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Forum: Other Google Issues 12-07-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,247
Posted By briggidere
i used to think is was pretty good at maths. i...

i used to think is was pretty good at maths. i now know otherwise.

it's like reading chinese to me. not the text, the formulas. i can read it 100 times and i'll still not get it.
Forum: The Padded Room 12-07-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,780
Posted By briggidere
Not only could it help you get a job in the...

Not only could it help you get a job in the industry, if you want to start your own sem company, it would give potential clients a bit more confidence in your abilities.

If i were a client and had...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12-06-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By briggidere
did it fall in ranking by a lot, or just a couple...

did it fall in ranking by a lot, or just a couple of places?

If it was just minor changes, working on your inbounds alone may help, but i'd suggest writing more useful content as well. Your...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 12-06-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,059
Posted By briggidere
it really depends on the industry you are in. we...

it really depends on the industry you are in. we have a site that sits at no 1 in the organic results, but the top 3 paid ads get a higher % of the clicks from this term.
Then again, we have a site...
Forum: Vertical Markets & Specialty Search 11-30-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,124
Posted By briggidere
There are too many variables in this to give an...

There are too many variables in this to give an answer.

What type of insurance? Home, car, household, boats, mobility scooters, pets, PMI, Life, professional indemnity, public liability etc?
How...
Forum: Google AdWords 11-29-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2,405
Posted By briggidere
i've been to a couple at the london ses...

i've been to a couple at the london ses conferences and learnt nothing new to be honest. they are (even the advanced) for fairly basic users of the program in my opinion.

But, it does prove to...
Forum: Google AdWords 11-28-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1,442
Posted By briggidere
strange name in MCC qualification status - not one of my guys

Hi all,

i went into my MCC summary page today and saw that we had passed an extra exam. Strange, as we only have had 3 people sit the exam.

I clicked through to see what was going on and it...
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 11-20-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 10,514
Posted By briggidere
i think one of the important things is the fact...

i think one of the important things is the fact that they are working on things to detect and prevent click fraud, but how much information can you provide people with to let them know what you are...
Forum: The Padded Room 11-17-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,780
Posted By briggidere
it's not difficult really. one of my staff did it...

it's not difficult really. one of my staff did it after doing just the minimum requirements and passed with ease.

As said before, go through the learning centre and do the tests to see how up to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-16-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,180
Posted By briggidere
hi there, this may not be of use to you yet, but...

hi there,

this may not be of use to you yet, but when it is rolled out it will help.

http://services.google.com/websiteoptimizer/

I think you could just test it using adwords to different landing...
Forum: Yahoo Search Marketing (PPC Ads) 11-16-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 2,895
Posted By briggidere
try and get confirmation in writing from her...

try and get confirmation in writing from her quick..... i doubt you'll get it, but worth a go.
Forum: Google Web Search 11-15-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By briggidere
hosting is your problem. i am 99% sure of that....

hosting is your problem. i am 99% sure of that. if you are targetting UK users you need to either have a .co.uk or host you .com in the UK. It DOES make a difference.

the reason you see more .co.uk...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-15-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By briggidere
I don't think you'll get too may offers with this...

I don't think you'll get too may offers with this type of deal. Why would someone put in their hard work without knowing your business properly. You may not be able to close the sales, the product...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-15-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By briggidere
is your .com site hosted in the US? we have a...

is your .com site hosted in the US?

we have a .com domain in the and rank on pages from the uk without any problem. our site is hosted in the UK and most of our IBL's are from the UK as well.

i...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-14-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By briggidere
were you given details of the log in and password...

were you given details of the log in and password details to your client account?

As it is your cc details paying for the ads, i assume they have set you up a client account under their master...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-14-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By briggidere
It all boils down to your contract with them. I...

It all boils down to your contract with them. I know of some companies that stipulate in their contracts that if you cancel the agreement with them they will go back and alter the campaign to what it...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-14-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,321
Posted By briggidere
it has been doing this for a while as long as you...

it has been doing this for a while as long as you are signed in to your google account.
Forum: Google Web Search 11-14-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,549
Posted By briggidere
you are in a very competitive market. i think you...

you are in a very competitive market. i think you need to get some links to your site as google is showing 0 at the moment.

I'd also put some kind of special offers on the home page to intice the...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 11-14-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,636
Posted By briggidere
if you see these types of sites as similar to a...

if you see these types of sites as similar to a link farm, do you not think google are smart enough to think the same?

i'd stay away from these types of links. you need to settle down and do some...
Forum: Google AdWords 11-02-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,590
Posted By briggidere
You could do geo targetting for your local area...

You could do geo targetting for your local area making sure you only target areas that you can cover.

Your competitors will have some historical data in their accounts so you may have to pay a...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-02-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By briggidere
I imagine as you did a lot of optimising you...

I imagine as you did a lot of optimising you included link building into this process.
You may have done an excellent job in picking the sites for your link to be placed, and it's from these links...
Forum: Google Web Search 10-24-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By briggidere
thanks for the link glengara. i have tried it...

thanks for the link glengara.

i have tried it and it says we are located in the UK. Our hosts rackspace say we have a UK IP but their nameservers are in the US which point back to the UK IP.

Could...
Forum: Google Web Search 10-23-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By briggidere
no, we didn't re-design the site when we moved....

no, we didn't re-design the site when we moved. we just moved hosts.

most of our IBL's are from UK based sites including the BBC, Yahoo Uk, the FSA and lots of other UK sites. We wil have a few...
Forum: Google Web Search 10-23-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By briggidere
.com site hosted in the UK with a US name server

Hi everyone,

Glad to be here and hope I can contribute as much as I can learn.

We have recently had an issue with the ranking of our site on google.co.uk

When you search "the web" our listings are...
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