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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th April 2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Posted By birdman87
Expansion into the US domain extension help

Hi There

The company is growing and we're thinking of expanding our online presence into the USA. The .com domain for our brand as well as the .us are already taken.

I'd always use the .co.uk...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st September 2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 27
Posted By birdman87
Pulling super massive amounts of keyword data HELP

Hi There

As my business grows in size we're finding it more and more difficult to scale as there are certain jobs only we can do.

We write really comprehensive content want to write about...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By birdman87
Articles using an adult word linking to you

Hi guys

I know that adult sites linking to your website can cause problems.

What if very legitimate and child friendly websites are linking to you but the article contains an adult word or two?...
Forum: Social Media 16th January 2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By birdman87
Push notifications on facebook business page messages

Hi Guys

99% of our enquiries come from phone calls, web forms, live chat and direct emails.

We do get an occasional enquiry via facebook every few days. I want the admin team to be notified...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st July 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By birdman87
Two Local businesses registered at the same address

Hi Guys

I'm doing a bit of website work on the side for a client. She wants to register two different websites under the google plus local listings for her own address.

Is this sensible? Could...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd January 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By birdman87
Re: How Do I Dominate The Local Serps Without Getting My Main Site Penalised By Google??

I agree. Unless he wants to super dominate the SERPS.

Often with my main website we will find ourselves ranking really well for an amazing keyword really easily on an inner page. Based on that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd January 2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By birdman87
Is google trying to stop SEO professionals from using adwords?

I've just logged into adwords to do a quick bit of research whilst creating my most recent website. It seems they've changed the keyword tool even further. They now directly give you ideas regarding...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By birdman87
Re: Wordpress Landing Page Theme Recommendation

Hi Guys/Everyone

I have one massive authority info site loosely based around finance and property. Through this site I have discovered a few smaller little niche areas that I'd like to create...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By birdman87
Wordpress Landing Page Theme Recommendation

Hi Guys/Everyone

I have one massive authority info site loosely based around finance and property. Through this site I have discovered a few smaller little niche areas that I'd like to create...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By birdman87
Wordpress Landing Page Theme Recommendation

Hi Guys/Everyone

I have one massive authority info site loosely based around finance and property. Through this site I have discovered a few smaller little niche areas that I'd like to create...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,206
Posted By birdman87
Re: Wheres the big money in IM?

OK I was obviously messing there.

For me, the money is in getting out of the IM headspace. Learn some skills and figure out what you're capable-confident in doing. Then try to find a way your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,206
Posted By birdman87
Re: Wheres the big money in IM?

Big money's in viagra mate....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By birdman87
Local Business Listings Negatively Affecting National Rankings?

(Moderated: Any topics having to do with ranking in the SERPS belongs in the SEO forum, thank you)



I've not really seen this question answered anywhere on the internet so I would be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By birdman87
Lead Distribution Software

Anybody got any recommendations? It needs to be able to send to both our own advisors and also pulled from outside advisors that want to buy them off of us when we can't handle any more.

So far...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th September 2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By birdman87
.com or hyphenated domain names???

Hi Guys

I want to create a new UK based website in a fast growing niche. It seems that some nob head has come along and purchased virtually every decent .co.uk domain in the niche with absolutely...
Forum: Website Design 7th August 2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By birdman87
Migrating Wordpress to a new domain

Hi Everyone

I currently have a static html website set up on my domain. I am looking to do a massive redesign of the website to make it suit the authority style site it is going to turn into. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By birdman87
Re: Tools for Finding Aged Domains

I'm as confused as you. Which one's should we be looking at if we're wanting to keep the benefits of page rank and domain age? Thanks for the link anyway
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By birdman87
Re: Tools for Finding Aged Domains

Looking at the godaddy auctions from the link i gave when I type in the URL's all of the domains seem to have expired back in the June.

If the domain has been parked for over a month surely google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By birdman87
Re: Tools for Finding Aged Domains

Thanks guys

Yeah I'm particularly looking for domains that keep their PR and domain age once brought.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By birdman87
Tools for Finding Aged Domains

Hi Guys

Anybody know of a website like this: http://moonsy.com/expired_domains/page-1
that actually allows you to filter the results to suit you. i.e. with keywords or niches or type of domain...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By birdman87
Re: Forwarding an Entire Domain

We brought the domain long before we met him and it is in my friends name. However, I don't think it can be classed as disbanding the business if we keep the domain name on. I really don't think that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th July 2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By birdman87
Forwarding an Entire Domain

Hi There

Have a succesful business but unfortunately had a gentlemans agreement last year with an unscrupulous person who basically wanted to suck value from it without actually adding much at...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th June 2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By birdman87
Re: Pet Care Website - Need help with SEO and Backlinking

9000 is great man.

Just did Pet care website for a mate who's trying to start a business local to his area. He would really struggle to get meaningful traffic to his area.

Let me know if you'd...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th June 2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By birdman87
SEO Keyword Competition Checker

Hi Guys

Can anybody recommend a good (free) or realy cheap competition checker when searching keywords.

I can do it manually but it would be really handy to have something that pre-checks the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By birdman87
Re: Got Hit by Penguin with... Unexpected Results

Thank you to everyone. I really do appreciate the Warrior Forum more and more the more I ask for advice on it. Thanks for everyones responses, really does stop me pancking and make me feel a little...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By birdman87
Re: Live Chat Initiation but not too Instrusive???

Hi Guys

Thanks for the responses.

You are all right! I knew that initiating chat nearly all the time wasn't working very well. It probably is not worth doing in most cases.

I think what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By birdman87
Re: Live Chat Initiation but not too Instrusive???

Been playing wiht this some more. It really is a case of it being really difficult to get a conversation going but when I do every customer is hugely engaged and nearly always turns to business.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st May 2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By birdman87
Re: Got Hit by Penguin with... Unexpected Results

Hi Sandra

Thanks for your input. I think you may be right but then it begs the question, what caused the drop in traffic across the board?

If it was spammy links that caused a penalty, they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By birdman87
Live Chat Initiation but not too Instrusive???

Anybody have any experience with live chat. I've had it on my site for a long time now. The mortgage brokers don't really use it much as we just haven't had any that have the time for a while.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st May 2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By birdman87
Re: Got Hit by Penguin with... Unexpected Results

Lol he did spam it, he definitely did! I was quoting the words he used.

He didn't create thousands of links though. I think it was probably about 50 at an absolute maximum. Only used him for a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st May 2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By birdman87
Got Hit by Penguin with... Unexpected Results

Hi Guys

Thought I would share this with you and maybe you might be able to help me understand exactly what is going on. Hope it helps some people if they're seeing the same results in Analytics as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th December 2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

That's kind of the underlying principle behind half of our traffic. Lots of user focused content etc. We do rank highly for some good keywords though.

I'd say my keywords aren't as hard as "car...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By birdman87
Re: Overseas Mortgage Leads

Thanks man

Could you point me towards to WSO at all? Can't find it right now.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th December 2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

Just try typing "mortgage broker" as one example into google.co.uk. Unless things have changed since last time, google price comparison tool comes up at the top of the organic listings in google...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th December 2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

I've slep on it and feel a little better now.

I will continue on. Yes I do have another idea for something that would work brilliantly for ppc. A very niche, high profit, low competition market....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

Thanks for making my point
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

I'm hardly even a socialist.

If you're talking pure capitalism then the tories definitely aren't. If we were all about the free market the government wouldn't be intervening with everything.

It...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

I agree. However, it would just not be possible in the niche I'm in without millions of pounds.

Also the keywords I target are often informational and advice keywords. I'm not saying google...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

I haven't had any bad rankings. In fact I'm very pleased with the way I've been ranking.

Do you guys think though that now google has its hands in this pie that it will start "scrutinising" other...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

Google reminds me of a mafia boss from back in the day. It completely runs the neighbourhood and, if a business is doing well it barges right in and takes it own share of whatever it wants.

As an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Re: Google has just RUINED my day

I agree with you there mate.

I will go after smaller properties eventually. I've put so much heart and soul into this though, that I really cannot just give up on it. A guy with a small budget and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,507
Posted By birdman87
Google has just RUINED my day

So I spend all year working on ranking for crappy harder to deal with keywords whilst I continually build up my site. Finally I start to rank for some better finance terms and everything starts...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By birdman87
Re: Overseas Mortgage Leads

Also, I might add that if anybody has any other ideas about how a partnership could be arranged I'm happy to hear about it. We get all types of leads, the internet is so random!

We want to mainly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By birdman87
Overseas Mortgage Leads

Hi

I run a mortgage website and 99% of our leads are UK leads (where we are based). I've just had my second enquiry so far from somebody in the USA who wants some help with a re-mortgage.

Does...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 6th December 2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By birdman87
Re: 10 Copyscape Passed Articles For Only $5... Seriously

I would be interested but these articles need to be of good quality. It may be original but I'm guessing it won't actually be a nice and natural read?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th October 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By birdman87
Re: Switching URL Formats for SEO

Do you have any idea how much link juice will I be likely to loose through doing that? I heard once that it was around 10% but I'm not sure.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th October 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By birdman87
Re: Switching URL Formats for SEO

Thanks for the reply

I wasn't planning on changing the existing one's. I was wondering whether to change any future one's. Not sure whether Google would see a discontinuity with it (if that's even...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th October 2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By birdman87
Switching URL Formats for SEO

Hi

I have a website that really does well and is finally turning into a full-time income. This is amazing after years of dabbling in internet marketing. It's certainly taken a year of earning...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By birdman87
Re: What is your link building process?

Hi

As far as guest posting is concerned. Just search for websites loosely related to your niche to begin with. To begin with, try typing into Google "guest post" along with "keyword/s relevant to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd August 2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By birdman87
Do Javascript links pass link juice

Hi Guys

Just wondering. Some navbars for some of my websites are Javascript. I wondered if Javascript links pass link juice? Do any of you know? Or should I try to keep text links in there...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th August 2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By birdman87
Re: Are there any mechanical engineers here?

What do u mean by basic engineering books?

To pass certain subjects, or just to get the background?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th August 2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By birdman87
Chris mccandles

Seriously, your thoughts. Very interesting to me to see what others think of him and his story...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd July 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By birdman87
Re: .htaccess files

Awsome thanks man. Can I also redirect the .html extensions so that it just has the URL without any extension at the end?
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd July 2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,362
Posted By birdman87
Re: Does anyone Meditate?

learning to meditate at a relatively young age was the best thing that ever happened to me
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd July 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By birdman87
.htaccess files

Please can somebody explain this to me. As far as I'm aware, I have a hell of a lot of duplicate content on my site and a great deal of link juice is being wasted on these duplicate pages. for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,877
Posted By birdman87
Re: If You're Not Using a "SILO" structure in SEO... You Better Start

Thanks for all the feedback guys.

Maybe I'm doing something wrong here, but I find that googles new beta keyword groups tool is fantastic for site siloing.

I type in something related to...
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