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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,181
Posted By TiffanyLambert
Re: if you had to start all over again, which free traffic method?

Well he was talking about traffic with no list. For those blogs that I own with no list attached to them, I am promoting Amazon or ClickBank products.

If it's a non IM niche, I'll generally set...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,455
Posted By martinp
Re: Does Google Sniper/Micro Niche Sites Still Work

Mostly just blog commenting on high quality blogs - most of my niche sites are health related so there are plenty of blogs that accept comments e.g. 60 Must-Read Health & Fitness Blogs for 2012 |...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,104
Posted By Kay King
Re: 3 months to start making money online - advice?

Paul has give you "the answer" and spot on advice above.

The greatest challenge you have is your own attitude and reservations. "Passive income" is a myth for most people - but a good plan put in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By yukon
Re: low allintitle page count = easy to rank

I use CCleaner (http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download) (free) to clear any trace of browser history & then use Chrome Incognito as the browser. I think firefox also has an incognito mode (private...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,663
Posted By wolfmmiii
Re: Amazon Experts: How Do You Get Your Product Review Sites to Page 1 of Google?

I don't look at search volume so either one works.



My low-comp sites rank for (and get traffic from) all kinds of variants (model, model review, model reviews, brand model, brand model review,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th February 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By yukon
Re: Keywords and Adsense

The regular Google Keyword Tool CPC amounts are for Adwords bidders on Google SERPs (paid search Ads).

The Contextual Tool CPC amounts are for Adwords bidders bidding on the Google Display...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th February 2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By johnben1444
Re: Keywords and Adsense

The "contextual targeting tool" when you log into your adword keyword tool under the "Tools and Analysis" where you need to visit to know the true cost of the CPC.

Also, so long as you have a good...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th February 2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By yukon
Re: Keywords and Adsense

Keep in mind you don't always have to use the [exact] same keyword to try & generate highly relevant Ads. Example, the keywords buy & purchase (synonyms) are basically the same keywords (screenshot...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th February 2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By yukon
Re: Keywords and Adsense

First you need to see If the folks bidding on Adwords are targeting the keyword, or at least similar keywords.

Wrap the Adsense Ad in the target keyword, or similar keywords.



If your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By dejaone
Re: Internal Links | Too Many Exact Match?

If the internal links (anchor text) are used in the body of articles, it's necessary to have natural keyword variations. If internal links are from navigation bar, anchor text is the same site-wide.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By yukon
Re: Discouraged by my site's ranking

The keyword phrase is mentioned in the:


EMD
Page Title
1 <h1> tag
3 <h2> tags
Multiple times in the pages content
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th January 2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By DC26
Re: Protecting Personal Images

GIMP is free and works just as well as Photoshop in my opinion so if you don't have it you can download it for free. Then go to Add a Text Watermark in GIMP - How to Apply a Text Watermark to Your...
Forum: Website Design 19th December 2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By shawnirwin
Re: Need Help with Image Spacing

This is the right method

padding-right:20px;
Forum: Website Design 19th December 2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By clickbump
Re: Need Help with Image Spacing

This should do it:

img.alignleft{
margin:0;
padding:0 20px 0 0;
}

The first line resets the margins to zero. The second line is the shorthand padding setting. Values are read like a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th December 2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By ilee
Re: Definition of "Adding Content"

Two benefits of posting new content frequently
1.) google crawls your site more frequently so your pages or your new content gets indexed and starts ranking a lot faster
2.) query deserves...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Steven Dybka
Re: Amazon Link to a Comment

Next to every comment there is a "Permalink" option,click on that and you will have your link directly to the comment.

Steve
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th November 2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By karenloye
Re: On page SEO, Keyword density with EMD

Hi Catherine -- I have some exact match domains that seem to be at or above where they originally were in the SERPs. I am still using my keyword in the title tag, and also still use the keywords for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By Berkinb
Re: Is SEO killing the Amazon associate program?

Yes, the whole point of this system is to get laser targeted visitors through product related keywords. And that converts much better than more generic/high volume keywords.

And what's better, as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By Berkinb
Re: Is SEO killing the Amazon associate program?

Catherine,

I can try and answer that for you:

You just select a niche (or a number of related niches if you go for a bigger site) and then write a review for new/popular products on that niche....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Nelapsi
Re: Bing, Yahoo

At this time I have heard nor seen anything that makes me think Yahoo/Bing have gone away from meta info and site maps. So if those 2 engines are your focus then I would make the suggestion of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Nelapsi
Re: Bing, Yahoo

In my experience Yahoo and Bing rely heavily on your site map so keeping it up to date is important, also knowing how to work the different elements in the site map can help you as well. Just do...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd October 2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,330
Posted By dp40oz
Re: Suggestion For Those Hit By The EMD Penalty

Well not exactly. You got penalized or "Demoted" for a reason. I would strongly suggest going over your content with a fine tooth comb and really upping the quality before re-posting. But yes once...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By Jeannie Crabtree
Amazon excluding more products from having affiliate commissions

I had not seen this posted today so am reminding everyone that Amazon
is excluding more products from having an affiliate commission.

You might want to check this page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,159
Posted By MakeMoneyKid
Re: Do You Really Need to Show Your FACE on your blog?

On Twitter, it doesn't matter. I've a glowing dollar sign as my profile pic. And, I've also seen a lot of highly followed users with only logos or toon avatars.
However, you can harness the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,178
Posted By remodeler
Re: Google Update - Where to Go From Here?

Hi Catherine

What I would recommend is taking a little time and drive through your retail district or walk around the mall. (You could even look in the Yellow Pages to make it quicker if you like....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,063
Posted By Dinospider
Re: Getting Record Traffic & Ads Clicks Since Google's EMD Update

EMD = Exact match domain = yourkeyword.com


Brand domain = healthinfo.com (health being the niche, info being information)

I'm sure others can explain it better. Having a few beers at the...
Forum: Social Media 29th September 2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Getting Started with Twitter

Personally, I feel Twitter is more effective if you have one profile and become known for one particular topic. It's a social network and people like interacting with people.

If they like what...
Forum: Social Media 29th September 2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By goguy
Re: Getting Started with Twitter

There is no problem leaving the business name blank or just use your website name in it's place, also you can use your real name and then use your website name as username. Make the bio short but...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By yukon
Re: Site no longer ranking, "not founds" the problem?

Also, the BMR links are most likely being discounted by Google.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By yukon
Re: Site no longer ranking, "not founds" the problem?

You could also try running Link Sleuth (http://home.snafu.de/tilman/xenulink.html) to find all your sites 404 pages.

It's better If you find all your 404 pages before Google does.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By yukon
Re: Site no longer ranking, "not founds" the problem?

You need to fix the 404 problem ASAP. Go through each 404 on WMT & do a 301 redirect to the correct URL.

If you've built backlinks to the old URLs then Google can't find the page the old backlinks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,980
Posted By wolfmmiii
Re: How does anyone make money with Amazon?

Thanks CatherineMay. The only backlinking I do is to auto-bookmark (using OnlyWire) and auto-ping each new post (product review). Since I target low-competition products, I usually don't have to do...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th June 2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,089
Posted By dmtaylor247
Re: Not in top 200, even for long tail keywords with no competition

It doesn't need to come from the last 5 posts, it can be anything you feel fits nicely. For example: every 20 pages I will go over my older posts and find keywords for my newer posts, if I find any...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th June 2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,089
Posted By dennis09
Re: Not in top 200, even for long tail keywords with no competition

Hey nest, keep doing what you are doing, this method does work. Ive been using this same strategy since learning about it Rusty Moore's fitness mastermind group and ive been through similar...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th June 2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By retsek
Re: Can anyone advice me on a good directory submission supplier?

"Give a man a fish, feed him for a day.
Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime"

I could give you a list, yes. But how about I tell you how to identify a directory worth submitting to ?
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By yukon
Re: Question for Yukon about Cross-Linking

No, that was only an example. I could have done something like the example below.

Another trick, notice how I split the destination links/URLs on the keyword Led TV reviews anchor-text. One link...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By yukon
Re: Question for Yukon about Cross-Linking

You don't have to use the exact same text on each page, the first page can summarize a 2nd (long page of text) in 1-3 unique paragraphs.

Read this related comment...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By retsek
Re: Question for Yukon about Cross-Linking

It's perfectly acceptable to have a paragraph or so to be duplicated to another page. You won't run into penalties for that.

The lead pages for my silo's, for example, list about 10-12 child...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By cooler1
Re: Question for Successful Amazon Affiliates

I doubt the number of affilliate links is what caused your sites to be tanked. I have a site which was on page 1 for its main keyword after Penguin and that site uses the same amount of affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st May 2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,556
Posted By CyberSucces
Re: New Youtube account for every new website?

Phone number is required ONLY to check if you are a real person and not a robot. I have used my regular home phone number 6 times with no problem because it is a robot that calls you to give you a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th May 2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By dmtaylor247
Re: Transferring Content from One Site to Another

Catherine

Just copy and paste all the content and save it into a text file on your computer.

Then go GWT (https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home?hl=en) if you haven't already added your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th May 2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,726
Posted By FraserC
Re: Rankings are a Trap. Focus on Traffic.

@CatherineMay - You should be able to find a lifetime's longtail keywords through the Google Adwords Keyword Tool. Put in a seed keyword and it will return with up to 800 keywords. Target those.

I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,659
Posted By dracoboar
Re: $30 out of $1000 penguin proves 2.0 works

Catherine,

Let me clear up some confusion. Your original question is do I hide my personal oip, and the answer is NO. Only the website owner (the 2.0 site) can see my IP google cannot see the ip...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,659
Posted By jinx1221
Re: $30 out of $1000 penguin proves 2.0 works

Hi Catherine, I think your question revolves around the fear that Google, Yahoo, Bing or whoever can tell that your sites are all coming from you. Search engines can not tell who posted the content...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,877
Posted By jficarro
Re: Creating my Private Blog Network

Yes, but mix it up a bit. You can have a nice variety of both. And don't forget - not only diff. servers, but private (proxy registered) domains. If all the domains are owned by the same person, then...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,877
Posted By mosthost
Re: Creating my Private Blog Network

You don't need 'SEO hosting' to accomplish the same task. The point is to put all the domains on different Class C Ip ranges. SEO hosting does that, but the price is high and they tend to put all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,027
Posted By datingworld
Re: You pariticipate in Yahoo Answer, for what?

If i tell you I drive thousands of visitors from yahoo asnwers to my site, it won,t be wrong.
My advice is never spam yahoo answers as they ahve a strict spam policy.
Also never make duplicate...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,659
Posted By dracoboar
Re: $30 out of $1000 penguin proves 2.0 works

Guys I am unfortunately on the road visiting family in friends where i grew up until the weekend so I dont have access to my excel spreadsheet with all the 2.0s I use. I can tell you off the top of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th April 2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By extremejava
Re: I am getting re-indexed with following changes

I have been thinking what mistakes I made while creating my website.
The internal links at the end of pages were random instead of really related pages
I also increased the content length in some...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th April 2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,755
Posted By Ashera
Re: $389.26 in 24 Hrs ~ Why I Love Amazon Over Adsense

Catherine - just stay at it, and stay motivated. This is over 2 years in the making.

In regards to your question- I have hosting spread across like 24 different hosting companies, and I think its...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th April 2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,668
Posted By nest28
Re: None of my sites have been affected by Google's latest update , the key was doing absolutely not

Pinging should be fine, when I say do nothing I don't mean it literally lol.

My definition of "Doing Something" is using old methods to promote your site such as fiverr gigs,profile links,article...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th April 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,939
Posted By nest28
Re: Google Ranking Updates in favour of Blogger

In my experience custom domains seem to do better with blogger than having the blogspot.com version. Before I buy my custom domains I place articles on blogspot but they never rank or get indexed...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,755
Posted By Ashera
Re: Why I Love Amazon Over Adsense

Private blog network is a mix of html sites and WordPress sites to try to avoid a footprint as much as possible. Also I make sure to have at least 3 posts on each of them with no outbound links at...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th April 2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,755
Posted By Ashera
in 24 Hrs ~ Why I Love Amazon Over Adsense

I have a network of around 40 or so sites, about 20 of them are strictly Amazon, 10 are Amazon/Adsense, and the other 10 are Adsense only.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th April 2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By Theeban
Re: Any Safe Backlinking Services?

You can find professional guys, there are professionals as well as scammers too in this arena. I had found some professionals via some freelancing sites. I would suggest Link Building Packages -...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th April 2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Headstart
Re: Is Pinging Still Okay?

It sounds like you've got the "random" part down... basically if you ping with any consistency or patterns it leaves a footprint. You don't seem to be overdoing it so don't worry..
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