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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By penpoint
Re: PR Update Today?

Apparently, the update installed automatically but Chrome automatically disabled the extension. Then Chrome provided the details of the changes and gave me the option to re-enable it.

SEO Quake...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,453
Posted By penpoint
What Is A Viable Alternative To SEO Quake

Chrome automatically disabled SEO Quake today in my browser due to an update to the extension. The message states that SEO Quake is now asking permission to access all tabs and browsing activity,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By penpoint
Re: PR Update Today?

My SEO Quake was disabled by the browser because of updates to the extension. Seems that SEO Quake is now asking permission to have access to your tabs and browsing activity, data on all websites,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th March 2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,983
Posted By penpoint
Re: SEO TIP -You can't go to a nudist colony and complain about taking off your clothes

Your points are certainly valid but I can't say that I totally agree. First, I don't expect Google to see me as a partner. But, I'm trying to use a mechanism that Google created and promoted....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th March 2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By penpoint
Re: 500 Words Isn't Enough - Mini Case Study

What do you charge? I might be interested.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th March 2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,715
Posted By penpoint
Re: Google Webmaster Tools notice of detected unnatural links to http://www.

You should all be using the search feature. OP too.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th March 2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,983
Posted By penpoint
Re: SEO TIP -You can't go to a nudist colony and complain about taking off your clothes

Take note that the responder specified "ad revenue". And if it is flattening out, does it make sense for Google to be to pushing the publishers out the door that are promoting their ads?

I agree...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th March 2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,983
Posted By penpoint
Re: SEO TIP -You can't go to a nudist colony and complain about taking off your clothes

If Google wants it to all come down to content, then the question I have is "what is content".

I have a site that provides information about a product (I'll call the product red widgets). I have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th March 2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By penpoint
Re: backlinks of competitors

I don't think any of them do, really. Try to use 2 or 3 different ones and pool the results together.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,235
Posted By penpoint
Re: Optimizing Image Links - SEO benefit of title tag vs alt tag

No, I'm not wasting my time because I can always get ideas and OPINIONS! - which I value! But, OP stated, "I'm not looking for opinions. I could care less what your opinion is about the topic. My...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,235
Posted By penpoint
Re: Optimizing Image Links - SEO benefit of title tag vs alt tag

Wow, you just got a bunch more opinions, didn't you? And that's all you will ever be able to get because nobody knows for sure what Google is looking at and how much weight is being given to any...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd March 2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,756
Posted By penpoint
Re: How INCOMING backlinks can HURT you !

Unless you provide some data to back up or support that claim, it's - opinion.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st March 2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By penpoint
Site Won't Budge - Build A New One?

I have a site that is about six months old and I can't get it to move up for the two primary keywords. In fact, the site dropped out of the top 1000 (that's right - one thousand) after a link...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th February 2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By penpoint
Re: Looks like Scroogle has bitten the dust

Why blame everything on Google? Could be an issue with their site or provider. Looks like they are on a 1&1 server and I've heard that 1&1 is notorious for temporarily shutting sites down that pull...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th February 2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By penpoint
Which BackLink Checking Tool Most Closely Reflects Google Results?

I know there are a lot of good tools and programs for checking backlinks. The problem is, they all seem to give different results - even for the same page. But, if I'm looking to improve my SERP...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By penpoint
Google Adsense Account Page Says Bing Is Showing My Ads

I have a notification right above my earnings line in my Google Adsense account that says my ads have appeared on websites I haven't authorized. When I click on the "account settings" link and then...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th February 2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By penpoint
Re: IS IT THE END OF SEO THROUGH ARTICLE DIRECTORIES ?

Hey isimrikasharma - You still don't know, do you? But don't fret, neither does anyone else!
gearmonkey - Odd that you "...haven't had much luck in article marketing" and then offer article...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th February 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By penpoint
Where To Place Videos

Hello,

I would like to produce some videos for the purpose of helping to rank some of my sites. Would it be better to put the video on the site itself or place it on YouTube with a link to the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd December 2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By penpoint
Re: Keyword Research Question

Thanks for the input, all. The research is for new niche sites, not an existing one. Based on what I'm hearing here searching without quotes is the best option. Thanks again.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd December 2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By penpoint
Keyword Research Question

I'm checking the competition manually for keywords. When I do a search on the keyword, should I search with the keyword in quotes or without quotes?

Thanks
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th December 2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By penpoint
Re: I Swear, You Don't What's True And What Isn't

Yea Fraggler, I have GWT and it gives a good snapshot of average ranking. I can understand it more now in light of what I've been looking at lately. Just because I rank # 5 on my computer in my...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th December 2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By penpoint
I Swear, You Don't What's True And What Isn't

I'm trying to check SERP ranking on a primary keyword. I'm checking them all from the same computer and I am signed out of Google. Here are the results shown by each:

Google (manual search...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By penpoint
Re: <rel="noFollow"> To Be There or Not To Be There?

Seems to be a solid consensus. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th December 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By penpoint
Re: Text or Image

Speaking from personal experience as a searcher, I find most of the image ads to be annoying because they usually include some sort of animation that I find distracting. I then right-click on them...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th December 2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By penpoint
<rel="noFollow"> To Be There or Not To Be There?

When I post an article on my site and include links in it that are to other pages on my site, should I make the links "nofollow"? Does it make any difference as far as SEO goes?

Thanks
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th December 2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By penpoint
Re: Wordpress Layout

Yes, a magazine theme is what I am referring to, not just a listing of posts. Thanks DC
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th December 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By penpoint
Wordpress Layout

I have a couple of sites that use WordPress and with each one I am using a static home page with a list of articles and posts in a widget on the side. I see a lot of sites that have their home page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th December 2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,744
Posted By penpoint
Re: Build My Rank or Unique Article Wizard

Thanks Chris. I'll check this out.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th December 2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,744
Posted By penpoint
Build My Rank or Unique Article Wizard

I think I'm going to try one of these services but can't decide which one. I like BMR's concept of links in the content, but I've heard good things about both. Those who have used these, which do...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th December 2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,078
Posted By penpoint
Re: $0 to $40/day In My First 4 Months (Lessons Learned)

Good work. Thanks for the info. If you want to try a decent free theme take a look at Weaver. They can be made to look pretty good and, while they are not SEO optimized out of the box, they are...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th December 2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,474
Posted By penpoint
Re: Best product that actually made you money?

I understand that it is ultimately the individual and their efforts that make the difference, but the product matters, as well. Go try to sell snowsuits in the Sahara and see how far your efforts...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th December 2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,474
Posted By penpoint
Re: Best product that actually made you money?

Did I misunderstand the question? I thought OP was asking about which "product" made the best money, not which course you took that showed you how to make money.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th December 2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,797
Posted By penpoint
Re: Alternative to Ultra Spinnable Articles?

Have you considered paying a fair and reasonable price?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th December 2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 42,228
Posted By penpoint
Re: Google Permanently Suspended My Acount Today - Purge Coming?

This is the way it usually happens. Google is accused of banning someone "for no reason" and then they admit that there was a reason. Not only is your claim a violation of Google's TOS, it may also...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th December 2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By penpoint
Re: Free Tool to Check backlinks after Yahoo Dead

SERP analysis seems to be way off.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th November 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,921
Posted By penpoint
Re: Do Micro Niche Adsense Sites still work

In the world of franchising they call that "working on your business rather than in your business." Good business management.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th November 2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By penpoint
Re: Super Simple SEO. Everybody Calm Down!!!

Not every tip will be for everyone. Take the ones you can use and incorporate them into what you are doing. Strive to move forward.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By penpoint
Re: Basic Anchor Text Question

So, I'm putting my actual name in the "name" field and that's what is showing for my anchor text?!? Link can't be worth much, can it? But, to be able to put something besides an actual name, I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By penpoint
Basic Anchor Text Question

In commenting on a blog post and the boxes call for "name", "email", "url", and "comment", how do you get anchor text in there? I'm researching some competitor links with SEO spyglass and for each...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th November 2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By penpoint
Re: Is Google Keyword Tool working for you?

Working for me. Trying clearing your cache and all that good stuff.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th November 2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By penpoint
Need A Good Backlink Service

I'm struggling with the backlink thing. Can anyone recomend a good, reputable, and reliable backlink building service?

Thanks
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd November 2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,418
Posted By penpoint
Re: [OFFICIAL] Yahoo Site Explorer Shut Down - Alternatives?

So if Site Explorer is now a part of Bing Webmaster Tools (BWT), why not just sign up for BWT and continue using it?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By penpoint
Re: thePLRstore(?)

Wine accessories
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By penpoint
thePLRstore(?)

Hi,

Anyone familiar with thePLRstore? Are they reliable? Or, can you suggest a good PLR source?

Thanks
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By penpoint
Re: Can Someone Explain Pingbacks Please

OK, thanks guys. Thanks for the link Sprice.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By penpoint
Can Someone Explain Pingbacks Please

I posted a new article on my site and I included some links to other pages on my site within the article. After publishing the article, I pinged it. The first question is - should I do that?

Now...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th November 2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By penpoint
Re: SEO Quake Down?

seoQuake has now released an update for Chrome that works with Google's SSL search.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th November 2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By penpoint
How often to ping?

I've got some articles on the likes of EZA, IdeaMarketers, Squidoo, and others and I've just learned how to ping them. Should I just ping them once and leave them alone or should I go back...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th November 2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By penpoint
Re: Anyone Familiar With Weaver Theme? Need Help With Tags

Thanks Andy. I had hunted all over for that. I appreciate the guidance.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th November 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By penpoint
Anyone Familiar With Weaver Theme? Need Help With Tags

I have a site built with the Weaver theme (Ver 2.2.2). It doesn't put any <h1> tags with the title of the post or page. Does anyone know Weaver enough to tell me what to edit?

Thanks
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By penpoint
Re: SEO Quake Down?

It seems that Google has gone to SSL search. Look at the url on the search page and see if it is https. If so, sign out of Google, then do your search in non-secure search mode with seoQuake...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,475
Posted By penpoint
Re: 2 Months Of Fiverr Linkbuilding - Case Study

I'll answer my own question. I just checked Squidoo's TOS and it's a no-no.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,475
Posted By penpoint
Re: 2 Months Of Fiverr Linkbuilding - Case Study

If that's the case, is it possible to have two accounts and just provide your own "like"?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th November 2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By penpoint
Re: Should I Be Using Various Author Names?

Thanks RealMaverick, that's makes sense.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th November 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By penpoint
Re: Should I Be Using Various Author Names?

Thanks Manny. I'm referring to articles I've written and am submitting to directories such as EzineArticles, etc. linking back to my site.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th November 2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By penpoint
Should I Be Using Various Author Names?

I'm starting to market a site using article submission. Is there any downside to publishing all the articles under the same name or should I set up different author profiles?

Thanks in advance.
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