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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By xbluelinks
Suggestions For PPC Campaign For Tour Operator

Hi Guys,

What do you suggest that I do for a PPC campaign for a tour company that does short daily tours? The price of the tours are below $100. The CPA needs be lower than $10.

Is PPC campaign...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th August 2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By xbluelinks
Top 3 Results Are Ads. Is it worth it?

Is it worth it to target a keyword where the top 3 results are google ads by other companies/ competitors?

Typically, if I am #1 for that keyword, I can get 40% of the search traffic. However,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th August 2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: PR Question

Interesting. I have been putting some thought into this as well. Initially I thought the same as yourself. That creating a new page will automatically be assigned some PR.

What I can't get over...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Maximum Number of Links

I was asking about the maximum number of links per external page.

Example: In the past with the (not so private) Private Blog Networks such as BMR, ALN, UAW, you can only put 2 links back to the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Use Pages or Categories for SEO purposes? (WordPress)

You can put all your posts into 1 category if thats what you want. For example, you can create a category called "Reviews". So for all posts that are reviews, you can put it in that category. You can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Use Pages or Categories for SEO purposes? (WordPress)

You can also use Tags. You can put multiple posts in tags. And tags have a better URL (in my opinion above) than Categories (out of the box).
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Use Pages or Categories for SEO purposes? (WordPress)

For categories, every time you add/change your category parent, your URL changes.

Example:
- Category A
- Category B
- Category C

URL for "Category B" is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: How to make a inner page rank higher than main site url

I have numerous examples of pages in my sites that rank higher than homepage. A simple search on Google is enough for you to see that it is no only possible, it happens all the time.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Facebook trying to stop junk accounts.

It is high time Facebook started doing something about it. I am being spammed by Facebook comments on my sites everyday.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: What to check when purchasing a domain

You forgot the most important one:

Price

Always check for price... ...

Too high, you are being ripped off. Too low, something fishy may be going on.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 879
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Can google crawl without a site map

Yes it can.

But it will be slower than if you submit your sitemap to Google Webmasters Tool. (based on my personal experience with numerous sites)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Traffic Increased 3x After PR Update

Matt Cutts. Everyone knows him. He is everyone's best friend.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Use Pages or Categories for SEO purposes? (WordPress)

If you really want to use category as keyword landing pages, I much rather you use tags instead. It is better.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By xbluelinks
Maximum Number of Links

What is the recommended number of links back to my money site per page from an external site?

Thanks.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Finally hit #1, 500 UV/day

Congrats on hitting 500 unique visitors per day!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Traffic Increased 3x After PR Update

Yes. I understand that the PR is updated every single day and yesterday was just the day (1 of a few per year) that the PR information was shared with the public. And that it shouldn't lift...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Traffic Increased 3x After PR Update

It has been almost 45 days.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Keyword selection for local offline

For local monetization, I always find the SEO competition for local keywords very useful. They help me to select keywords for the local market.

The SEO competition is an indicator of the amount...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,854
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Any recommendations for white-hat SEO company?

Recommendations for white hat SEO company - stop wearing a white hat

Most clients I know are not patient enough to do white hat tactics for 9 months to 1 year before seeing any significant...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By xbluelinks
What is Your Google's Last Cache Date

In almost all my sites, the Google's lastest cache dates are 25th July, 26th July, 27th July. Is it normal for the last cache date for my sites to be almost identical?

In my experience, my sites...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Traffic Increased 3x After PR Update

The bad news is that I have created 1 more site when the penalty struck for the same keyword. Hence, I now have 2 sites targeting the same keywords. The 1st site (previously penalized one) is ranked...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By xbluelinks
Traffic Increased 3x After PR Update

One of my site recovered from its previous penalty and its traffic increased its traffic to 300%+ The number of 1st page results (top 10) results I have is now 14 keywords (possibly more but from my...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd August 2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: What must be the length of Title Tag?

Google has now changed how it counts the characters in the title tag.

Previously it was 70 characters.

Now, it depends on the width of your alphabets. For some alphabets, it be be only 60...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st July 2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Is it safe to re-use content in a de-indexed blog

I took even stronger measures. I have changed the DNS to direct to a landing page by my domain registra. It no longer directs to any of my previous content.

I will wait about 1 week for everything...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st July 2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By xbluelinks
Is it safe to re-use content in a de-indexed blog

Is it safe to re-use content in a de-index site. To clarify, the content is added after the site has been de-indexed. I was trying to revive the site but it was unsuccessful.

I am thinking of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st July 2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: How To Work With Offline Retailers Without An Affiliate Program

That's exactly my issue. I am thinking of how I can solve it for my niche.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Free hosting for privet blog networks?...

Usually its those who have benefited enough from "black hat" tactics who try to legitimize their "assets" by converting to using white hat tactics. :D

Similar story as Putin: Oligarchs Should Pay...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By xbluelinks
How To Work With Offline Retailers Without An Affiliate Program

One of my sites is targeted at local retailers selling consumer electronics. They do not have a existing affiliate program. Most customers also prefer to pay in cash, after testing the product...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: De-Indexed Site Recovery

I have recently taken over a new domain, despite me adding fresh content, it hasn't been indexed yet (longer than other domains that I know), hence I suspect that it was once de-indexed.

Is there...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Total Noob Question About Articles.

The 5 articles can include the other 3 pages IF the other 3 pages provide some unique meaningful content.

Google does not care if a page is an article or a contact us page. What Google cares about...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By xbluelinks
De-Indexed Site Recovery

How do you recover a site which has been de-indexed?

How long will the "de-index" penalty last for (assuming i have already taken out the infringing content and added fresh content)?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Using Forum Posts To Diversify Anchor Text

What do you mean by flying blind? Do you mean that I will not be sure if Google will count those links?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Selling Leads to complement Adsense - Pat Flynn

Thanks. Have you tried this for lower priced items e.g. $20? Does it work well?

Or does this pay per lead method work only for items that are > $100.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,221
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: How We Are Building Profitable Niche Sites.

I apologise for my ignorance but what are pad links?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By xbluelinks
Selling Leads to complement Adsense - Pat Flynn

I was taking a break and read Taking Action and Building the Ultimate Resource – Phase One (http://www.smartpassiveincome.com/ultimate-resource-phase-one/). Here, Pat Flynn is attempting to add an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,513
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Anything better than aweber?

I would recommend sendgrid. It is cheap and affordable with great API for you to properly integrate your email process into it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Ranking higher in Google.com compared to google.co.uk for a uk site

To solve this, its good to get a rank tracker service. It is more convenient in the long run.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Building privet blog networks - 310 redirect plugin?

Thanks for your clarification. Great knowledgable insight. :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Repeated articles

I think it is not safe to do so.

Until you get around to writing custom content for each country, I suggest you NOINDEX the country pages.

Instead you can consolidate all the countries onto 1...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By xbluelinks
Using Forum Posts To Diversify Anchor Text

I am considering using forum posts to diversify anchor text because they are:

Cheap to create
Can potentially generate click through traffic

How I intend to do it is to write a post about a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: What link checker is best for Mac users?

I use majestic seo. It is platform agnostic.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: How to get a permanent rank in google?

For permanent ranking, using adwords. You will be #1 (assuming you have a good bid + CTR) until your cash runs out or Googles go down.

Other than that, nothing is permanent.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Need help About Google webmaster message

I took a quick browse through some of the pages. I don't see any unique content.

Well, at least you earned yourself a link from WarriorForum to your site.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Ranking higher in Google.com compared to google.co.uk for a uk site

No I don't think this is a penalty.

I suggest that you login to Google Webmaster and set your target geographic region to UK. This will help Google realize that your site is targeted at the UK...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Building privet blog networks - 310 redirect plugin?

Just for clarification, do you mean that:

Google will devalue the links
Webmasters will remove the links from their site
Both of the above
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By xbluelinks
Venture Capitalists and SEO

Venture Capitalists usually invest in companies that have hopes of giving a 10x or higher return (through acquisition or IPO).

Do you know any companies that primarily relies on SEO for their...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Site completely disappeared of the face of the earth...

Be kind to our eyes. Please add punctuations and paragraphs. (e.g. paragraphing in my quote above)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Free hosting for privet blog networks?...

You can try that. But they are perhaps unreliable and have no uptime guarantee. You don't want your site to be down when google bots are indexing your site. I personally also think they have a higher...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Google Analytics Vs. SERP Position

Results change based on several factors: geography/location, google plus, minor algorithm updates, etc

Hence, depending on who is searching, you will always get slightly different results.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Hit By Penguin But No Manual Penalty - Recovery Suggsestions

I myself have a site that is affected by Penguin. Despite my best efforts, building more high quality backlinks, the SERP rankings only show limited recovery (i'm at 70%-80% of my previous peak, rank...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: I need your Advices - please:-)

If your competition is 8 out of 10, perhaps you should reconsider another keyword. Your competition are probably run by SEO pros and people like myself (just starting out... perhaps you too?) should...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th July 2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,516
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Untapped Keywords/Traffic

Welcome back Yukon. Useful information about finding LSI phrases.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th July 2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By xbluelinks
301 Redirect with .htaccess to save link juice

I am switching domains from a old domain to a new domain. I want to redirect:


hxxp://olddomain.com/
hxxp://olddomain.com/aaa
hxxp://www.olddomain.com/
hxxp://www.olddomain.com/bbb

to
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th July 2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By xbluelinks
Domain age stopping me from entering top 10?

I have a relatively new site (4 months) that sits just outside the top 10 (11 or 12 or 13 or 14) for SERP rankings. While I have been consistently backlinking (from high PR articles/ web 2.0 etc) it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th July 2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By xbluelinks
Re: Index Status?!! Can anyone help?

I think the best solution for you is to restore your old site at the URL first (if possible) to preserve/ restore your previous rankings.

After you get your developers to properly develop a site...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By xbluelinks
Name of crawler for SEO Spyglass

Hi guys, do you know the name of the crawler for SEO Spyglass?

Thanks.
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