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Friday, July 11, 2003

How to Make Google Ignore You

Over the last weeks, I’ve assembled some new perspectives on how to have Google avoid your site. I had the chance to analyze webmaster errors when building up a site structure. Instead of giving even more tips on how to optimize a site for Google (and you might know them all if you’ve been reading along), here are some real-web bits of how to make sure search-engines won’t keep knocking on your door:

What you are left with might not be the complete silence you expected. You might still need some servers to handle the traffic. (After all, you may have an incredible big brand.) But now you can be perfectly sure whoever arrived at your site got there on purpose. Possibly, by typing in the whole URL manually. Still — if you really want to relax, there’s only three things a real master-mind can do:

  1. Get key to server room.
  2. Unplug server machinery.
  3. Throw away key.


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