Tag: spam

March 8, 2006 / / WordPress

Spam is one of those topics that gets returned to time and again. Well, I was just updating this blog and found:

January 17, 2006 / / Fun and SEO Games
October 26, 2005 / / WordPress

I took a rare look at the dashboard of my WordPress blog and saw that Matt Mullenweg was looking for beta testers for a new spam blocking tool. I was getting hammered by spammers and they were driving me mad so I emailed him and found myself accepted.

Akismet is the end result of that beta testing – and it’s awesome. I’m actually getting less spam as a result at the spammers can see that their efforts are going nowhere! Phew.

More foul stuff is coming our way in the concept of mass blog promotion. From what I can see the idea is that you sign up (& pay your money) and a fake blog post will be inserted into the blogs of members – and theirs into yours.

September 19, 2005 / / Search Engine Optimisation

I just got spammed by an Australian crowd with this on their own blog…

Blog spammers
For all those newbie blog spammers out there that are looking for top blogs to spam, well SearchEngineBlog has a link to the top500 blogs in the world.

Proceed with caution as most of these blog will spot a spammer from a mile off.

September 11, 2005 / / Search Engine Optimisation

Way back when web pages were all static and javascript was cool I had a play with site submission software tools and found a forum to discuss the relative merits. It was the first time I’d come across the phrase Search Engine Optimisation or SEO and once I had the magic password a wealth of information appeared before me.

May 17, 2005 / / Other Stuff