Please add a security page at your startup.

If you are a startup, you need to add a security page to your site. Tell me how to report a security issue if I find one. I have lately been noticing a lot of security issues especially XSS with…

Top Link Building Techniques in 2016 – The propaganda.

I recently stumbled upon a thread on Inbound and was amazed at the propaganda. Someone asked – “What is the best way to build links in 2016 ?” I can summarise everything in that thread to a mere list of…

The simple art of follow up email.

After 20 minutes I got a response, and I knew I had the client intrigued. His email was as follows Hi Ajay, Can you please let me know what you are referring to in terms of a robust solution? Thanks….

A Note on Squareup's API.

A Note on Squareup’s API.

On Aug 7, 2015 I reported an issue with Square’s API being insecure via the hackerone program. This is an interesting question for a reader whether the onus of safeguarding and properly escaping the json outputs lie with the developers…

Winning my first $60K client.

20 minutes in the call I was told ” Yes, let’s proceed. ” After six days of back and forth negotiations, we had finally cracked our first $60K client in Feb 2015. It felt great, and I was ecstatic. I…

Disavow Vs Modified Content Vs 404

Interesting but brief note if you have been hit by the latest algorithm updates. One of my experiment sites was hit recently in the google algorithm update.I took this opportunity to test how google treated a removed link vs a 404…

Meta Keywords On the top 25K Websites.

Last month I crawled the top 25K websites. I collected information relating to tag manager, titles, page load times and so on. I was surprised to see that Meta keywords aren’t dead yet. At least 15K sites from the top…

LinkResearchTools Review- A detailed look into tools to aid post penguin recovery.

LinkResearchTools Review- A detailed look into tools to aid post penguin recovery.

I was recently involved in a project that was hit by Google’s Penguin penalty. The back link profile on this site was highly questionable at best. In addition to utilising some other tools, I used some excellent tools from LRT…