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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th December 2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Paul Tovey
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th December 2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Paul Tovey
Social/ Web 2.0 Platforms + RSS Syndication

This is either a really bad idea or a pretty good idea.

I was going to create a profile on the big names, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, WordPress etc and then have my weekly content syndicated...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th November 2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: SEO without url

Your name is too generic to be honest, I also do not know why you would want to rank for your name :)
You would need to have the URL: www.smithjohnson.something

(Here are some options:...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th November 2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: New Website 301 Redirect Question

My passwords were very secure and this must have been a targeted attack given the pure amount of spam. I'm no newbie to internet security, if a hacker wants to get into a website, he will, eventually.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th November 2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: New Website 301 Redirect Question

Hey All,

Mike, you were 100%, this is that exact same attack.
I found a company called 'sucuri.net' who fixed it all in about 4 hours, they found a lot of exploits and removed all of them. I was...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: New Website 301 Redirect Question

Hello Dave,

Thanks for the advice, brilliant really! But I do have a concern, I usually don't have a problem with waiting for recovery. But these links are not slowing up, 7k per day without fail...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: New Website 301 Redirect Question

Hey David,

So! My WordPress website was on page 1 since the dawn of time, had traffic coming in for years etc and I was #1 for years too. It was hacked around about 2 months ago and the homepage...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Paul Tovey
New Website 301 Redirect Question

Hello All,

I have three websites in my niche.

URL 1 (My First Business)
URL 2 (Newer version of URL 1) - Hacked/ Spammed
URL 3 - A New Domain Name


I have just created URL 3 as my URL...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Spammed/ Hacked/ Spammed - How to Deal

I will most probably end up re-directing the domain and start again. Is this still a viable idea or will I just be forwarding a problem to a new website?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,192
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Double 301 Redirect - Does It Work To Avoid Penalties Being Transferred

I look forward to seeing your results Dale, I have a similar story with my website, but due to be brutally being link spammed.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Spammed/ Hacked/ Spammed - How to Deal

Just had a though, they are only building links to specific parts of the site. If I was to 301 redirect these parts, would it help?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Spammed/ Hacked/ Spammed - How to Deal

Hey guys, sorry to bring this up again, but i'm really unsure on what I should do.

I have had 3,000 spam links sent to my site for the past 7 days in a row and it doesn't look like it's going to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th November 2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Spammed/ Hacked/ Spammed - How to Deal

Hey Guys,

I've fixed the hacks and the site is back to 100% but I am getting 8,000 backlinks per day from spam domains sent to my site and to that specific page that was created (it's been...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th November 2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Spammed/ Hacked/ Spammed - How to Deal

Thank you all, some great advise in here. I'm not going to de-index the domain etc as somebody suggested as that's kinda mad :D

I'll check the site thoroughly, is Google doing anything to prevent...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th November 2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Spammed/ Hacked/ Spammed - How to Deal

I did a random Ahrefs check on my site and saw 3,256 links coming into my site TODAY.

I mean, this sticks out link a sore thumb. So I went to see where they were linking too and they were all...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th November 2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Spammed/ Hacked/ Spammed - How to Deal

I just found another folder copied into my site containing 1,125 additional websites.
myurl.com/creams/1125varients.html

All of which link to various other internally created pages in this...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th November 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Paul Tovey
Spammed/ Hacked/ Spammed - How to Deal

Hey All,

Over the past few months, my website was spammed with Fiverr Links which I disavowed.
Two weeks later my website was hacked badly, the main page was turned into a Malware download and...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th October 2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By Paul Tovey
PR Buzz - Pointless these days?

Hey All,

Is this kind of service dead? I imagine that they are not used to genuine press releases etc.
I'm just guessing that Google are all over services like this and have blacklisted most of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th October 2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,625
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Penguin 3.0 is out!

Indeed, a few of my sites lost a few positions. Nothing major, but going from #1 to #4 is going to hurt.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th October 2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By Paul Tovey
Title Tag as: 'Site Name: Meta Title' on Google Serps

Hey All,

As above, I just cannot figure this out. I'm using WordPress with Yoasts plugin (which I dont -think- is the issue. But i've noticed a few of my websites are now doing this, it started a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd October 2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Dropped Domain Question

Haha, agreed. It's very easy to spot a PBN based website these days.
Do you have a good reference for me to research more?

I could happily ask you questions all day, but your going to get pretty...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd October 2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Dropped Domain Question

Thanks Mike, so for this particular website.


The site's anchors are the url name
Lots of links from sports sites


My plan would be to make it a HTML site with a 404 redirect to the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd October 2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Dropped Domain Question

Question: Does it matter what the website purchased is about?
For example, if it's a dropped sports blog with a huge DA, would re-conditioning it to general blog be an awful idea or would you have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd October 2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Dropped Domain Question

Question: I bought two decent domains through NameJet, I imagine it would be silly to keep them all in the same place?

For example, I have two separate hosts now. Should I send one to one and the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd October 2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Dropped Domain Question

Thanks for the tips guys, anybody know where I can find a -good- guide to creating a useful network?

There are thousands of guides, but most of these guys seem to have less of an idea than I do,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st October 2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By Paul Tovey
Dropped Domain Question

Hey,

I'm currently experimenting with various things in the SEO world and though I would give buying an expiring domain a shot for re-purposing/ perhaps using the website as a link for another...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Subdomain or Section for clients?

Thanks John, a great answer. The panel and main website offer website design, in that scenario. Would diverting these visits to a /client page have any benefit?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Paul Tovey
Subdomain or Section for clients?

Assuming that my website has 100 hits per week and I setup an admin panel which would have 100 visits per month by my clients, which would be more beneficial for me to setup:

1) A new section:...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th July 2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Hyphenated vs Non-Hypenated URL's

Thanks guys, just wanted to make sure!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th July 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Hyphenated vs Non-Hypenated URL's

I agree! However, every variation of the URL that I want to buy has been bought by these bloody Domain Name companies who have added three 0's the end of their actual price :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th July 2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Paul Tovey
Hyphenated vs Non-Hypenated URL's

Hello All,

I'm certain we've had this question here around a million times. But I can't quite remember the outcome, is there any drawback at all to using a hyphenated URL over a on-hyphenated?
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd June 2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: How to Recover from Negative SEO ?

In a nice way, this line would suggest that you have no idea what a good link is. Sign up to this service LinkRisk - A backlink auditing and risk analysis tool (http://www.linkrisk.com) and have a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd June 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Link Spamming - Advise Needed

Haha, thanks for the awesome mail Sudo.
Be sure to send me the link to your blog post and i'll give it a share :)

The Fiverr guy sent me the list of links and i'm disavowing as we speak!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd June 2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Paul Tovey
Link Spamming - Advise Needed

Hello All,

Random question, but I tried to hire an SEO full time for the past few months.

I had an interview with the worst candidate ever, arrived an hour late, smelt awful but worst of all...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 1st June 2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By Paul Tovey
Best product to create 'Pretty Reports' - SEO Company

I'm looking for a software to take in data from many sources and create a beautiful looking (yet informative) monthly/ Weekly SEO report.

I currently use Moz, but this is a real pain to setup.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th May 2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Create/ Maintaining a small Web 2.0 Network

Thanks for the pro-tip Mike as always!

I'm looking to just have something to develop on over time, I'll just have content written up every-now and then and have some automated linking going on in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th May 2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Paul Tovey
Create/ Maintaining a small Web 2.0 Network

I imagine there are a million and one ways to run this properly, basically I would like to make a small network of 10 web 2.0s such as WordPress, Blogger etc etc.

Creating the shouldn't be an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd May 2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Trust Flow/ MozRank for BIG list of links

This thing is really hard to use! Do you have any other suggestions?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd May 2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By Paul Tovey
Trust Flow/ MozRank for BIG list of links

Hello All,

I have a very long list of links, do you know of any tools where I can just paste these in and get the Trust Flow/ MozRank data for that domain name or link?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Looking to Improve my SEO Tool List

Thanks for that Mike, i'll be sure to check this out. I'll put PowerTools in the background for now, all of the other Tools I have are pretty good I guess (except Moz). Although I hear SerpFox is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Looking to Improve my SEO Tool List

Thanks for that post Mike, above is the conversation I had with them and I agree.
They are suggesting this Link Assistant software that I keep coming back to, is it any good?

My problem with Rank...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Looking to Improve my SEO Tool List

I've actually been looking at the SEO Powersuite for the last hour, this is one part of it. I once used Rank Tracker and that was awful. How does thus compare to Moz/ Majestic?

Has anybody used...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Looking to Improve my SEO Tool List

Thanks for that, I ran the tool and it came back with quite a few incorrect improvement suggestions, plus it doesn't seem to have any back-link facility.

Thank you for the suggestion, but i'll...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Looking to Improve my SEO Tool List

I hate to bump, but i'm really interested in some advise from fellow Warriors.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th May 2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Paul Tovey
Looking to Improve my SEO Tool List

I'm trying to get some more effective SEO tools, currently I have:
Moz, LinkRisk, Sitebeam, Majestic and SERPBook.

To be honest, most of the above I find pretty useless, particularity Moz.
Does...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Link Building - Do you agree with this statement?

Thanks for all of the information as always guys, much appreciated!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Link Building - Do you agree with this statement?

Interesting way of looking at things! Assuming the we were only looking at the top 10 results for 'Carpet Cleaner' (example) and we were only using homepages.

Would a homepage with 20,000 poor -...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By Paul Tovey
Link Building - Do you agree with this statement?

"The best way forward in SEO for any website is to only build a few, high quality links instead of a multitude of lower quality links."

- When was the last time you saw a website on page 1 with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th April 2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Paul Tovey
International Website Linking

Hello All,

I have a global website and have recently been bought a pretty top end link scanning online system. Now, I set it to scan my website to see my links out of interest and it's telling me...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Is Web 2.0 Links Dead for SEO?

It depends on the Web 2.0 itself, some are still very strong but most are junk.
Spamming Web 2.0s with junk and then linking from them is dead yes, but I don't think it was ever really alive anyway.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th April 2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By Paul Tovey
linkrisk.com - Anybody have good or bad feedback?

All in the title, i'm thinking of buying but I was curious if any of you have used it before.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th April 2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: Outsourcing White/ Grey Hat Link Building - Expansion Question

Any suggestions RedShifted?

Nik0 - I personally have no problem with no reports, infact I prefer it this way. But you seem to be forgetting than many people looking for SEO are well aware of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th April 2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By Paul Tovey
Maintaining a PBN

This may be a silly question to the trained, but some people have huge PBN's with 25 - 250 websites .. how do they maintain all of these sites?

Do they actually hire writers or do they just use a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th April 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Paul Tovey
Outsourcing White/ Grey Hat Link Building - Expansion Question

Hello All,

I've been doing SEO for quite some time now and I've gotten to the point where I would like to start expanding into website design, content generation and pursuing some other great...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th April 2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: SEO Reporting - Help me remember the name please!

It perfect for initial client reviews and as an occasional report. Enjoy all :)
*Realizes he should probably have an affiliate link*
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th April 2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Paul Tovey
Re: SEO Reporting - Help me remember the name please!

Just for all of you who were curious. It's called SiteBeam and it's awesome.
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