Category: Google

  • An Alternative to Annoying Ads (Is there one?)

    An Alternative to Annoying Ads (Is there one?)

    I often have brilliant ideas (for websites) while trying to get back to sleep in the early hours of the morning. If I can still remember them I do a little research, only to discover that the idea has been done, and often done to death and there is now a website listing all the […]

  • Is it Polish? No – it’s a Czech Scam!

    I would say that 99% of all the scams I see are in English. A smattering of French, Russian and German, even occasionally Italian and Spanish. I have no way of identifying character-based languages (Japanese, Chinese) but I try. This is a new one for me – I first assumed it was Polish, but Google […]

  • Scammers turning your WordPress Website into a Spam/Malware Distributor

    So I get an email from Google complaining that several links from my son’s blog (which I will not name here) are linking to malware sites. The sample links they included were valid but completely foreign to the site, and the pages themselves were mangled versions of existing blog posts, with long lists of search […]

  • Big Internet (Facebook, Google) gets serious about Email Scams.

    And this time, they seem to be serious, joining together these powerhouses: * Big Internet: Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL, LinkedIn etc. * Big Money (aka financial service providers): Bank of America, Fidelity Investments and PayPal. * Big Security: Agari, Cloudmark, eCert, Return Path and the Trusted Domain Project To fight Email Scams, specifically Phishing […]

  • Asterpix (who they?) vs. Google

    Some Background First A company called Asterpix ( have a cool tool (Searchlight) for websites (such as this one!).  They analyse the page you are on, include any recent search terms passed in (eg. from Google) and the website you are on and generate a Tag Cloud of words and phrases that seem to be […]

  • How do I get my website on google and other search engines?

    An email I got today… How do I get my website on google and other search engines? I went on google and searched for zzn and other people’s came up. But when i searched mine ( it didn’t show up! Can you help me do that? I wanted to be as concise and useful as […]