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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 4th May 2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By ramprof
Re: What Online Storefront Software Should I Use?

Try one of the excellent hosted solutions. Especially if you are going to take credit cards as these are already PCI compliant. The two best I have found are Volusion and BigCommerce. Volusion has...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th March 2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By ramprof
Re: Microsoft AdCenter’s “budget pause” isn’t a pause it resets and charges you

No way out. I also had this problem with them. Do not pause you actually have to delete the campaign or set your budget to zero.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th February 2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By ramprof
Re: Looking for seo marketers for business collaboration

Tyrome -

You might get a better response if you provide some more detail. You have only been a Warrior for a few months and do not have enough posts to PM, yet you are proposing a "business...
Forum: Programming 26th February 2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By ramprof
Re: Yahoo pipes... What am I missing?

Check to see if the Pipe still exists? Pipes are created by individuals and they can remove them or change them. Your best bet is to copy the Pipe you like into your own account - then you can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th February 2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,304
Posted By ramprof
Re: Do search engines read Javascript stuff?

You are correct that the SEs could do something with Javascript. But they don't. There are a number of good reasons for this - one being that if the SEs actually ran the code it would open the door...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th February 2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By ramprof
Re: How much content for a new site?

You only need 1 high quality unique article. Then get some backlinks in order to attract the spiders. After that post as often as you can, but focus on the backlinks.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd February 2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By ramprof
Re: Blackhat Competitor - please help

What I have found in my Black Hat research is that Google tends to rank them well - for a while. If the links are truly bad then Google will penalize or ban the site, but it may take some time.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd February 2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By ramprof
Re: Adding Words to Title

McBrett is correct. If your site is already ranking well you might see a temporary drop (or improvement). It really depends on a number of factors. For example, if you have a ton of good backlinks...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd February 2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By ramprof
Re: The Linkwheel

They do still work. The key is to use DoFollow sites and randomly link between/among them. Also throw in a few random links to things like Wikipedia. It makes the footprint difficult for Google to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th February 2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,916
Posted By ramprof
Re: The importance of .com .net or .org in regards to seo.

See SEO Empire Blog Archive SEO Test 11: .com vs .org vs .net vs .info (http://seoempire.org/seo-test-11-com-vs-org-vs-net-vs-info/) (this experiment is in line with some that I am running in my...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th February 2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By ramprof
Re: .info Domain With 246,000 Unique Exact Phrase Searches

No, not my opinion - see the sources I cited.



Yes, that is true to some extent. But it is also because these domains are restricted - not everyone can register one.



Yes, and just as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th February 2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By ramprof
Re: .info Domain With 246,000 Unique Exact Phrase Searches

OK I will once again chime in here with the truth.

Sorry, but the truth is that Google at least has always factored TLD into their algorithm. They favor .edu and .gov domains for example. Last...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th February 2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By ramprof
Re: ecommerce shopping cart seo

For shopping cart the best I have seen are Volusion and Big Commerce. They offer complete control over the title, description, and keyword tags at the page, category, and product levels. Even...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By ramprof
Re: The LinkWheel: Is it still relevant?

Just curious if this is for an actual class? If it is can you PM me the information? Very few university courses teach this material (in fact I believe I am the only one, so if there is somebody...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By ramprof
Re: The LinkWheel: Is it still relevant?

I didn't answer #1 since you stated this is a research paper. I am a college professor and a research paper implies that you will do at least some of your own research. #2 and #3 require some...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By ramprof
Re: Difference in Traffic Between Position 1 and Position 2

Researchers at Cornell did a study a few years ago and found the following CTR for the first 10 positions:

1. 56.36%
2. 13.45%
3. 9.82
4. 4.00
5. 4.73
6. 3.27
7. 0.36%
8. 2.91
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,951
Posted By ramprof
Re: How to write a BIO BOX for EZA?

Depends on your goal for the article. If its just for backlinks then a standard type bio with links to your money site. If you want major click thrus here's a trick I've been using with a lot of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th February 2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By ramprof
Re: The LinkWheel: Is it still relevant?

As a college professor I will not give you an answer for #1. For #2, yes they still work and work well (my students use them to rank on the first page in Google, usually in about 2-3 weeks). The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By ramprof
Re: War room - worth my last 40 bucks?

If you only have $50 use that and the free knowledge available here to make more $$$. Then paying for the Warroom is a no brainer.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 12th February 2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By ramprof
Re: Which SEO software program do you recommend?

The real answer is...it depends what you want/need the software to do! Do you want to speed up the keyword/competition finding process - then a good keyword tool is what you need? Need to check...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By ramprof
Re: Will this help get a higher rank in the SERPs?

Yes, you should always try to have the keyterm in the domain name. If you can get it alone that is best (you can even do a .net or .org). If not I usually opt for the keyterm at the beginning of...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st January 2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,462
Posted By ramprof
Re: Share Your Exp with AdOn Network

I would agree - no CB offers on there. Sites like Addon have a very diverse audience. Very hard to target. So you need offers that are interesting to a large group of people (weight loss, debt...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By ramprof
Re: Mobile Strategies?

I have been doing quite a bit of research on this - figuring out what works and what does not. What works:

1. Selling apps (duh) - but obviously you would need one to sell
2. Click to phone...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By ramprof
Re: Simple but powerful SEO technique to share

This is basically a link wheel. Nothing new, but explained well.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By ramprof
Re: Backlink Plan / Backlink Calendar / Backlink Schedule to Avoid Google Slap??????????????????????

There is no schedule. If you have a new domain promoting an old keyword and suddenly get 1,000 backlinks in 1 day it is likely that might raise a red flag. But suppose you have a new domain...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 30th January 2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,266
Posted By ramprof
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By ramprof
Re: Important SEO techniques

While Meta Description does not count toward ranking in Google - it will (most of the time) be used as the snippet (the text that appears below the link in the SERPs). If you do not have one then...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By ramprof
Re: Important SEO techniques

Stop! Why does almost everyone get this wrong. On page is worth probably around 30% in Google's algorithm. Out of that a large amount is placed on:

Title Tag
Description Meta Tag
Domain (name...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By ramprof
Re: Should I rotate anchor text?

If most of your links are profile pages there is a good chance that Google does not even index them. So like Jason recommends you need to get backlinks from other sources (article sites, Web 2.0...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By ramprof
Re: Indexing By Google

Is it a Website or Blog? A lot of people forget to change the privacy settings on their WordPress Blogs (it' set as do not index by default). So be sure to check that before getting backlinks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By ramprof
Re: How do I value an internet business?

Most service businesses are valued based on cash flow and it really depends on the industry. Some service businesses, like accountants, have a high rate of return clients and are therefore more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By ramprof
Re: Absolute awesome tool for creating upto 100 articles in a flash

I have been using this product for about 2 days. It's awesome. Saved me hours of work. You control all the content so no need to edit later. Just makes the entire process easy. I particularly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By ramprof
Re: Anyone experienced with physical products and paypal?

Are they your DVDs? If yes then a company like Kunaki would work. If you are planning to sell Hollywood movies or something of that nature then you can use a drop shipper.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By ramprof
Re: Link Wheels a quick question or two

You have three questions so here goes:

1. You can link from the main text (except it you are posting to some article sites where you need to have the links in a resource box) or put them at the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By ramprof
Re: Tracking Links and SEO Value

Yes, they should still provide value. Focus on the anchor text of the backlinks. If you are really concerned you do a Mod Rewrite so the links look normal but still provide your information. BTW -...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By ramprof
Re: What's a better start to rank higher? Blogger or wordpress?

Wordpress will give you way more flexibility. Use some good SEO plugins, like All In One SEO (be sure to set it up correctly with good titles and descriptions). Once you have your Wordpress Blog...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,329
Posted By ramprof
Re: No title or description in google search results - only the URL

Wait a few days. I have seen this happen to new sites that the Googlebot has just found. It seems like Google has found the site, but has not yet processed it (figured out what the site is about...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By ramprof
Re: Its actually *not* all about content for rankings

We are told by the so called experts that you need to have a constant flow of unique content on your site to rank well. This is almost complete BS. I have done a number of experiments in this area....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th January 2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By ramprof
Re: Directories Worth Anything for SEO?

Most are almost worthless. The only one's that carry weight are DMOZ (but good luck getting in) and Yahoo's directory (which you have to pay for). You are far better off spending your time and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By ramprof
Re: SENuke Updates?

It works fine - does just what it says. But you really need to know how to use it. It's a very powerful tool, but can be overwhelming for many.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th January 2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By ramprof
Re: A little help with keyword research - please

Why not just use the Google External Keyword tool as almost all of the good keyword programs get the results from there anyway?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th January 2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By ramprof
Re: What I'm Doing Wrong? Is This Google (Break)Dance?

Yes, this is very normal. Most sites will rank for domain name first. It takes some time to build up enough backlinks for Google to figure out that the anchor text it what you really should be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd January 2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By ramprof
Re: Can somebody please explain SENUKE | TrafficGeyser Feature to me

You still need to do work, but the level of automation is excellent. It will create accounts for you automatically (including solving CAPTCHA). You still need to come up with you content and spin...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd January 2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By ramprof
Re: Help this clickbank user struggling with SEO PLEASE!!

OK, let's put all this great advice together. First, pick a product that has some gravity, but not high gravity - less competition. Also, think about your product. Can somebody looking for the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th December 2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,357
Posted By ramprof
Re: If I Use SE Nuke On a Blogger blog with Adsense, will My Adsense get banned?

SENuke allows you to setup Web 2.0 sites that you can link to your blog. If you do it correctly - random with multiple profiles - you should be just fine.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th December 2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By ramprof
Re: On Page Optimization & Wordpress

Title - yes use the keyword or keywords as your title - so Dog Leashes
URL - yes try to use it in the URL - you have it correct in your question
Desc. - yes KW in the description, but also...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 28th December 2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 118
Poll: Local Event: NY/NJ Lunch Anyone?
Views: 4,765
Posted By ramprof
Re: NY/NJ Lunch Anyone?

I'm interested. Anyone else in NJ for a local lunch or meet?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,324
Posted By ramprof
Re: What are 3 advices to a newbie?

1. Hang out here to learn.
2. Take action - you won't learn everything ever and won't learn the most important lessons until you do!
3. Fail Fast - you will fail, so do it fast, learn from the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th December 2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By ramprof
Re: Google Algorithm Changes

I've done a bit of experimenting with the data center running the caffeine update. Basically, there seems to be no difference in the SERPs through page 3 for the handfull of keyword I used.

This...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th December 2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By ramprof
Re: backlinks/ seo question.

Makes no difference. I assume you are not using either approach for the anchor text, but just of the actual link.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th December 2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By ramprof
Re: Google sandbox a factor of internet marketer "spammy" methods more than anything else?

I don't think I have ever had a site "sandboxed" - at least not in the past few years. I've even had really bad sites indexed and ranking well within a few days or weeks. My university students...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th December 2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By ramprof
Re: Blogging SEO vs Vlogging SEO

Very good question. I am just beginning a research study on this exact question - so would be very interested if anyone has real results. Here is what I have found so far.

It depends on the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th August 2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,270
Posted By ramprof
You definately will NOT get banned. Many people...

You definately will NOT get banned. Many people use this technqiue to quickly test how well the sales page converts. In most cases Google doesn't even disapprove the ad.

After you find a winner...
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