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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Re: facebook ad issue


Aside from a glitch in Facebook’s system, are you sure there is no third-party URLs on the website or other code that could be causing this? For example sometimes Wordpress themes...
Forum: Social Media 25th September 2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Re: what business and personal benefits do you see from online communities


I think a benefit for both groups would be that participating in online networks gives people a chance to network with people who share similar interests, goals, aspirations etc. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Re: Who can I hire to install a blog theme ?


There is a services section of the forum. I’m sure you could find someone in there. Alternatively, perhaps someone will respond to your thread. There are a lot of tutorials on how to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Re: How Can A U.S. Business Rank Organically In Canada?


Have you tried geo tagging or marking up your address content with mircodata? That can help both devices and search engines to determine where you are located and if you are relevant to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd September 2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Re: Tracking Bing Ads With Google Analytics


You are right. All traffic from bing ads will show up by default as a referral from bing or perhaps even Microsoft. You would have to manually tag URLs that are placed in those ads in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th September 2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Re: Where to find web design clients


Assuming you already have a market to target, there are a few ways you could go about doing this. You could try getting people to give you contact information online and then market...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th September 2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Re: Would Google view this as a purchased link?


Google isn’t going to be able to tell if you paid someone to make a link just by crawling it or even having an employee manually look at it.

They can however see that you have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Re: ^NEW¨- A Website Where FREELANCERS Work In Exchange For Items...


You have a novel idea here. As john points out its probably not new but that doesn’t really matter. Look at Starbucks. They started selling something that every gas station from coast...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Re: Forum Posting - How do I keep integrity?


It doesn’t really matter what name you use as long as it fits with your goals. For instance if you want to gain exposure for your business, it would make more sense to use your brand name...
Forum: Website Design 11th September 2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,758
Re: How to center 2 paypal buttons aligned side by side


Perhaps this is too obvious but your divs have float:left and you mentioned that your buttons are aligned to the left of your page. I would venture a guess that the float property is...
Forum: Social Media 11th September 2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Re: The social media sight with the highest conversions?


Guru and nation both raise very good points. The network that will be best for you will depend on where your target market is and what you are selling.

You should also keep in...
Forum: Social Media 7th September 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Re: Profile background ads on Twitter?


Unless something has changed, it appears that this blogger found some information that it is ok to use the background as advertising space as long as you make it clear that it’s a paid ad.
Forum: Social Media 7th September 2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Re: Help!... I need to know how to link my Fanpage to my blog


You can set this up through a free account on Hootsuite. You can link your fan page to hootsuite and then have it automatically post to your FB account whenever there is a new blog post.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,232
Re: How do you build a list?


Alexa suggests some good ways for getting traffic. As far as building your list, there are a variety of ways to do this but I have found that a really effective way is to offer something...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th September 2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Re: Google Webmaster Tools - Search Appearance


Search appearance is a reorganization of some old and new fields in WMT that allow you to manage how your website appears in SERPs. You can see how users see your data and look at how the...
Forum: Website Design 3rd September 2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Re: Wordpress editing, coding questions


You could check out treehouse Learn Web Design, Web Development, and More | Treehouse ( They specialize in teaching people to code online. There is also no...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd September 2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Re: google authroship


It kind of depends on how you have your site set up. If you have a wordpress site, there are plugins you can use to establish authorship on your content. If you have a byline that...
Forum: Website Design 2nd September 2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Re: Review & Critique My Blog


You have a pretty good start here. If I were you I would loose the ad in the header. Combine the menu at the top with the menu below the logo and tighten up the space between the menu and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd September 2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Re: What Type of Searches for PPC?


Svetod has some good tips. The type of configuration you use will also depend on your goals as well as what it is you are selling. For instance if you are selling multiple versions of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th August 2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Re: SEO: Worth it?


Ultimately doing SEO to a site is mostly a business decision (if the goal is to make money from the site) and whether or not it is worth can only be answered by the return you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th August 2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Re: Rankings gone for just one keyword


Its hard to say without knowing exactly what you have been doing to the site or what others have done. Have you made any recent changes? Have you noticed that others have built...
Forum: Website Design 21st August 2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Re: Wordpress outsourcing


If the freelancer is talking about working with images and configuration of the plugin, then yes that sounds reasonable. If its just installing a plugin on your site without configuring...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Re: How Do Companies/Corporations Work?

Interesting questions mindreality,

As growtutor mentions, not all businesses are the same so you might get different answers to your list of questions as to why things are the way they are. Not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Re: Is it worth getting traffic to your blog?


As mentioned by other members, yes you need to get traffic to the blog but keep in mind that this is not the end goal. The ultimate goal is to get people to buy from you or follow your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th August 2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
[Tip] Marking up Your HTML with Microdata

Creating rich snippets using markup language helps Google display information in SERPs. This in turn helps web masters increase CTR in SERPs and will enable websites to rank better. There are a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Re: Will a popup on my review site damage my Google Ranking?


While there is evidence that Google hates popups, it doesn’t mean they penalize sites that use them. While they are annoying they remain an effective advertising strategy and as long as you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Re: target audience


If one is making you money and another is not, I would guess go with the one that makes you money. If they both make you money, go with the one that makes you more. If they both make...
Forum: Social Media 16th August 2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Re: Like other fb business pages?


I’m having trouble understanding your question. Are you saying you want to stay in touch with fan pages that are already established or do you want to create new ones?

If it’s the...
Forum: Social Media 15th August 2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Re: Having recent trouble creating Facebook businesses pages... please help


I’m not sure if this would work but you could try it. There are services out there that provide call tracking in order to reconcile leads for businesses without an online conversion...
Forum: Social Media 15th August 2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Re: Important Question: Fanpage Posts in News Feed


By “viewed” do you mean impressions or reach? Reach refers to the number of people that saw a post and (while it doesn’t specifically say this on facebook’s website) I take this to mean...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Re: Seeking advice for a financial niche website


I agree with a lot of what dotdash says. In any financial niche there will be skepticism. Ultimately you will probably draw a few people in but in the end, does the program...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th August 2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Re: Purchased a site, any actions necessary


One easy thing you can do is set up an account at Google Webmaster tools and submit the domain name along with all linked pages to be crawled.‎
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Re: SEO Audit checklist

Ariseo savva,

Moz has a post with a pretty comprehensive list. You could check that out.

Technical Site Audit Checklist - Moz (

Hope that helps,
Forum: Social Media 12th August 2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Re: PPC Campaign


To add to what others have said, budget allocation is simply planning what you are going to spend on your ad campaign.

The process for allocating a budget in PPC campaigns can vary...
Forum: Website Design 9th August 2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Re: Does Google Analytics clash with other web site trackers?


It is not entirely accurate that multiple tracking scripts will not interfere with one another. Yes multiple tracking programs can be used but if they use JavaScript to retrieve and send...
Forum: Website Design 9th August 2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Re: Form Layout and Graphics (Need Help!)


While all themes are not the same, generally you can find your style sheets via appearance -> editor. You would be looking for something like style.css.

I’m not sure if it’s the...
Forum: Website Design 9th August 2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Re: Improving page speed


You should contact your web host about improving your server response time. You will find that some hosts are better than others when it comes to that. As for your JS queries, I’m not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th August 2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Re: YouTube Vs Main Site - Duplicate Content Issue?


Google defines duplicate content as substantive blocks of content that are the same within or across domains. That applies to content that is the same both on your domain and off. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Re: PPC Consultant


Yes such services do exsist. You would probably be looking for a web marketing type firm that also is certified to manage PPC platforms. These would also have to be businesses that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Re: Edit Old Articles Or Repost Them, What's Better For SEO?


I would leave them in the same location (i.e. don’t delete the old ones) and just expand on them. You could always re-purpose them on social networks. The reason is that those URLs are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Re: Follow or nofollow links?


It kind of depends on your goals. If you want to pass pagerank to external websites then you should make them do-follow. One of the benefits of doing this is that you might get a...
Forum: Social Media 5th August 2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Re: installing client Facebook stuff...howz it work?


Few questions are truly dumb.

So do you mean a Facebook Application ? For example a landing page design for an opt in form or some kind of fangated welcome page? If you mean that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Re: Any of you making money with Facebook ads?


Keep in mind that ads are only half the battle. Getting people to click on them is great but what about your landing page and conversion process? How do those things look? Do you...
Forum: Website Design 3rd August 2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Re: Formatting WP Posts


For the most part it is an issue with WP and (to the best of my knowledge) there isn’t anything you can do about it. I have worked around it from time to time by using the text editor...
Forum: Website Design 3rd August 2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Re: Getting a 404. Why?


I am not 100% sure but it sounds like an issue with your DNS settings. Do you have your domain configured to have those different URLs point to the main URL you are using? For example...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Re: Best software/package for starting up a website??


I think many people might have different definitions of step by step. Do you want something that is basically turn-key where you check boxes on a bunch of pages and bam you have a website...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Re: A little call for help, please!


I’m not very involved with affiliate marketing but do make money online. When you are first starting off and finding your way, it can be frustrating and it may seem like you aren’t getting...
Forum: Social Media 30th July 2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Re: How to find what local business are advertising on Facebook?


If you know the name of the local business, you could like pages that are similar to the pages that business’s target market would like. If you do that, chances are you will start seeing...
Forum: Social Media 30th July 2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Re: Social Networks Marketing

I think its very important for businesses however I don’t think all businesses should use it. Social media is a great tool for building brand awareness and for selling certain kinds of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th July 2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Re: SEO Help needed


For on-site optimization, there are a few things I noticed right away. You have way too many keywords in your meta keyword tag. Note that Google doesn’t even use this anymore as a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Re: Keyword seo have I been getting it wrong?


If you are referring to the keyword tag, Google does not use this as a ranking factor so I wouldn’t waste time putting words in a meta tag like that. Having the words on the page, in the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
[Tip] Cool Excel Add-Ons for SEO

I’ve been using Excel to work on SEO tasks and have found it to be very useful. I wanted to share some SEO tools for excel that can help with SEO work.

SEO Tools for Excel
This is an addon for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Re: On Page SEO


Moz has a pretty good on-page post on best practices. You can find that here,

On-Page Ranking Factors - SEO Best Practices - Moz (

Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd July 2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Re: SEO/Google-wise, is it OK to link without <a>?


Browsers can see and execute JavaScript seamlessly, Google’s crawler cannot. For content that is generated with JavaScript and that you want to appear in the index, you must provide...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th July 2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Re: Analyzing CPC data?


I agree your conversion rates are very good however without knowing what you are selling (or what you are counting as a conversion), we can’t really say if that is good or not. For example...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th July 2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Re: Number of posts on a blog?

I think a more appropriate question is how many visitors do you need before you start making money? Theoretically, you could have just a couple posts that thousands of new people find all the...
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