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Forum: Google Web Search 08-04-2005
Replies: 94
Views: 11,641
Posted By shazbot
If you look at my example, where thousands of...

If you look at my example, where thousands of links were added to a 9 year old site and the site got penalized, if those thousands of links age over 3-6-9 months, will G then lift the penalty? Would...
Forum: MSN Search 07-30-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 7,888
Posted By shazbot
I was doing AWESOME about a week and a half ago....

I was doing AWESOME about a week and a half ago. Very high rankings for just about every keyword I care about. Just check today and I got bounced (at least from the top 70) for about 80% of my words...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-30-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 8,057
Posted By shazbot
"apart for getting more IBLs.. did you add...

"apart for getting more IBLs.. did you add new content, internal link structure etc etc..

DaveN

psst who did you use to get you links ... I would not want others to fall in to your trap"

I did a...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-27-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 8,057
Posted By shazbot
no link broker, I bought them directly. maybe 4...

no link broker, I bought them directly. maybe 4 TOTAL outbounds. No reciprocal linking (yet). Marcia, two of the links was bought for a year term and the others are month to month. I applied for the...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-26-2005
Replies: 94
Views: 11,641
Posted By shazbot
With all due respect, this is EXACTLY the point...

With all due respect, this is EXACTLY the point of my original post...a MAJOR expolitable negative flaw in Google's algorithm. If there is a filter that knocks you out of the SERPS at the first sign...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-22-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 8,057
Posted By shazbot
Thanks Marcia. Only by helping each other can we...

Thanks Marcia. Only by helping each other can we all be successful.

Yes. All on my own. I did a lot of backlink checking on competitor sites to find their most important links and went after them....
Forum: Google Web Search 07-22-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 8,057
Posted By shazbot
Mel, I have to think you are probably right. The...

Mel, I have to think you are probably right. The 18,000 links are showing on Yahoo because of a few sitewide links that have a LOT of indexed pages. I don't know if Google now discounts sitewides...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-21-2005
Replies: 94
Views: 11,641
Posted By shazbot
Because I had done nothing to the site in a month...

Because I had done nothing to the site in a month and then got this PR8 sitewide link which appears to be the most powerful link for all of the leaders in my category. Some of these competitive sites...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-21-2005
Replies: 94
Views: 11,641
Posted By shazbot
Your Competition CAN Hurt Your Rankings In Google

This is an ALERT to anyone who hasn't experienced this...I was creeping up to over 600+ visitors a day, then WHAM! about a week after I bought a very expensive high traffic, high PR sitewide link, I...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-21-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 8,057
Posted By shazbot
My understanding is even one good PR7 with 20 or...

My understanding is even one good PR7 with 20 or less outbounds should make me a PR5/PR6. I have 1 PR8 and 6 PR7s from seperate sites.

What are the chances of NONE of those sites passsing PR to me?...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-21-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 8,057
Posted By shazbot
Angry The first part of this mystery is that I have had...

The first part of this mystery is that I have had this website up since 1996. (I don't know if it is OK to post URL. I could post it if it helps) All original content hand typed by me. It had a PR4...
Forum: Google Web Search 07-19-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 8,057
Posted By shazbot
High PR inbounds and NO BOOST AT ALL!

OK, see if you can figure this one out. I just learned of the existence of SEO in February, just in time to attend the NY SES Show. My site started with a PR4 with aboout six inbound links. After six...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-30-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,678
Posted By shazbot
Yes, but would the SE's see it that way? Consider...

Yes, but would the SE's see it that way? Consider the myriad of links in directories, at the bottom of high PR pages, all over the place. Very rarely do I see good, targeted anchor text links appear...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-30-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,678
Posted By shazbot
Hey! From the expert himself! I purchased your...

Hey! From the expert himself! I purchased your book when I just started out and it was excellent. It gave me a broad base of knowledge to start from.

Anchor text is critically important so I really...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-22-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,678
Posted By shazbot
Thank you for a great response. But aren't the...

Thank you for a great response. But aren't the SE's sophisticated enough to be able to break up the keywords (or phrases) if you used a comma or semicolon so it sees them seperately and not as one...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-20-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,678
Posted By shazbot
Important Link Building Guidelines

Hello everyone! I am new to this forum and hope to be able to contribute. First, an interesting question about one of the most important fundamentals in SEO. We all know that putting your important...
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