January 25, 2012
Every website owner wants to have access to their site’s visitors statistics. All of them, almost without exceptions. Even the ones who are not planning to derive any financial profit from their Internet presence would still want to know who visits their websites, why do they visit them, what are the times they choose...
January 3, 2012
Search Engines use web crawlers (computer programs that browse the World Wide Web in an automated way) to create a copy of all the visited pages that will later be processed and indexed to provide the basis for the search results. When the crawler, also called spider, visits a web page, reads it, and...
May 19, 2011
One of the most overlooked features of Google Analytics is the Intelligence Alerts tool, that constantly monitors Internet traffic using a sophisticated algorithmic intelligence engine that detects any statistical variations in traffic patterns. The algorithm is intelligent enough to know the difference between a “natural” change that can be attributed as part of a...
December 28, 2010
If you have worked on anything related to Internet marketing, you surely must have come across requests of the kind: “Get my website high on the first page of the search results, I don’t care how you do it”, followed by a wink-wink and possibly a reference to Black Hat SEO. Now, if you...
October 8, 2010
XKCD has created a couple of maps plotting online communities in 2007 and 2010 (click for a much larger image): Online Communities Map Circa 2007 Online Communities Map – 2010 About xkcd: A CNU graduate with a degree in physics. Before starting xkcd, he worked on robots at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia.