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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By scrapgirl42
Out of the loop and getting back in, suggestions?

It has been several years since I was busy building websites and generating income with them. Life got busy with a full time job, raising kids, aging parents, etc. My sites were on auto pilot, still...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By scrapgirl42
What is a good magazine theme for Adsense & Amazon?

I want to do a major revamping of several websites. These sites were doing so great two years ago, but are now just blah. I would like to start with a theme change and I like the looks of magazine...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th September 2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By scrapgirl42
Unknown site listed in my Adsense report?

So I was just looking at my Adsense report for the last few days and there is a site listed that I don't own and have never heard of. Sure, it has only had about 5 ad impressions, but it isn't...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 13th July 2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,799
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Whats your average Adsense CTR?

I would really like to know how to optimize my sites for mobile devices! Where can I find this kind of info?

Also, about the CTR rate, my sites that have a CTR theme (it is called CTR ;)) have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th June 2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By scrapgirl42
ABC 3000 - spammy links?

I have been using this product since it's release a couple of years ago. I was looking at my external links on Webmaster Tools and I have such bizzare sites linking to me. My site that I was looking...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th June 2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: 'Thin Content' Penalty?

Ok, so I have been going back through my site and it seems that most of my pages have a 2-3% keyword ratio. I am not sure what the going percentage is, but when I read through them it seems to me...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd June 2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: 'Thin Content' Penalty?

Thanks - my brain is thinking now! That is what I needed, a push in the right direction. Tomorrow is a new day to revamp and start fresh :)

Thanks again!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd June 2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: 'Thin Content' Penalty?

So Marc, publishing articles from Ezine won't look spammy? I have always stayed away from that - preferring to write my own content (and look where it has got me!). So if I publish a few Ezine...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd June 2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: 'Thin Content' Penalty?

Good advice Patrick! Thanks so much. I will start adding some other pages that take the topic in a different direction rather than selling it :) While I am at it, should I beef up my other pages?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd June 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By scrapgirl42
'Thin Content' Penalty?

I received an email from Google a couple of days ago that says this:

Webmaster Tools sent you the following important messages about sites in your account. To keep your site healthy, we recommend...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st March 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By scrapgirl42
I need to make a comeback. . . help?

Basically, I want to revive my Adsense business. More than a year ago, before the Panda update, my sites were bringing in $20+ per day. I know not much by some standards, but I only do this part...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 28th June 2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 109,659
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Team of native English writers ready to take orders ..

I just received my articles and I will be ordering more! The articles are well researched, well written and perfect for my website. Usually when I order articles I have to edit them somewhat - but...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 11th June 2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 109,659
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Team of native English writers ready to take orders ..

I am also interested in a reviewing a sample of your work. I have outsourced articles that need to be rewritten when I get them back so I am leery to order. But if your style suits me I will order a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th May 2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By scrapgirl42
Penguin, Backlinks, & ABC plugin

I would like a little input on what to do about sites linking to me after the penguin update. I just checked the backlinks in WMT for a couple of my sites and I am not sure what to make of it. For...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th November 2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: My Commission from Amazon Just Increased

Electronics is always at 4%, but when you are adding product links to your website check and see if Amazon has it listing in another category such as office products. I have noticed that a lot of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Taking it to the next level . . .

This is my problem, I don't know the first thing about building a list. Plus, almost all my sites are product related. I only have two information sites. How can a list help me if I am reviewing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,145
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Buying Google +1 votes

I had already decided against it, but you guys have reinforced my decision. No Google+ votes for me, although I did put their button on one site just to give it a try :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,145
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Buying Google +1 votes

That was kind of my take on it too. But I just ran across it today and wanted opinions. But I do agree, 100 votes and then nada - looks bad.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Taking it to the next level . . .

Goals are good! I have them in my head - I think I need to write them down ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,145
Posted By scrapgirl42
Buying Google +1 votes

So I noticed that you can pay people to vote for your site on Google +1, is this a good strategy? I would like opinions of people who have done it and have noticed results. Or people who wouldn't do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Taking it to the next level . . .

I agree that some of my sites are just a means to make money, but several are a part of me and I find myself putting a lot more into them than the others. I have thought about writing my own ebook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Taking it to the next level . . .

I have thought about selling the poor performers but I wonder how sites are selling these days. I sold a couple a year ago and they went for a couple of hundred dollars. But I don't want the hassle...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By scrapgirl42
Taking it to the next level . . .

I have been doing IM for a little over 2 years now. But I feel like I am stagnating. I average around $20 per day in Adsense and about the same in Amazon commission. Since January 1, my earnings have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd November 2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Would this be considered duplicate content?

How would I do this on a wordpress site? I don't have an index page - do I?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th November 2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Would this be considered duplicate content?

I plan to rewrite all the posts, add some more content so the posts are a little longer etc. I don't plan to add them for a month or two, then slowly drip them out a couple a month, alternating with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th November 2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Would this be considered duplicate content?

Thanks - then I will move it to the 'good' site, with a few edits of course. Two year old content might not be completely relevant anymore ;)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th November 2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By scrapgirl42
Would this be considered duplicate content?

I have several sites that are in the same niche. I want to consolidate and get rid of the ones that are not productive. So my question is:

If I have two sites in the same niche and site A does...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th November 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Acceptance to AdSense and CTR Theme

I use both CTR and Clickbump - love them both for different reasons. I haven't had any issues with CTR and some of my top earning sites use that theme. I started one mid August and today with it's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th October 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,178
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Anyone Experiencing Delays in AdSense Reporting Today?

This question is the reason I came to the forum tonight too. My stats have been the same for about 7 hours now. Relieved it isn't just me :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th September 2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: ping and backlink tool

Why do you think pinging your backlinks looks unnatural? I use the BulkPing indexer/backlink tool to index and backlink my backlinks and then I ping all the successful ones with PingDevice a day or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th August 2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Changing the theme of an existing site

I am actually using a Clickbump theme on this site - which I love on all the other sites I have it on. But on all those sites I am able to get both Adsense click and Amazon sales. This site seems to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th August 2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By scrapgirl42
Changing the theme of an existing site

I have a wordpress site that I think will perform better if I switch the theme. Right now the site is getting 75 - 100 unique visitors a day and averaging about a 6% CTR. I think it would be higher...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd August 2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,606
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: sites that make 1000+ a month

That was freaking priceless!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st August 2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: How do you remove low CPC ads?

WOW! That is quite a list, can you block that many?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st August 2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: How do you remove low CPC ads?

Thanks for the suggestions, but how do you find out what ads are low paying? I need to know which ones to block. Someone posted instructions on how to find out which ads on your site are the lowest...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st August 2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By scrapgirl42
How do you remove low CPC ads?

I remember a thread not to long ago (I think it was here) about how to check the CPC of the ads that are showing on your site. You can then request that low CPC advertisers be blocked.

Does anyone...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,619
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: What is the best backlinking method for do it yourselfers?

Do you feel you get traffic off these small sites, or just a good backlink? I am sending a PM - this is intriguing :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th July 2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,619
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: What is the best backlinking method for do it yourselfers?

So, how do I search for high ranking sites in my niche to comment on?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th July 2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,619
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: What is the best backlinking method for do it yourselfers?

No, I am not desperate - just conservative :) I am still earning and my sites are beginning to recover their rankings. I actually blame summer more than Panda. However, I am very aware of how much I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th July 2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,619
Posted By scrapgirl42
What is the best backlinking method for do it yourselfers?

To put it simply - I hate backlinking. I think the reason I hate it so much is because I am not very good at it. I have some great sites that have really good original content and good on page SEO....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th July 2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,154
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: What are some comfortable shoes to wear to work when you stand all day?

Skechers Shape-ups. I stand a lot for my job and I find on the days I wear my Shape-ups my feet don't hurt. Plus they tone your leg muscles.

Just a warning though, the sole has a bit of a curve...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 758
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Where did you start?

I started as a graphic designer, designing digital scrapbook supplies (hence my user name). Made decent money at that, until everyone else figured out how to make their own stuff in Photoshop and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,066
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Tips to recover from Panda 2.2

I would like to know how to effectively reduce bounce rate. I provide quality content and when I look at analytics, the bounce rate is fairly low for many of my pages. But those people who don't see...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,075
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: My Adsense revenue is decreasing

My CTR averages around 5-6% year round. Should I be concerned and what can I do to increase that? Should I shed sites that don't earn as much so it will make my average higher - or not worry about it?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,373
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Which movie you are going to watch next?

Two words - Harry Potter.

Gotta see how the whole thing ends - of course I have read the books countless times ;)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Can You (or do you) Make a Full Time Income with Adsense?

All my sites have a minimum of 5 pages of content, some I have built out to 20 - 60 pages and growing. There is no way I can build them all out on my own, and to be honest some of the niches bore me...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Can You (or do you) Make a Full Time Income with Adsense?

So would you continue to build the existing sites larger, or add more small niches?

I feel like a lot of my sites have so much potential, but I am trying to maintain 30+ sites and some fall...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By scrapgirl42
Can You (or do you) Make a Full Time Income with Adsense?

I understand you need several different streams of income, but I am wondering if it is still possible to make a decent (5K+ per month) income using just Adsense and affiliate marketing like Amazon?
...
Forum: Reciprocal Links 10th July 2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,300
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: (8 New PR4 Domains Added) PR4 Dofollow Homepage Backlinks - $1.50/Month.

Bummer - I missed it.

I am on your mailing list but I didn't get a notice this time - did you send one out? I have been waiting for more openings. These are the best links I have ever used!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,425
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Got Into Google+ Minutes Ago, Have Invites

I would like an invite if someone could send on please :)

teriann.ads @ gmail.com


Thanks!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Please tell me what is "Keyword Density"

SEO! isn't free - it is a one time cost of $37. But it was the best $37 I have spent! I have never really 'got' SEO, so this plugin has been a huge help. I am in the process of going through all my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: How do you check for duplicate content on your own site?

Thanks Alexa, you have helped to put my fears to rest :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Please tell me what is "Keyword Density"

I use the Clickbump SEO! plugin to help me keep my keyword density just right. It will give you a green light if you are in the right density area. It will also suggest LSI keywords to use in your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,084
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Site back on 3rd position after panda update..Here is how...

I see now. So you have a news category on your site and put the articles there? Are all the articles relevant to the site?

I am liking this idea . . . .
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th July 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,131
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: Why are women attracted to dangerous men?

Amen to that! Give me quiet and thoughtful any day :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By scrapgirl42
Re: How do you check for duplicate content on your own site?

I screwed up with this one when I first started my sites about two years ago. I would put the article on ezine (and other article directories) then on my sites. I don't do this now, but many of those...
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