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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th December 2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Could this page be penalized due to links pointing at it?

Do you really think it would be that easy to get a page penalized?

Nobody would bother trying to rank pages. They would just de-rank all their competitors instead.

I could build a million...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By culpetm
Re: Why aren't my latest blog posts being indexed?

Also, make sure your XML sitemap is up and running, and make sure it is submitted in both your google and bing webmaster accounts
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By milliejack
RE: Why aren't my latest blog posts being indexed?

Do internal linking but make sure you link only relevant pages. If you are linking irrelevant pages, then you won't get clicks or impressions. Moreover, your content should be relevant. You need to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By Anne Freeman
RE: Why aren't my latest blog posts being indexed?

The latest blog should always be internally linked to other pages on the right keyword. Internal linking plays a vital role in getting your pages indexed.
Linking to the right page can help you out...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By Fraun
Re: Why aren't my latest blog posts being indexed?

Use internal links. Search engines crawl from page to page through HTML links. It’s important to note, the 2 interlinking pages need to be relevant – it’s not a good idea to link unrelated pages...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Kay King
Re: Why isn't full meta title showing up in the Google SERPS?

Link was removoed -have you look at that link recently? It contains only an alert saying 'this product no longer available'...could that be a problem?



A member posted some interesting info...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th December 2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 908
Posted By DABK
Re: How to protect against a negative SEO attack?

The OP is talking about negative SEO. What does what you wrote have to do with that?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th December 2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 908
Posted By hyperjerkseo
Re: How to protect against a negative SEO attack?

Disavow links
Check for Duplicate Content
Monitor Your Social Media Mention
Create new citations
Press Release: State what happen,down play it, how your going to resolve it, and how your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th December 2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 908
Posted By Jeffery
Re: How to protect against a negative SEO attack?

Fair enough. In my world one of the best ways for a corporate attacker to compete is to draw the victim out into the open and in cyber that starts with following the victim, etc. Posting links is not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th December 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 908
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: How to protect against a negative SEO attack?

Chill Jeff. You ARE being a bit much. There's no capital offense for having a link removed and as a SEO with over a decade experience in SEO theres absolutely nothing derogatory in SEO about "not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th December 2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 908
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: How to protect against a negative SEO attack?

disavowing should do the trick. The only real other thing you can do is programmatic in changing your url but that would disrupt your good backlinks and be self defeating. Even for those that think...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th December 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 908
Posted By RuskinF
RE: How to protect against a negative SEO attack?

You can Disavow the links. When they posted such ill-links, the forums may have caught their IP address. You can start collecting data on about such backlinks and use it as an evidence against them.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th December 2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 908
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: How to protect against a negative SEO attack?

As Janice Sperry said, the latest iteration of Penguin does not penalize bad backlinks, it just ignores them. Other than disavowing them, which can't hurt, the only thing you can do is to continue...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th December 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 908
Posted By Janice Sperry
Re: How to protect against a negative SEO attack?

If it has gone on since mid October and you are just noticing it does that mean that it has not effected your rankings yet?

The good news is that Google has gotten much better over the years at...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th November 2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By Kay King
Re: Do you think profanity in the content can harm a site's rankings?

If I understand you correctly you havr a 'dirty' book you wrote ten years ago that is reliably earning about $80/day TODAY....is that correct? It continues to produce reliable income though you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th November 2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: Do you think profanity in the content can harm a site's rankings?

Sorry, no experience with this at all, but now that you are more experienced and eloquent, you might try editing those articles and using more tasteful or scientifically correct terms. No clue about...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 17th July 2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,100
Posted By Sleekinfosolutions
RE: How to increase conversions on Adwords

Hi,

Tips to increase your Adwords conversions are:
1. Do remarketing
2. Use negative keywords
3. Improve your website CTR
4. Do A/B split testing
5. Add ad copy with landing pages
6....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 42
Posted By paulgl
Re: How Come My Pages Are Still Able To Be Fetched, Even Though Set To NoIndex?

There is no reason to noindex anything....

If you block a page using htaccess, the noindex is never seen...
(Yeah, I know....sounds not quite right)

In the way the internet works, the only...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By rnaura
RE: Yoast SEO Plugin not allowing my blog to be reachable / indexable? Media attachment url did not

You can use another plugin like the " ALL in one SEO" It will provide you more accessible feature like adding more than 10 keywords. As you know in Yoast this feature only allowed if you had a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 93
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: How can I utilize the value of all these old urls after issues with Manufacturer?

If the URL bothers you, you can always re-direct it to a new one about why product A does not beat the competition.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 93
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: How can I utilize the value of all these old urls after issues with Manufacturer?

Hardly anybody looks at URLs. What they DO look at is the headline (a.k.a. title tag) and the description that is shown (sometimes the actual meta description sometimes not).

I'd re-purpose the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 93
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: How can I utilize the value of all these old urls after issues with Manufacturer?

Yeah, I'm pretty sure leaving their products on your site could definitely cause legal issues so you definitely need to get rid of them. For now, you could re-direct them to similar products that you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 93
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: How can I utilize the value of all these old urls after issues with Manufacturer?

The troubleshooting one cannot possibly lead to any sales. Those people already bought the product, so just let that URL die.

You might consider changing the content on the "Why Brand A is the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 93
Posted By Evan M.
Re: How can I utilize the value of all these old urls after issues with Manufacturer?

Cease and desist wouldnt really hold much water here I dont think. Id start of with the 301s and if they do a cease and desist for some dumb reason, then 410 em and you're good. Not like you have any...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 93
Posted By Evan M.
RE: How can I utilize the value of all these old urls after issues with Manufacturer?

If they are branded, I'd say 301 to similar product urls for a different brand. Thats about all you can do. Leave the trouble shooting ones alone, since people will always search for those articles...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th February 2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: How To Change URL That Displays In Google's Results?

Now that the 301 redirect is in place, go to Google Webmaster Tools and request that they re-crawl the site so they will see the redirect
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By avemfly619619
RE: How To Change URL That Displays In Google's Results?

Give some time to index URLs.
Sometime, it will take time to crawl page.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By BryrDe
RE: How To Change URL That Displays In Google's Results?

Did you use a redirection for the old URL? Just wait until Google refreshes its database.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th February 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Digitalmarketers
Re: How To Change URL That Displays In Google's Results?

301 redirection is the best way to improve your URL structure. All pages in a website should have valid and SEO friendly URL.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th February 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: How To Change URL That Displays In Google's Results?

As mentioned earlier...
this is incorrect.

Google is your friend
https://www.google.com/search?q=302+redirect&oq=302+redirect&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.5442j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd January 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: When you're checking out a business, what reviews do you look at? Google, Facebook or both?

It depends on what I'm looking for.

I'm going to look at different things when I'm looking for a place to have lunch vs. someone to fix my car or one of the systems in my house.

For the first,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th August 2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: What do you guys think, Penguin will ever be released again?

They are not going to discontinue Penguin; they are building into the algorithm so that it permanently checks for spammy links all the time.

Right now, it is a special program (filter) that they...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th August 2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: What do you guys think, Penguin will ever be released again?

According to this article in April, it was supposed to be released "soon". It is also supposed to be the last ever Penguin update because they are making it part of their algorithm, so it will...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th August 2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By yukon
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

I tried to tell you at the start of the thread to switch back to the old URLs ASAP before the yahoos jumped into the thread blasting nonsense.

When Google ranks a webpage everything hinges on the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th August 2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

Glad to hear this worked out for you. It sounds like your initial description of the web design guys was spot on.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th August 2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

Yeah - they sound like they have an intern on it. Have no idea what the slash is about. That part is definitely moronic. Looks like your 9 year run with them is over.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th August 2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

And I will have to go with Gary and others including Paul on the testing part- the only thing inexcusable was redirecting everything to the home page. Totally different issue from removing the php...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th August 2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By paulgl
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

Yeah. Sure. Keep believing that.

No real person doing a web "project" like that...would ever take it live until it was finished. The old site would have been left alone, then switched over...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th August 2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By 3wCorner
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

Takes time to get your traffic back. SEO wise, your url should have keywords in it and not end with .php . Use custom permalinks. You can do this by editing your .htaccess file.


Have your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th August 2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

that depends on the site. was this an old site that didn't have "clean urls"?

https://www.woorank.com/en/blog/guide-to-clean-urls-for-seo-and-usability

If so the designer was bringing you into...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th August 2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By yukon
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

Really?

Your first comment was backing up nitwits suggesting they just didn't have time to finish the job (nonsense).

Changing a URL for a ranked page just to get rid of a .php extension is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th August 2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 261
Posted By yukon
Re: Will I get my rankings back? Design guys REALLY messed up

Nonsense, they're idiots for butchering ranked page/s URLs. That's an SEO 101 fail.

Even If someone knows SEO and how to 301 redirect a URL it's still a crap shoot (50/50) chance the page will...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By yukon
Re: Is there a way to rel = canonical only part of a page?

If you're ranking don't touch the pages, leave them alone.

Canonical is for the entire page, that's why it's in the the <head> of the HTML source code.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By nettiapina
Re: Does Yahoo have something like a disavow tool?

Yahoo's results come from Bing. That should answer your question.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th October 2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By nettiapina
Re: Is it normal for A/B test pages to have REALLY long urls?

Which system are you using to run the tests? It may or may not be normal for that system.

Also, make sure you're not viewing some sort of preview version. If your conversion optimizing consultant...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th October 2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By paulgl
Re: Is it normal for A/B test pages to have REALLY long urls?

Why are you not talking to "them"?
Are you not doing research?
Ask them why, how, etc.

If has a ?= or something like that in the url, that's for
internal database, record keeping, etc.

You...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th October 2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Synnuh
Re: How does Google know if it's a paid link?

So I can bake cakes with actually using ingredients is what you're saying then?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th October 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By danparks
Re: How does Google know if it's a paid link?

Cakes that are explicitly baked in ovens are the most obvious example of cakes. A baker bakes a cake by baking the cake ingredients. This clearly results in a cake, and one prominent baker said this...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th October 2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By footfoot
Re: How does Google know if it's a paid link?

How profound! You come up with that all by yourself?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th October 2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By paulgl
Re: How does Google know if it's a paid link?

Read all this post if you want to know how to buy and sell links.

Google does not hate paid links. No seo expert would ever say that,
as one of the first things to do it....buy links.

Google's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Spam email being sent from me, to me?

Unless it's a personal address that you don't care about, don't hit the spam button. Doing so does more than just move the spam to your junk folder. Enough spam reports, and you could find your email...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By nettiapina
Re: Any idea what to do about this troubling review coming up under my results?

You can file a scam or spam report to Google (https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/93713?hl=en). They don't necessarily react in any way, but this sounds like a something that they might...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By webmarketer
Re: Good name for a blog for a Boat Parts Website?

Captain's Log. May not be a SEO friendly keyword phrase though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By fasteasysuccess
Re: Any Website Or Analytics Report That Shows WHERE On A Page People Are Bouncing From?

I'm not sure why some people are telling you can't check where people scroll or leave...

You Can Easily...Like said...Heatmaps. Places like clicktale and other services. You can actually even...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th April 2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By oagece
Cool Seo Tips

include keyword in your domain name . ex=cookinguru.com

Use atleast 1 keyword in title , headline and meta description. Don't use to many in body . You may also use them in subheading.

Always...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By nmwf
Re: What do you do if you've abused link text for so long??

A spammy link doesn't look like the one you've provided at all. A spammy link would contain many keywords and be almost incomprehensible. At best, your links look like simple, long-tail keywords, so...
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