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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th May 2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Bambu
Re: Unsolicited links to my site

Paul,
Care to explain why my comment made no sense and is completely wrong?

And you are absolutely 100% correct that I am not concerned about the anchor text in my signature. The linked site was...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th May 2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Bambu
Re: Is shortened URL a backlink?

It really depends on the URL shortener. Some are 301s and some are 302s.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th May 2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Bambu
Re: Adsense in 2014. Is it still relevent?

Build your blog and test out Adsense on it. If Adsense makes more money than other forms of monetization, then use it. If it doesn't, don't use it.

Google won't ban you if you abide by the TOS,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th May 2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Bambu
Re: Unsolicited links to my site

You didn't mention what type of websites these are... If they scrapping websites, this stuff happens all the time. If non exact match anchor text is being used, I wouldn't worry too much about it. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th May 2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By Bambu
Re: Value of a Guest Post Backlink on a PR 7 / 80-90 DA Website?

I have acquired several of these types of links. Once they have aged, they pick up authority from the rest of the website through internal linking. So, once it has rolled off of whatever page it is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By Bambu
Re: Content locking and its' effect on SEO?

In addition to Google crawl issues, you should also consider the effect of the content locker on the bounce rate (likely increased) for the page in question, and its effect on both your earnings and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By Bambu
Re: Do I transfer seo ranking when I forward a 2013 post to it's 2014 equivalent?

If you expect to continue to get traffic to the 2013 page in the years to come, I would recommend not redirecting visitors to the 2014 page. Rather, SEO the 2014 page and retain both streams of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th May 2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By Bambu
Re: adsense Irrelevant ads: how do i make sure such irrelevant ad don't show on my site

You should keep in mind that when you visit your own sites, that ads you are viewing may be personalized, i.e., interest based. In which case, the ads you are seeing are based on your search history...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th January 2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Bambu
Re: My adsense plan, your advice please?

This thread is so full of fail.

Register a domain. Add your content. Do your onpage SEO. Buy some some blogposts with varied anchors and drip them out over a month. Monitor your search engine...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Bambu
Re: what percentage of people click on top organic result?

An old research paper from Columbia University determined that about 54% of visitors clicked on the first organic search result. You should note that this study was conducted with no paid...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Bambu
Re: Will this penalize my site?

Watch your exact match anchors. Try and keep them around 2-3% and you should be fine. Also, avoid sending your guest posts to content mills, i.e., websites that get the majority of their content...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Bambu
Re: SEO package for new websites (willing to spend money)

My advice is too avoid most backlink sellers on this forum and SEO Clerks. Most (nearly all) have no idea what they are doing and will do more harm then good.

I would focus on your onpage SEO as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Bambu
Re: weebly

It used to be VERY easy to rank Weebly sites, as well as other high trust web 2.0s. However, Google caught onto this fixed the issue about 8-12 months ago.

You can still rank Weebly pages, but...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,046
Posted By Bambu
Re: Best Wordpress theme for SEO and AdSense

Just use Canvas or Genesis themes and make sure your ad blocks are in good areas. You gain very little from Adsense type themes and they are huge eye sores anyways.

Both Canvas and Genesis are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By Bambu
Re: Best program you use to find Keywords/Niche/and CompetitorAnalysis?

I use a combination of Term Explorer, Google Keyword Planner, and Ahrefs.

SEO Moz indexes new links too slowly. Most people recommend Ahrefs or MajesticSEO
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Bambu
Re: Does www in URL address really matters?

www and non-www do matter. They are viewed as different websites by Google (sub-domain/domain). You can easily fix this issue by changing it back to www in Wordpress. Very easy to do.

As for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th January 2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Bambu
Re: Does theme sponsorship works for you?

Do not use exact match anchor text for your and you can avoid penguin penalties. These types of links have been devalued some by Google, but I believe they can still push you up the SERPs if used...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd January 2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,368
Posted By Bambu
Re: Tiered backlinking = NEgative SEO

One experiment and you have written tiered backlinking off? Lots of variables here, including good ole Google dance, QFR, etc.

I would continue testing before coming to any broad sweeping...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st January 2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By Bambu
Re: I Need A GSA Backlinking Method

There is nothing future-proof in life. Everything has its end. Remember AOL, Myspace, etc? Even the big boys fade into history.

If you think you are building something that will stand the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th December 2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By Bambu
Re: I Need A GSA Backlinking Method

So, you would leave money on the table, because Google might/will at SOME point in time penalize a method:confused::confused: You might as well stop everything you are doing now and quit. Good luck...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,029
Posted By Bambu
Re: $250,000 for a domain name? Is this guy crazy?

It just so happens that stockphotos.com was just listed on Flippa: https://flippa.com/3002284-stockphotos-com-category-owning-domain-name-now-on-the-market

The term stock photos gets double the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th December 2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By Bambu
Re: Traffic dropped these days - Because of Christmas?

It depends on the niche, but for most of my websites, I observe a dip in traffic over the holidays... Nothing to get worried about.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th December 2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By Bambu
Re: Matt Laclear SEO Service

Buy a new domain and start over. Good luck.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th December 2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By Bambu
Re: Get traffic from froums for a list via signature link

Ignore all of the posters that suggest that Google will ignore nofollow anchors. Nofolllow links can still get you a penguin penalty. So, be careful with your anchor text, i.e., use non-exact match...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th December 2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Bambu
Re: Does HomePage PR influence the inner page?

If the article that your backlink is placed on is internally linked to a page with PR, that PR will flow to your article page and your website. So, once your article slides off of the PR3/4...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th December 2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Bambu
Re: if pagerank doesn't matter in getting #1 on SERP, then what factors do?

Pagerank is a measure of the quantity and quality of the number of backlinks pointing to a website. Since both of the aforementioned factors do play into search rankings, then PR is also correlated...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th December 2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Bambu
Re: GoDaddy Prices are Insane at the Moment

I stopped bidding at GoDaddy a long time ago. Good deals there are few and far between. Occasionally, you can find some good values on buy it now.

There are better places to buy domains from -...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd November 2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Bambu
Re: Best Expired Domain Auction Site?

expireddomains.net is pretty good and free.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th November 2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By Bambu
Re: Buying High PR Domains to Sell Links

While higher PR domains will be easier sells and command higher prices, you will still be able to sell backlinks on high PA/DA low PR domains, albeit at lower prices. These domains can usually be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st October 2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Bambu
Re: Building a Link-wheel. Please help!

Here is my advice: unless you have a time machine and can go back 7 years, DONT build link wheels for your properties.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th September 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By Bambu
Re: Page 1 on Yahoo™ search for multiple search terms.

Yahoo/Bing usually take longer to update their index/see ranking improvements, but once you are ranked in Yahoo/Bing you tend to stick longer.

SPAM still works great for Yahoo/Bing. What will get...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th September 2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Bambu
Re: Why do I get 600 impressions a day while all KW"s rank at page 30-40

Might be Yahoo/Bing search traffic and/or referral traffic. What does Analytics tell you?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th September 2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By Bambu
Re: Creating a new domain or buying an aged domain?

An aged domain with niche relevant backlinks would be ideal and will get you ranking faster.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,309
Posted By Bambu
Re: Another One Bites the Dust? When Will they learn the P in PBN stands for PRIVATE not public????

I just came across a Tweet from Matt Cutts hinting that Ghost Rank was on their radar about 3 weeks ago here: https://twitter.com/mattcutts/status/373221842309234690
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,309
Posted By Bambu
Re: Another One Bites the Dust? When Will they learn the P in PBN stands for PRIVATE not public????

Ghost Rank 2.0 did not use any privately owned networks, per se, but various Russian networks, such as Sape.

If these networks are setup anything like Sape, all Google had to do is register for an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st September 2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,158
Posted By Bambu
Re: PPC at Digital Point - Getting Sick Of IT

Digital Point is the biggest joke there is. Like you, Nik0, I have contacted several sellers on DP looking to pick up high PR domains and each instance they sent me a list of fakes. Who falls for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Bambu
Re: Value of Ranking for Keywords No One is Searching For

If the page provides value to visitors who are already on your site, then yes you should build them. If no one sees them except the search engines, then it is only useful for internal linking...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Bambu
Re: SEO sites?

I would avoid them like the plague. Do your own analysis. It will be much better than anything these sites can do.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Bambu
Re: backlinks not counted??????WHy

I would be more concerned if Google found them, not Ahrefs. Are the domains indexed by Google? If so, are cached versions of the domains showing your links to your website?

If the pages where...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,178
Posted By Bambu
Re: How to improve SERP ? currently my site is on 13th Position on Google

I would analyze the results on the first page and determine the number of unique domains linking to each result on page one. Compare the results on page one to your backlink profile. If they have a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By Bambu
Re: PR 9 Link question ...

I have seen a legit PR9 in the tech sector for 500 USD a month for a blog roll link. The site was the real deal. I have only seen this once. So, not common at all.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th September 2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Bambu
Re: Drive traffic to a site that is not ranking (can't use ppc)

Try the search traffic that is allowed for the affiliate offer, e.g., PPV, social, article marketing, etc.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th September 2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By Bambu
Re: What's The Best Way To Clean A 10,000 Keyword List For A Certain Amount Of Searches A Month!

Term Explorer would work or you can import 800 at a time into Keyword Planner, export their search data to Excel, and then sort by search volume, and remove those terms below X searches a month.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th September 2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,134
Posted By Bambu
Re: Plugged Site into my Network, a Lil Disappointed w Ranking

As I told you previously, it is best be patient with this project. Wait a few more weeks before making your next move.

Regarding the need for greater IP diversity, you need to examine the IP...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th August 2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 821
Posted By Bambu
Re: $500 pr 5 directory listing yes/no?

If the website can send targeted traffic to your website, then the listing is well worth it. If not, then there are better values out there.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By Bambu
Re: Latest thoughts on anchor text?

Keep those exact match anchor texts low, e.g., below 20% and better yet below 10%, if you want a long term, penguin-proof money maker.

Remember rankings are dynamic. Some weeks your up and some...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Bambu
Re: Text ads earning a lot more...

I used to run only text based ads with the idea that the higher CTR meant increased earnings, but I decided to run a 2 week test with text + image ads, and in my case my earnings increased.

I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Bambu
Re: New Websites - How Hard to Rank them Now??

I have not noticed any differences in ranking sites in the past three months, and if anything things have gotten easier as one poster has already mentioned due to decreased competition.

Most of my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Bambu
Re: Are Americans Sales People Getting Rude and Ruder?

And your certain you are dealing with Americans and not some out sourced call center because? But assuming they are, I would take my business to another company in the US or elsewhere. There is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By Bambu
Re: Drop in traffic over all sites

If your search engine rankings have not changed then you decrease in traffic/leads may be the result of seasonal fluctuations. Do you have stats from this time last year as a point of comparison?
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th August 2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Bambu
Re: Is it possible to achieve rank 10 with in two years?

It is certainly possible, but EXTREMELY unlikely that a website would acquire a PR10 page within 10 months.

Check its backlink profile. If it doesn't have the backlinks (we are talking millions...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th August 2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Bambu
Re: Those who buy links. Beware !

Did you even read the article or watch the video:confused::confused: I doubt it...

Matt C. recommends links in widgets be made no follow to combat widget/plugin makers from gaming backlinks...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Bambu
Re: Help with low compition keywords

You aren't going to make much money ranking for one long tail keyword. You need to build a site targeting a large number of longtails and some head terms.

No one is going to teach you how to do...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,340
Posted By Bambu
Re: When will people stop crying about Google updates?

The OP also sounds like a Google rant... I am tired of useless posts complaining about WaFo topics. If you don't want to read the thread, don't!

Problem solved!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Bambu
Re: How many clicks if #1 on Google?

Lots of factors can effect the traffic that the #1 spot gets, such as the number of paid placements (for highly commerical terms about 50% of the traffic goes to paid placements), CTR of your title...
Forum: Reciprocal Links 8th August 2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By Bambu
Re: [WTS] Tech , Entertainment PR_7 . 17,00 Index pages Alexa 334,768

I am interested. Please PM me the URL. Thanks.
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