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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Mickm
Re: Reciprocal Links

I'd say yes.

Google looks closely at who you link to and more importantly, why you link to them.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Mickm
Re: Keyword In Domain - How About This!?

It's going to help you a lot if your extra keyword has something to do with the niche you're entering, for example if it's baseball something like bat or cap might benefit.

Just something that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 30,501
Posted By Mickm
Re: The END of Angela's Backlinks?

Only one non-responsive site out of 90 isn't bad going by any means. That's an amazing success rate.

I don't think it's the end of this type of backlinking, it's just an over protective site....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 848
Posted By Mickm
Re: Help with SEO for my site please?

I don't think you can go wrong with Angela's backlinks from what I gather, should be a walk in the park.

Good luck
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Mickm
Re: PR5 question

Don't spend too much energy on PR, it's not the holy grail that people think it is.

It's important but it shouldn't outweigh the other aspects of building a great site. It can take some time for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By Mickm
Re: Strange Phenomena with Angela/Paul Backlinks

It sounds like Google Personalized Search, this throws people off sometimes.

If you search often for things that interest you in a particular area and have Google Personalized Search enabled it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 848
Posted By Mickm
Re: Help with SEO for my site please?

Also to add to the advice already given, make sure your site structure is in good order. For example all pages are linked to with the correct anchor text or alt tags, and all pages point back to your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Mickm
Re: One of my favourite methods of link building

I completely agree with this.

SEO is a long term strategy, what we do today may not have an effect for several months.

If your site is being crawled very often (depending on the type of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Mickm
Re: guidlines for new website?

Adding to the great advice above I would also suggest that you do your promotion quiet slowly at the start if your website is new?

Google knows how old the site is and will expect only a small...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Mickm
Re: Keyword In Domain - How About This!?

I think it could make things more diluted from an SEO point of view in the short term but overall I wouldn't worry about it too much, Google is pretty smart and will know what your site is about.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Mickm
Re: How long for google to register backlinks?

Google doesn't share all the backlink info it has for a site, for some reason they like to keep a percentage to themselves.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th June 2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Mickm
Re: SEO Beginner

There's over 200 factors, about 60 of which are core.. it would take a long time to list them all here.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By Mickm
Here's A Straight Forward Way To Making Money Online

Instead of packaging and selling this, I want to post it here for you guys.. it is really aimed at those who are new to Internet marketing as many Warriors will already know the drill.

This is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 835
Posted By Mickm
Re: Why I hate being a newbie !

Agreed! 100% of SEO can be done by yourself and there is no need to hire an expensive pro unless you're short on time and have cash to spare.

Learning it yourself makes sure that you take that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,503
Posted By Mickm
Re: Please prove to me I can make money

I find the best WSO's offer solutions to specific marketing problems, for example getting that call to action just right, or making a killer headline etc

These ones, at least in my experience,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By Mickm
Re: When Is a Newbie No Longer a Newbie?

That's the great thing about Internet Marketing; you never stop learning.

There's always a new method or technique you can impliment, there's always room to improve on existing ones.

After...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Mickm
Re: Any Marketing Advice?

I agree with the SEO option.. it's really the only choice if you want to be around for long term.

Being such a wide area there's plenty of things you and your partner could be (and should be)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 835
Posted By Mickm
Re: Why I hate being a newbie !

You cannot beat organic search engine results for traffic, it's easy and cheap to do, long lasting and highly targeted.

You really do get people hitting your site because they are interested in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,436
Posted By Mickm
Re: What was Internet Marketing Like in the 90's?

Selling SEO to people was tricky because they didn't know what it did, and didn't understand why being found at the top of Alta Vista, Yahoo & Netscape was important to their business.

The actual...
Forum: Website Design 11th June 2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Mickm
Re: How Can I Get Higher In Google?

Yep, you gotta look at what other sites in your niche are doing (and their history to some degree), and match - if not beat their strategy.

Best of luck.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th June 2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Mickm
Re: First few rankings in the search engines

Easiest way to increase your PR is to get high PR sites to link to you.

Best of luck.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th June 2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By Mickm
Re: Does Backlinking many times on one forum work?

Google looks at individual pages (not sites so much) and the PR of pages within those sites can vary greatly. The age of the domain is considered though.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th June 2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By Mickm
Re: AN SEO guy for hire?

Take a look in the Warrior services board, there's a few to choose from, plus you know you're dealing with people who won't do a hit & run on you.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th June 2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By Mickm
Re: I Plan To Reach 1st Page of Google for Make Money Online In 30 Days - Here Is My Plan

Good luck to you!

Remember to cover all your bases.. esp getting a couple of press releases out there and getting bloggers to talk about your site, could work wonders.

Congrats in advance to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Mickm
Re: 1 AdSense account or multiple adsense accounts?

One Adsense account is fine, you can even set up tracking so you know which sites are paying.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Mickm
Re: Well, the backlinks were good while they lasted...

That's the problem with sites, forums and blogs.. unless you're connected with someone who runs a vast network you'll always face those problems.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Mickm
Re: Wordpress Contact Us Form

I use contact form 7
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Mickm
Re: Wordpress Contact Us Form

If you get stuck just give me a shout and I'll we'll get it working today.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Mickm
Re: Wordpress Contact Us Form

Yep.. go to your WP admin.. click Plugins > add new and search for contact form.. you'll find loads of options there that are all easy to install (one click) that'll have your form up and running in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By Mickm
Re: Warrior Special Offers Forum - WHY?

I use WSO's to get honest feedback before I launch a product.. it's a great way to test if something is working or not - because Warriors will let you know.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Mickm
Re: SEO for SMF FORUMS

Make sure your .htaccess is writable.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By Mickm
Re: I have 36 hours and $200 in Paypal...

hmm you have plenty of options here.. not sure how long PPC would last though.. with that amount you could get a pretty good SEO & backlinks package that would last you a month.

But before you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Mickm
Re: New web site -- html or wordpress?

Wordpress Wordpress Wordpress

If it's good enough for Matt Cutts of Google, it's good enough for the rest of us.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Mickm
Re: 300 backlinks and yet not google indexed. why?

It's very refreshing to see somebody else say this, the amount of bad advice and people saying "it's fine" and "don't worry about it" whenever this issue is raised, is quiet frankly disturbing.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mickm
Re: I have finished writing my book. Now What?

Try this free tool Convert MS Word (doc) files to Adobe Acrobat files (pdf) for free. No login required. (http://www.doc2pdf.net/)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Mickm
Re: What's The Best SEO Method To Use For Offline Clients

Once you have your basic SEO stuff down, that applies to pretty much all sites, it then comes down to that individual niche.. how other sites behave and what Google expects to see from new sites...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Mickm
Re: eed help with SEO plugins for my site

Wordpress has a plugins search feature.. in your wp admin go to.. plugins > add new

Then search for SEO.

Mind you, you could end up with multiple description / title / keyword tags etc by...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Mickm
Re: SEO Question

If you're using wordpress just install the SEO all in one plugin, it creates dynamic meta data for each of your posts.. otherwise you could be stuck with the same description for each page, which...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By Mickm
Re: Most Deceptive Adsense layout I Have Ever seen

I think if you get over 2 million visitors a month (or something like that) you can have customized adsense like the ones above. I like it, very clever and good on them for making the most of it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th June 2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By Mickm
Re: My site Rank 1 Yet cant find it using my keywords

John there could be around 60 core factors that's preventing you from being found.. have you ever been indexed in the past have and now dropped out?

How old is your website? Do you have quality...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th June 2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Mickm
Re: How Important is the "Relevancy" of Your Backlinks?

There is a such thing as 'too relevant' which makes a site look over-engineered.

Obviously if you can get links from within your niche great but look at the quality of those pages. You can get...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Mickm
Re: When SEO gets in the way of Internet marketing.

Nope. That's why keyword research is so important right from the word go, you want the client to have a very high ROI considering the amount they spend every month on SEO.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Mickm
Re: Paypal Problems?

Yup no response to my emails.. I forgot they have a phone number, so warriors 1 - paypal - 0
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st June 2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Mickm
Re: SEO website Help

I don't think I mentioned RSS in this thread.

RSS feeds are great though, I think the vast majority of sites should offer syndication.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st June 2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Mickm
Re: <meta name="description"> ?

It's a good idea to include one, if you don't then Google with pick out the content of your page containing the keywords that have been searched for and supliment that in the SERPs.

I would...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st June 2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Mickm
Re: SEO website Help

Yep doing it yourself is the best option in my books, for what you want to achieve it shouldn't take too long at all.

Because you're looking to get ranked for local searches, your first stop...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Mickm
Re: Paypal Problems?

Thanks guys! Now that's a great idea.. I'll give them a call.


I am indeed a seller forum998, I'm in the SEO business.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Mickm
Re: Paypal Problems?

I've had that same message for a few while on both paypal.co.uk and .com, could be what's causing the probs. Just hope it picks up again soon.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Mickm
Paypal Problems?

I'm just about at the end of my rope with this.. for the last few days Paypal has been acting up .. receiving transactions is fine but try anything else like the merchant tools, resolution center or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th May 2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,295
Posted By Mickm
Re: The New SEO rules...

Some of the long standing ideas floating around are the cornerstones of SEO but the only way to discover new methods is by experimenting. You may have hit on a new tactic and I really hope you have,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th May 2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,295
Posted By Mickm
Re: The New SEO rules...

With the greatest of respect Intrepreneur, listen to Zeus66 and bgmacaw, they've hit the nail on the head. There's not much more I can add other than.. listen to them.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Mickm
Re: How do you charge a nominal fee for SEO service ?

It really depends on the keywords you're aiming for. Some are only worth a couple of hundred a month, in which case I wouldn't bother with it.

Good SEO will cost a few grand.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Mickm
Affiliate Commision Question

I know SEO inside out, upside down, but when it comes to offering affiliate commisions for my products I'm not too far off novice level.

So.. when I attract affiliates to sell my products, and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th May 2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Mickm
Re: SEO experts please review my first ever site.

I don't know what advice others have given you (I would imagine it's high quality) but here's what I would suggest to get started with.. this is by no means the be all and end all, it's just a couple...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th May 2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Mickm
Re: SEO experts please review my first ever site.

Fire away, I'm always happy to help a fellow warrior.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th May 2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mickm
Re: Is All SEO Black Hat? - What Do you Think?

Some SEO will get you banned from search engines (mainly Google).. this is black hat, the methods that impose a direct risk to your business.

And I think it's called black hat for good a reason,...
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