Bill Slawski

Bill Slawski

Internet Consultant
Joined on January 13, 2006
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Bill Slawski is the President of SEO by the Sea. He started moonlighting in web promotion and design in 1996, while working for the Superior Court of the State of Delaware. Initially working for the Court as an intern for the staff attorney, his interest in technology overcame his interest in the law, and he started working to bring new technologies to the Court. The Court has been a pioneer in a number of technology initiatives over the last few years, and has been recognized by Harris Poll and the US Chamber of Commerce as the top trial court in the country for the last five years in a row. He left the Court in early 2005, to work full time with Maryland internet marketing firm In 2005, he started the blog, SEO by the Sea, focusing upon search related patents, internet marketing and search engine optimization.

Bill, born 1961, has a jurisdoctor degree in law and BA in English.

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Search Engines and Registrars Getting Creative with Whois Database?

One of the best sources of information about sites on the web is the Whois database. A trio of patent applications from Go Daddy, published last week at the US Patent and Trademark Office, explores whether adding additional information to the Whois database might help reduce spam, phishing, and other fraudulent practices and improve search engine results. The patent filings from Go Daddy would add reputation information to the published Whois data to let others use it for a number of reasons, including enabling search engines incorporate it into their ranking mechanisms. ...The patent application from Google focuses upon fighting web spam using a wide range of data, including that associated with domain names. ...We can't really be certain that Google is presently using this information, but there are some indications that they may be... more

Google’s Most Popular and Least Popular Top-Level Domains

What are the most popularly used top-level domains (TLDs), or at least, which are the ones that show up on pages indexed in Google? I wondered this yesterday after seeing a news article stating that the registration of .cn (china) top-level domain names topped 1 million for the first time ever by the end of 2005. more