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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd September 2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Keyword selection

Hankook Tyres is your brand so most of your backlinks and anchor text should use that.

Then you can add in some of your more higher powered backlinks using the location variation:

Hankook Tyres...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th August 2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Local SEO. Landline vs Mobile Phone?

I agree with Mike, regardless of mobile or landline, the local number has a greater chance of getting a positive response from prospective clients.

That said, it would be interesting to test,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th August 2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Does it make sense to link to others' news stories?

I do curation a lot when I'm stuck for writing ideas and it sounds like that might be something for you to consider.

If your customers are writing about the same topics etc, then get a list of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th August 2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: How much do you pay for content?

I pay around $50 for a well researched 1300 word article from my writers who all native english speaking. The trick is finding the right source of writers and sticking with them. I can give you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th August 2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Problem ranking an expired (and repurposed) domain

Doing a link audit would be a pretty good idea at this point.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 165
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Any idea how to find out what happened to my visitors?

Honestly, that screams penalty or lost rankings on a traffic providing keyword. I'm leaning towards the latter assuming all the other information that you have provided is accurate.

Anything else...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Site is still not ranking after 3 months of work

Too many H1 tags, use only one

In the rest of your tags use only terms that directly related to your target term instead of using them for all that extra stuff you have listed. If it's not about...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Indexing of a Website

The site: operator is showing all kinds of crazy results right now.

Different data centers, your IP, proxy IP's, etc etc etc are all leading to different results from it. Use the Search Console...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th August 2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Anyone Have Results From Using CrowdSearch.Me?

We actually tested it and found it to be a great negative SEO tool right now. Sites that were put into if for the test all dropped in rankings.

We think that the method they were using, and that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Does pogo sticking affect my website's rank?

You're essentially talking about the same thing, pogo sticking is essentially a term made up to explain high bounce rates meaning someone went to your site, didn't get what they wanted right away and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Syndicated content vs. Spun content as Tier 1 Web 2.0 filler content

I'm in with Benjamin.

Web 2.0's with unique content are better for link quality, and more importantly, will stand up to a manual review if your are unlucky enough to trigger one.

I use...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 971
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Proof that blog commenting is a waste of time?

The purpose of the quotes is to trigger an exact match search.

The comment on the pagemoto from "The Soul Explorer" was the string of text that I used to show that content is being crawled.
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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Problem ranking an expired (and repurposed) domain

This is pure speculation because I can't see the domain so any advice is purely a guess based on what you are saying.

First I would look at the branding of the website. Since it is repurposed...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 971
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Proof that blog commenting is a waste of time?

Man you guys need to get off the cool-aid you're drinking.

Nofollow links matter for SEO and are part of a natural link profile.

If you want to test if nofollows matter just put a backlink on a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Google Related Searches

You can't delete those.

What you're talking about is ORM, online reputation management, and the foundation to getting that done is to get more positive info about your brand getting posted to the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Looking for free seo plugin

The free version of Yoast does allow you to change the og title and descriptions you just have to go the tabs in the plugin by clicking on the social tab per page or post in the Advanced settings. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 971
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Proof that blog commenting is a waste of time?

Google is crawling content in the Facebook comments plugin.

If you want proof, go to this site: http://www.pagemodo.com/blog/seo-tips-facebook-fan-pages/

select any of the text in the comments,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By Clint Butler
RE: Website Error?

Honestly, I don't think it would be possible to write a more vague question, perhaps if you offered some more specific examples of the errors your tool is showing someone could help.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 604
Posted By Clint Butler
re: How many social bookmarking sites are posted daily?

10 is normal, however, there aren't 10 bookmarking sites that Google cares that much about.

Pick five, see how much traffic you are getting from them and add delete sites from there.

Depending...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: SEO: DNS Server

Nope, its just informational data
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Will My Blog Page Help Drive Traffic To Category Pages?

No it won't rank.

There is no unique content on the category page to give Google a reason to rank it.

If you want to drive traffic to those pages to sell those specific cartoon types you need...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: SEO for Live Streaming Website!

Are you adding transcriptions of your video's to your pages?

Google can't read videos like they are text to know what you are talking about and without transcriptions or at least some very well...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: youtube video optimization?

If you want specific help like description recommendations you are going to have to share the URL.

Also, if your video is targeting an English speaking marketing and your description reads like...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 88
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Google Yahoo and bing unsolved issue

Your asking such a vague question you might as well be asking

"What is that pinging noise my car makes when I get to 70MPH?"

All three of those engines have different rules, just because one...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: SEO: DNS Server

The SOA is a record showing where the site originated from, i.e. the main server actually hosting the website.

Some hosts and users are actually working to hide that information in order to block...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: How to fix SSL duplicate content?

Sounds like you didn't set up the redirect properly in WordPress, go back to your general settings and make sure that the url boxes are properly set up.

If they are, and assuming you have the most...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: SEO keywords not showing in google even after 3 months

I would look at the code at that point and see if you have a noindex setting turned on somewhere.

I would also look at your keywords, more likely that you picked something super competitive.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Is Scrapebox still in business?

ScrapeBox - The Swiss Army Knife of SEO! (http://www.scrapebox.com/)

That sites seems to be working just fine. And updates are still being passed on to users.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Anyone recover from Penguin this time around?

If your ranking is stable after the last update, then start building more high quality links, you can quit disavowing them, that won't help you anymore.

You need more links, good ones.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: using "www" and "non-www" for seo

Think of it like this.

You create a new WordPress site.

You set it up and it is now showing on domain.com

Then you change it to show on www.domain.com

Any link that you had to domain.com...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: using "www" and "non-www" for seo

That has absolutely ZERO factor in where your website ranks.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Who said Google "hates" affilate sites?

These two hit the nail on the head.

Its not that affiliate sites are bad, hell Adsense publishers are affiliate sites.

Its the quality of the sites and the time that is put into them to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Let's say you have a brand new niche site or blog...

I would go along with both of these recommendations.

Start with building up some content on your site. No it doesn't have to be 20 posts or anything like that.

Write a series of five posts on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: using "www" and "non-www" for seo

Pick one and stick with it both on and off page.

Sure the 301 redirect will take care of sending your visitors and link juice to the correct option that your using, however it makes no sense to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Anyone recover from Penguin this time around?

My suggestion would be to be building high authority links to your site along with your disavow campaign.

Just test it, however there are some out there that say this run of Penguin didn't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th August 2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: find keywords with low organic competition level

SECockPit is web based and will do everything and more that your looking for.

Of course being a kick butt tool, it has a higher price point then others.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th August 2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: How to Avoid Large Number of 404 Errors?

I turned my 404 pages into a lead generation opportunity by adding an opt-in to the page that is delivered for all 404 messages.

Doing this makes use of the traffic that is coming in, and Google...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th August 2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: PBN question

I noticed this myself.

I created a post and a video about a topic. The only link I built to the page was in the video description. Then I backlinked the crap out of the video, the page ending up...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Tool for bulk keyword competition?

Market Samurai doesn't do bulk keyword SEO competition analysis.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: How to avoid duplicate content?

Incorrect...

JCPenny is a prime example of how an e-commerce site can create duplicate content. One product page showing up under different url's on a site is exactly why the duplicate content...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: How to avoid duplicate content?

Assuming by how you wrote your question that your doing SEO for an ecommerce site then your recommendations are right on the money.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Tool for bulk keyword competition?

SEO competition tools are limited due to the amount of data that they are pulling through Google to get what your looking for.

The best solution that I have found for this specific task in bulk is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: How much time DISVOW tool takes to work?

Disavow depends on the amount of time it takes the file to get through to all of Google's servers. That being said in my experience they are getting processed anywhere from 3 days to 1 month. It...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,373
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: SEO Tactics That Are Dying or Dead .. That You've Noticed?

I'm doing exactly the same thing as I was doing before and its all working. The key today however is that you need to be smarter about using the tactics.

Article marketing still works for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Question regarding Google Places and Serps

Places helps as long as a place listing (now called Google My Business) is being shown in the keyword search results.

Since he's a local business I would submit him to Google My Business...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Timeline of effective SEO strat?

The timeline is: as long as it takes.

Based on keyword, seo competition, authority of your site, quality of your content, etc etc etc etc.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Want ranking in Yahoo and Bing

Yahoo and Bing will rank you based off of the same linking that your doing to focus on ranking for Google. There is no specific Yahoo or Bing linking strategy.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: SEO Review

If I were you would delete this site and rethink what in the world your actually trying to do with it.

Panda alone will never allow you to rank high in anything. The content is so thin I am...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Google Malware and PageRank Loss

Hey,

The PR is still there and passing.

That being said its easy to get the malware warning removed and doesn't take a lot of time. Unfortunately though your going to need to create a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,045
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Forum Posts vs. Blog Posts for SEO

The only real question is, what platform is your site on. Since you already said you are running a forum then keep doing that. Forum threads rank just as well as any other web page on the net.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Could you be penalized for association without dedicated IP?

Interesting question, one I have not seen in quite some time.

Shared hosting is pretty much acceptable these days and having your site on there is not going to hurt you in the rankings in any way....
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 8th July 2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 0
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Views: 616
Posted By Clint Butler
Twitter Share Mastermind

Hey Everyone!

Anyone can tell you that social signals are a part of search engine optimization these days.

They can also attest that Twitter is a great source of traffic to your websites when...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Blog articles and duplicate content

Its ALWAYS better to have original content on your money site. 100% original content.

If you are going to have another blog that you use to promote the first one, then its ok to have an excerpt...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 576
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Negative Links SEO

Politics aside, here is what you need to do.

Since the time of that article there has no doubt been significant changes in the policies and procedures at the business (at least I hope there has). ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,278
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Profile links for SEO

This should say "Don't waste your time or money on mass profile backlinks".

The fact of the matter is that being a part of conversation in forums can actually generate a lot of traffic to your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,119
Posted By Clint Butler
Re: Best Keyword Difficulty/Competition Tool

He is my opinon and I hope it helps.

What your looking for is a tool that will look at the top ten results for multiple keywords and examine the potential traffic that you may get provided you can...
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