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Forum: Selling Ad Space 4th September 2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 75,100
Posted By kindsvater
Adsense has a new option called Auto Ads. You...

Adsense has a new option called Auto Ads. You place the Adsense code on your page and then Google uses Artificial Intelligence to decide how many ads to show on your page, where the ads will be...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 4th September 2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 34,892
Posted By kindsvater
Consider a Facebook page. Without knowing what...

Consider a Facebook page. Without knowing what you are promoting it is difficult to know what would be effective for your product or service.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,490
Posted By kindsvater
PBN refers to Private Blog Network. The...

PBN refers to Private Blog Network.

The general idea is that you create various websites (blog) on different hosts. Within the content on each site you include a link to your main website.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st July 2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By kindsvater
I believe the question is about SEO - not paid...

I believe the question is about SEO - not paid advertising.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th June 2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By kindsvater
A good page title to stand out in the SERPS,...

A good page title to stand out in the SERPS, which of course matches the excellent content on your page that someone sees once they click.
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 22nd June 2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,729
Posted By kindsvater
Your BBB link is a "nofollow" link, meaning there...

Your BBB link is a "nofollow" link, meaning there is no SEO juice.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th June 2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By kindsvater
Make use of keywords provided from other search...

Make use of keywords provided from other search engines. There is unlikely to be one set of terms used on Google and an entirely different set on Bing or Yahoo. Multiply the occurrences by 2 or 3...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th May 2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,429
Posted By kindsvater
I would think by now you know I never engage in...

I would think by now you know I never engage in rank speculation about SEO issues.

Many years ago a Google employee posted a video explaining how certain sites were considered the highest level of...
Forum: Viral Marketing 26th May 2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,823
Posted By kindsvater
Is there a lot of demand for tree surgery? ...

Is there a lot of demand for tree surgery?

Perhaps targeting certain neighborhoods, driving by and seeing trees needing help, then giving out an educational flyer / door hanger which includes info...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th May 2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,429
Posted By kindsvater
Wikipedia is one a few ultra-trusted sites that...

Wikipedia is one a few ultra-trusted sites that Google whitelists. It is immune from some of the SEO algorithms everyone else is subject to.

This, and high domain authority, is a reason why even...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th May 2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By kindsvater
LSI are keywords typically associated with each...

LSI are keywords typically associated with each other. They can be, but are not necessarily synonyms.

Example: an article about the "1927 New York Yankees" should also include reference to...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 23rd May 2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,999
Posted By kindsvater
With PPC you are only paying for people...

With PPC you are only paying for people interested in your site - unlike banner ads where you get paid for exposures, or direct mail where you are paying to send a message no one may read or care...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 15th May 2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,603
Posted By kindsvater
Good list, although you can get a good CTR with...

Good list, although you can get a good CTR with unprofitable keywords. Negative keywords are critical to a money making campaign.
Forum: General Small Business Issues 12th May 2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,226
Posted By kindsvater
1. Increase revenue 2. Decrease expenses ...

1. Increase revenue
2. Decrease expenses

For revenue you are looking at getting more customers, increasing the number of purchases from customers, and increasing the price.

For expenses a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th May 2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By kindsvater
Use http://www.whois.com/whois/ so you don't need...

Use http://www.whois.com/whois/ so you don't need to deal with GoDaddy's verification codes.

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Forum: Local Marketing 8th May 2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,994
Posted By kindsvater
Have your customers spread the word for you by...

Have your customers spread the word for you by asking for referrals and creating incentives for them to seek referrals.

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Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 5th May 2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,498
Posted By kindsvater
Although I agree with this conceptually, as...

Although I agree with this conceptually, as documented in the recently leaked FTC investigation report of Google, there have been pay for ranking schemes where Google has manually manipulated the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,735
Posted By kindsvater
There have been a couple posts I have seen where...

There have been a couple posts I have seen where someone has speculated: oh, that is probably too difficult for Google to try and measure.

Nonsense.

Too complex for one person with no expertise...
Forum: Small Business Finance 1st May 2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,237
Posted By kindsvater
Yep: 1. Marijuana income is taxable. 2....

Yep:

1. Marijuana income is taxable.

2. No federal business expense deduction allowed.

3. You've admitted to committing a serious federal crime.

Add in a cash business likely to draw...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th April 2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,735
Posted By kindsvater
Bounce rate is one of the easiest factors Google...

Bounce rate is one of the easiest factors Google can use to evaluate the quality and relevancy of a web page in relation to a search query.

Studies have shown, such as the recent one by...
Forum: Copywriting 29th April 2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,910
Posted By kindsvater
Foxit reader is my preference. Adobe Reader...

Foxit reader is my preference.

Adobe Reader is virtually unusable on my computer as I don't automatically accept cookies. Adobe Reader tries to connect to Adobe literally every 30 seconds and set...
Forum: Selling Ad Space 28th April 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,122
Posted By kindsvater
You can simple use Adsense. Google will find ads...

You can simple use Adsense. Google will find ads to show on your site. Advertisers can also use placements to put ads on your site.

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Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 27th April 2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,213
Posted By kindsvater
Copyscape and plagiarism checkers don't have a...

Copyscape and plagiarism checkers don't have a problem evaluating duplicate content.

Hypothetical speculation is just that. Wondering what happens if a sentence is removed is just wondering.
...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 26th April 2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,064
Posted By kindsvater
Ad Block Plus Wins Lawsuit

When you create your (copyrighted) lawsuit who controls what visitors see? It is your site, so can decide what content, layout, ads, etc visitors should experience?

Or, can the visitor alter your...
Forum: Social Media 26th April 2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,568
Posted By kindsvater
A good FAQ on the website would have saved...

A good FAQ on the website would have saved everyone involved from spending unnecessary time resolving the problem.

I don't see the story as a reason for a business to spend resources on "social...
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