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Forum: Google AdWords 11-26-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,921
Posted By Jeff Martin
Re: Campaign Management Tools: Recommendations? Experiences? Comparisons?

Unless there has been a major modification to Omniture SearchCenter in the last year I cannot recommend it.

I had to go through an installation of the Omniture package which included SearchCenter -...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 09-21-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,373
Posted By Jeff Martin
Dallas / Ft. Worth Search Engine Marketing Association

Event: 51 Essential SEM Tools You Can Use

When: October 17, 6:30-8:00pm

Where: Renaissance Hotel, Richardson Texas (map)...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-11-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Jeff Martin
I just did a normal search to fin the site in...

I just did a normal search to fin the site in G.

You have to be creative in your link building. Pounding the pavement asking for links is the ditch digging of SEO. You have to consider other...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-11-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Jeff Martin
Looks like your currently in the 70s for that...

Looks like your currently in the 70s for that phrase.

You need to consider implicitly optimizing a page in your site for that phrase. That is have the words in the title, meta info and throughout...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-08-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By Jeff Martin
Are they going to design it so that each page...

Are they going to design it so that each page fits within a the page without scrolling? I’ve noticed this design gaining more and more popularity with agencies and designers. I don’t know who ever...
Forum: Google Web Search 04-20-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,058
Posted By Jeff Martin
This is not a unique instance. Google has quite a...

This is not a unique instance. Google has quite a few of these cached for other sites. It is not a server issue.
Forum: Google Web Search 04-19-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,029
Posted By Jeff Martin
Google may see little value in a site which seems...

Google may see little value in a site which seems to be mostly made up of pages that have content laid out in a search results fashion.
Forum: Google Web Search 04-19-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,058
Posted By Jeff Martin
Removing cahced robots.txt file from Google Index

I hadnt seen a cahced robots.txt file in a long time and I saw another today for a site of mine. Does anyone know if there are any concerns with removing the robots.txt URL from the Webmaster Tools...
Forum: Google AdWords 03-23-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jeff Martin
The overlap statement isnt always accurate. Ive...

The overlap statement isnt always accurate. Ive seen broad matches with distintive differences come back with 'overlap' smacked on them.
Forum: Google AdWords 03-09-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,847
Posted By Jeff Martin
I read the original post at the AdWords blog...

I read the original post at the AdWords blog awhile back and here is my take in a nut shell –

Im not a fan of the invalid clicks report option.
Its just a number that sits in the reporting with no...
Forum: Google Web Search 03-01-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,861
Posted By Jeff Martin
In a nutshell: The page level optimization tells...

In a nutshell:
The page level optimization tells the engine (and user) what the primary focus of the page is.

The links tell Google: 1) how important the page is and 2) what the page is about...
Forum: Google AdWords 02-27-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 2,723
Posted By Jeff Martin
A new degree of transparency is much welcome....

A new degree of transparency is much welcome. Finally a way for advertisers to have more control over their content network advertising through the Adwords console. Let's hope it doesnt take too long...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 02-26-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,477
Posted By Jeff Martin
Search Engine Reputation Management Concepts

Your friend has several avenues:
Buy a domain name matching your friends name (sometimes makes linking with text a hair easier)
Build a personal site
For different topics use sub domains and...
Forum: Link Building 02-23-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 18,442
Posted By Jeff Martin
Nice Mike. That deserves a Gabby Johnson...

Nice Mike. That deserves a Gabby Johnson "Rewaar!"

The risk level at which the vertical operates is the one to consider. If paid links are driving a particular vertical either get in the game, pick...
Forum: Link Building 02-23-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 18,442
Posted By Jeff Martin
I havent read anywhere where an official...

I havent read anywhere where an official spokesperson has said "if you buy links we are out to get you." They are out to reduce the benefits of paid links.

No, Im going to continue to participate...
Forum: Link Building 02-22-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 18,442
Posted By Jeff Martin
While I agree in general with the principal, some...

While I agree in general with the principal, some veticals are mostly driven by paid links. I have spent time in certain verticals and researched enough to determine that if you didnt buy links then...
Forum: AdCenter 02-21-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,528
Posted By Jeff Martin
I took the information MS provided to mean to...

I took the information MS provided to mean to only convey if the search was possibly looking for commercial or informational reasons. Not that they actually bought when the query is used. Has MS said...
Forum: AdCenter 02-21-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,528
Posted By Jeff Martin
Doesnt seem very accurate yet. On a score from 0...

Doesnt seem very accurate yet.

On a score from 0 - 1

I didnt expect to see this:
www.ebay.com
Result: Commercial (Page)

Probabilities for Each OCI Type:
NonCommercial Prob.:...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-21-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By Jeff Martin
Page extensions in and of themsleves will not...

Page extensions in and of themsleves will not have a bearing on your SEO. What will have a bearing on your SEO is not using the same URL to link to a page of content. Each URL has its own checksum...
Forum: Google AdWords 02-21-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By Jeff Martin
VeriClix captures data in real time and isnt...

VeriClix captures data in real time and isnt designed to import log files.

AW - sometimes I think you have a spider sense that goes off when a new post/reply is made. Even with subscription alerts...
Forum: Google AdWords 02-21-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By Jeff Martin
Or you can use a PPC auditing tool like VeriClix...

Or you can use a PPC auditing tool like VeriClix (I operate) which is free, rather than combing through megs of log files :rolleyes:
Forum: Link Building 02-20-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 18,442
Posted By Jeff Martin
A text link is a normal link you click to go from...

A text link is a normal link you click to go from one page or site to another. For example:

http://www.google.com

If you have a site just starting out directories are a quick way to "get the word...
Forum: Link Building 02-19-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By Jeff Martin
Consistancy is the key as slow and steady wins...

Consistancy is the key as slow and steady wins the race. Whatever amount you go out with make sure you can keep publishing at that rate for your backlinks to consistantly be increaing without your...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-19-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By Jeff Martin
John are you saying that the clock restarts at 0...

John are you saying that the clock restarts at 0 for the.com?

If there was a site hosted on that domain then when the 301 is removed, after some time, the site will have to stand out on its own....
Forum: Google Web Search 02-19-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,600
Posted By Jeff Martin
Since Google is a registrar that means that they...

Since Google is a registrar that means that they have access to pretty much any domain information they want. That coupled with their algos and computing power means they can use that information to...
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