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Forum: Google Web Search 05-09-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 16,621
Posted By projectphp
Dude, that is to verify the site is yours so you...

Dude, that is to verify the site is yours so you can see the G Webmaster central tools. It does nothing else.
Forum: Link Building 04-30-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 76,983
Posted By projectphp
It is if you ask :) Maybe I don't understand...

It is if you ask :)

Maybe I don't understand something vital here, but isn't Matt Cutts swamped at SES? I bet people ask all sorts of questions, and if attempting to answer them is telling you how...
Forum: Link Building 04-30-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 76,983
Posted By projectphp
I can't agree that is true, because I don't agree...

I can't agree that is true, because I don't agree that "mistake" means what everyone thinks it does.

Mistakes, in virtually every field, are not only expected, but the norm. VCs are paid to be...
Forum: Link Building 04-27-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 76,983
Posted By projectphp
When did they do that? And was the...

When did they do that? And was the "penalty" sitting in the corner with your hands on your head ;)


I doubt that paid links were ever not included in the rule book, certainly not on the OK side...
Forum: Link Building 04-17-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 76,983
Posted By projectphp
How do you prove that? Can you prove that without...

How do you prove that? Can you prove that without inside knowledge?

Besides which, given the last ruling (Massa way back when) that PageRank is opinion, Google can surely argue that, in their...
Forum: Link Building 04-16-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 76,983
Posted By projectphp
I am appalled that this is happenning. It is an...

I am appalled that this is happenning. It is an absolute disgrace that someone as important on the internet as matt Cutts could be behind such a campaign that threatens to undermine the world as we...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 03-23-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,872
Posted By projectphp
And yet many also pay for booths, no? Who cares...

And yet many also pay for booths, no?

Who cares really? A conference costs money to put on. If the speakers help with costs, so be it. Quality, not the perception of such, is the key.
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 03-22-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,872
Posted By projectphp
No evilgreenmonkey, if you read his post he said...

No evilgreenmonkey, if you read his post he said the PRESENTERS PAID for the right to speak.

I am sure it isn't uncommon, but neither is it the norm on average.
Forum: Other Google Issues 03-20-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 2,440
Posted By projectphp
Not point less. Burden shared is burden...

Not point less. Burden shared is burden lessenned.. for the sharer. For the rest of us, it is annoyance squared!
Forum: Link Building 03-11-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 7,293
Posted By projectphp
Who says it is dead? I bet that 99.9% of the...

Who says it is dead?

I bet that 99.9% of the links online are reciprical in some way or another, and reciprical links are still a pretty viable option. Problem is, that is ALL some people plan to...
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 02-16-2007
Replies: 63
Views: 25,411
Posted By projectphp
I thought you made it pretty clear Massa... IN...

I thought you made it pretty clear Massa...

IN 2005!!!!!! (check the thread dates my good friend).

Now, we all know that time can heal all wounds. Maybe it can also make messages unclear :)

I had...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 01-30-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By projectphp
A theme park on the harbour is a pretty cool...

A theme park on the harbour is a pretty cool venue. Thankfully, the conference rooms don't spin, and the chairs aren't giant cups, although that would be pretty cool (the giant cups, not a spinning...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 01-29-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By projectphp
Search Summit March 1st and 2nd In Sydney

So who of those living in this great sun burnt land is coming along to Search Summit (http://www.searchsummit.com.au/)?



So who else is going?
Forum: Google Web Search 01-13-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 5,796
Posted By projectphp
My question would be: where the heck did he get...

My question would be: where the heck did he get that number from? Challenge him to prove it. And even then, ask "why miss 14% of people for what ammounts to a minor change?" Unless it costs an extra...
Forum: Google AdWords 01-09-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2,370
Posted By projectphp
None of which, of course, was what the poster...

None of which, of course, was what the poster asked ;)
Forum: Google Web Search 12-28-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,238
Posted By projectphp
Hardly your call though, is it? I mean, Google...

Hardly your call though, is it? I mean, Google are free to do whatever they like, as it is their site, right?

If Google feel that having the directory adds value, and given its supreme lack of...
Forum: Open Directory Project 12-28-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 3,273
Posted By projectphp
A MAJOR influence? How is it "major"?...

A MAJOR influence? How is it "major"? It has little or no influence beyond what any other site has.
Forum: Google Web Search 12-28-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,238
Posted By projectphp
Maybe you should, because I am lost. What...

Maybe you should, because I am lost.

What percentage of revenue does the directory generate? What level of traffic? Does it even matter in Google's future?

Have a look at...
Forum: Google Web Search 12-27-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 3,067
Posted By projectphp
They all do.

They all do.
Forum: Google Web Search 12-27-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,238
Posted By projectphp
They do? And here I was thinking the data was...

They do? And here I was thinking the data was free ;)


Why would making a directory be good or better for Google? IMHO, you seemt o think DMOZ is more than it is,a nd this assumption has led to a...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 12-23-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 2,124
Posted By projectphp
And there are many of these as I mentioned :) I...

And there are many of these as I mentioned :)

I know a guy (well, a mate of a mate) and he makes about $150K a year (plus expenses), and hasn't made a sale in 10 years. The reason is that his job...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 12-22-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 2,124
Posted By projectphp
Of course there is and are. Hundreds of them....

Of course there is and are. Hundreds of them. Examples: You get paid quarterly from an affiliate, AdWords is a monthly cost. Or you have a product with a very long sales cycle (lets say builder).

Or...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 12-22-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 2,124
Posted By projectphp
Anything can be anything. I think you need to...

Anything can be anything. I think you need to define your question a bit better.

IMHO, the biggest decisive factor is how long the sales process is. If you are selling massive items, it may take...
Forum: Link Building 11-27-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 5,184
Posted By projectphp
SEs wouldn't even know you used it, unless it...

SEs wouldn't even know you used it, unless it uses their search feature to find these sites.

But I would know, and I would be well ^%$^%$ if you sent me one of those aweful emails those sort of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-27-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,989
Posted By projectphp
Was that a Goldilocks post: too short to be a...

Was that a Goldilocks post: too short to be a blog post, too long to be a question, just right for a forum post?

I have no idea why you posted that, what the point was nor what it all means. But,...
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