Yes, is finally being resurrected as a testing playground again. This time with new paid theme – Newspaper by tagDiv. There is a lot of nice features like bbPress Forum, BuddyPress, Buddy Press, and WooCommerce integration.  And responsive layout design to support multiple devices’ resolutions. Yes, this site will look better on mobile devices now.


DISQUS good? I believe so because most of the big sites are using it. But does it good in SEO? Let’s find out…


PulsePoint (partnership between CONTEXTWEB and Datran Media) is the latest advertising company that I dump (temporary). Yes, I am dumping the best CPM advertising ~ ContextWeb that I love. Why? ContextWeb experienced unexpected system fluctuations up to 3 days. And it makes my blog just hang there while waiting for ContextWeb Ads to be loaded. I hate poor performing advertising that slow down my blogs. That’s why I dumped Innity and Nuffnang previously…

ContextWeb Ads are slowing down my blogs (details)

Yup, ContextWeb Ads are slowing down all my blogs. You will see is loading for long long time and my blogs just hang there. Or timed out. Therefore, I removed ContextWeb Ads from Guess what? ContextWeb server is back to normal now. Should I put them back? Well, not so soon. ContextWeb earning is not performing based on my blog earning. I am looking for its replacement but failed to find a better. Any good CPM advertising to recommend? should be 2 to 4 seconds faster to load without ContextWeb Ads. But I loss ContextWeb earning. Oh well… Faster page load time is always more important than earning, right?


My blogs was hit by Google Panda Update badly last year. 10% traffic dropped when Google Panda first launched at US. Another 20% dropped when rolled out to international. Well, I managed to recover the loss traffic by writing more quality articles. And I did not do much search engine optimization (SEO) on my blogs since then. No traffic performance hit when Google launched another search engine algorithm update – Google Penguin. My blogs was safe until now…

Hit by Google Panda / Penguin Update

Err… Google Panda / Penguin Update did it again. I don’t know it is Google Panda or Google Penguin that is causing the problem. My blog – suffered 15% traffic drop. No issue on other 2 blogs – and

Gain by Google Panda / Penguin Update

There is loss and gain. But the losses are far more than gaining. Lot of pages loss more than 50 to 70% while only a few pages increased. Hmm… How many months to I need to recover from this latest Google Panda / Penguin Update?