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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,058
Posted By squadron
Re: Quality Content that people want to link to naturally - How?

It's a myth that good content will get links naturally as much as Google says it will. It's hard enough to find someone who has the technical expertise to create a link
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th November 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By squadron
Re: Can I do the any of following without hurting my ranking?

1. Yes
2. Yes
3. Don't do it. You may have to revalidate your listing via postcard.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th November 2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 744
Posted By squadron
Re: Does Google Page Rank Still Count?

Yes, PR counts but MOZ Domain Authority is the only publicly available metric at the moment to go on. Google doesn't care about domain authority, but it is a reasonably close approximation to PR.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th November 2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 197
Posted By squadron
Re: Is it wise to include any random video from youtube in site and blogs?

There is a premium plugin called WP Automatic that allows you to automatically post videos on your Wordpress blog based on keywords. It also does rss feeds, Instragram, Facebook and articles.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th November 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,545
Posted By squadron
Re: I got Hacked. Are you protected?

That's a tragedy. Wordpress sites are often hacked. I can recommend Wordfence to identify and remove most bad code.
Forum: Social Media 28th January 2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By squadron
Re: How often should i share a post in linkedin social media site?

I'd be inclined to connect with people in your industry first before overdoing the group membership.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th May 2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By squadron
Re: Spammy domain?

Try it out on a test domain and see what happens. If the PR sticks then all is good and go for it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,267
Posted By squadron
Re: How Many Proxies Should I use??

Yes, give it a go and see.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,212
Posted By squadron
Re: WTF! From Pagerank 4 to 0 , an interesting case study!

I bought a bridge just like that on Fiverr. But after 5 weeks it got delisted from the worldwide directory of bridges.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st January 2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By squadron
Re: How to build backlinks to new domain after 301 redirect

New domain, if they are relevant, high PR and have a variety of anchor text variations. And don't forget the sitemap and internal pages :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th January 2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By squadron
Re: Where is SEO for HTML website?

Adding more pages about specific areas of law and then building a few backlinks to those pages should help. Family lawyer cityname, criminal lawyer cityname, commercial lawyer cityname, probate...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th December 2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By squadron
Re: On Site SEO question (Very easy for you i'm sure!)

I do not believe that having the term in the title and url as being over-optimized.

If you had it in the title, description, H1, H2's, image alt text, image file name and repeated it 20 times in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th December 2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By squadron
Re: What do you think of a host that puts all your websites on the same IP?

The host is right. If having different IP addresses is important to you, what you could do is mask one of the sites using Cloudflare.com

The basic service is free.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th December 2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By squadron
Re: Link building, how much is overdoing it?

5 links that are on pages with PageRank per day should be OK, but I suggest you mix up your anchor text variations.

Go for quality in terms of PR, relevance and a low number of other outbound...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd December 2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By squadron
Re: seo for yahoo and bing?

All the stuff that used to work in Google in 2005 still works for Bing :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd December 2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By squadron
Re: does length of domain renewal affect SEO?

I have seen no evidence that this is so. In some countries, like Australia - .com.au, the renewal term is fixed. The only reason I would go for >1 year is for a BIG discount.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th December 2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By squadron
Re: Webmasters Tool is saying it doesn't detect structured data?

I suggest you read this: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/2650907?hl=en
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th December 2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,974
Posted By squadron
Re: Best Bulk Domain Name Availability Checker

Here's a video that may help: Domain Availability Checker - ScrapeBox (http://www.scrapebox.com/domain-availability-checker)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st December 2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,438
Posted By squadron
Re: Is Anyone Here REALLY Skipping Link Building and Focusing on Content?

Not in my case. You still need links to rank in Google. To reduce risk, be random and roll a dice and pick one of these methods on each roll.

Roll once per day, or week, or month:

1. Blog...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,040
Posted By squadron
Re: Hiring an SEO company for a month...?

For that sort of budget I suggest you would be better off investing your $300 per month in decent expired domains, graphic design and some unique and well written content in your market segment.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,475
Posted By squadron
Re: Surprising SEO Case Study – What’s working in Google Now?

To summarise the video:

1. Senuke blast - didn't work
2. Bookmarks - page 3 to 4
3. Xrummer profile links - didn't work
4. Web 2.0 - page 5
5. Scrapebox - didn't work
6. Social signals -...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th November 2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By squadron
Re: When will back links appear?

It can take several months for the links to appear in those tools, if at all. What is important is when the links start to appear in your Google Webmaster tools account for that domain.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th September 2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 15,416
Posted By squadron
Re: Google Hummingbird Update - 90% of Searches Affected - Biggest Search Change Since 2009

I am really tempted to put the words why, how, who, when and what in a few pages's keywords metatags and see what happens :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th September 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,018
Posted By squadron
Re: Penguin recovery with 301 redirect?

I have had success with redirecting all pages except the home page. I then build a handful of quality links to the home page of the new domain.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,111
Posted By squadron
Re: Posting Fake Reviews for SEO purposes can get you fined close to $100,000

I'm trying to work out how a "fake review" is any different to a paid celebrity endorsement.

All this will do is add layers of deniability to reviews. It could work like this:

1. Do a Facebook...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By squadron
Re: PR vs. OBL in backlink profile - what are the stats that matter?

That's where I would put my money, depending on the cost. If it's a $10 domain go for it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th September 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,996
Posted By squadron
Re: Should I Pay For Yoast Website Analysis Review?

If all else fails, I'd be inclined to register a new domain using a fresh account on a different registrar using a different owner name, get new hosting on a totally different server and then clone...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st July 2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,326
Posted By squadron
Re: Does Google Crawl PDF Documents?

Yes, Google does crawl and index text in PDFs, assuming the text was done in some sort of word processor rather than just text in an image.

Here's a nice little pdf search engine powered by...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By squadron
Re: Why a site with no backlinks rank higher?

There may be a recent 301 redirect that hasn't been picked up by the non-Google data sources.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By squadron
Re: International SEO - Does Using a Geo-Targeted Host Matter?

Based on the sites I've built and ranked, the host location is not important so long as you use Google Webmaster tools to tell Google the location that you are targeting. I believe it also helps to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd June 2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By squadron
Re: Blog comments left by Google & Bing? :D

I suspect it's a bot (probably scrapebox), user trying to create a unique and searchable footprint to harvest auto-approve blogs.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,042
Posted By squadron
Re: Becoming a Virtual Assistant

If I were you I would charge by the task completed rather than by the hour. Come up with some packages and put a fixed price on that package. It will encourage you to become more efficient and also...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th May 2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,914
Posted By squadron
Re: Best Fiverr Backlinks Gigs?

I like kittens, they taste like chicken.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th May 2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By squadron
Re: The Penguin 2.0 roll out completed or still in process?

Nobody really knows for sure. If I were you I'd wait a few weeks and see what happens.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th May 2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By squadron
Re: Maximum number of characters in a domain name

I had a domain once with 128 characters. It was done as a joke. 22 characters is fine from an SEO point of view. On the other hand, from a marketing point of view there may be issues.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th May 2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By squadron
Re: Google Analytics and Private Blog Network

I wouldn't use GA at all. Try statcounter or Piwik instead or the black helicopters will get you.

http://searchtempo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Matt-Cutts-Black-Helicopter-2013-predictions.jpg
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th May 2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By squadron
Re: Competitor Heavy on Purchased Links Not Being Penalized

Yes it is. Buying links is standard practice for most SEO companies. They do it because it works.

What isn't standard practice is reporting competitors. Being paranoid brastards#, most...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th May 2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By squadron
Re: SEO Company - Performance Query

I've seen sites drop from page 1 to page 4 just by changing a Wordpress theme. Did they do 301 redirects from the old page urls to the new page urls?

There are so many factors that could cause the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By squadron
Re: Need help with an important text message

I'd send her a message like: "I'll be dropping by later on today to get more details about the work you asked me about. See you soon."

I bet you will get some sort of response, one way or the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By squadron
Re: Question about using unique article wizard for backlinking.

I used to use UAW, in the end I worked out it is was cheaper and more effective to build my own private site networks using expired domains bought on special at Godaddy for $3.09 each.

For the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st May 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By squadron
Re: Bummed...someone is building bad backlinks to a new site

Cheap Crocs are the next big thing.

http://pussyseo.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/crocs.jpg
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st May 2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By squadron
Re: Bummed...someone is building bad backlinks to a new site

Buy $100 worth of Fiverr gigs to your competitors home page with the anchor text FREE VIAGRA FORMULA or CHEAP CROCS - BUY ONLINE

It may not make any difference, but you may feel better.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st May 2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By squadron
Re: I have a PR4 site - what should I do?

I suggest you see what used to be on it by entering the domain name into the Wayback machine [http://archive.org/web/web.php], rebuild the old site as best you can, then sell contextual links from...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,558
Posted By squadron
Re: If Google wants "Thick", "Quality" and "Regularly" updated websites then how to rank landing pag

One way to get some more content on a single page is to add an image picture gallery with some related keywords in the image file names and image alt text.

Here's a post you may find useful that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By squadron
Re: Google not INDEXING my site

I would try getting a bit of traffic via $20 worth of Google Adwords, maybe with some constraints on geography. I'm pretty sure Google will have to index the site as part of the Adwords setup...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,203
Posted By squadron
Re: Is there a way to hide my backlinks ?

There's no way to hide your backlinks. But, if you want to mess with their heads create a few hundred backlinks with the anchor text google-approved-id-677754

That should help them waste a couple...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By squadron
Re: 301 redirect aged domain DA 45 to brand new domain - how long till i see effect ?

3 to 4 weeks for rankings to improve, up to 90 days for PR to flow to the new domain.

And make sure you do a site:thatolddomainthatibought.com Google search to see if there are any pages in the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By squadron
Re: Blog Sites Suspended

If you have your web site on shared hosting, it could be that you hit your bandwidth limit, or you have so many processes going that you are bringing down the server and affecting other customers.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,565
Posted By squadron
Re: Need forum posting software recommendation

Yes, it was a joke to see if anyone noticed :D
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,357
Posted By squadron
Re: Private Blog Network Without Expired/Dropped Domains

To me, high PR means it is indexed by Google. If you find a high PR domain (based on some toolbar), that is not in the Google index, then check its backlink profile. If no backinks, then walk away.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,045
Posted By squadron
Re: More than one backlink from same site = good?

Links for different pages from the same site are just fine if the content is relevant to the destination and the domain authority is strong.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By squadron
Re: buy domain or 2.0 property to build back links?

20 years old? Really? discopants.com? :)

To answer your question, buy a domain. It's only a few bucks and then you have total control. The trouble with a lot of web 2.0 properties is you invest a...
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,979
Posted By squadron
Re: What would you call writers with no formal copywriting experience calling themselves "copywriter

There's a lot to be said for natural talent plus practice and failure. Hopefully that talent doesn't get "schooled" out of people by low-risk, low-reward template theories pushed by academics who...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th April 2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By squadron
Re: Need advice on domain name ?!

I'd pick a roulette related term:

allonblack.com
allonred.com
spinthewheel.com
eyesdown.com
outsidebet.com

Have a look at this page for inspiration: Roulette Glossary, Terminology, Jargon,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th April 2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By squadron
Re: Server IP Blacklisted - Help Please!!

Ask the hosting company if it's possible to move your account to another IP address.

How did you find out that your server was blacklisted? If I were you I'd check your .htaccess file at the the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By squadron
Re: Wordpress Issues !!!

Try changing the timezone in your general settings to something else. Also, change the post time and date to the day before and see if that helps. Maybe your server your install is on is a behind...
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