Saturday, March 31, 2007

Submit Your Blogs to Directories

These submission links point to over 100 blog directories. To generate more interest and traffic, submit your blog(s) to these (some are high PR) directories.

I manually submitted to a couple PR6 directories but then I got bored with the submission process. I'll have to piecemeal it.

Blog Directory Link1
Blog Directory Link2
Blog Directory Link3

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

The 5 Minute Management Course

Here are some humor finds...

Lesson 1:
A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing up her shower, when the doorbell rings. The wife quickly wraps herself in a towel and runs downstairs. When she opens the door, there stands Bob, the next-door neighbor. Before she says a word, Bob says, "I'll give you $800 to drop that towel." After thinking for a moment, the woman drops her towel and stands naked in front of Bob. After a few seconds, Bob hands her $800 and leaves. The woman wraps back up in the towel and goes back upstairs. When she gets to the bathroom, her husband asks, "Who was that?" "It was Bob the next door neighbor," she replies. "Great," the husband says, "did he say anything about the $800 he owes me?"

Moral of the story: If you share critical information pertaining to credit and risk with your shareholders in time, you may be in a position to prevent avoidable exposure.

Lesson 2:
A priest offered a Nun a lift. She got in and crossed her legs, forcing her gown to reveal a leg. The priest nearly had an accident. After controlling the car, he stealthily slid his hand up her leg. The nun said, "Father, remember Psalm 129?" The priest removed his hand. But, changing gears, he let his hand slide up her leg again. The nun once again said, "Father, remember Psalm 129?" The priest apologized "Sorry sister but the flesh is weak." Arriving at the convent, the nun sighed heavily and went on her way. On his arrival at the church, the priest rushed to look up Psalm 129. It said, "Go forth and seek, further up, you will find glory."

Moral of the story:
If you are not well informed in your job, you might miss a great
opportunity.

Lesson 3:
A sales rep, an administration clerk, and the manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. They rub it and a Genie comes out. The Genie says, "I'll give each of you just one wish." "Me first! Me first!" says the admin clerk. "I want to be in the Bahamas, driving a speedboat, without a care in the world." Puff! She's gone. "Me next! Me next!" says the sales rep. "I want to be in Hawaii, relaxing on the beach with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the love of my life." Puff! He's gone. "OK, you're up," the Genie says to the manager. The manager says, "I want those two back in the office after lunch."

Moral of the story:
Always let your boss have the first say.

Lesson 4
An eagle was sitting on a tree resting, doing nothing. A small rabbit saw the eagle and asked him, "Can I also sit like you and do nothing?" The eagle answered: "Sure, why not." So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the eagle and rested. All of sudden, a fox appeared, jumped on the rabbit and ate it.

Moral of the story:
To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very, very high up.

Lesson 5
A turkey was chatting with a bull. "I would love to be able to get to the top of that tree," sighed the turkey, "but I haven't got the energy." "Well, why don't you nibble on some of my droppings?" replied the bull. They're packed with nutrients." The turkey pecked at a lump of dung, and found it actually gave him enough strength to reach the lowest branch of the tree. The next day, after eating some more dung, he reached the second branch. Finally after a fourth night, the turkey was proudly perched at the top of the tree. He was promptly spotted by a farmer, who shot him out of the tree.

Moral of the story:
BullShit might get you to the top, but it won't keep you there.

Lesson 6
A little bird was flying south for the Winter. It was so cold the bird froze and fell to the ground into a large field. While he was lying there, a cow came by and dropped some dung on him. As the frozen bird lay there in the pile of cow dung, he began to realize how warm he was. The dung was actually thawing him out! He lay there all warm and happy, and soon began to sing for joy. A passing cat heard the bird singing and came to investigate. Following the sound, the cat discovered the bird under the pile of cow dung, and promptly dug him out and ate him.

Morals of the story:
(1) Not everyone who shits on you is your enemy.
(2) Not everyone who gets you out of shit is your friend.
(3) And when you're in deep shit, it's best to keep your mouth shut!

Saturday, March 24, 2007

Page Rank of Popular Blogs

I was curious as to what the PR was on some of the popular blogs. I was surprised to see some of the PR's were comparable to the web giants such as craigs, netflix, newegg, and overstock. I was also surprised to see johnchow.com at PR 4 but heard Google has changed their ranking criteria again. What other PR 7 and PR 8 blogs are out there? Are there any PR9 or PR10 blogs? I doubt it…

PR checker

Here are a 10 popular blog sites I see often around the blogosphere and their PR.

John Chow DOT com: 4
Freeware List: 5
4sysops: 5
Shoemoney: 6
Method Shop: 6
TechCrunch: 7
MyBlogLog: 7
ProBlogger: 7
Marketing Pilgrim: 7
Engadget: 8

Major web sites and their PR:
newegg.com: 7
overstock.com: 7
netflix.com: 7
craigslist.org: 8
http://dmoz.org: 8
aol.com: 9
msn.com: 9
amazon.com: 9
yahoo.com: 9
google.com: 10

Today's date is 4/4/2007. The verbiage below is a followup to my original post above (12 days ago)

HMTKSteve found another PR10 site, sitecounter.com. I found a blog, Alien Hunter, that lists 19 PR10 sites. I also noticed that http://www.itunes.com (apple) by itself is a PR10 site.

However, I'm still looking for the elusive PR9 and PR10 blogs. Do they exist?

Friday, March 16, 2007

Check your Page Rank with Google's 50 Servers

This is a cool find. It shows your Page Rank (PR) on each of Google's servers. It also shows you the average PR, maximum PR and minimum PR. Here's an example with topbloglists.com.

Check PR

Live Pagerank
Alexa Graph

Alexa Rank: 329,106 [show graph]
Google Backlinks: ~2160
Average PR: 5 | Max PR: 5 | Min PR: 5
Summary for www.topbloglists.com

Top Blog Lists provides listings for the top blogs in arts, celebrity, computers, geek, humor, money, music, personal, politics, and sports.

DC: 64.233.163.100 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.163.184 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.167.115 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.171.83 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.171.115 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.183.81 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.185.19 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.187.44 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.187.107 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 64.233.189.162 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.102.1.93 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.102.1.107 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.102.7.184 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.102.11.19 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.102.11.80 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.249.81.107 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.249.89.162 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.249.91.83 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.249.91.91 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.249.91.133 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.249.93.107 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 66.249.93.133 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.207.91 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.209.84 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.209.115 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.211.83 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.211.100 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.215.104 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.219.18 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.219.80 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.219.100 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.235.100 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.247.115 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.253.44 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.253.80 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 72.14.253.100 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 209.85.129.184 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 209.85.135.44 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 209.85.135.100 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 209.85.143.81 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 209.85.143.84 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 209.85.143.99 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 216.239.51.19 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 216.239.51.104 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 216.239.53.80 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 216.239.57.99 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 216.239.59.17 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 216.239.59.19 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 216.239.59.104 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes
DC: 216.239.59.107 Toolbar PageRank: (5/10) Cached: Yes

Sunday, March 11, 2007

100 SEO Factors that affect Google Page Rank

There are "over 100 SEO factors" that Google uses to rank pages in the Google search results (SERPs). What are the search engine optimization rules?

see 100 SEO factors

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Remove the Navbar from Blogger

Personally, I like it but some people don't.

/* Navbar remove */
#navbar-iframe {
height:0px;
margin-top: -50px;
visibility:hidden;
display:none;
}

Google's Hidden Pages. Check them out.

There might be some rare human being around who has surfed Internet but hasn't used Google in some way or the other. Still there are some great works of Google that are known but to a smaller community of people. They are worth looking.

Google's hidden pages

U.S. government's official web portal

Some things to start to think about for March.

1. Clocks Go Forward on March 11
2. Women’s History Month
3. Federal Tax Filing Deadline Is April 17
4. Tax Refund Available on Long Distance Phone Service
5. Presidential $1 Coins Now in Circulation
6. National Kidney Month

US.gov

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Top 10 Funniest Gadgets

Here is a list of the 10 funniest looking gadgets around. I think they might make you chuckle a bit.

10 funniest gadgets