NOTE: My statements are not necessarily my opinions. I often post point-counterpoint essays in which I strongly take one side of an issue and later counter that with antithetical views. This intellectual exercise helps me see the merit in opposing opinions and augments my creativity.
Proof of how I went from zero to #1 in Google rankings
Google ranking 3-4-2011, with two of my sites (ER-doctor.com and ERbook.net) in the top five, including the #1 position:
Google ranking 8-11-2010, with my site #1:
Google ranking 12-27-2007, with my site #1 and #2, ahead of CNN.com and countless other sites:
Note: I created ER-doctor.com years after ERbook.net.
Google ranking 2-3-2008, same order:
Google ranking 2-3-2008 for a related search, with my site #1 and #2:
Google ranking 3-8-2011, with my site still #1 and #2:
Google ranking 2-3-2008 for another search, with my site #1 and #2:
Google ranking 3-8-2011, with my site still #1, on top of over 8 million listings:
Yahoo ranking 6-14-2004, with my site #1:
Yahoo ranking 3-8-2011, with my site #1 and #2:
Yahoo ranking 3-8-2011, with my sites in 3 of the top 10 positions, including #1, ahead of Wikipedia, MSNBC, ehow.com, and imdb.com:
Yahoo ranking 3-8-2011 for another search, with my sites in 3 of the top 5 positions, including #1, with my newest ER site (ERlove.com) already #4:
Google ranking 3-30-2011 for my site that sells a CD to deter burglars:
In another article, I explained how I went from zero to #1 in Google rankings without spending a dime on advertising.
The views expressed on this page may or may not reflect my current opinions, nor do they necessarily represent my past ones. After reading a slice of what I wrote in my various websites and books, you may conclude that I am a liberal Democrat or a conservative Republican. Wrong; there is a better alternative
. Just as the primary benefit from debate classes results when students present and defend opinions contrary to their own, I use a similar strategy as a creative writing tool to expand my brainpower—and yours. Mystified?
Stay tuned for an explanation. PS: The wheels in your head are already turning a bit faster, aren't they?
“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Reference: Imagining dialogue can boost critical thinking
: Excerpt: “Examining an issue as a debate or dialogue between two sides helps people apply deeper, more sophisticated reasoning …”
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