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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th June 2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By michael scott
Re: Social Media Marketing And SEO

I thought you had a hard time with SEO lately? How does a person who struggles to understand SEO swear by the big impact that social links have on rankings?

You have trouble ranking a video here:...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th April 2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,713
Posted By michael scott
Re: Dan Thies and negative SEO

Mike, Dan's site got torched:
CASE STUDY: Negative SEO - Results - Main Backlinks/SEO Discussion - Traffic Planet (http://trafficplanet.com/topic/2369-case-study-negative-seo-results/)

But I do...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th April 2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,720
Posted By michael scott
Re: All sites hit with the unnatural backlinks penalty , rankings are dropping fast.

well it's not like matt's services are completely useless...why not point those crap links to your competitors (assuming they are not authority material) and tank them? How much does it run, like $99...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th March 2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,553
Posted By michael scott
Re: 10 year old site, with no black hat seo has just been battered by google :-(

Yukon,

If one of my niche sites was able to pull in 2k uniques per day then I'd be making $10,000 per day. But the site is expected to get only 2k uniques a month.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,646
Posted By michael scott
Re: Advice Needed: Rankings Drop for 4 Sites (page 1 to page 6 for all keywords)

so you are running an autoblog on your site. Do you know how Google feels about autoblogs with shady external links? If I were you, I would demand a refund from the guy who sold you the WSO. It's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,646
Posted By michael scott
Re: Advice Needed: Rankings Drop for 4 Sites (page 1 to page 6 for all keywords)

Your site got Panda'd.

You may want to take a look at the articles you have in this page:
http://accountingcertificateprograms.org/otherarticles/

Now look at some of the articles you've got...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 12th February 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,327
Posted By michael scott
Re: New York City.... Calling out the Tri-State, let's get together!

Steve, you know I'm definitely down for this. Mastermind groups, yes.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,680
Posted By michael scott
Re: Why bother with Adsense when you could be making more and Faster without them?

mike, your post is straight on but this only applies to people who own sites that receives qualified traffic from google. Say if I wanted to approach a company directly, I would need to prove to them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 9,179
Posted By michael scott
Re: Where do you guys buy your domains from?

Use GoDaddy if you support their position in SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), cuz if that bill passes then it's likely that most of the sites we own will be taken down.

More info on Godaddy's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th December 2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By michael scott
Re: Dirty Competitors

I think I may be one of the dirty competitors you're talking about. I usually go for that amount of links with my own network and it always outranks my competitors. I've received hate mail, fake DMCA...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th November 2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,927
Posted By michael scott
Re: can you beat a keyworded domain?

outwest, you just don't seem to get it no matter how much people try to explain it to you. EMDs are not the most powerful thing to rank #1, it's how you utilize the benefit. It's no different than...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st November 2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 18,394
Posted By michael scott
Re: Setting up private blog network - SEO EXPERTS HELP ME!

definitely by not offering seo services with a site that uses images as headlines..



Does this work???

http://i.imgur.com/NadEd.jpg
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st November 2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 18,394
Posted By michael scott
Re: Setting up private blog network - SEO EXPERTS HELP ME!

Dear sir,

I am interested in your page 1 ranking service but I require proof that your .info network can handle competitive phrases. Can you provide an example of a keyword you have ranked?
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,870
Posted By michael scott
Re: NEWS - Google Switching Over To Machine Learning

Another attempt at hyping social signals. Panda update being one step closer to killing SEO? All my sites actually got a boost after the recent panda. As a matter of fact, I found new types of links...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th October 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,467
Posted By michael scott
Re: EMDs are a myth

EMD's are only one piece of the puzzle.

An EMD can be very valuable to someone who knows what they're doing. But to a newb who doesn't know what they're doing, it's useless.

For example, 2...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,780
Posted By michael scott
Re: We Are Doomed! The Next Generation of SEO

dbork,

my bad. I always thought of them as one search engine ever since the merge.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,780
Posted By michael scott
Re: We Are Doomed! The Next Generation of SEO

FALSE.

See exhibit A

http://i.imgur.com/7w6Rw.png


Here's the kicker: Bing (uses yahoo technology) has a partnership with Facebook, and they STILL CAN'T KEEP UP WITH GOOGLE. All that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By michael scott
Re: 5 Backlinks - Page 1 Of Google. Im confused...

check the internal link structure.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd October 2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,398
Posted By michael scott
Re: The What Really Ranks? Experiment thread. Find out what IS really working in SEO..

For "cruises" you can ignore the top 2 and focus on #3 and down because you'll see more juicy stuff.

Also, I noticed you didn't mention internal linking as a factor for ranking.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd October 2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,398
Posted By michael scott
Re: The What Really Ranks? Experiment thread. Find out what IS really working in SEO..

here are 3 keywords I'm currently going after. One of them is already on page 1, position 3 :D

penny stocks
online savings account
cruises
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st October 2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,223
Posted By michael scott
Re: Age of a domain as a factor in SEO rankings

Mike is right, Yukon. Someone has owned the domain before.

http://content.screencast.com/users/mclint/folders/Jing/media/1cc587d5-5a4f-4411-8715-7cea889a4f02/2011-10-02_0031.png


Yukon,
Have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,527
Posted By michael scott
Re: Let's prepare the best SEO strategy using just Fiverr

well for 5 dollars I guess you cant complain.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/kym-assets/entries/icons/original/000/005/939/Fap%20Guy%20Meme.png?1306539683
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,527
Posted By michael scott
Re: Let's prepare the best SEO strategy using just Fiverr

everyone is right. Using Fiverr for SEO is nonsense. The best gigs on Fiverr is not graphic or voiceovers. They are the females who will become my facebook girlfriend for a day or video chat with me...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th September 2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By michael scott
Re: Well now that site is number 1, the new site you guys were talking bout

I'm not discounting the fact that he has a huge private blog network link profile. There is a reason he redirected that PR 6 domain. It's just one of the things he did to get the site #1.

Btw, if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th September 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By michael scott
Re: Well now that site is number 1, the new site you guys were talking bout

False. You are missing a big piece of the puzzle. They have a PR 6 domain:kanyadatours.com (http://www.kanyadatours.com) 301'd to the new domain. This automatically gives the new domain...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th September 2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By michael scott
Re: If you do SEO work for clients, you might want to think twice about that next Scrapebox blast...

how would this tactic benefit you if I used blog spam commenting as a form of suppressing bad review sites for my name? HA HA jokes on you!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st September 2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 22,257
Posted By michael scott
Re: Google is Flawed - You Can Influence Other Sites’ Rankings With Backlinks

You guys are being too impatient with sitewide link effects. Since those links are usually found in the sidebar or footer, google doesn't give them full credit when they first crawl unlike contextual...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 18,394
Posted By michael scott
Re: Setting up private blog network - SEO EXPERTS HELP ME!

I don't know who exactly works on the site but it's clear that the reason the site sits #1 is because of high pr links. Domain redirects are not bad actually. Sometimes if a company wants to change...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 18,394
Posted By michael scott
Re: Setting up private blog network - SEO EXPERTS HELP ME!

Marc_L,
I think you might be over-analyzing the make money online site's links. Mike Grant has stated that he's done some shifty domain redirects so I'd assume (haven't checked personally) they are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th September 2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,995
Posted By michael scott
Re: Matt Cuts of Google: Its easy for Google to tell if you've bought links

Everyone forgot the most important thing here and that's trust and authority.

A sudden influx of links from Huffington Post, NYtimes, WSJ, etc.

is alot different from

A sudden influx of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th September 2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,995
Posted By michael scott
Re: Its easy for Google to tell if you've bought backlinks...

could be that or something else. But I doubt it's anywhere in the top 3 pages for that keyword since that particular page isn't even optimized for the phrase and the majority of your backlink anchors...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th September 2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,995
Posted By michael scott
Re: Its easy for Google to tell if you've bought backlinks...

BIG Mike,

Are you sure you rank 9/10th of page 1 for "writer"? I just checked and can't seem to find you anywhere.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 22,257
Posted By michael scott
Re: Google is Flawed - You Can Influence Other Sites’ Rankings With Backlinks

Another metric that's very much underrated is the SEOmoz's page authority/domain authority/moztrust tool. A PR 5 link with PA 50+ is btter than a PR 7 with a PA 20. If you are wondering why that PR 7...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 22,257
Posted By michael scott
Re: Google is Flawed - You Can Influence Other Sites’ Rankings With Backlinks

I'd say the only way a sitewide link can be completely ignored is if the site is blacklisted by google for selling links. This can be the case if the site uses a script to auto-add links from text...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 22,257
Posted By michael scott
Re: Google is Flawed - You Can Influence Other Sites’ Rankings With Backlinks

Google definitely does not ignore sitewide links and I'm sure you know that out of all people :)
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 6th August 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By michael scott
Re: Who's attending Affiliate Summit East this August?

Steve, I was thinking whether I should go or not. But if you're going to be there, then I'm definitely down.
Forum: Copywriting 5th March 2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By michael scott
Re: Warrior Forum is comfy!

This is how I feel when I find good info here:

http://static.tumblr.com/owbalnw/orglgw48t/me_gusta.jpg
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,550
Posted By michael scott
Re: Make Money with a UNIQUE Affiliate Marketing Tactic that NO ONE has used yet!

Just wanted to say that this method works - I know a fellow IM'er who swears by this "easy" method and makes serious bank. The way she does it is buying keyword friendly domains or aged domains....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,550
Posted By michael scott
Re: Make Money with a UNIQUE Affiliate Marketing Tactic that NO ONE has used yet!

Thanks! I just applied and waiting for approval. This seems to be a better alternative if the other networks don;t have the products that I'm trying to promote.

Btw, is this the affiliate network...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,158
Posted By michael scott
Re: Does does google think I'm gay?

well, this is a pretty creative way to come out of the closet.
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th February 2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 34,495
Posted By michael scott
Re: Trick Yourself to Sleep

good trick. For some reason I have a harder time falling asleep in the weekdays vs. the weekends.
Forum: Website Design 9th February 2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By michael scott
Re: Is there a wordpress theme like this?

true, but thesis uses forms of "hooks" so instead of learning html and php all you have to do is save a bunch of codes to be pasted whenever you need a functionality.

What takes months to years...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By michael scott
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By michael scott
Re: FTP-How Do I...?

Hey Charlotte,

I suggest using Filezilla as others have mentioned and not using hostgator's FTP because Filezilla is more widely used by others so if you come across something you don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,631
Posted By michael scott
Re: What the heck happened to Twitter

Twitter is a trending social media platform and will eventually die out if they don't become more innovative. I think if the celebrities stopped using it, they would be doomed.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th February 2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By michael scott
Re: Was I sandboxed?

did you build too many links too fast and then completely stop? That will get Google wonder why the sudden halt, thus placing you in the deeper pages for further consideration.

To get out of it,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By michael scott
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By michael scott
Re: "Web Presence" - Does this mean anything to offline business owners?

i'd keep it short and simple so anyone can read it at a glance. How about:

Web Presence, 24/7

in a big and bolded font.
Forum: Website Design 9th February 2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By michael scott
Re: Is there a wordpress theme like this?

I think you want to try the Thesis theme by Chris Pearson. It has a little bit of learning curve, but once you get the hang of it, it's 100% customizing fun and flexibility.
Forum: Website Design 9th February 2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,984
Posted By michael scott
Re: Brand New Site....What Do you Think?

really clean and easy to navigate. But I think the "New" (welcome pop-up) is unnecessary.
Forum: Website Design 9th February 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,012
Posted By michael scott
Re: Review my design...

really good so far. But I seem to be having a hard time reading the body text for this one: Dbol-X (http://www.brandasaur.com/dbol-x/). or maybe it's just me?
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th February 2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,384
Posted By michael scott
Re: Is SENukeX out? Should I wait?

SENuke is great - it does everything it promises. However, the tool requires really good management if you are running multiple projects. Without proper management, your projects and proxies will be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,509
Posted By michael scott
Re: Rank Tracker, WebCEO, or IBP?

I used IBP when I first started, tried WebCEO, then Rank Tracker. But ultimately, stuck to Market Samurai. The others didn't seem to have a good user friendly setting.
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 28,395
Posted By michael scott
Re: How To Build A Local SEO Empire

It seems that in the end, you would get sitewide/footer links in return for the hard work which is brilliant.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th February 2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 888
Posted By michael scott
Re: Is Seo overrated?

SEO is the most important source of traffic for me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By michael scott
Re: Anyone Ever Gotten a Blog Comment Like This?

probably someone who's using a comment blaster.
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