PageRank sculpting – Siloing and more

PR sculpting seems to be “all the rage” at the moment. Tracking the conversation back seems to get me to an article by Dan Thies of september 4th last year, pointing back to an interview with Matt on SEOmoz. It’s been a whole load of buzz lately, coming up at SES again a few times…

Finding crawl issues with Crawl Score

A while ago I got an email from Dan Frost, who found me through DaveN’s blog, if I wanted to participate in the beta of Crawl Score. Crawl Score is an online service to detect crawling issues with your site. It crawls your site, and generates sitemaps for for instance Google and Yahoo! while doing…

Find out who’s scraping you!

Sometimes you just need to know who is linking to a blog, or even better, your competitor’s blog, or who’s scraping it, and you’d actually like that data in a format you can use. I thought I’d make a list of the sources you can use to gather link-data from, outside of the “obvious” Yahoo…

Playing with the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header

Ever since the announcement on the Google Blog and more recently Yahoo’s announcement that they’ve enhanced their support for it, I’ve been meaning to play with the X-Robots-Tag header. This HTTP header allows you to do what you’d normally do in a robots meta tag, in an HTTP header, which has some pretty cool appliances.…

Technorati Ping Bookmarklet

Sometimes I don’t want to run my growing set of tools to ping Technorati, but simply want to ping one or a few posts, without having to go to the manual ping form. So I’ve created a small

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…

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…