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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, 10:38 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 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 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: 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: 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 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 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 30th May 2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,708
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Are meta keywords still important?

While I might not be as forceful as Paul :D I have to agree - it is frustrating to see bad/wrong/outdated answers in the forum. I haven't recommended using meta keywords in a looooong time. I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th May 2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Help me choose better titles

I hear you! Of course, if it were easy it wouldn't need us perfezzionals to work on it! :D
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th May 2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Help me choose better titles

OK - think like a user. If you are looking at the search results, what text would make you most likely to click on the link?

Also - I'm assuming that you are putting some more details in the meta...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th May 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Help me choose better titles

Is there any way to restore your original database and get the titles back? You won't be hit with over-optimization if you use a keyword once in a title, and it is crucial for the titles to be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th May 2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,893
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Penguin & All in One SEO Pack

You only end up with keyword "stuffed" URLs if you stuff keywords in your page titles. One mention of the appropriate keyword in each place is fine. You shouldn't be putting more than one in either...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: W3 Total Cache - Drop in Rankings

I run this plugin on all the sites I've built - any change in Google rankings is unrelated. The only related thing is that the sites tend to display pages faster -- which is a good thing in Google's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Meta tag

Depends on the meta tag. The Keywords meta tag is ignored by Google, and probably by just about everybody. Page title is VERY important, and is often used as the anchor text for the primary search...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Life After Penguin - The Seven Types of SEO

OK, so the dust is starting to settle a little bit about Google's Penguin update.

It looks like one of the key factors going forward is diversity. Diversity of links, diversity of anchor text,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Is "SEOPressor" plugin safe to use on my blogs?

SEOPressor is a fine plugin, and completely "safe" to use. It gives you suggestions of things to do that you can accept or ignore. Virtually everything it suggests is just fine. The key to SEO...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: The consequences of a single opt-in if something goes wrong

Because of spam reporting, and email providers --
Single opt-in gives you a bit more response over the short term, with a large amount of risk long term.
Double opt-in (yes, I'm continuing to use...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd April 2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Google Analytics is Punishing Me !!!

GA has been testing a new version for a while now, and they have been switching accounts over (may be done by now afaik). One thing that might help -- near the bottom in the left hand column is an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st April 2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,802
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Attention Adwords Experts.. Is This A Good Google Adwords PPC Click Through Rate Score...

3.6% is a fine score. An area where people disagree is how hard you should try for the #1 ad slot. In my experience, in that spot you get a lot of lower-quality clicks by folks that just click the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st April 2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,658
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Backlinks are DEAD! Let us brainstorm!

I agree - spammy backlinks are dead, but value added backlinks (like invited guest blogging with real, quality, unique content) will be around forever.

Also, variety in backlinks has become much...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st April 2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Advise for my site

I took a quick look at your site. The first thing you need to define clearly is:
What are you trying to do? -- What is the PURPOSE of the site?

Example purposes could be: to sell insurance...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th April 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: LSI Keywords

LSI keywords are related words that occur naturally when you are discussing a topic. For example, if you are talking about feeding dogs, then dog food, bowls, wet, dry -- are some terms that might...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th April 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Your Confidence in Google?

Actually that's close - but not quite accurate. Google wants to make the most money it can for its shareholders. It gets most of its income from advertisements. To sell ads, you need usage. To...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th April 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Adwords QS - Confused

Quality score is related to more than just the relevance of the ad to the page. It also is related to CTR on the ad.

I'm assuming you are always running two ads at a time, then regularly pausing...
Forum: Programming 2nd April 2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Using WordPress to make a CMS?

There are also a couple of WordPress plugins I'd recommend that helps it to act much more like a CMS.
1) Pages Tree View -- provides a nice tree view of all your pages. The normal WP view is just...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th March 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,478
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Hostgator vs Justhost

There's a set of problems that we all face when trying to find the best host.

1) Most folks have not tried very many hosts. They find one that works for them and stick with it. This means that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: Dublin Core and Geo Meta Tags?

Dublin Core tags are useless for most sites. The exception is for magazine/journal publishers, especially peer-reviewed journals.

Geo meta tags are useful specifically for businesses with a local...
Forum: Website Design 10th February 2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,031
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: what is best free capture/Auto Responder for wordpress?

aweber is the way to go, if you possibly can. They take extra care to have their servers whitelisted and the lists clean and maintained. You are not likely to run into problems, even if your lists...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,712
Posted By Leo Wadsworth
Re: What would you choose? WordPress or Joomla or Drupal?

Overall, I agree that different circumstances require different CMS platforms. Which is best depends on LOTS of variables, including available programming resources. For example, if it is a dot net...
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