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Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 8th October 2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Should I Use Location Extensions?

I second that. I would definitely use location extensions. And I would take it a step further and use structured snippet extensions for neighborhoods to include all major neighborhoods within the...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 8th October 2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Initial Quality Score & Resetting

no offense ,man, but actually initial QS is always 6. Right from the horses mouth: https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2454010?hl=en

Anytime you add new keywords it will set a QS of 6...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 23rd May 2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Do you know a PHP Developer looking for a job?

Glad to hear!



If you are looking to apply just go to the link in original post or go directly to the site at: Best PHP/MYSQL Developer Jobs in Los Angeles | AdMedia...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 16th May 2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Peter Gregory
Do you know a PHP Developer looking for a job?

AdMedia is offering $500 reward if you help hire a new PHP / MySQL Developer.

Click to learn more about how we can help you search your friends to find a match, or to forward this job to a friend...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th November 2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Local SEO

Most SEO efforts are not going to have much effect in that little amount of time. Depending on what their budget is, I would seriously consider some paid campaigns to get things moving while you are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th January 2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Site URL Not Showing Up In Google's Index

It is not indexed and has no in bound links because it is just a park page. Develop the site and then worry about getting links. No one is gonna link to a park page.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Does Anyone Else Hate Long Sales Videos

Haha this is somewhat fitting that a friend of mine showed me yesterday:

Things Real People Don't Say About Advertising (http://tpdsaa.tumblr.com/post/2687157223)

As far as long sales video...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th January 2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: the REAL "Angelas Backlinks"?

The second site has the following language on the main page:

AngelasBacklinks.com is a link building service. It is not owned or operated by Angela Edwards.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th December 2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: backlink to www.mysite.com or mysite.com??

orvn is 100% correct, first redirect one to the other so you only have one version that shows up and then whatever version you choose send your links to that version. If you get some backlinks for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th December 2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By Peter Gregory
NEW Adwords Automated Rules

For those that use PPC and aren't aware google just released Adwords Automated Rules - you'll definitely want to check it out:

AdWords rules, and so can you! - Inside AdWords...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th November 2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: What is Google Dance?

It's an outdated term as google changed the way they updated there serps many years ago. I'd have to check my history book, but I'm thinking it was somewhere around 2004, maybe earlier. The bottom...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: How to market to Calif. college students?

Are you selling pot? Cause that pretty much sells itself. haha, ok j/k, but what are you trying to market? Knowing who you want to market to is a good start, but only part of the equation. Why...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Wow I had to correct HubPages on Google's Adsense policy!

Unfortunately I cannot view it, it says it is no longer published. However I would double check to make sure any places you are linking to, merchants or otherwise do not have content that is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Wow I had to correct HubPages on Google's Adsense policy!

As long as you are following this one I think your safe: "Please be aware that the promotion of prohibited content includes providing links to sites that do not follow our drug, alcohol, and ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd November 2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Do you guys really understand backlinks?

Now that would get you some attention and your pretty much guaranteed some backlinks as well.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th November 2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Adsense Won't Display On One Particular Site

I have had domains in the past that were blacklisted. About 3 years ago or so, I had a site that was tagged by the adsense team and I hadn't seen the email in which they gave me a certain amount of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th November 2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Does a NON-indexed article mean worthless backlinks?

If they are not indexed then they don't exist (at least in the eyes of google) and therefore would not be able to count as a backlink. Are you sure the articles have been published? If so have you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th November 2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,362
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Is Google the best search engine?

Google...huh...never heard of it. I've been using AltaVista (http://www.altavista.com/) since I started online. Are you saying something came along and beat them out?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th November 2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Title Tag Question

Obviously the competition for that term is so low that google is having to go out of it's way to find something to return results for it. I mean look at the search results for that term. Most of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th November 2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: The traffic is coming from where?

You can't add awstats to a server he doesn't have. The site is on blogspot so google analytics and webmaster tools will have to do. Plus they really are better than awstats anyway.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th November 2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: How to check fakepagerank?

The info: search is a good one. As for only having 4 links, have you checked the pr of the pages the links are coming from? If they are good high pr links than you have your answer.

Also what...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th November 2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: How much link juice flows to a linked page?

This is the best advice and I would definitely follow dburks advice. One small caveat I would just like make clear is that not all of the pr will pass in a 301. This was finally cleared up about 6...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th November 2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: How to rank? If not by Metas? (general question)

Hey we all have to learn somehow, so don't worry about feeling stupid. One thing I would definitely do though if you are really interested in learning the ins and outs of seo is look for quality...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th November 2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: What are SERPS and Uniques of domain/website

on a very basic level, this is what you need to do

1. Start with keyword research. Find terms that get traffic related to your site. Start with the low hanging fruit and go for terms that have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th November 2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,637
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: What's the Google command for backlinks? Link:domain

I just want to make sure everyone is very clear that having a space in between the operator and the domain name does nothing but shows you a search query for the words "link" and "domainname"

If...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th November 2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: a backlink coming from .edu with country TLD is worth how much?

the fact that is an .edu does not mean that it automatically carries more authority or more weight than any other extension. The fact is that many edu's have good quality backlinks. It is always...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th November 2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,637
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: What's the Google command for backlinks? Link:domain

That is incorrect, there is no space between link: and the domain name. It should be link:domainname.com

Also, just a side note, but the link: operator is not a very effective means in finding...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd November 2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Site deindexed

Do you know why it was deindexed in google? Can you pinpoint the issue and correct it? If so then once you have corrected the problem you can learn more and submit for reinclusion in google here:...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd November 2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: What are SERPS and Uniques of domain/website

That would depend on the amount of searches for "mydomain." If it was a big brand name or a highly searched keyword then yes you would expect to get a high volume of traffic. However, many domain...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd November 2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Do Rank Checking Tools Hurt Your Rankings?

Just so we don't get to off topic from the original question I will just say that you're right buying links is evil and will get your site banned because google says so ;)

For the record I do...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st November 2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Do Rank Checking Tools Hurt Your Rankings?

The worst they would do is devalue the link not ban the site. It is not uncommon, however, for them to ban the site that sold the link.

Now as for your original question I assure you the answer...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: About high PR backlinks

Now that was helpful
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,215
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: AOL is Using Profile Backlinks

That is why I mentioned established, if it was in fact it would not need the "boost"

In terms of whether "boosting" your backlinks is an effective strategy or not I would have to do some more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Best RSS Sites

Ah yes it would be possible if you actually created an rss feed mashup of your other backlinks. That would likely increase your indexation chances at least, but usually with those type of links you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th October 2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,215
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: AOL is Using Profile Backlinks

Or it could be someone testing a forum for some reason. Maybe someone testing an automated software out. Who knows really. We could probably speculate all day here, but I surely doubt anyone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Best RSS Sites

I'm not sure I understand your question. What is your 'backlinks URL'? Are you referring to something like a profile page where you have links to your main sites? If that is the case then no you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th October 2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,156
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Page Title vs Meta Title

It is useless to use: <meta name="title" content= as it is handled in the title element. This is the only thing that matters: <title>Designer Dog Furniture from Sleepy Pets</title>
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th October 2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By Peter Gregory
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th October 2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,804
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Ping-O-Matic vs. Pinglger vs. Pingoat...which is best?

I know it wasn't mentioned, but lately I have been using pingdevice.com. It's good for pinging multiple urls at the same time.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th October 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Is Linking Back To Same Page Helps In SEO?

Nope this isn't gonna help your seo efforts. However, a good internal linking structure is always helpful so if you can use good anchor text that links to other pages within your site that will be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Title SEO

I meant more of a brief call to action.

example: Discount Window Treatments, Wood Shutters | 15% off online orders
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,079
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Fake Testimonials -

Love the example and it gave me a chuckle right at the end of a long day, so thanks sent your way ;)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Would You Call About A Blog Comment?

I would use that as a stepping stone to possibly work out a better relationship for the future. If you were commenting on a blog that was relevant to your niche and has some authority even better! ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Title SEO

Brad's example above works very well and the only other thing I would add if you have the room of course is possibly adding a brief call to action rather than a brand name. This can improve CTR if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd September 2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Any tool or Way to know is this or that site Do-follow or Not?

If you do use firefox here is an addon that is helpful: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5687/
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th September 2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Sitemaps: XML or HTML?

Depends on the size of the site, but if you have a bigger site it is good to use xml for google and html for users.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th September 2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: any help Why am I lossing my spots everyday when I had first page ranking on Google...?

It sounds like a case where your competitors are just doing a better job of SEO. They are probably getting better and more backlinks that relate to the keywords you are losing ground on. Sounds...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th September 2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: any help Why am I lossing my spots everyday when I had first page ranking on Google...?

It really depends on a lot of factors and the simple answer is that your competitors are beating you because google sees there content as more relevant to those search queries. This could be due to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Is SEO for dummies?

You probably want to start with SEO Book.com ~ SEO Training Made Easy (http://www.seobook.com/) and The Art of SEO Book Companion Site and Blog (http://www.artofseobook.com/)

Both are great reads!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: What Google thinks about Sub domain?

What Istvan said above is absolutely correct



And likewise what magicjg said above is incorrect. A subdomain is looked at as a completely separate site so authority and pr do not flow through...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th September 2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Links left in comments on blog

No it is not seen by anyone, (google bot included) until it is approved by you.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st August 2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Adwords from Another Location

Hey I responded to your PM as well, but just for further clarification I find it easier to geo-target the campaign and then use the keywords I would use with that campaign. The main reason is let's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Is link juice passed when a url is NOT indexed?

Just because it has been pinged or dugg does not mean it has been crawled. Yes that gives you a higher chance that it will crawl sooner, but it is not a guarantee.

Furthermore for any link to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: SEO for Ecommerce Website

webdango gave you a good start, but I would also include video and photos of the product and then allow for reviews so you can take advantage of UGC. The UGC is where you are gonna get a lot of free...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Two SEO questions for the group - Local Search and...

Often times clients request things they think they need but are really shooting themselves in the foot. It is best to stick to your guns and (probably your gut on this one) and explain how much more...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th August 2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By Peter Gregory
Re: Ping vs Bookmark -Which is best for SEO

It shouldn't be a versus discussion at all. For one they have two separate functions, but can both help to achieve a faster indexing of a page. Beyond a potentially faster indexation of the page...
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