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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Re: I need some help - Niche Website Isn't Showing Anywhere on Google for Keyword

You're site is not likely to rank at all for anything even slightly competitive (which almost ALL affiliate programs are) without backlinks.

Do NOT get suckered into paying someone peanuts in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th November 2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Re: I bought a domain from Namecheap, it had a history

Was there a question in there somewhere? or just reflecting on the state of the universe in domain registrar land?

Yes. Domains almost always have a history. Some good... some bad. If the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th November 2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Re: How many number of post we can do in blogs

Yukon... It's not polite to hijack such a high quality thread. You'll get a better response from the community if you start your own thread. :P
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th November 2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Re: From page 1 on google to nowhere suddenly!

Why don't you provide a link to both sites and explain your situation more clearly. My guess... you screwed up the redirect.

You are aware that if your 301 redirect URL A to URL B that you're...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th November 2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Re: How many number of post we can do in blogs

LOL I love dburk! He calls a spade a spade... or in this case... a spammer a spammer. :)

Funny though that the guy/bot has yet to be banned.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Re: One way link building DO work

For those who rank poorly, off-page SEO (i.e. link building) is almost always the "missing link". Links are probably the most important single thing that you can do for a site to improve its SEO. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Re: My website is nowhere in serps

Your site likely needs more time... The more competitive the vertical, the longer it typically takes to rank well consistantly. Just continue to build links and generate content. Rankings will...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Re: Stuck at #5-6

Absolutely not. The sub-domain is treated as a totally separate site. It will not inherit the main site's domain ranking attributes (like domain authority, domain trust, etc.). Nor do inbound links...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Re: Co.Cc pissed me off

Don't know about the OP's current web hosting company, but 99% of free web hosts do NOT provide ANY way to implement 301 redirects. Some will if you pay them a monthly fee to keep the redirects in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,815
Re: Title tag : how many keywords ?

Google "displays" the first 65-67 characters of the title in the SERPs before truncating it. Google "uses" the ENTIRE title to rank as best I can tell regardless of length... at least out to 300+...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Re: Backlinks: Does PR really matter?

It depends on your goal.

If you are concerned primarly about traffic then get links from relevant sites REGARDLESS of whether the links are followed or not.

If you are concerned with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Re: How do you diversify your backlinks?

Aaron Wall is a great SEO... But if you want to learn specifically about link building, I would suggest reading up on Eric Ward. They don't call him "Link Moses" for nothing. He's been building...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Re: WORDPRESS: Posts vs Pages

Which is better? Phillips screwdriver or flat head screwdriver?

It depends... on what you're doing with the page. "Pages" are used typically for "static" pages (about us, contact us, etc.) ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Re: Google is not respecting author rights

There is absolutely nothing wrong with this actually. It has nothing to do with "author rights". When you publish an article on ezinearticles.com, you give other webmasters the right to republish...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Re: if i add .com to my site will this help a lot?

1) Whether you choose .co.uk or .com should not be based on how long you can renew the domain for.

If you are targeting only visitors from the UK then you're probably better off targeting...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th October 2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Re: Write "And" or "&" In Keyword?

Use it however the company you are talking about uses it (and has it trademarked)... For exampel, AT and T would look... well stupid. They are AT&T. People will expect it the way the Black & Decker...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Re: Long Tail Keywords ?

You will want your home page to target your hardest to rank for, most competitive keyword phrase(s) that you intend to go after. The next level of pages 1 click from the home page (generally those...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th October 2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,646
Re: Anthing as good as Market Samuri???

It's currently $149 for the full version... but "supposedly" going up soon once the Platinum version is released.

You can get the full sales letter here...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 24th October 2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,467
Re: What can I do with 30$ ?

That will get you the domain and maybe 3 months of hosting somewhere like Godaddy.

Honestly, you should probably take the $30 and go see a movie. LOL If you can't save $100 to buy a domain and a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Re: automatically bold keywords wordpress plugins?

Well I might actually read your page then if you styled the <b> and <strong> elements to appear as normal font. ;)

I'm just saying when I see the same keyword phrase bolded every time it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Re: how important is NO FOLLOW links in our sEO?

There is a LOT more fiction to this statement than fact. Honestly, this "need" to have dofollow and nofollow links is totally without basis. Personally I think it was created by SEOs to justify them...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Re: To Cloak, Or Not To Cloak

Link cloaking and "cloaking" are two TOTALLY different things. I think HunterSnake is a bit confused.

The Cloaking that Google talks about in their Webmaster Guidelines has nothing to do with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Re: How to deal with this unreasonable SEO client? HELP

Honestly, you asked for this when you took her on as a client. NO client is going to be happy with ANY SEO who works on their "stuff" for only 2 months. It's just impossible to accomplish anything...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Re: automatically bold keywords wordpress plugins?

Great idea to make your site look cheap and spammy.

Bolding those keywords all over your site is not going to make a noticable difference in your rankings. And bolding the same keyword on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Re: Need Advice: Selecting keyphrases to target LOCAL traffic.

The first thing I'd do is register the company for Google places. I would get listings on sites that are 1) local or 2) have local listings like CitySearch. If it is a services oriented business, I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,660
Re: SEO - Getting a Subpage to Rank, Links to the Homepage as Well?

Your home page should target your head terms, your most competitive hard to rank for terms. The sub-pages should target longer tail terms. Sub-sub-pages even longer tail terms. But you know...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Re: Question about commenting on dofollow blogs

Although the PageRank of the page linking to your URL (NOT the PageRank of the home page of the site linking to you) is what is important, for blogs you won't know the PageRank of the blog post...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Re: Successful SEO Company Without Any Rankings?

The plumber is ALWAYS the one with leaky pipes. ;)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,825
Re: I'm FINALLY on Google #1

Congrats! It's always a good feeling getting to #1... But don't get lazy. It takes work to stay there.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Re: Back links disappeared, Google ranking dropped

Of course, without knowing the URL that was ranking, the keyword it was ranking for, a history of changes on the site, age of site, and countless other tidbits, about all you'll get here are wild...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Re: Google's Take On Wordpress "Pages"

Google's not going to freak out and think, "OMG! There is a URL on this site that is not linked to from the category, archives, and tags sections of the site! WTH?"

They look at URLs. They...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Re: Looking for a SEO Specialist to Optimize Online Magazine/Media Company Website

No kidding... That will get you 1-2 hrs/month of a decent SEO's time. What you're asking for is going to take an excellent full-time SEO probably 6 months to a year at least to accomplish unless...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Re: Affiliate Links Ranking?

It makes total sense if you think about it. Google and other engines index URLs, NOT web pages. There is a difference...

While example.com/some-page/ and example.com/some-page/?aff=18188 might...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Re: Is .info okay for seo or do I need .net, .com. org?

.info, .com, .net, .org, etc (all non-country coded TLDs) are ALL treated the same by Google from an SEO perspective.

However, people see .com domains as more legitimate for businesses. You'll...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,229
Re: EzineArticles is a waste of time for ONE backlink

Sure there is. If you get caught submitting the same EZA article to other article submission sites, you can have your EZA account banned.

To the OP...

First of all, you're allowed to place 2...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Re: Title SEO

Keyword density within individual HTML elements like <title>, <h1>, <h2>s, anchor text, etc. is very important. Keyword density within the main content of the page is no longer as important as it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Re: Adwords for Local Search

Getting shown in the 7-pack with the Google map for local listings will drive a lot of traffic. But AdWords should be equally effective if done correctly. Hopefully you're using geo targeting with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Re: Was on page 1 and then vanished!

Is your site new? It's not uncommon at all for new sites to have the pages show on page 1 for a few days or weeks after the site is first indexed even though they don't deserve to be on page 1. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,421
Re: Link Wheel

"Quality" backlinks? Really?

I'd say 99% of link wheels are the exact opposite... They are made up of VERY low quality back links. Throwing up a WordPress.com, Blogger, Squidoo, etc. type site...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,722
Re: The Most Expensive PPC Keyword Yet?

Used to pay $25-30 for mortgage/refinance related terms. Another area of the company did SEM for online education. They were paying $40-50 for some of their terms. It's all about the competion and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Re: Google Just Deleted Blogger blog for spam but it wasn't?

EXACTLY! Why on earth do people who obviously build sites with the hopes of generating revenue use free web hosts like blogger or wordpress.com. Makes absolutely NO sense to me.

If you can't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Re: Starting a new blog

5-7 post daily of "good content"? One person writing 5-7 posts per day and them all being "good content" seems a bit of an oxymoron to me.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Re: How to find which site has baned by Google?

There is no way to tell for sure. But if a site has a ton of backlinks, used to be in Google's index, but no longer is indexed at all... then chances are that it has been banned.

You "may" get...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,202
Re: Dmoz Listing - Need Help

There are no tricks (unless you are personal friends with the editor for your particular category).

Submit it and forget it. It does absolutely no good to resubmit it ever 3-6 months. The...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Re: What is better for SERPs: keywords in subdomain or in page url on main domain?

You are MUCH better off in almost every instance, to place content under your main domain instead of under sub-domains. Sub-domains really only make sense IMO if you have enough content to build out...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Re: SEO Experts... Will This Show In The Search Results?

There is absolutely no such thing as a "penalty" for duplicate content. Please people...

When your site is penalized by Google, there is absolutely NO way to get it on page 1 of the SERPs....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,263
Re: Lot of backlinks but no rank

Why on earth would you want a one page site? You should want as many pages as you have time to write. Each page gives you a chance to target a different keyword phrase (and slight variations). ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,263
Re: Lot of backlinks but no rank

This happens often because you post a single comment on the site. That comment gets added to the Recent Comment widget that appears on EVERY page of the site in a sidebar. The Recent Comments link...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Re: Have you done subdomain SEO?

I would rather SEO mygenericdomain.com/exact-keyword-phrase. By doing so you would be adding more pages to your main domain. And any links you build to the exact-keyword-phrase folder/page(s) on your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,457
Re: Dofollow Directory

Beef up the Travel, Mortgage, Debt areas and your sure to get lots of traffic.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Re: Should I use a PPC management company?

I think it's a terrible idea for someone with no PPC experience to manage a PPC ad campaign. As you said it is a complex beast. Most who try with no experience just end up burning through cash with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Re: Aged domain ?

If you buy the domain AND get the content, you should retain all PR.

If you buy the domain and do get the content, then you'd better get a site up fast. Before them taking the content down, I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd September 2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Re: Batter backlink strategy?

This question is impossible to answer. There are too many OTHER variables associated with a link would determine which are better like the relevance of the page linked from to the page linked to, the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th September 2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Re: Any In House SEO's in the House?

I was the in-house Sr. SEO Manager at probably the biggest online mortgage/refinance/home equity/auto/personal loan U.S. site on the web for several years until about a year ago.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th September 2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Re: All about Forum Profile Backlinks

Looks to me, based on YOUR forum sig here, like this is a rhetorical question that you already know the answer two and whose purpose was more to drop 6-7 more links in your sig than to get answers. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th September 2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Re: Seo Tip For Wordpress

Google has always said they were TLD agnostic... so they treat .com and .info sites the same as far as rankings. However, other webmasters and searchers might NOT treat them the same.

I agree...
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