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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: does google warn you about everything?

Google almost never warns before taking action. After they slap your site down, THEN you can apply for reconsideration through their webmaster tools.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th August 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: adwords a scam

It *is* very possible to make money using adwords, but it is harder than it used to be. This doesn't mean it is a scam, it just means that it is more popular than before. I've got a couple clients...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,493
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Forget Dragon Naturally speaking

I don't have a Mac or an accent (or you could say I have a bland american accent ;) ). I have tried both Dragon and Win7 recognition. After a lot of training on each one, Dragon wins hands down on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: High-End hosting - WHERE?

Pretty darn hard to beat Rackspace -- expensive, but high-end solid.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 899
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: QUESTION: Are more and more people using Bing the last 6 months..

It really doesn't matter if every person on WF switched from Google to Bing. This is way too small and specific of an audience. What matters is the overall traffic to Google versus Bing - that's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,130
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Why Aren't My Sites Ranking - No Blackhat Techniques

What kind of keywords are you targeting? Tiny niche keywords can rank quickly - major keywords can require thousands of backlinks and other factors.

Are your sites getting indexed? What do...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd July 2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: For ranking purposes only .info EMD or .com PMD?

PMD .com, especially if it actually contains the keyword phrase in order.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd July 2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Google's Update

Not recommended. Go with unique content that will attract humans all by itself, driving the first source of traffic, and then the second source from Google will take care of itself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Would this completely free set-up be "sufficient"?

It will be a bit harder to rank the sites this way, but the smaller the niche the easier it will be to rank (although it will also have less traffic overall).

The free sites will cut you off if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,080
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: My 1 Year Anniversary: 10 Things I've Learned Since Joining The Warriorforum.

Another thought about waiting to quit your "day job" if you possibly can - it can take time to develop relationships. Yes, it can take more discipline and drive to do it this way, but it drastically...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,080
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: My 1 Year Anniversary: 10 Things I've Learned Since Joining The Warriorforum.

I might suggest two more:

11. Just do it. Too many people get trapped between learning and doing. It is better to get products out there, learning with each one, than to wait forever because you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Does this mean I can't get any reviews??

Thats how I read it too. So,
1) develop the product
2) post a [reviewers wanted] post in the warriors wanting to hire you section
3) after it is approved, pay for it
4) when you have enough...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: 50 Search Unique Visitors Daily,How Do I Monetize It?

It is difficult to get any significant money out of such small traffic. One thing that you might be able to do is to select particular related items from Amazon and sell them as an affiliate. You...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th July 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Does using the same webhost for many domains hurt your SEO?

One other point -- if you load too many different sites into one shared hosting plan, it can have a negative impact on the responsiveness of the websites. Having a slow website IS a part of what...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th July 2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Does Negative SEO exist?

Make sure the links are identical, that they are all the same type, and that they are all going to the homepage. It is likely to take more than three days for google to find all the backlinks and to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,074
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: JVZOO Getresponse vs Aweber Oh the irony?

I *love* the integration, and it is specifically why I moved from AWeber to GetResponse. Other than that, they are both solid email services, but this caused me to prefer GR.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,784
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Meta Keywords useless? Not needed? Obsolete?

Yoast has it right. They are obsolete. A great idea that got used too much by people trying to improve rankings instead of just indicating the subject of the page. Google and Bing have both...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,668
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: W3 Total Cache Slowing Down My Websites

I agree with Peter - the external tests are much better.

When dealing with serving caching, I would recommend setting the test to 10 iterations, both with and without browser cache. That way if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 596
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: I need some advice

I offer both. When people download the videos, it saves me money compared to them streaming them over and over.

In terms of protecting the content - the key is to have an ongoing stream of new...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 673
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Is it lazy for a WSO not to have a pdf?

I totally agree. It is a rare video that rates more than "playing in the background while I work", but I can absorb the key info from most PDFs very quickly.

That being said, including...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: google panda and penguin

Sourceforge is a site for hosting open-source software. Nothing really to do with SEO.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Low CTR. Good niche, I'm doing something wrong.

Yes, it is worth fixing. Your design needs to work at all popular resolutions, and 1024x768 is still quite popular.

One way to decide how much effort it is worth is to use Google Analytics and to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: On Page - Help

Forget Meta Keywords - Google and Bing don't use those anymore.

Most important - Write for humans.
Then -- for each page choose a keyword. ONE keyword (phrase).
Use that keyword in the title,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,239
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: 15th July 2012 Tuna Update

guys guys guys... its not tuna. The real insiders know the order:
Panda, Penguin, Porpoise!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Who are the superstar affiliates?

I do have an affiliates page on my site, but I need to build it out with additional resources, like you've suggested. Right now it just lists products and how to get affiliate links from JVZoo.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Who are the superstar affiliates?

I agree totally - learn from everyone, but I'm not exactly the same as anyone else, so I have to proceed in the way that best works for me.

One thing that I encourage for everyone is testing and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Who are the superstar affiliates?

What would you suggest as the best way to promote my affiliate program? (We can't mention it in our WSO threads anymore...)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Who are the superstar affiliates?

No hidden motives here. :)

I am trying to really build a long-term business, and I see partnering in a win/win fashion with key people as a part of that effort.

I have my first two products...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Who are the superstar affiliates?

Who would you recommend as the superstars of selling? Who really stands out when it comes to great lists and conversions?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th July 2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: What are now considered BAD links?

A "keyword" can be a single word as well as a phrase. That being said, the list you had was fine variation as part of a larger list. These days a good anchor list is probably about 50 or more...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th July 2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Where to start SEO?

Good advice so far. The entire span of SEO is darn huge, and includes lots of different items. How easy it is to get good results depends greatly on the topic of your site. In general, the more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: RESOLVED: How can I get the shortest URL to a thread on WF?

Since that was not my intention, I have changed the above example so that it uses this thread as the example, not a WSO.

However, in the future, you might consider expressing such things in a PM...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: How can I get the shortest URL to a thread on WF?

Sorry to reply to my own post, but I think I worked it out, and just in case it would be helpful for anyone else, here it is.

I noticed that a link to a post in the testing forum was of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: How do you build into dreamweaver meta keyword tags?

Google and Bing/Yahoo no longer use the meta keyword tags at all. The page title is important, and the page description is also important, but the meta keywords were a good idea that was ruined by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
RESOLVED: How can I get the shortest URL to a thread on WF?

Like most forums, it seems like there are a ton of different URLs that resolve to a particular thread.

While they may help SEO, I don't particularly like the ultra long URLs that contain the title...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th June 2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: what is the meaning of cloaking?

Black hat. Cloaking, if you get caught, will get your site penalized very quickly.

Cloaking is where you present one thing to the humans who come to your site, and something else to the search...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Question about WarriorPlus's WSO Pro + Aweber Integration!

There's another competing solution -- JVZoo has tight integration available with GetResponse so that your buyers can go directly on a list without any second confirmation email. It works VERY well.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th June 2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Can someone recommend me a WSO

Did you mean 3,000 words or something more? 3,000 words is 10 quickie 300 word blog posts or 3 more solid articles. That's not a lot of content, although it is a start.

There are lots of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st June 2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,479
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Penguin Are Backlinks Dead?

There are TWO types of backlink diversity that are important post-penguin. The first has been covered pretty well here - anchor text diversity.

The second type of diversity is where those links...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th June 2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Putting Long Tail Keyword in Post Title

It works well. Like others have mentioned, keep it human readable and sounding good. I've had particular posts of mine rank extremely highly for some of the strangest very low usage long tail...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,420
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Anyone Have Success Listing On JVZoo?

I love the way they are competing against each other. We end up winning!

I used JVZoo for my first WSO. It worked totally fine - I am completely pleased, and will be using it for my new WSO as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 643
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Warrioooorrrs.... Come out to playyyy - quick question for ya?

I still struggle with procrastination big time -- but here are a couple of things that help me:
1) publicly announced due dates -- i.e. I'm going to launch xyz on date aaa
2) making to-do list then...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Life After Penguin - The Seven Types of SEO

While I agree that quality is very important, and I'd love to see more of it, I would claim that currently VARIETY is more important. It is much harder for Google's software to really judge...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: On Page Overoptimization - How Much Is Too Much?

Good stuff - yes, keep the keyword density to around 2% or lower (I still see slightly higher density on some #1 sites on hard keywords, but I'm conservative), sound totally natural, throw in some...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th June 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Life After Penguin - The Seven Types of SEO

Absolutely. Google is making life more "interesting" by really looking for variety. Variety happens naturally when people link to you themselves, so it is a good indicator for Google.

Variety of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th June 2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Google Local WSO

Please note that Google places has been replaced by Google+ Local, as Google trys to consolidate a number of services under the banner of its Facebook wannabe.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Wrong Meta Tag Description Showing in Search Engines

Make sure you have a valid sitemap.xml in your root directory, and set the update frequency on your homepage to daily. Then submit the sitemap file to Google and Bing in their webmaster tools. This...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Meta Description Issue

The title is too long (90 characters). Cut it to 65 characters and you've got a better shot at Google using it.

At 179 characters, the description is too long as well for Google to use it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: small seo question

It may not be quite as bad as completely starting over, but it will be close.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 723
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: I must have done something wrong... Traffic does not convert

When I go to the link in your first post, I'm going to an SEO blog post instead of to the referenced tutorial. If other people are getting this, they'd leave immediately.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Probably A Terribly Stupid Question...

I think it used to show everyone's threads - but since a lot of folks use the test forum to fine tune their WSO sales page pre-launch pre-approval it ends up being better to just show your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,319
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Basic Question: Whats the difference between JV and affiliate?

Thanks for being patient as I figure out the terminology. So.. what's the name for someone who is a full partner, who would work with me fine-tuning the sales materials, etc.?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,319
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Basic Question: Whats the difference between JV and affiliate?

OK, so a JV is like a super-affiliate? Bigger name, bigger list, bigger commissions?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,319
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Basic Question: Whats the difference between JV and affiliate?

What's the difference? Is it that the affiliate only acts as a seller for you, while the JV partner can be a lot more involved in making it a success? (i.e. making suggestions, helping with sales...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd June 2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Site not indexed after three weeks

The best way to submit your sitemap is through Google's webmaster tools. This also gives you other information about how much they have crawled your site, etc.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd June 2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: What exactly is considered cloaking?

Yes, what you are doing appears to be cloaking, and puts you at significant risk.

What is NOT cloaking would be to style the h1 tag so that you could show it to the public, but still indicate to...
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