Month: August 2014

Bowing the knee to the google gods

Saga of an out of control search engine I received an email from webmaster whose site we link to on our website familynet-international.org. This website is a family oriented search engine, which has evolved (pardon that reference) to heavily supporting resources for home schooling. My response follows Sarah email and her request to unlink from her website. I refuse to let Google dictate the content on ANY of the wbesites I run… but this is something you should beware of if you have a website (secular or ministry).   From: Outreach Support Sent: Saturday, September 13, 2014 9:52 AM To: [email protected] Subject: Help Needed for Google Penalty. Response Requested.   Hello, We wish to thank you for linking to our website ChristiaNet.com from www.familynet-international.org . Unfortunately, Google has penalized our website for having "unnatural links." In an effort to get this penalty removed, I need your help. There are links to our site on your pages. If you could remove the links, I would greatly appreciate it. The pages are listed below my signature. Google is reluctant to revoke a penalty, until they have seen a meaningful number of links removed. They would prefer to see a webmaster remove a link rather than see me disavow your website in Google Webmaster Tools. That's why your assistance is so important to me. Thanks in advance for your consideration. If you...

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Volume 27 Issue 3 (Third Quarter 2014) – Missionaries to Cyberspace Newsletter

Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! The Latest News: The demands of the Greyhound job are still going strong. Unfortunately, several high seniority drivers have bid into Dallas, so it will be a rough winter with holddowns and regular work not likely. Please continue to keep us and this ministry in prayer! Church Website Ministry: We rescued a domain for Crossroads Baptist Church in Roxboro North Carolina back in 2008 (cbc-roxboro-nc.us). We have been hosting the website since then. They are currently up on WordPress. There was a change of pastors, the new Pastor called me today wanting to know how he could change the Pastor's name on the Website. I created a new login ID and after a 10 minute tutorial, Pastor Evans was up to date on how to make simple changes to the website. Part of the value we add is to provide continuity when there is a change of administrators on a website. I received an email: "I am a retired fundamental Baptist pastor but I would like to set up a website/blog where I could have a teaching site in which I could perhaps speak and insert printed messages and picture illustrations.  I have never done so and have no idea how to even get started.  If possible I would like to talk with someone there over the phone to explain...

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