Brandchannel.com released its brand ranking for 2006, and Google sat on top for the second year in a row. Out of the top 20, internet companies occupy 5 spots:
For 2005, 6 internet companies occupied the top 20:
Wikipedia is now plpacing rel=”nofollow” on links to external sites. It’s interesting to see that the impetus for this change is from a recently announced SEO contest, where the top winner who can optimize for the phrase “globalwarming awareness2007″ wins a car.
I like this move. In fact, I thought this move is long overdue. But, it’s better late than never. Even though not all spiders observe the rel=”nofollow” directive, the important ones do, and that should be enough to limit spam in Wikipedia.