google Search! Post: Google Chart API Tool: Simply Advanced Google Search I hope you enjoy them (too)!

MSN / Live Messenger problems

More than a few of you have complained that when at work, my MSN Messenger kept siging out and back in again. After having cursed at it again for several times this morning, I decided it could not be my connection, so I started looking around for what it could be.

Personalized search disabling not working?

I always use my own plugin to disable personalized search when searching Google, both in Dutch and in English. Now I was doing one of my fvorite queries: [webdesign nijmegen], and I found my site for AlthA at #1, so I showed it to a friend, and he saw another site at #1, and mine…