Nofollow outbound links on your homepage and category pages

Nofollow outbound links on your homepage and category pages

As you might have seen, I have now nofollowed all outbound links on my homepage and category pages. On the single pages for posts, these links are not nofollowed, unless I nofollowed them on purpose. I decided to do this after some discussion with a couple of guys (for who’s interested: Roy, Martijn and Dave),…

I requested reconsideration, and got my PageRank back!

I requested reconsideration, and got my PageRank back!

This blog got penalized with a -1 PR penalty for “selling links”. Now I did have some paid links on this blog in the past, when I was newer and less visible to the search world, and less “wise”. I’m not against buying or selling links, but doing it on your own blog, when you’re…

Conference schedule

Conference schedule

I’ll be speaking at two conferences next week and the week after, and I’m really looking forward to both! The first one is A4UExpo in London next week, where I’ll be on an Extreme SEO Q&A panel. I’m on that panel together with Marcus Tandler, aka Mediadonis, Jason Duke, aka JasonD from StrangeLogic and Dixon…

FeedBurner: MyBrand is not an uncommon use of my feed…

FeedBurner: MyBrand is not an uncommon use of my feed…

I was logging into my FeedBurner account this morning to check out my stats, and this is what I saw: Now, I would hope, that my 2 main feed URL’s (the first redirects to the second), would NOT be an “uncommon” use of my feeds…. Now Graywolf already found out the hard way that they…

From RSS? WordPress plugin updated!

From RSS? WordPress plugin updated!

I added in two features: The plugin now automatically tags links within posts to posts and pages within your blog as well, so clicks to these pages will still make you recognize them as RSS subscribers. The plugin is now way stricter in giving someone a cookie. A visitor only get’s an RSS subscriber cookie…

Cool new stuff in Google Analytics

Cool new stuff in Google Analytics

Well, now that I sort of understood how the Google Analytics code worked, the guys over at GA thought: heck, let’s throw it all out (well not just yet, but we’ll get to that in a second), and come with some new stuff. Justin has done a great job, as usual, covering all this new…