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Search: Posts Made By: Tom Goodwin
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,925
Posted By Black Hat Cat
Re: Your real name vs a pseudonym

I have no problem with folks using pseudonyms, or pen names, or whatever, but of all the reasons to have a pseudonym, this one is, frankly, the silliest.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd April 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,307
Posted By faceblogger
Re: Do you include "www." when linking?

This is the perfect answer.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd April 2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,307
Posted By John Williamson
Re: Do you include "www." when linking?

Tom hit the nail on the head, whichever you start with, stick with it, as consistency is key.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By paulgl
Re: How Can this website Rank above me? WTF

Well now, it's not really that simple...but
hopefully someone is taking notes.

Paul
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th November 2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By cbpayne
Re: No more PR updates?

How many zillion threads are there going to be on this topic?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st November 2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 15,526
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: Google Ban's auto blogs and blog dripping!

If you can demonstrate actual, real world, proof of this, I'll be happy to make my parody product a reality.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st November 2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 15,526
Posted By Sheryl Polomka
Re: Google Ban's auto blogs and blog dripping!

Ok I heard from a friend of a friend, who's aunts sisters brothers wifes mothers grandma works for Google - she cleans the toilets.

She says that Google is going to get rid of Wordpress blogs,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st November 2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 15,526
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: Google Ban's auto blogs and blog dripping!

See my up coming WSO:

Crack The Bounce Rate Code and
CRUSH YOUR COMPETITION!!!!


Our human-like auto-surfer technology will insure that your competitors bounce rate skyrockets. They will be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: Did I Just Buy A Banned Domain Name? :)

It seems like you had a case of "New Site Panic Syndrome".

The tools are probably not accurate when it comes to a domain that's become naturally deindexed after a long down time. These domains...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th November 2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 727
Posted By paulgl
Re: Do Not Purchase Links

I notice the WF is selling links now. Checked the code to see if they show up. Sure enough, the links are showing. Hmmmmm. I guess the WF is contributing to the
demise of people's websites by...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th November 2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,559
Posted By Roger Rowe
Re: 10 ways your Backlinks can work against you

LOL

I agree!

But his content is:

http://myaffiliateapprentice.com/images/bovine_excrement-meter-0.gif
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th November 2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Jacob Martus
Re: 20 Ways to Increase Alexa Ranking

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=%22Office+or+own+a+company%3F+Get+the+Alexa+toolbar+or+SS+Firefox+extension%22

I didn't know this was an article directory. In fact, I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,476
Posted By paulgl
Re: I'm scared for my micro niche site - should I?

You do a lot of quoting, but very little reading and learning.

This thread is way longer than it should be. The real advice is good.

The advice from senior members of the WF is stellar. Yes,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By 4morereferrals
Re: Too Many Backlinks Too Fast? Kinda Worried.

It was a helluva lot better response than most people were thinking - which was ... hey doood ever heard of the god d@!m$ SEARCH FEATURE?

This query - thread - post has been answered on here like...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,436
Posted By 4morereferrals
Re: Are BAD backlinks worse than NO Backlinks?

You can control who you link TO ... not who links TO YOU.

How can a news site be "relevant" to any one "niche" or topic?

Would you take a permalink from this irrelevant page?

DRUDGE REPORT...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th October 2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,436
Posted By paulgl
Re: Are BAD backlinks worse than NO Backlinks?

If people really thought about irrelevant backlinks, they would stop
putting sigs in their posts. I don't think there's anything remotely
called an irrelevant backlink. You are assuming google and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By abnation
Re: Defining Blackhat SEO

The word filter makes your post seem a lot more hilarious than it should be...
Anyhow, regarding b-hat. I see it more as a certain mindset. The term itself, as I'm sure you are aware of, comes from...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,949
Posted By Jacob Martus
Re: Getting ban from Google for buying backlinks?

I can say that it is illogical because IT IS. Is it logical for Google to take a metric into consideration that could easily be manipulated by a competitor? No. That's not logical, hence the term...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,103
Posted By paulgl
Re: Black Hat SEO

There is no such thing. There are things that work and are beneficial,
and then things that are not.

All is fair in love, war, and getting traffic to your website.

Most of us STFU about it.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th October 2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,949
Posted By Jacob Martus
Re: Getting ban from Google for buying backlinks?

That's illogical. Show me this evidence of someone being penalized for buying links and I will show you faulty logic.

Like I said before, if buying links could get a site penalized, there would...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th October 2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,949
Posted By Jacob Martus
Re: Getting ban from Google for buying backlinks?

Wrong. If buying links got your site penalized, then everyone would be buying links for their competitors.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: Does Google Sandbox actually exist?

Maybe you should take the time to actually read what you've linked to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By dburk
Re: Does Google Sandbox actually exist?

Hi Marketing Ignite,

I partially agree. The point I was trying to make is that those elements that are significantly important to ranking are not tied to the domain. To the URL, yes, to the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: Does Google Sandbox actually exist?

You're confusing competition for the mythical sandbox.

Sure, Google scores pages on well established authority sites higher. But the sandbox myth is that Google penalizes new sites, as a whole,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: Does Google Sandbox actually exist?

They did, they said that it doesn't exist. However, people choose not to believe their statements because it conflicts with their perception.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By digidoodles
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

I must have missed your answer?

I'm giving you a chance to prove yourself and you're being a smartelic.

Exactly as I suspected. You have no clue.

Onward and upward!

Warmly,
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By dburk
Re: Does Google Sandbox actually exist?

Hi Marketing Ignite,

Where do guys come up with this stuff?

Yes, Google does use "trust" as a factor in calculating your relevancy scores, however there is nothing that "prevents" your page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By dburk
Re: Does Google Sandbox actually exist?

Hi robertransey,

I'm sorry to be so blunt, but this is pure hogwash!

You incorrectly stated "Google had declared that the Sandbox filter is a reality." When did they make this statement? I have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th October 2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: Does Google Sandbox actually exist?

YouTube - Who's On First?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th October 2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By CatherineC
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

Tom is right on as usual.

Popular thoughts from WF doom-and-gloomers lately about backlinking:

"Social bookmarking no longer works"
"Blog commenting no longer works"
"Forum profiles no...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By Spot the Ball
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

So tell me Mike,

Where do these superior SEO,s and "proper businesses" get there links from?

Are you saying that we can only be serious and thus try and make some dollars if we are lucky enough...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By Jacob Martus
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

Surely there are some competitive insurance keywords besides just the term insurance. I'm sure they are all quite competitive, even these 'weaker long tails'.

I'm enjoying the thread, but I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By 4morereferrals
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

His excellency Mike - from on high - hath announced to all us mere SEO peasants ...

Hence why I saved the OP - because even you can keep track of your freakin point!

One of the main premises...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By 4morereferrals
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

Perhaps comedy is more your thing Mikey? Dat was a GEM!

May we all get up off our collective genuflected knee's now your excellency?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By 4morereferrals
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

Because you are hell bent on proving that single sentence - which would make all your past efforts of link building - crusading - blathering etc ... and selling your half baked quasi automated link...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By jazbo
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

Mike, you took a pop at Tom by suggesting he posted less and had something to sell. You took your own thread off topic.

Why do you have to create these train wrecks?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By halfpoint
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

I have no interest in reading or responding to any of Mike's bull**** but I wanted to back up Tom and say that I was the one who received the PM from Allen himself stating that backlinking products...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th October 2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,103
Posted By paulgl
Re: Why the Value of Massive Spam links is constantly declining in power

Tweets for commercials are in effect, spam. But twitter
is not backlinks. So yes, we should spam, ....er....tweet.:D



No reason to scream something that is absolutely untrue.

Paul
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th October 2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,576
Posted By Jacob Martus
Re: Okay guys, THIS is how you use social networks to get 100,000hits in under a week. (linkbaiting)

They won't penalize you per say but you're account can most definitely be smart priced. This happens when you send traffic that doesn't convert to advertisers. What results is lower paying clicks...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th October 2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 923
Posted By cbpayne
Re: biggest PR update delay ever?

Can I suggest an instant ban to anyone who starts yet another thread about the PR update ....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th October 2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,970
Posted By FredJones
Re: Backlinks: With or without "www"?

Does not matter - choose any one and stick to it. And make sure the other one redirects 301 to whichever you are using (permanent redirect). About people typing in the WWW - again, does not matter if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By jazbo
Re: Building Sneaky hidden links...

Google will ignore it.

In the real online world, you have to suck it up and do what everyone else does to succeed.

Sorry but thats reality.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Whats the Best and Quickest Way to Backlink

The only thing I will add to this is that asking for the "best and quickest way" to do anything may be two separate questions. And the answers are often different...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th October 2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: Zero To #8 With 70,000,000 Competitors In 2 Months

yes Jazbo but they seem offended that we took the time to teach them a basic SEO principle instead of letting them go on believing in their metrics for competition. we were pretty bad for nudging...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th October 2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By jazbo
Re: Zero To #8 With 70,000,000 Competitors In 2 Months

BUt your thread title makes the point that you were up against 70 million competitors. We are just pointing out that the whole premise of that is false and misleading.

Your only competitors are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,477
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: MayDay In October

Tom,

You really need to try this SEO method...

YouTube - Charms Love Charms Money Charm Magic Charms Magic Spells Talismans

I recommend the money and protection talismans for the best...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: Zero To #8 With 70,000,000 Competitors In 2 Months

Theres no way you have 70 million competitors. Of all the things I wish I could correct in people's thinking on seo its that results count has anything to do with competition. Only important thing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,647
Posted By Kay King
Re: Does Google Hate This? I'm Shocked!

When you put the site in a subdomain you created an entirely new site. Google sees a subdomain as a standalone site for most purposes.

Why didn't you use the domain previously used for that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: does everyone have purchased domains or does anyone use free web 2.0 sites?

Next time godaddy has one of their $1 specials get a domain name and then even a $2 a month host. Having your money site under someone elses control is not good and spending time and resources...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: Number 1 on google - but why?

You can ask them to show you a site that they have ranked but I got to tell you even that is a slippery slope. I'd think long and hard before I showed a clients site to someone online. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By Jacob Martus
Re: Google Sandbox Here I come!

That depends on who you ask. For some, it's spamming articles to 100s of directories...whether the articles are any good at all.

For others, it's putting up content at places like Hubpages/Blogger...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 16,022
Posted By Jacob Martus
Re: I Learned My Lesson Building Backlinks too Fast!

Did you even bother reading the thread? His website came back at a higher position. So, no incoming links can't hurt you.

And your testing is flawed. There are any number of things that could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Multiple Products --> One PayPal Account - How do you do it?

I stole an idea from Clickbank and created a generic-sounding umbrella company. Since there is a way to use a unique header image with PayPal (method may still be available as a WSO), just make an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th October 2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By cashcow
Re: Have you had success with backlinking?

I would say for backlinking the "go to" guy is Terry Kyle. I don't think he posts here very much anymore, but here is a thread from a while back you might find valuable:
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th October 2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: Number 1 on google - but why?

Not as competitive a term as you might think. Most people don't type in causualty.



Unfortunately a lot of gurus have misinformed people about what results mean. Its just the amount of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th October 2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,388
Posted By Bill_Z
Re: Number 1 on google - but why?

Yes Jenn is correct, having an exact keyword match for your domain is huge. Also, although his links are seemingly few, having just a few strong backlinks can easily outrank other sites with 10-20...
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