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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st January 2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By expo09
This could be something to do with what appears...

This could be something to do with what appears to be a Google algorithmic update. Some have seen big ranking changes over the last few days.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st October 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,282
Posted By expo09
If you don't overdo it then using a keyword will,...

If you don't overdo it then using a keyword will, in theory, help you rank for that term. There is the possibility that the blog owners are more likely to approve your post, though, if you use your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th August 2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,162
Posted By expo09
I'm not sure I agree with how much importance...

I'm not sure I agree with how much importance people are placing on social media. It is becoming a factor but not as much of one as many seem to think in my opinion.

I just don't believe social...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th August 2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,442
Posted By expo09
You need backlinks (links from others websites to...

You need backlinks (links from others websites to yours). According to the Open Site Explorer tool the only links you have are those from your own site.
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 22nd March 2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,604
Posted By expo09
Once you've logged in you need to click on...

Once you've logged in you need to click on 'Products' and then on the next page click 'Analytics'. This will take you to the new analytics interface. I found this pretty easy to get used to but you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd March 2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,377
Posted By expo09
You have to look into which traffic is going...

You have to look into which traffic is going down: is it search traffic or traffic from other sources? And if it is search traffic is it branded terms or non-branded. Until you analyse these...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th March 2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,803
Posted By expo09
First of all this suggests all meta tags aren't...

First of all this suggests all meta tags aren't important but then specifies keyword tags only. The common belief is that keywords aren't important in Google, but title tags certainly are. Time and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th March 2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,134
Posted By expo09
It is essentially a way of preventing certain...

It is essentially a way of preventing certain robots from crawling your site. You can stop particular robots or all robots. You can even ask all robots accept for Google, for example, not to crawl...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th February 2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,854
Posted By expo09
Don't necessarily agree. If their clients sites...

Don't necessarily agree. If their clients sites don't rank well that is the time to run away.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th February 2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,483
Posted By expo09
You can't just look at two prices and say one is...

You can't just look at two prices and say one is closer to what you should pay than the other. It depends on so many different factors - your market, what you are trying to achieve, the keywords you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,927
Posted By expo09
The basics is that short-tail keywords are...

The basics is that short-tail keywords are shorter and more competitive while long-tail keywords are longer but less competitive. But there is also the case for relevancy. For example, if you are a...
Forum: Link Development 11th January 2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,761
Posted By expo09
The OP didn't say they weren't targeting Google....

The OP didn't say they weren't targeting Google. She/he said they used Yahoo Site Explorer - that doesn't mean they are targeting Yahoo, it means they are using this Yahoo tool to search links.
Forum: Link Development 11th January 2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,432
Posted By expo09
If you want your articles to be read, then first...

If you want your articles to be read, then first of all they obviously need to be well written. Building links to your articles will increase their ranking in the search engines (as they do for other...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th January 2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,401
Posted By expo09
I wouldn't say it doesn't matter where you do...

I wouldn't say it doesn't matter where you do your marketing. They can all be a success in the right circumstances but they can also all fail. Some are better for certain industries and some are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd December 2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By expo09
Is This A Penalty

Hi,

Recently a site I work on was down for around 3 weeks. Not long after it went live it's position in Google dropped from 5th to 38th. Is this likely to be a penalty for the site being offline...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th November 2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,026
Posted By expo09
There are many ways of gaining links and you need...

There are many ways of gaining links and you need to do a variety of these. It is not a matter of waiting for people to link to your site. While that would be nice, it is rarely that simple. You need...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th November 2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,031
Posted By expo09
I meant target keywords with locatiosn named in...

I meant target keywords with locatiosn named in them. For example 'Custom Signs San Diego' instead of just 'Custom Signs'. This makes them more longtail meaning the competition is reduced. Even if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th November 2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,055
Posted By expo09
Definitely agree with those saying focus on...

Definitely agree with those saying focus on off-page. You don't really have a choice by the sound of it anyway. Although on-page can be important, off-page SEO is just as important, if not more so....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th November 2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,031
Posted By expo09
You should definitely focus on local rankings...

You should definitely focus on local rankings first, for one thing many customers will look locally anyway. Even a competitive location will be significantly easy to penetrate than the entire...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th November 2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,375
Posted By expo09
Yeah even google.com has dropped from a 10 to a...

Yeah even google.com has dropped from a 10 to a 9. The reason why a lot have gone down is not that there's anything wrong with their sites but the top ones are further ahead, making it harder to get...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 14th October 2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,062
Posted By expo09
In an ideal world a website will have plenty of...

In an ideal world a website will have plenty of quality content. In reality, though, this is not always possible. Many business sites, for example, don't have much text but still rank well.

It is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,325
Posted By expo09
Sorry, since when has this been the case?...

Sorry, since when has this been the case? Sometimes you get a little initial jump, but you don't suddenly go to the top of Google and then disappear again.



Your SEO guy can't just "give your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,789
Posted By expo09
2. Content creation works the best, but takes the...

2. Content creation works the best, but takes the most work.
3. Incremental SEO improvements add up to large gains.

These two are pretty obvious.

2. The thing that works the best should be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,325
Posted By expo09
$150 a month doesn't sound a lot for good SEO....

$150 a month doesn't sound a lot for good SEO. And you said he'd done a good job for you. It really depends on what the contract is. For example, are you paying an hourly rate. If he's spending two...
Forum: Social Media 14th September 2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,927
Posted By expo09
It really depends on the business. To really make...

It really depends on the business. To really make use of Twitter you firstly need something interest to say that people are going to want to read. It is most useful for long-term customers interested...
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