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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Long tail keywords, SEO and stop words

A bit different search query here:

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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Long tail keywords, SEO and stop words

Thanks everyone for the replies. Take a look at this screen capture and give me your thoughts about stop words. Also, why are some words bold?
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Long tail keywords, SEO and stop words

Thank you, everyone, for your replies.

Basically, use common sense and write for a human. Google will pick up on the article's intentions and rank appropriately. Right?

Thanks again.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Long tail keywords, SEO and stop words

Hi Dave,
Thank you for your reply.

Yes, in file name. I'm thinking long tail would be: mysite.com/howtochangetheoilonyourcar

Seems like stop words aren't necessary so: mysite.com/changeoilcar...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Techie Turtle
Arrow Long tail keywords, SEO and stop words

I noticed some of the long tail keywords I'm targeting have stop words. I use Wordpress for content creation. Couple of quick questions for the pros:

If my long tail keyword phrase is: "how to...
Forum: Website Design 21st January 2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Wordpress plugin that adds code/text/ads into every post top and/or bottom?

Perfect! This is exactly what I needed! Thanks! :)
Forum: Website Design 20th January 2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Techie Turtle
Arrow Wordpress plugin that adds code/text/ads into every post top and/or bottom?

I found a plugin called The Content Injection but it's not being developed any more. Is there a plugin that adds code, text, ads, etc to each post that's already published?

I'll be changing out...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd January 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Techie Turtle
Arrow Long Tail Pro updated cloud version - who uses it?

I paid $1 for a 7 day pass to Long Tail Pro, which I believe is now called "cloud" version. Can someone confirm it's not called "Platinum"?

The service is extremely slow and it's not intuitive....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: GKP monthly impressions

FUNNY! :D



Thanks for the explanation, Don.

So when I do a search for dog training, add the keywords to a plan, enter a bid of $500, I see an "Impr" column that I can sort ascending or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Techie Turtle
GKP monthly impressions

I added some keywords to my plan, set a bid of $500 (just for testing) and I see my k/w impr column is from the millions to 0.

Is that the average monthly searches?
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th December 2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,251
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Any thoughts on niche genetics?

Is there a table that shows a side-by-side comparison of the different versions?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th March 2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Keyword order for local niche

I had a little time last night and logged into KWP. Sure enough, lawn service [city/town] had more search volume compared to [city/town] lawn service.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th March 2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Techie Turtle
Keyword order for local niche

When ranking for services like lawn service, house painting, plumber, pest control, etc, what's the best keyword order? Would the keywords be:

lawn service [city]
lawn service [zip code]
[city]...
Forum: Website Design 3rd March 2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Wordpress theme for offline business

Thanks everyone. I ended up using a popular (free) theme from Wordpress.org and modifying it to suit my needs. I supports the Page Builder plugin and I can make almost any design I want.

The only...
Forum: Website Design 23rd February 2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Techie Turtle
Wordpress theme for offline business

Hey everyone, I'm looking for WP themes related to lawn service, plumbing, power washing, carpentry, general contractor, auto mechanic, etc.

I found the "Rockstar lead theme" and the "offline...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Techie Turtle
Question about creating a site referring to a product / band / actor

My wife and I were talking about this yesterday. I was saying it's OK to make a website about any product, person, band, business, etc as long as you clearly make it known that it's not the official...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st May 2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,265
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: LoveClaw - am I missing it?

With all due respect, Chris, viral content cannot be categorized as a "science." There are countless humorous and thought-provoking articles all across the internet. If any one person had the...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th April 2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,265
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: LoveClaw - am I missing it?

I know this is all about emotion and engaging readers. It's probably safe to say this works well with hot-button issues (birth control, gun control, religion, etc). I just don't see a mediocre blog...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th April 2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,265
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: LoveClaw - am I missing it?

Hey! How did YOU KNOW my niche! :D :D ;) :p
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th April 2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,265
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: LoveClaw - am I missing it?

Yes I see your point, Simon. As Chris pointed out himself, LC helps websites/blogs that are already engaging their readers. He goes on to qualify the effectiveness of the tool by emphasizing a...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th April 2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,265
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: LoveClaw - am I missing it?

I realize I'm in the minority on this, but to what extent I have no idea: when I'm doing my daily internet browsing, I very rarely (maybe less <1%) press the "Like" button on websites (or the G +1...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 8th April 2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,265
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: LoveClaw - am I missing it?

Hi James,
Good question! :) The "red flags" you quoted was in my 1st post. My 2nd post clarified what type of buyer I am (I fall into the 39th percentile more or less). You're correct, whether a...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th April 2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,265
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: LoveClaw - am I missing it?

Thanks Danny & Chris for your replies.

I guess what really prompted me to start this thread in the first place was the onslaught of promotional emails (about 3 or 4 today alone). I realize there...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th April 2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,265
Posted By Techie Turtle
LoveClaw - am I missing it?

I was able to see LoveClaw on an affiliate's website. Correct me if I'm wrong but it looks like the Facebook "share" button on websites. Only difference is, there's multiple buttons (like star...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Want to DOMINATE a niche? Pay attention!

For the life of me, I cannot remember what I was searching for a couple of weeks ago. :o I'm an endurance athlete, training for a marathon and triathlon (see my rant about live webinars...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Want to DOMINATE a niche? Pay attention!

:confused: "...dangerous to think this way." If I were encouraging people to try illegal drugs, I think your statement is 100% correct. But honestly, there's nothing dangerous about capitalizing on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Want to DOMINATE a niche? Pay attention!

Absolutely. Trying to create a demand where there is none is spinning your wheels (unproductive). :) However, paying attention to trends around us and capitalizing on those trends is golden.

Case:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Want to DOMINATE a niche? Pay attention!

:)

Affiliate, Adsense, CPA, build a list, etc.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Want to DOMINATE a niche? Pay attention!

100% correct. A little bit of common sense has to be employed there. :) Thanks for pointing that out, Greedy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Techie Turtle
Want to DOMINATE a niche? Pay attention!

Seriously... pay attention to what people are saying. It's that simple! :D

Oh, you need a bit of an explanation? Okay, okay... ;)

When I say, "pay attention," that's exactly what I mean. How...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 20th March 2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 983
Posted By Techie Turtle
Sorting by Views or Replies

I'd like to be able to sort forums by ascending/descending views or replies. That doesn't seem to be an option.

Thanks :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Live Webinars

Thanks for your reply, Ashloren. My calendar is pretty marked up, as is most of us due to our busy lives. Adding a "let me get home at 7p to watch a sales presentation" to my calendar is not priority...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Live Webinars

Hi Will! Thanks for your reply. Yes, you're correct about providing value and not merely conducting a live webinar just because you can. :)

The question is, what's "valuable"? For some, it may be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Live Webinars

I know that I should have provided a solution along with my critique: offer a re-play of your webinar as an MP3. My training runs are usually 1 to 2 hours and I'm not opposed to listening something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Techie Turtle
Live Webinars

Hey all,
This may come off as a rant but believe me, it's just an observation. If you host live webinars, take from this what you will. :)

The internet has been evolving around our convenience,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,412
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: how do your seo clients make a roi?

OK, so I was talking to my girlfriend that's been in the apartment managing business for a long time: they track their referrals from 3-4 of the largest apartment "directory" sites. Let me re-phrase...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,412
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: how do your seo clients make a roi?

In this case, we lose Google Places. :(
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,412
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: how do your seo clients make a roi?

Excellent discussion! There has to be some kind of SOLID lead tracking in place. The last thing any of us want is a client claiming that they got those leads themselves by putting ad sheets with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,908
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: What's a good Wordpress theme for creating starter websites?

Huh?? "several links" you say?? :confused: I only made 2 posts with links. :confused:

Point well taken though. I'm glad I don't have a sig with a link of any kind. I don't want to pollute threads...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,908
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: What's a good Wordpress theme for creating starter websites?

:)

I'm all about backing the "little guy." :) Usually these 1-man operations don't have any kind of marketing budget and rely (and appreciate) referrals.

I can tell you, with 100% confidence,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,412
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: how do your seo clients make a roi?

Very interesting business model. How do you track referrals with 100% accuracy, if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,908
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: What's a good Wordpress theme for creating starter websites?

Besides SmallBiz Dynamic being almost 4x the price of Soren Hoyer's Expert Theme, what's the difference?

WSO:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,908
Posted By Techie Turtle
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,908
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: What's a good Wordpress theme for creating starter websites?

Nice theme but not responsive :-( Looks TERRIBLE on my android. Way too expensive & lacking one of the most valuable features these days.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Q: Local reviews needed - how much $$$?

Yes, U.S. Yes, you're correct. Yes, I will not go through with it. Thank you, I needed this reminder.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Q: Local reviews needed - how much $$$?

Good question and yes, you're correct about misleading real customers. His business deals with people, sort of like a restaurant (to use an analogy). A restaurant owner can have 200 happy customers...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,412
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: how do your seo clients make a roi?

How about just running the numbers but not using a "one size fits all" pricing strategy? My idea is, 1st consult is getting to know your client and his/her business. What is the primary service they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,908
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: What's a good Wordpress theme for creating starter websites?

Have you checked Soren's theme (in my link a few posts above)? It's fully responsive and only limited by your imagination. :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,908
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: What's a good Wordpress theme for creating starter websites?

You should really check out this WSO, Soren is developing and enhancing the theme like crazy and his support is one of the best I've ever had. Not affiliated with him at all, just a very satisfied...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Techie Turtle
Q: Local reviews needed - how much $$$?

I know someone that's needing positive reviews about his local offline business. There's a couple of websites that are very specific to his business and local customers post on there (mainly when...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th February 2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,271
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Market Samurai Vs Long Tail Pro - If They Got Into a Fight...Who Would Win?

How so? They apply 4 standards to finding k/w: relevancy, commerciality, competition, amount of traffic. MS uses data you like (Google K/W Tool) and puts it all together for you.


So a k/w like...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th February 2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,271
Posted By Techie Turtle
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th February 2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By Techie Turtle
Arrow Client think competition is [biz1] but it's REALLY [biz2, 3, 4]!

I was talking to a potential client, she started naming off local businesses around her that are her direct competition. I Googled her keyword phrases and yes, her company's website is past page 2 of...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd February 2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,271
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Market Samurai Vs Long Tail Pro - If They Got Into a Fight...Who Would Win?

;) :D
I'm going to go out on a limb and say, "yes" that's it.

:p :D ;)
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd February 2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,271
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Market Samurai Vs Long Tail Pro - If They Got Into a Fight...Who Would Win?

GlenH,
We're able to speak freely here about products, even post links. We're not allowed to post affiliate links IIRC.

That being said, there's really no "secret" to K/W research. Each tool has...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd February 2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,271
Posted By Techie Turtle
Re: Market Samurai Vs Long Tail Pro - If They Got Into a Fight...Who Would Win?

What are you trying to do? K/W research? Check competition?

Here's a whole bunch of videos that show you, step-by-step, how to "do stuff" with MS: http://noblesamurai.com/dojo/marketsamurai/
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