Jim Westergren
About me, my projects, SEO, Web Development and Personal Development since 2005
"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves." - Thomas A. Edison

Jim Westergren

I am Jim Westergren and I am a successful internet entrepreneur.
I live in Marbella, Spain with my wonderful wife and 3 children.

For more about me, see my about page.

My current projects:

N.nu is a website builder with more than 20 000 active websites. One of the leading in Sweden since 2009.
Domainstats has valuable information and metrics for many millions of domains. List of SEO tools with billions of links in our database. My own Domainscore metric, web crawler, API etc.
Advinsula is a free browser based MMO Role Playing Game. Immersive and simple that anyone can play in their mobile phone, 15 minutes per day.
CLESTO is a jungle chess game I created that I like more than chess.
Redistats is a web analytics tool that is simple to use and highly scalable. Not using cookies and high privacy.
The Space War is a strategic 2 player card game. All cards included, play online for free or offline.
Our charity in Bolivia. Helping poor families on the ground without middle hands. 100% of funds goes to the poor.
Biggest SEO guide in Sweden.

My latest articles:

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Make Firefox run up to 4 times faster

27 Apr 2009

Firefox is an excellent and already fast browser but can be made to run up to 4 times faster - I kid you not. If you are using Internet Explorer ... please change to Firefox now. Also if you are using an old version you should upgrade. Download here. Adjust your configurations These settings are [...]

Redesign of JimWestergren.com

26 Apr 2009

There comes a point where your feel so ashamed of your old design you did a few years ago that you just have to sit down and change it. Writing the CSS and XHTML from scratch took only around 4 hours. I was little surprised by that as a year ago it would probably have [...]

Display Links to Latest Items of a RSS Feed

21 Jan 2009

With a simple RSS parser you can very easily make a list to latest items of a RSS feed, server side with PHP. The uses of this is great, especially if you manage several web sites. It is great for users to see directly new fresh links and it is great for SEO and ranking [...]

Hacks to boost your WordPress 2.7 blog

11 Jan 2009

Wordpress 2.7 is overall great and I recommend you to downloand and upgrade. There are however some fixes and recommendations I deem as important. Solving problem with duplicated URLs with comment paging Wordpress 2.7 introduced a new way of displaying comments that is turned on by default. Unfortunately the way that this was constructed is [...]

Fourth Annual Report: My Success

31 Dec 2008

On the 5th of December 2004 when I was 22 I changed my life 180 degrees. I quit my earlier very special life and moved back to Sweden to change my life totally. I had no money, education, experience or connections and some people doubted that I could get successful - personally I took it [...]

Latest news of 2008 so far

20 Apr 2008

I have not been posting any updates or reports on this site since the end of last year so here comes all major things since the last 3 and a half months. There has been quite a lot of positive things that has happened. :grin: Major consultant work for Svensk Internetrekrytering AB In the beginning [...]

Intention is Cause!

20 Dec 2007

Have you ever in your life felt that you had a so strong intention that you just know that nothing can stop you from achieving or reaching a certain thing? In the elite organization I worked in during 1999-2004 we received mental training how to achieve this mental state. For me after leaving this organization [...]

Life As a Game of Chess

20 Dec 2007

You might have seen in my earlier essays that I like to see life as though it was a game. Now I want to compare life as if it would be a game of chess. I think of it as I am representing the white and black is what I have to overcome in order [...]

Third Annual Report: My Success Online

20 Dec 2007

On the 5th of December 2004 I changed my life 180 degrees. I quit my earlier life and moved back to Sweden to change my life totally. That is now 3 years ago. This is the third annual report on how I with no money, education, experience or connections could sit down and learn, observe [...]

SEO Fusion Acquired by Epiphany Solutions Ltd.

2 Oct 2007

SEO Fusion represented the non-Swedish part of my company. I am very happy to announce that I have just finalized a deal with the british SEM company Epiphany Solutions Ltd which will help me reach the new life I strive for as well as turning over a big part of the company to someone elses [...]

An update, what helped my success and what happened then

7 Sep 2007

During March to June my company grossed around $30.000 a month (a total of $95.000). For two of those months we had a result of over $20.000 after all salaries, taxes, payments to partners and other expenses paid. Most of the money left over was invested to buy new PR6 and PR7 web sites and [...]

Text Surrounding Link: Final Proof

22 May 2007

Already more than 2 years ago I asked for feedback about text surrounding links on WMW but I have never gotten hold of solid examples so that I could see it myself. I am happy that today I have seen the final undoubted 100% proof. Let me explain. Another SEO company ordered a directory submission [...]

Finally Some SETI Progress: Gliese 581 c

3 May 2007

During the last 10 years or so we have located over 200 exoplanets but not until very recently, on the April 24, 2007, we have found one planet that is most probably located in the habitable zone. This is the first time and a major breakthrough in my opinion. Research-team member Xavier Delfosse said: Because [...]

My Philosophical Beliefs

13 Apr 2007

I met some trouble recently trying to explain my philosophical standpoint as there are no term in the field of metaphysics nor philosophy that would properly describe it. The closest I get is "supernatural libertarianism" but who understands that? And it is still not a good term to use for my view of the world. [...]

Best month so far: March 2007

5 Apr 2007

In the previous month I surpassed all expectations in terms of income, establishment and investments I could possible imagine. Income Here is my graph of the monthly gross income since my company started June 2005: And so far this month (5 days) we have gotten in 40% of the amount of the previous months income! [...]

SEO for WordPress - The Complete Guide

20 Mar 2007

I'm an SEO and I have been working a lot with WordPress, here I give you all my tips for you to rank very well in Google with your blog. UPDATE: This article was written in march 2007 and has not been updated since then, although many parts are still relevant. You should see my [...]

Checklist when won a web site auction

20 Feb 2007

This article is written for my friend "honey" (site). I have been bidding against honey on web site auctions for almost 2 years now. I have won maybe 60 auctions and I have now over 100 web sites. Honey owns over 300 ... So here comes my checklist that I want to show honey as [...]

Protect yourself from invalid Adsense clicks

13 Feb 2007

Have you also heard of those horror stories of Google banning Adsense accounts for the smallest mistakes? You have read the Terms and Conditions and you know the basics but what do you do when you show your friend your site on your computer and the first thing he does is to click the Adsense [...]

Updating PR values of 1066 URLs in 30 minutes

11 Feb 2007

This article is written more for myself so I remember how I do it the next time but probably a few people will also benefit from this for different uses and purposes. Today I updated all the PR values for the directories listed on my directory list. I had to update each listing in the [...]

New PageRank Export

2 Feb 2007

Ok a new export on the April 28th 2007 with data taken from April 2nd 2007. New count: PR6 sites: 2 PR5 sites: 13 PR4 sites: 29 PR3 or less: 66 Conclusion: On average I lost a lot and think that generally most web sites on the internet went down in PR. There has been [...]

Why Do I Believe in the Human Spirit?

22 Jan 2007

How come a rational guy like me believe in spirits (souls)? Actually I believe more in the fact that the human spirit exist than the sun rises tomorrow. I believe that you are your own spirit and you control your body like a tool and that you reincarnate when you need a new body. Why? [...]

Second Annual Report, My Success Online

12 Jan 2007

This was supposed to be published on the 5th of December but the work in my company has been overwhelming, so I give it to you now instead. This is the second annual report on how a young person in Sweden with absolutely no money, knowledge or connections could sit down and learn, observe and [...]

Worst Web Design Ever

28 Dec 2006

The following is a list of web sites collected on the internet for the purpose of demonstrating bad web design. If you have found another site that should be on this list then please leave a comment. New screenshots taken 15 january 2009. Official site of a children's hospital in Japan MSY Technology Pty. Ltd. [...]

Human or Machine, Can You See a Difference?

24 Dec 2006

Can you imagine a world in which you have to establish systems in order to detect if an intelligence is machine created or comes from a real human? Scientists and programmers has already been developing such systems. No, I am not talking about a far future here, I am talking about 2002. The first system [...]

SEO Meeting in New Delhi India

22 Dec 2006

Update March 13th, 2007 I am very sorry but I cannot come. :( I am moving to a new flat at the end of the month, additionally my business has almost doubled which means a lot of work and we are working to set up and release my Swedish services that has to be ready [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

18 Dec 2006

John Scott tagged me EDIT: also SEO4Fun There are probably hundreds of interesting things you didn't know about me as my life has not been that ordinary ... But I give you here five: In 1999 I made my own card game which I play with relatives and family. Last time we played was yesterday, [...]

Fighting the War Against Web Site Spam Bots

9 Dec 2006

The last days I have been fighting in the war against the latest spam bot soldiers like a maniac. I own and manage over 70 web sites. This includes different forums, directories, blogs, topsites, article submission sites and you name it. Very recently there is a new wave of spam. The default captcha for vBulletin [...]

IMC 2006 and Swedish SEO meeting is over

2 Dec 2006

The international Internet Marketing Conference for 2006 was held in Stockholm, Sweden, 2 days ago. There was 4 panels (I was part of the second one) and some of the common buzzwords that pretty much sums up this conference were the following: Web Analytics Visitor Attraction Marketing Analysis Eye-tracking Click-tracking Huge visitor interactive campaigns Real-time [...]

Greatest Nerd of All Times: Jonathan Vos Post!

13 Nov 2006

I have just found a person on the internet that I believe brings a whole new meaning to the word NERD. This is a person that is member of a group called "the Ubergeeks" and breaks all records, by far. He is additionally a very interesting person with a very special character. Let me present [...]

Link to Me Textbox WordPress Plugin

6 Nov 2006

This is a WordPress plugin that will give you more links and higher rankings in the search engines. Most bloggers knows the importance of getting links in order to get high rankings in search engines. But did you know that the best links are those that are natural recommendations? Additionally I experienced better rankings across [...]

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