Archive for January, 2007

Possible Phone Scam

Recently I have received several phone calls that appear to be scams. Read to find out the characteristics of these phone calls.

DMOZ site suggestion back online

Open Directory Project’s URL Submission function is back online.

David Beckham Going to LA. What’s his legacy going to be?

David Beckham announced that he is joining Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy team after the current European season is over. My first reaction is that this is equal in magnitude when Wayne Gretzky was traded from Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings in 1988. There are several similarities:

NCR to spin off Teradata

NCR announced yesterday that it is going to spin off its data warehousing component, Teradata, into a separate entity. The market reacted favorably to the announcement, sending NCR stock up more than 3% during the day. This announcement makes sense in that there is little synergy between Teradata and NCR’s other businesses. In addition, Teradata, […]

13 Directories Worth Submitting Your Site To

One issue for people doing SEO for their sites is which directories to submit to. We all know about DMOZ and Yahoo. Unfortunately, getting listed in DMOZ is difficult, as in many cases one cannot even submit a URL. Getting listed in Yahoo directory will require you to spend $299 upon submission to get reviewed, […]

Browser Market Share, December 2006

Here’s the browser market share, based on traffic to my two highest trafficked sites in December 2006: IE: 68.0% Firefox: 28.3% Opera: 2.1% Safari: 0.7% Mozilla: 0.5% Netscape: 0.2% Compared to the November numbers, IE decreased by 0.2%, while Firefox and Opera each gained 0.1%. In December, IE7 accounted for 18.1% of all IE traffic […]