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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th April 2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: can you tell me what is wrong with this site?

The type is too small and the lines are way too long. There's a reason newspapers and magazines use columns a couple inches wide. I couldn't (meaning, have no desire to) read more than a couple lines...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd March 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Any free tools likes majesticSEO?

Also, the free version of SEO Spyglass will give you a lot of information
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th January 2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: How to check rank in top 500?

Change Search Settings to 100 per page.

Hit Ctrl-F

Enter your keyword

Now begin to type in your web url

If it turns red, you're not in the top 100. Go to the next until you find it in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd December 2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,187
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Someone sent views to Katie's YouTube video -- and killed her Adsense account. Yikes!

Why do so many young women talk in that annoying tone. Because she's so annoying, I don't give a damn.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th December 2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,017
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Adsense difference between estimated and actual earnings?

I honestly can't ever remember a time when mine were lower at all. Adsense is worth it, but it does require a lot of work.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Carl Brown
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 983
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: How can I make a Video to promote affiliate products?

use flixpress to make an awesome video intro. It'll give your video a professional edge. They have many free choices that are great.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th November 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 816
Posted By Carl Brown
I'm Disgusted With Google

As a SEARCHER. Every search on Google seems to be this way now. I searched "homepage design authority site" and ONE domain occupies the first page and 3 top spots on the 2nd page (warriorforum...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st November 2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: A Couple Things That Worked for Me

Me too. I believe the impressions are real and like I said, I love the opportunity to be creative. My first publication was a newsletter using Open Office. It has an easy Export feature to create...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st November 2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Carl Brown
A Couple Things That Worked for Me

If you need a few quality backlinks, here are a couple things I've done.

I now have ONE website that I'm actively making into an authority site.

I've never added the "share this" type buttons...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Slapped Again By Google -Here's What I'm Gonna Do

I checked out the other two companies you mentioned. I really don't see a difference. His site is a little a "busy" but doesn't come across as spammy to me. I wonder how others see the site.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th October 2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: About EMD Google Update Happened Recently

Does anyone really believe that anymore? When I use google, all I get now are ehow (I hate ehow) and yahoo answers (bunch of nobodys giving advice) and youtube crap. Google's results are awful.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,076
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Google EMD. POST your site status Thread**

Not any current domains, but I just let the domain expire that got hit bad in April. proteinshakerecipesguide.com It was #2 for "protein shake recipes" and climbing for "protein shakes." I made a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,317
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: New Update Finishes Off EMDs (Post status)

That one is worth studying. I notice they only use the keyword phrase once in the body of the homepage, not counting title and h2, and the times it's used in the url.

My favorite,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Partial Match Domains Still Risky?

No. The emd that I wanted was taken in all its forms. I added "My" as a prefix. My site was untouched. Infact, I have both the .org and .net versions. Both gained in the rankings
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th September 2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Lets Take Down Google's Tyranny

Pinky & The Brain Theme Song - YouTube
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd September 2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,714
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Beware of Google Deindexing Sites, You Would Be The Next One.

It happened to me once. I contacted Google and they told me the steps to fix it. When I did, everything was restored. I wasn't too wordpress-literate at the time (still not) but they walked me...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th September 2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Syndicated Articles in Web 2.0 Sites?

Only a couple of ezine articles on each site. I do leave the resource box in place. I just wanted to add additional content to make the sites look active. I should do more and mix it in with original...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th September 2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,150
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: All I want is 1 site, is there anyone else out there with this goal, or who already achieved thi

You tell yourself you can't write, but this post says you can. When you build the site you have that passion for, the writing will come a lot easier.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th August 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: I have a horrible idea, I mean it's terrible

Paul's right. BIG mistake for at least a few reasons. Never give out too much information. Share what you find really works and most of us will appreciate it, but never divulge too much personal...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th August 2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,018
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Bloggers, Go Back To Basics. Get Your Posts Ranked Within Minutes!

While you can read the post the way most here did, to be fair, that sentence can easily stand alone, and that was how I read it.


My reading of the post didn't cause me to think he was talking...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th August 2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Next Penguin Update To Be "Jarring & Jolting"

I actually heard Alyson Hannigan saying that
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th August 2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,457
Posted By Carl Brown
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: What's your CTR? [AdSense]

I've settled on blue ads--always. I experimented with red, but prefer blue because links are "supposed to be" blue. The text of my ads is black.

My content is "less than black" dark grey, so the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th August 2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,111
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: SEO Forum Spam

That was funny (the thread). I've always noticed that phenomenon, especially here. I didn't know it had a name. It's why I skim past so many long threads looking for something "new" and relevant.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,779
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Wordpress or html site?

Wordpress for a small microsite has always seemed ridiculous to me--like swatting flies with a sledge hammer. Unless you have a news site or a large authority site like essortment, about or wisegeek,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st July 2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: How to make a Blogger blog's front page static?

There are other ways, but I haven't tried them (I really don't like blogger)

Here are some suggestions (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=how+to+make+a+blogger+page+static)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th July 2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Why would you use learn more,read more , or click here etc as anchor text?

Here's one guy's experience (click here (http://www.seomoz.org/blog/recovering-from-the-penguin-update-a-true-story) :D) and what he found searching his backlinks. It seems to be almost exclusively...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Low CTR. Good niche, I'm doing something wrong.

I do too. It's not the screen resolution. The pages are aligned to the right instead of centered. The site fits on my 1024x768 but you have to scroll right

Here's what I see:...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,370
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Don't Screw With Google

Google is God (http://www.thechurchofgoogle.org/Scripture/Proof_Google_Is_God.html/). The sooner we accept that fact, the better all our lives will be

The Ten Commandments:



Thou shalt have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st June 2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Carl Brown
Syndicated Articles in Web 2.0 Sites?

I don't hear anyone doing this, but, is there any downside to grabbing a few articles from the article directories and using them exclusively on web 2.0 properties, since they are secondary sites?...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th June 2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Backlinks on Alexa

Alexa only shows the number of domains linking to you, not the total number of links. If you have 20 links from example . com, then Alexa only shows that example . com links to your site.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,331
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Just Got Banned From Adsense..Help

There are many, but none pay as well as adsense

Let me google that for you (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=adsense+alternatives)

Some have reported good results with media.net
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Backlinking, I don't even know where to start!!

I think yahoo answers is safe. Just answer questions related to your site and use it as a legitimate reference. I get lots of traffic (relatively speaking) from yahoo answers
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th May 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 54,703
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: I make a full time adsense income without ranking keywords

I JUST started using the methods he described (to the best of my understanding). So far, they are showing signs of success. I have had clicks, and I am getting my little bit of traffic from odd...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th May 2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 54,703
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: I make a full time adsense income without ranking keywords

This is pure gold! This is what Google is working toward even with the imperfect results of this latest update. It won't be their last. I quit looking at Google as the enemy, but as long as they're...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th May 2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Ads before the fold penalty

Well, I'll believe what Google says about it:
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th May 2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,948
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: I'm curious to know if anyone has applied my long tail method and made any money from adsense.

Yes. $9 plus a few days ago and $5 plus yesterday. I created the site when I first started following the threads (maybe 2 weeks ago?).

I did create one backlink on youtube and that got me one...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,305
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: In some of your eyes, google can do no wrong

THAT's the root of the problem. THEY have the largest search engine. WE want to make money off that search engine.

THEY set the rules and tell us that their goal is to provide the searcher with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: How Fast to build a site!

A youtube video with a link in your description will get you indexed fast. So will a link from a blogger site (better yet if your site is hosted by blogger).
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th April 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,720
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: All sites hit with the unnatural backlinks penalty , rankings are dropping fast.

I think the strategy you've begun is a good one. That's what I'm focusing on. I get a LOT of visitors from these long tail "keywords/phrases" that I didn't even plan for. I think your 100 page limit...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th April 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Backlinks from document sharing sites?

Yes. I used a fiverr service to upload several ebooks I created to 20 document sharing sites. My backlinks were all made invisible by removing the underlining and changing the text color to black. My...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th March 2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,549
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Sites for link wheel ??

These were posted here (http://www.warriorforum.com/adsense-ppc-seo-discussion-forum/148245-best-2-0-sites-link-wheel.html)


http://wordpress.com (http://wordpress.com/)

PR8

...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th March 2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By Carl Brown
I Gave Up Spinning. Here's Why

I discovered Dragon Naturally Speaking! I LOVE this program!

A few weeks ago I found out my XP laptop will do the same thing on my MS Word program and I've been using that. It's better than 95%...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st February 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,076
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Fiverr Gig Apparently a Linkwheel Powerhouse?

A LOT of negative reviews come from people who are a little dense. Here's one person's comment:

I wonder if this person thinks if he/she puts an article up at ezinearticles their article should...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Google "Search Plus Your World" - Love or Hate?

I HATE what they've been doing lately. I now use one browser to check my adsense and then clear everything and then do everything else with another browser. More and more I feel like I'm being...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,076
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Fiverr Gig Apparently a Linkwheel Powerhouse?

I provided the "spintax" version in txt asked for. Since I was given the login info for the sites created, I went in and added another set of articles in the linkwheel and linked them according to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,076
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Fiverr Gig Apparently a Linkwheel Powerhouse?

You're at position 250 right now. I'll keep watching.

I see she completed my job on Dec 29. So I moved to the first page of google in less than 30 days for my keyword.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,076
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Fiverr Gig Apparently a Linkwheel Powerhouse?

She's GREAT! I used her service and posted about it in a thread about favorite fiverr gigs. I have a pretty competitive niche and was on page 6 when I used her service. I moved to position 11 almost...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th September 2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: BANNED by GOOGLE....PLS HELP!

I wish just once, when someone got banned, they'd let us view one of the sites. It would help all of us, and the person who was banned has nothing to lose.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th September 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: BANNED by GOOGLE....PLS HELP!

Here are a few. I don't think any pay as well as adsense though. Good luck

Yahoo YPN (http://advertisingcentral.yahoo.com/publisher/index)
Kontera (http://www.kontera.com/publishers/)
TNX...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th August 2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: How much google takes?

I added the link from their blog
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th August 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: How much google takes?

You get 68% of every click
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th July 2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,111
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: This tiny, simple, trick gets any site indexed in Google within 2 hours...

I don't do it here, but on another political forum that gets indexed fast, I link every new page on my sites to a 5x5 transparent gif. Seems to work well
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: Any idea how to make money with this site ...

That's pretty amazing. You're #5 for me in the US.

I have a large list of "Article Friendly" directories I've started submitting to. Some are in the PR3 & PR4 range. Some do ask for a one time...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th June 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By Carl Brown
Re: XFactor Theme Question..

Just sent you a link to a template I created.

You can modify it in Notepad or download Komposer (it's free)
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