This is the diary of a webmaster - walking the interesting path of seeing a number of websites from
their initial inception through to an established place in the web-world.
This journey covers many of the highlights and pitfalls of the journey - including
choice of subject and content, choice of domain name, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Google Adsense,
Amazon Associates, back-link generation, Google Referral Programme,
the Google Sandbox theory, Analytics tools and many more.
Hopefully this site will help you avoid similar mistakes, or simply provide amusement and a good read.
It may calm you down if you have a new website and suddenly your google rankings plummet, or maybe you'll
find inspiration and new ideas for your websites.
Some Highlights in each month are:
Site inception, Site feedback, Search engine submission, Google Adsense vs Amazon Associates (1), forging back-links and site partnerships
Site evolution, Domain name regrets, Google Adsense vs Amazon Associates (2), The power of Google, Referring traffic.
Falling ratings - the google sandbox phenomenon?! The power of referring sites. Launching a new site on a new subdomain.
Self-maintaining sites - harvesting fresh content.
Page Rank - how important is page rank?! The importance of unique keywords. Optimising dynamically generated pages. Keyword selection tools.