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NoFollow and DoFollow Backlinks

by Georg Rauh on January 13, 2010

No follow or dofollow - what is better?Simply spoken, Nofollow backlinks are links on a site or blog which have a special HTML tag on them which tell the search engines not to "follow" aka "value" a link.

We all know the problem of comment spam: People posting comments with their link, people who hope to get some "link juice" to their sites from placing a link back to their site.

Here is what i think:

Enforcing a "nofollow" policy or even ...

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Google Page Ranking and Pagerank Algorithm

by Georg Rauh on January 10, 2010

something is off with google's page rankSomething must be seriously off with Google Page Ranking right now. I am coming from forums where i read how some web sites reached PR5 (!) within a couple of months.

Some other people report that they saw sites getting page rank 4 or 5 in 3 months with a few backlinks. Low quality, crappy sites. is up for over 3 years now, and i remember we once had PR2 but i let the ...

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Fast Blog Finder

by Georg Rauh on February 28, 2009

Fast Blog Finder

What is Fast Blog Finder?


Blog Finder is a stellar tool for everyone into SEO who wants to build up backlinks to their site or blog.

As you know, leaving comments on blogs with your link in it can dramatically increase your PR (page rank) and traffic to your site.

The problem is that there are thousands of blogs, and many of them utilize a "nofollow" tag in their comment ...

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Google Trends for Websites?

by Georg Rauh on February 1, 2009

Google Trends for Websites

HOTFEED will SuperCharge any Blog with the


Current Google Trends™ Keywords
and it will put RSS content, Videos and More on YOUR Blog
Matching the Current SUPERHOT Google Trends™ Searches!!

WordPress, Blogger, Squidoo and ANY Site which uses RSS
With Google Trends for Websites!

What is HOTFEED?

HOTFEED works with WordPress, Blogger, Squidoo, ANY Site which uses an RSS feed.

It is INCREDIBLE flexible – and BRAINDEAD ...

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Google Keyword Experiment

by Georg Rauh on September 6, 2007


A nice keyword experiment

This little experiment might shed some light on the basic principles how google ranks pages according to keywords. That is: "Some light" since the google ranking algorithms are complex and often not even known – but it should give a very basic idea about the principles of ranking in a google search.

You can go on any social bookmarking site like, or similiar and try that for yourself…i ...

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Ultra Black-Hat SEO techniques

by Georg Rauh on August 25, 2007

To make this clear: This is satire 🙂

Neither do we condone nor use black-hat SEO techniques ourselves, it also highly doubtful that any of those "techniques" would work in real life. Some, maybe, could …

Needless to say, if they WOULD work and you would try to use them: It would be better then to quickly move to some far, far away country, say, Nigeria …

Ultra Black-Hat SEO Techniques

  • You write a bot

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Your own custom google search on your site

by Georg Rauh on August 9, 2007

Build your own custom google search box and go on a hunt for .edu and .gov blogs which allow you to leave your backlinks

Let’s make this a little more interesting – i show how to use certain google operators and build a quick search-box which you can put on a site. The box will provide a very simple input form where you can enter a desired keyword and search exclusively for *.EDU and *.GOV ...

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Top 100 Google Ranking Factors

by Georg Rauh on August 8, 2007


Top 100 Google Ranking Factors

top 100 SEO factors - the good ones and the bad ones
This is an excellent resource, i might even say the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of 100+ google ranking factors in SEO. It contains the positive SEO factors as well as the negative ones.

It also very nicely "proves" my personal opinion regarding relevancy of certain on-site SEO techniques, in order of importance:


1) Keyword in URL

2) Keyword in domain name

3) Keyword in page title

Check ...

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