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Forum: The Padded Room 05-10-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By DarkMatter
In the niche I'm targeting, most companies add a...

In the niche I'm targeting, most companies add a "website by" link at the bottom. so finding them isn't a problem at all.

Basically I'm curious about the legal limits. If I give a negative opinion...
Forum: The Padded Room 05-09-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By DarkMatter
reviewing competitors

I'm working on launching a site that gives free marketing / seo/ sem tips within a specific service niche. This particular industry has many marketing companies that offer seo/sem packages. I'm...
Forum: Google Web Search 04-19-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By DarkMatter
robots.txt will not cause you to drop in...

robots.txt will not cause you to drop in rankings, it will only remove specified pages from the index...they would vanish. Your robots.txt code is fine, that may not be the problem.

Having sites...
Forum: Search Technology & Relevancy 04-14-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,705
Posted By DarkMatter
mod rewrite...

mod rewrite (http://httpd.apache.org/docs/1.3/mod/mod_rewrite.html) should solve the problem.
Forum: Google Web Search 04-13-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,395
Posted By DarkMatter
10 days is nothing in search engine time....just...

10 days is nothing in search engine time....just be patient.
Forum: Yahoo Paid Inclusion 04-12-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 2,709
Posted By DarkMatter
It is my opinion that an entry in Yahoo directory...

It is my opinion that an entry in Yahoo directory is more useful for branding than for receiving traffic. If all the big guys in your industry are there, you might want to be there too, just to keep...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 04-12-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,866
Posted By DarkMatter
even if you never had a problem in the past, and...

even if you never had a problem in the past, and even if it's not the source of your present problem, you should fix those long variable-passing URLs. I speak from experience.
Forum: Dynamic Website and Technical Issues 04-11-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By DarkMatter
That's an outdated method of artificially...

That's an outdated method of artificially inflating search rankings. It'll still work on some of the lesser search engines, but might get you in trouble on Google or Yahoo.

Basically it's keyword...
Forum: Blogs, RSS & XML Feeds 04-11-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,099
Posted By DarkMatter
an easier way to do it is to use blog software,...

an easier way to do it is to use blog software, which will automatically save all your posts in the popular formats and make them available to your visitors and to some of the aggregators. It doesnt...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 04-11-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By DarkMatter
some advice on getting cheap traffic that...

some advice on getting cheap traffic that converts: ppc is great, but it has a learning curve to it. If you can buy some links or adverts on a popular site that is related to your topic, the traffic...
Forum: Google Web Search 04-04-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 2,424
Posted By DarkMatter
perhaps you have been "google...

perhaps you have been "google bowled"....which is when a competitior creates links to your site from bad or spammy sites that have been kicked out of the google index.
Forum: Other Google Issues 03-30-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1,044
Posted By DarkMatter
Google Wins Award for BioPiracy! Yaay! ?

A Brazilian activist group called the Coalition Against Biopiracy (http://www.captainhookawards.org/nominations/google) has awarded Google the Captain Hook Award for Biopiracy for its involvment in...
Forum: The Padded Room 03-29-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By DarkMatter
You must realize we get a new guy every day...

You must realize we get a new guy every day saying exactly what you're saying here. The real answer is that if you have to come to a forum to ask people what to do with your great idea, you're...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 03-24-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By DarkMatter
Why dont you post the question a few more...

Why dont you post the question a few more times?...I doubt you've annoyed everyone on SEW yet.
Forum: Google Web Search 03-23-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By DarkMatter
FYI: search traffic is a very small part of...

FYI: search traffic is a very small part of overall web traffic. There are tons of sites out there that are getting valuable traffic that you can monetize. Look for some links on pages related to...
Forum: Google AdSense 03-23-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,302
Posted By DarkMatter
I seriously doubt PR or ranking has any impact at...

I seriously doubt PR or ranking has any impact at all on adsense revenue. What probably does is the price of the bids and the CTR for the page.
Forum: Google AdWords 03-22-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By DarkMatter
Untill this week, there were no free tools that...

Untill this week, there were no free tools that would do that. Now you can use the Adwords tool https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal to check search volumes for the last year. Select...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 03-18-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,544
Posted By DarkMatter
not directly....

PPC campaigns do not have a direct effect on your sites in the search engines...ie buying adwords does not affect your rankings. However, you will get traffic, create an awareness of your site, and...
Forum: Other Google Issues 03-14-2006
Replies: 76
Views: 46,208
Posted By DarkMatter
I hate Google because it's the best, fastest way...

I hate Google because it's the best, fastest way to learn about topics that I am completely unfamiliar with.
Forum: Google Web Search 02-22-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,101
Posted By DarkMatter
try putting a website there, maybe your rankings...

try putting a website there, maybe your rankings will get better
Forum: MSN Search 02-20-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 13,856
Posted By DarkMatter
myebux is right...msn is showing more inbound...

myebux is right...msn is showing more inbound links than yahoo for all the sites I checked....waaaay more. I'm actually wondering if it may be a glitch.
Forum: Google AdWords 02-20-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 13,710
Posted By DarkMatter
u can do eet

There is a way around this.

You are still permitted to purchase ferrari as a keyword, but you can't include it in your ad....unless you use dynamically inserted keywords.

That means you can set it...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-16-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By DarkMatter
You are on the right track. You can actually do...

You are on the right track. You can actually do pretty well if you target each page to maybe 2 or 3 phrases. You can see on your competitor's page how he has different keyword phrases in the title...
Forum: Ask.com 02-15-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 15,846
Posted By DarkMatter
initially, the natural language search was...

initially, the natural language search was interesting...once you did a few searches and saw the dismal results, though, the luster wore off.
Forum: Google AdWords 02-15-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 4,306
Posted By DarkMatter
that site is simply deranged. they have pictures...

that site is simply deranged. they have pictures of attractive women and elderly people recording their last words with smiles on their faces.

i cant imagine the sort of person who would pay for...
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