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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By raviv
Re: Onpage SEO question re: Pagination and Canonical Question

Please bear with me for this technically convoluted piece of information below.

To my knowledge, the ecommerce pagination poses a lot of challenges for pagerankto flow through from a top level...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By raviv
Re: Some qeries: ga.js vs analytics.js

Shawn has given a good explanation of what is to be done for event tracking with the new analytics.js script.

The only thing you have to do now is to set up a new web property in your existing...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By raviv
Re: Advice for PPC campaign

To be very honest, even the Google Adwords Keyword Tool (GAKT) which is used by majority of the people in the world for keyword research is pretty skewed when it comes to search volumes for a given...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By raviv
Re: Multiple Domains - new sites or redirect?

By buying three domains and redirecting them to your main domain, there is no benefit at all. Once you redirect or point these new sites to the main site you already own, the search engines are going...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By raviv
Re: Using PPC as a CLICKBANK AFFILIATE

Please note that Adwords requires a specific landing page on your own domain which you show in the display URL. The key is that the destination URL should be the same as the display URL.

As...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By raviv
Re: Ranking for Home page instead of Inner Page

When you build a website, it is the home page that is the strongest page on the site in terms of PageRank. The PR flows from home page to the inner page. Also, the home page is always a gateway page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By raviv
Re: PPC in Canada

1)Do not use broad keywords
2)Use phrase and exact match keywords
3)Make your ad groups into tighter group of relevant keywords
4)Write ads that are totally relevant to your keywords. Have a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By raviv
Re: Search Google Local

It is not possible to see the same set of results in the same order from one device to another. In fact, if you do a search on Google dot com on different browsers from the same PC, you will see the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By raviv
Re: Simple Analytics Tools For Client

Springmetrics dot com is a very simple analytics tool to use, free trial period and then $49 per month. It is much simpler than Google Analytics.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By raviv
Re: Blogger blog de-indexed??

Straight from the horse's mouth
Why does my blog redirect to a country-specific URL? (ccTLD) - Blogger Help (http://support.google.com/blogger/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2402711)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By raviv
Re: Blogger blog de-indexed??

It depends on which country you live in. For example if you live in UK, you could try searching in Google as site:aaaa.blogspot.co.uk instead of site:aaaa.blogspot.com

Your blogspot will take your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By raviv
Re: Google showing odd meta titles for our website

It is hard for me to be accurate but from previous experience with various CMS, I feel your CMS global meta keyword settings has a default title (in this case it could be kubi.co.uk | Title) which...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By raviv
Re: Duplicate Content Question

An easier approach would be to create sub-directories as in www.site.com/au for Australia, www.site.com/uk for UK and so on.

In Webmasters account, specify the au sub-directory for Australian...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By raviv
Re: Google Maps, Google Local, Google Plus, Google Places, where to begin?

Google Plus business pages are more recent than Google places listings. Google has upgraded its dashboard. Any recent Google plus pages you may have created will be upgraded to this dashboard with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By raviv
Re: What is the negative and positive concerning PPV?

In short,
positive about PPV - brings in lot of traffic for very low spend. Great tool to show increased number of visits to the site owner if traffic is a vital measure

negative about PPV - poor...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By raviv
Re: Issue with www and non www

Your non-www version is the root domain URL and the www version is a sub-domain of your root domain.

Since you have stated that your non-www version is ranking on page 3, you would be well off...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By raviv
Re: Anyone try keyword spy or speedppc

Keyword Spy is a good tool. You can use it to find out what ads are working for your competitors in your niche. If a competitor has been running the same ad for 6 months, s/he must be making good...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By raviv
Re: A Normal CTR

Without going into what a good or bad CTR is (making it qualitative), let us look at the sheer numeric value. CTR or Clickthrough Rate is Clicks / Impressions. A single click out of 100 impressions...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By raviv
Re: Launch Dummy Site to Get Headstart on SEO?

You can create a demo site using plain HTML or WP or anything that suits you. If you grow a backlink profile to this site and then replace existing site with your ecommerce site, since the new site...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By raviv
Re: Using Phone Numbers or SMS short codes in Adword Ads?

There are two ways to go about this.
1) Set up a dummy campaign with a dummy ad that contains the SMS short code as part of the ad copy. Activate it and see if the ad is approved. If disapproved,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By raviv
Re: Indexing issue...

Maybe you could check and see if you have accidentally blocked your site's access to the bots through robots.txt file.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th April 2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By raviv
Re: Simple keywords question (SEO)

Based on the info you have provided, and assuming you sell briefcases (not of the leather kind), there is no point ranking for leather briefcase if you do not make/sell it.

Today it is very hard...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th April 2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By raviv
Re: Using graphs, charts etc on an SEO report

When you say taking screen prints of GA, I assume it is Google Analytics. Why dont you export reports in pdf or xlsx format and download them to your hard drive? There are so many reports you can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By raviv
Re: Resubmitting a site that was not accepted because of duplicate content

The best thing you can do is to confirm with Google whose index you want to enter. THat is all that matters.

You do this through your Google Webmasters account (create one if you already have not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By raviv
Re: How to improve Adwords Quality Score?

1)Make sure your ad copy, keywords triggering the ad and the clear call to action in the ad are all in sync. Relevance and targeting is the secret of a successful Adwords campaign.

2) Once all the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By raviv
Re: [help] Google won't index my top pages!!!

From the info you have given and looking at the source code of the specific blog page you have given, it appears to me that there is a lot of javascript on the page. That in itself is not a problem. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By raviv
Re: Recommend a good PPC resource

ppchero dot com is a great resource
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By raviv
Re: Alternatives to Wordtracker?

A really good keyword tool is seocockpit dot com It is owned by a Warrior Shane Melaugh and is really good.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By raviv
Re: Google Analytics Help

Your question is not very clear. I am assuming these things as I reply. You have a client for whom you created the Google Analytics account. So you are the owner of this account and administrator and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By raviv
Re: how google displaying mobile version in desktop search?

The easiest and best way to avoid this problem is to employ user-agent detection on your website. This way, when Googlebot (desktop) visits your site, your server can serve the desktop version to the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By raviv
Re: Index page in Wordpress when using silo structure

I am assuming your site is a single Wordpress installation.
Under Settings > General in your admin backend, there are two parameters Home and Site URL which you can set to whatever you want. There...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By raviv
Re: Site banned and de-index but gbot still visiting my site

Most probably, the bot could be following a backlink pointing to your deindexed site.

If this site is still active (by this I mean you are still hosting it and it is still displaying in a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th April 2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By raviv
Re: How to handle this situation (domain 301 redirect)

As I wrote earlier, it would be best to redirect each page on the .net site individually to the closest matching page on the .com site. As far as search engines are concerned, the URLs once indexed...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th April 2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By raviv
Re: How to handle this situation (domain 301 redirect)

Sorry it looks like my entire reply did not come through. Here it goes



To play it safe, it is best to invest in a new .com domain to which you can redirect the .xx site. Since you are already...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th April 2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By raviv
Re: How to handle this situation (domain 301 redirect)

To play it safe, it is best to invest in a new .com domain to which you can redirect the .xx site. Since you are already redirecting .net to .com, it is best not to have another set of redirects to a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th April 2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By raviv
Re: How Does Google Adwords Define "An Account" - To Use $100 Vouchers

Hi Icemoney
Thanks for posting this. Much appreciated.

I still feel there is a catch when the Adwords rep uses the words - If your account is eligible for one, then you will get one (promotion...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th April 2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By raviv
Re: How to handle this situation (domain 301 redirect)

Do we need to do anything on the current .com version before moving forward with the process, given how it's set-up atm?

Yes, you would be better off implementing the redesign and changes in URL...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th April 2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By raviv
Re: new site debut'd on the first page.

You have not mentioned what terms it is ranking for in such a short time. I am assuming it could be for long tail keywords in your niche. If your article is ranking for the short tail, then it could...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th April 2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By raviv
Re: Niche related forum posting

As long as your post is relevant to what is being discussed in the particular thread of the forum, you should be fine. Be part of the conversation going on and ensure your post is in context. For...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th April 2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By raviv
Re: How Does Google Adwords Define "An Account" - To Use $100 Vouchers

It is not advisable to do this. The same credit card for various accounts itself shows all accounts are linked. Moreover you get the voucher if you are a first time advertiser and trying Adwords for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th April 2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By raviv
Re: Adwords/Analytics discrepencies...

There are many reasons for the number of clicks in Adwords being different from visits in Analytics. It is highly technical and deals with the execution of the trackpageview in the Google Analytics...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 17,942
Posted By raviv
Re: I LOVE direct mail. Do you?

This has been a very informative thread on Direct Mail marketing. Thanks a lot to the OP and JGregory for some insightful posts on DM marketing.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By raviv
Re: Should I Exclude My Contact, Privacy, and About Pages from Google Sitemap?

Does not matter. When G indexes your home page, if the Contact, Privacy pages etc are part of the global template, G will find them

It is good to include them in the sitemap though

Best
Raviv
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By raviv
Re: A bad post of mine is ranked #1 in Google, How can I change it?

If you are really desperate to remove it, go to your Webmasters account and submit a request for removal of that URL from Google index. Then delete that post and do a fresh one
Best
Raviv
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By raviv
Re: Any Good Up to Date PPC Books

A great resource for PPC is ppchero dot com

Best
Raviv
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By raviv
Re: Anyone know, vs. non context relevant backlinks, how much better context relevant backlinks are?

I have been told that even vs. higher pr non context relevants that context relevant lower pr backlinks are worth more to google.

Anyone have any idea of how much more relatively from experience?...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By raviv
Re: keyword question.

I'm looking for opinions on this.
Lets say I have the following keywords listed in my adgroup keywords
blue suit coat
"blue suit coat"


Now say a surfer types in, blue suit coat, all three...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By raviv
Re: Websites VS Pages - Backlinks

I would look at it this way. If the home page has PR7, then the link juice flows from the home page to inner pages resulting in different Page rank values for different pages on the site.

Most of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By raviv
Re: Page Speed

Page speed is vital to both human users and the bots. The major search engines spend a lot of $ when they go round the web indexing sites. If the page does not load quickly, the bots can schedule the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By raviv
Re: My website (page rank 4) lost 2,000 visits a day...

Wait a little longer to see if your site returns to its #1 position. Also, have a look at your backlink profile to make sure you have not linked to a bad neighborhood ( poor quality sites with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By raviv
Re: Can I Track Adwords Conversions by Keyword?

Is it possible to track Adwords conversions by keyword?

Yes, as pointed above, link your Adwords account to your Analytics account.

As I understand it, multiple keywords usually underlie each...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th March 2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By raviv
Re: Site indexed incorrectly..?

On your site, if all the pages are of the form http://www dot yoursite dot com/page
then your home page would be of the form http://www dot yoursite dot com

But if you had built the site with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th March 2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By raviv
Re: SEO help needed!!

Very well written article of great quality!

It will be great if you can submit your RSS feed for your entire site through Icerocket or Linklicious so that such high quality articles can be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th March 2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By raviv
Re: ALERT !! PPC HELP NEEDED

Paid search in Adwords using text ads is not getting cheaper by the day with bid prices going up all the time.

Two essentials for success in Adwords campaigns are:
Targeting and Relevance
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st March 2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By raviv
Re: How do I avoid duplicate content penalties for this idea?

gasbuddy.com is a 10 year old domain. Maybe they can get away with it.

IMHO, If you are starting off with a new domain, I would be careful to start off with some unique copy and once your site...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st March 2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By raviv
Re: Increase Blog Traffic

If you get a chance to guest blog on other related popular blogs in your niche, it is a good way to attract more targeted traffic and not just traffic. Apart from that, the usual building of...
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