Monthly Archives: November 2006

Make your own Google Search Engine?

Google lets you create your own “branded” search page, for example, http://logofor.com/AndrewM. The main GoogleFor page is at http://googlefor.com/.

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Search Engine Ranking Tweaking Techniques

General areas of Search Tweaking: Favoring documents or web pages where the search term appears in the title, or in other prominent meta fields, such as “keywords” or headings. Favoring documents where the matching “word density” is higher. Favoring documents … Continue reading

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Water Barrel

Just installed a pair of 80 gal rain barrels from: http://www.rainsaverusa.com/ Used the following rainfall calculation for choosing a dual-barrel setup: (Conversion from http://www.ilpi.com/msds/ref/volumeunits.html) 1 Gallon = 231 cubic inches 1 Gallon = 0.1337 cubic feet Santa Monica gets 10″ … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Jammers

RX9000 HANDHELD – NEW MODEL For worldwide use on all networks: http://www.globalgadgetuk.com/rx9000.htm GTP-1000: Worldwide Portable Cell Phone Jammer http://www.grandtrades.net/

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Adsense Alternatives

Full Lists: http://www.syndk8.net/forum/index.php/board,65.0.html http://pro-seo.blogspot.com/2006/06/google-adsense-alternatives.html (good review info) http://www.internet-search-engines-faq.com/google-adsense-alternatives.shtml http://www.rosswalker.co.uk/adsense_alternatives/ http://www.ozzu.com/ftopic61508.html http://www.kidslovepc.com/webtip/adsense_alternative.shtml Picks Summary: http://adscience.medspan.info/2006/01/10/google-adsense-alternatives-a-simple-list-of-best-choices/Full Lists: http://www.syndk8.net/forum/index.php/board,65.0.html http://pro-seo.blogspot.com/2006/06/google-adsense-alternatives.html (good review info) http://www.internet-search-engines-faq.com/google-adsense-alternatives.shtml http://www.rosswalker.co.uk/adsense_alternatives/ http://www.ozzu.com/ftopic61508.html http://www.kidslovepc.com/webtip/adsense_alternative.shtml Picks Summary: http://adscience.medspan.info/2006/01/10/google-adsense-alternatives-a-simple-list-of-best-choices/ Permit Adult Content: www.Clicksor.com

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Reset, flush or clear your DNS cache.

How to reset, flush or clear your DNS cache. XP remembers negative (DNS unable to resolve) entries for a few minutes. Often this can be a pain when moving and debugging sites. As long as that negative entry sits in … Continue reading

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Writing a Killer CV (Resume)

Summary Your cv (resumé) is one of the most important documents you will ever write, particularly in the new internet era of recruitment.¼br /> How to write a killer CV Your CV is one of the most important documents you … Continue reading

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Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Make Money from Telemarketer Violations?

Is it possible to Make Money from Telemarketer Violations by suing under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act? “Our ARM mortgage recently adjusted. As the balance was so low, it was not worth the hassle of re-financing. Despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Tracking emails using the “+” extension feature

Thomas writes: “I track who is selling my information and spamming me by using the +extension feature of the SMTP (email) protocol. Many email services (including Google Mail) support the ability to append +something to your email address to categorize … Continue reading

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RentaCoder (and related) Tips

List of sites: www.TopCoder.com www.elance.com www.scriptlance.com www.GetaFreelancer.com www.SmarterWork.com www.PHPCareer.com www.Guru.com www.Workaholics4Hire.com www.FreeLanceWorkExchange.com To avoid the same mistakes developers make over and over again, there are a few things you need to know before you hire that eLance, Scriptlance, or RentACoder … Continue reading

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