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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th June 2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Using Cloudflare/Incapsula/GPS with 72 websites network

Hi,
I actually work at Incapsula.

To answer your question:

1. All of our IP ranges were manually submitted to Google. As a result, when you use Incapsula, Google will know that this is a CDN...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,497
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: What can you do, if your website gets attacked by DDOS attack?

Well, DDoS does not necessarily means you got hacked.
Typical DDoS attack will use other machines (PC, servers and recently even mobile phones) to flood you with "fake" requests until your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,497
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: What can you do, if your website gets attacked by DDOS attack?

Thanks - I`m happy to be corrected.

Still, from what I know (based on personal experience and the experience of others) hosting providers will not provide free anti-DDoS services for their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,497
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: What can you do, if your website gets attacked by DDOS attack?

Well...

I never heard about hosting providers that offer free/complimentary DDoS protection (please correct me if I'm wrong).

Also, at least from my experience, they will usually prefer rely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: What does it mean when googlebot suddenly can't find existing website?

Maya or not, Googlebot should crawl your website regardless of what GA code you have - or even if you don't have one.

Try fetching you pages from GWMT and also check your Disallow directives in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Baidu SE Question

Very few or close to none.

The real question for me is/was: How many Baidu users will respond favorably to English content (i.e. read it instead of bouncing)... The answer, even fewer than I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: For Those Who Pay For Website Security (Do You Have Any Recommendations?)

Hi

I work for Incapsula and we can provide PCI DDS compliant cloud WAF + CDN + Bat Bot protection. The service will protect you from hacking attempts, illegal resource access, SQLI, XSS and so...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd October 2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Give me tips to improve my site

Lots of good advise but I think we are overlooking something here...

My question is: Where is the content coming from and how much of it, is unique?

Funny thing btw, just yesterday I`ve joined...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd October 2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,574
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Google Punishing Guest Posts?

Sorry to revive an old post but about a week or so Google released a tool for Disavowing links:
Google’s Link Disavow Tool And Negative SEO | WebProNews...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Website Security Question

No 2 WP plugins will make your website secure.

Kingfish85 provides a very good WP focused Checklist (I think I said so already said that on the other treads but I don't mind saying it here...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,352
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: My WP sites were hacked

This is by far not a 100% full-proof solution, but one simple thing you can do here, is just block region IPs (for countries that can't provide any "real" - human and legitimate - traffic)

Maybe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,352
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: My WP sites were hacked

Hi @Msdobe

Saw your PM and wrote a really long reply to it, just to find out that I need 50 posts to send it out...

I decided to post it here instead.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,352
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: My WP sites were hacked

Before you do that, please note that your URL structure has nothing to do with your hosting platform and everything to do with your CMS & DB structure.

Just moving your account won't solve...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,352
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: My WP sites were hacked

Best advise so far.

Sorry for the "plug", but the company I work for provides 3rd party security solution, which you can use for free for acceleration and preventing purposes.

Even the free...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th October 2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,413
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: robots.txt - is this blocking googlebot?

Hi

A. This is not a robots.txt issue.

B. In you case I the error rate may indicate a very high downtime rate or/and wrong security settings.
(i.e. some providers will block all Chinese...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Google webmaster question on robots.txt

HI

Agree with @TheContentAuthority, robots.txt is optional, but still a "nice to have".

However, after experiencing a similar issue myself, I think you should be more concerned with an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: How to test if your Wordpress Site is secure?

Funny thing, I`ve just finished answering a very similar question on Quora (so seems like WP hacks are the latest trend...)

First of, as far as I know, WP Security is probably the best security...
Forum: Website Design 12th September 2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: The Wordpress Plugins To My #1 Google Ranking Website

Great List.
Thanks!

One thing I wanted to add, as I read it...

For better performance you should try using "W3 Total Cache" + CDN combo.
(pretty sure you already do, but still...)

In...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd August 2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Internal page linking

"How many links (internal page linking) do you recommend for an internal page??"

1 is an absolute minimum...
I`ve remember reading something about "100 maximum" in Google's guidelines, but I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th August 2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,508
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: A description for this result is not available because of this site's robots.txt – learn more

Hi,

"but i never made a robot.txt?"

Every site has robot.txt file, as so does yours. See here:
http://stupidscam.co.nf/robots.txt
You don't need to create it, as most CMS (WP included) will...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th August 2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,269
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Banning Google Bot (IP Range 206.85) From AdWords Account?

Maybe Googlebot impersonation? Click-spammer that uses Googlebot user-agent?
You can use Botopedia.org (http://www.Botopedia.org) Ip verification method to check this out. It will show all verified...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th August 2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,296
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Bots and Bandwidth

Hi,
I`m pretty sure I've already answered this question on SitePoint forums.
Anyway, before setting any blocking rules, my I advise is to consult with Botopedia.org (http://www.Botopedia.org), for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th August 2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,255
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: How do I know the last time google crawled my site?

WMT will provide best answer, just use Health>>Crawl Stats

Not recommending other options. We recently release a Fake Googlebot Study...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th July 2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 983
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Anyone had success with Facebook ads?

Depends on how you define success. Conversion wise, generally you can expect a very good ROI but also VERY low Conversion Rating CTR (I`m talking about 0.01%-0.03%, rarely more).

Still you do get...
Forum: Website Design 29th July 2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Review my site

Look nice. Definitely has it's own "vibe" and I love the flame effect. What I think is missing is some kind of call-for-action, some incentive for actually going thought with the registration. Best...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,989
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Is it worth moving a low traffic site to a Managed VPS?

Hi Rahul,
I actually work at Incapsula so if you want to follow on Azmanar advice, keep me posted and I`ll be glad to help out a fellow Warrior.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Share Your Squeeze Page

Thanks,
I've actually did that for awhile by selectively removing footers on some pages to create "link sinks" (only top nav-bar with 5 links present - link juice goes in but in doesn't go out) but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Share Your Squeeze Page

I have a follow-up question: Just how effective are squeeze pages?

What do you see in terms of improved conversion and/or SERP rankings?

I personally always worked with a wide multi-page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,718
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Why do Warriors still use Paypal

Interesting question.

As many have pointed out the main reasons are:

1. Paypal is widely-accepted as a standard for on-line transactions. (which means customer trust and compatibility)

2....
Forum: Programming 22nd July 2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: fake googlebot?

Hi
Our company recently released a study of fake Googlebot behavior that shows an average of 21% for fake Googlebot visits (75% of these were directly harmful)

Read more here: Fake Googlebot...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd July 2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Why Googlebot not crawling my site

Check your robots.txt... Maybe it's set to "Disallow:\" (which means no bot access)

Having said that, I didn`t find any website at all at the above-mentioned DN.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th July 2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,295
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: CDN and its Effect on SEO

As promised, this is the second part of the blog that talks about Cloud CDN related SEO Benefits...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,295
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: CDN and its Effect on SEO

Sorry to revive an old link but...

I`ve just recently published a blog post on this subject.
First part of it deals with common SEO & CDN related Myths:

I call it SEO & CDN Myths...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: How do you find a mentor?

Looks like you`ve found one (or more)... :)
Forum: Programming 8th July 2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Problem in Wordpress

I think you`ve set Base Site URL wrong... Not sure but just look at you link
This part - "htttp:/reltime2012.ru/frunleh/?9" is obviously some kind of URL that was added in.
Also, take a loot at...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Bought URL but Market Samurai showing domain age is 2 years?

This can actually work to your advantage as "old", previously used Domain Names may have batter initial SEO ratings (i.e. it may come with already established link profile)

Having said that, you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: DDOS protection seal (fake or not)

Site is down for me... Maybe it's DDoS [ironic smirk]

Anyway, as far as I know (and please feel free to correct me here) SiteLock does not offer DDoS protection.

I`ve looked at their plans and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,222
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: What would you do if Wordpress website gets hacked twice in one week?

Changing passwords is advised but at this point you probably have shells and/or back-doors. (Double hack is not a coincidence.)

Clean installation + pass change should help get rid of back-doors...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,648
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Should I dump Wordpress and Build A Large Website Using Static HTML?

Well,
Using "PHP Include" to make you static html site more manageable is one way to go.

Another thing I can suggest is using this OS CMS:
Get-Simple.Info

It basically dose the same thing as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Someone please answer this for me.

Ok

First of all, if you can avoid domain change, please do so. While good redirection process (getting to this in a minute) will help you keep you SEO factors (i.e. domain age, inbound links,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,184
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: $240 Per Day Goal

Hi,
Great post.
I`ve had some experience with large networks of small niche sites and wanted to share few guidelines (some might be very obvious).

1. No cross site linking - no link wheels no...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 56,676
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: TUTORIAL (with Screenshots & Videos): How To Find Niches and Keywords For Top 10 Google Rankings

Awesome post. You can really feel the effort made and time invested.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Any Advice for A New Website

Get some businesses on-board for free to serve as a "proof of concept". Also I would suggest to show top 5-10 bushiness on "Main Page" for each category. Initially it feel help you to seem more...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th May 2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: SEO Help Needed with Long Tail Keyword

In my experience the best way to go about is (especially in post Panda world) by splitting the KW list into groups of 3-5 semantically connected key words and writing an article for each group using...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th May 2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Local SEO Question

Good advice.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Local SEO Question

I have some experience promoting spa sites and I can tell you that some of your clients will be ready to travel up to 1hr (sometime ever more) for a spa treatment.
Some people will even "make a day...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,706
Posted By Igal Zeifman
Re: Are meta keywords still important?

Google dose not look at Meta-Keywords (as was clearly stated by Matt Cutts). Other SE and information gathering tools might use Keywords Meta. It dosen`t "hurts" you to have them but don`t waste time...
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