Side note: Caris is farting up a storm right now.
We had decided early on what the name of our girl was going to be. It was just a matter of deciding if was going to be Caris Elisabeth or Elisabeth Caris. Now if she had been a boy, thatâ€™s a whole different matter. We had trouble coming up with Calebâ€™s name. Now weâ€™d have to come up with another name?
Well I was still pushing for Obadiah (Obi-Wong). But Yvonne would have none of that. I think Obi would have love that name. We eventually settled with Nathan as the first name. For the middle name, we were going to go with Ezra, I think. Unless that name meant something like Caleb Joshua. A very bold meaning in Calebâ€™s name and so far heâ€™s lived up to it. We wanted to avoid naming our child a name with a meaning thatâ€™s active like Calebâ€™s. Nathan Ezra would have been it.
But God has given us our girl. We may never have a need to use Nathan Ezra unless we decide to have another again. If thatâ€™s the case, then weâ€™ll have to come up with a girlâ€™s name. Iâ€™ve already got her first name picked out. Hopefully Yvonne wonâ€™t veto this one as well.
No, thatâ€™s not a generic title. It actually means thereâ€™s a new title to the blog if you didnâ€™t notice. Yeah, I know. I might take a hit on Caleb Joshua Wongâ€™s Google juice, but itâ€™s no longer accurate. Besides I need to boot Caris Elisabeth Wongâ€™s web presence.
cariswong.com is available by the way, Mr. Su. Of course I donâ€™t think he reads this site, but Iâ€™m sure Mr. Lui will relay the information to him.
Again, Iâ€™m doing a Google search for Caleb. Really, who are these people in front of Caleb? Are you kidding me? Is my son really losing traction against these guys? Thatâ€™s preposterous. Thatâ€™s unacceptable. And now I have Caris to try to get up there as well?
I have some reorganization to do. We need to get Caleb content on his domain. And maybe if Caris getâ€™s a domain too, we can get her web presence up. My children need to be first page search results. No more falling back to page 3. Work needs to be done!
Someone has offered Jeff $200 for calebwong.com. I told Jeff to make a counter-offer of $10000. Yes, I know itâ€™s only a parked site now, but there will be content on that site soon enough, when I ever get the time to put stuff up. Unless that sucker actually buys it for 10 grand.
I did a search on Google again for Caleb Wong. These results keep jumping back and forth. Last I checked he was on the first page. And now? Heâ€™s on the third page. What kind of shenanigans is Google pulling off here? You guys own me. My mail goes through you. My calendar, rss reader, search. And now you even own my phone. And you drop my son to page number 3? Below fools like this and this? You telling me my 17 month old sonâ€™s web presence isnâ€™t greater than this? I must correct this.
At least Microsoft has it right by putting Caleb #1 on their search engine. Get it right, Google.
I posted a few months ago about Google not having "Caleb Wong" on the first searched page. He was on the third page, which wasn’t bad at the time, but it should have been better. Well after a few months, our "hard" work has paid off. Caleb Wong is now on the first page. Caleb is on the bottom of the first page, so we still have more to do. I want this site #1 on the results. I want people to hit "I’m feeling lucky" button and go to Caleb’s site. I believe this will be a worthwhile goal.
Other search engines are doing well too. Yahoo has Caleb listed number 2. Live has this site on the first page as well, but it is on the bottom. Of course Live has got some strange results. Some of you know the Jeff registered calebwong.com and calebwong.org several months ago for Caleb’s birthday. That’s great and all, but there’s no content up there yet. They’re just parked sites now. Well, Live search results have calebwong.org and calebwong.com #1 and #4 search result. Hello! They’re just parked sites. Hopefully we can get some content on them soon, but there’s nothing on them now.
So yeah. Avoid Live.com even if they do pay you to use their search engine. These results aren’t promising.
(Wow! 3 posts in a single day)
If you haven’t done it yet, you need to search your name in Google. I do this every once in a while to see how I’m doing and see what page I land on ("Chris Wong," by the way, is the number 1 search result in Google now).
So I searched for "Caleb Joshua Wong", which is the number 1 result. No problem there. How about "Caleb Wong?" Not on the first page… Not on the second page… Third page it’s on. Not bad. But not good enough.
So here’s where you can help. Caleb needs some Google juice. Referrals to this website. That’s what we need. Help Caleb be number 1 in Google just like his daddy.