Wow, it didn’t take long for the Facebook mafia to step and squash all the LIKE assistance apps on the market. It was only a month ago I reported on a new kind of application that helps Facebook starter sites get some kind of grounding by getting them LIKED based on liking other sites back. This if of course helps one to meet that dreaded “25 LIKE” quota so that new Facebook sites can properly establish a decent “username” (aka vanity URL) such as: http://www.facebook.com/SimpleInbound
This previously working site is called Twiends. It’s premise was pretty simple and served a NEEDED function that new sites struggle with. Though all good things come crashing down and Facebook killed Twiends LIKING app. Shortly after (and word got out) onliners were turning to Twimates which also got squashed. So in typical online fashion, a forum discussion began in several sectors which made mention of some helpful alternatives.
Yep, you guessed it! Squashed, squashed, squashed.
I had given up hope and found 1 small straggler that still seemed to work. Per this article, that site WAS called earnlikes.com.
A week later, app wasn’t killed, but INSTEAD the whole DOMAIN was taken down. What gives!!! Continue reading Facebook kills all LIKING assistance sites! Community ANGRY!
301 redirect = “moved permanently
302 redirect – “moved temporary”
According to recent tests:
301 passes 90-99% of link value to new URL
302 passes almost no value
So what’s the deal with “Page Rank”?
Page Rank is Google’s bastard child of a ranking that everyone wishes would go away but still hangs onto like it represents some level of importance. In this list we are referring to the “Page Rank” that shows up in toolbars
1) Page Rank has been more than less dismissed by the SEO community.
2) Page Rank (the toolbar one) is called by many as a Pseudo page rank.
3) Page Rank (the actual one – the one we cant see) is only known by Google alone.
4) Page Rank is not in real time and is reported as being updated every 4 months (or every quarter) (your page’s listing)
5) Page Rank is really named after “Larry Page” even though it has subconsciously adhered into our psyche’s that it was named after web “pages”
6) Page Rank assigns a numerical weight to the importance of a page
7) Google has stated that site owners shouldn’t focus on page rank anymore
8) October 15, 2009, a Google removed PageRank from its Webmaster Tools section.
9) Marketers (or marketing companies) still seem to base value on this dinosaur measurement
10) Marketers (or marketing companies) still try and sell advertising based on “page rank”
11) Because of this, there still are efforts made towards elevating a sites “page rank”
12) Google uses over 200 other methods to optimize the search results (in addition to Page Rank) Continue reading 12 most important facts about ‘Page Rank’