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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,258
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Did you mean MarketingExperiments.com? ;)

Did you mean MarketingExperiments.com? ;)
Forum: Reviews 10th July 2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,862
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Wow, now there's a fast loading page! Only 290 KB...

Wow, now there's a fast loading page! Only 290 KB total... Good job! :thumbsup2
Forum: Reviews 9th July 2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,862
Posted By RayGoneFishing
I like the redesigned home page much better than...

I like the redesigned home page much better than the earlier version :thumbsup:

As Torka pointed out, though, the page is way on the heavy side now and takes quite a while to download completely....
Forum: Reviews 4th July 2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,862
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Too many ads for my taste. The entire area above...

Too many ads for my taste. The entire area above the fold is occupied by the header and the ads, and there's no content visible without scrolling. And the ads are not offset in any way, what makes...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th June 2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,447
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Sure, Google doesn't index the keywords, but that...

Sure, Google doesn't index the keywords, but that doesn't necessarily mean it doesn't look at them. Consider this: If the keywords tag is useless but appears on the page anyway, and contains multiple...
Forum: Link Development 18th June 2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,269
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Why? If an interior page is more relevant to a...

Why? If an interior page is more relevant to a search phrase, why wouldn't you want the interior page to show up in the results? There are only so many search phrases you can target with your home...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th June 2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,447
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Repeating the same words over and over looks...

Repeating the same words over and over looks kinda spammy. I'd definitely go with the second version. Even though search engines don't pay much attention to the meta keyword tag nowadays, the...
Forum: Reviews 12th June 2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,235
Posted By RayGoneFishing
All good points you raise there, K&G. However, I...

All good points you raise there, K&G. However, I still feel you could attract more customers to your store if you improved your website.

One thing that struck me when I looked at your website is...
Forum: Domain Names 9th June 2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,613
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Sure it helps, but the question is, How much?...

Sure it helps, but the question is, How much? Google uses more than 200 different factors to rank search results. If you say your site is #1 in Google because you have the search term in the domain...
Forum: Computer Software 8th June 2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,740
Posted By RayGoneFishing
I'm sort of divided on that suggestion. Wysiwyg...

I'm sort of divided on that suggestion. Wysiwyg editors do make it easier to get started, but chances are you will also pick up a few bad coding habits if you learn HTML only from the markup they...
Forum: Computer Software 8th June 2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,740
Posted By RayGoneFishing
I beg to disagree, Pete. Nvu is terrible, IMO,...

I beg to disagree, Pete. Nvu is terrible, IMO, not similar to Dreamweaver at all, and full of bugs. And Nvu doesn't seem to be developed anymore, the last official release was in June 2005. There's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th June 2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,955
Posted By RayGoneFishing
I'm not sure what the Yahoo servers allow in...

I'm not sure what the Yahoo servers allow in terms of redirects, but if it's just a matter of not letting you use .htaccess, you should still be able to send a redirect header in PHP. It's not as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th June 2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,027
Posted By RayGoneFishing
I agree with Logan that the meta keywords tag is...

I agree with Logan that the meta keywords tag is pretty much useless these days. I still use it, mostly for nostalgic reasons, but I don't think it has any influence on ranking. I prefer the format...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,955
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Don't get discouraged, James, a month isn't all...

Don't get discouraged, James, a month isn't all that much time to achieve decent rankings in the search engines, especially if the search terms you're targeting are fairly competitive. Getting on the...
Forum: Website Development 3rd June 2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,225
Posted By RayGoneFishing
I'm with Ken here. Negotiate a good price and...

I'm with Ken here. Negotiate a good price and sell them the domain.

I'm not familiar with Swedish law, but your legal position may actually be weaker than you think. Even though you registered the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th May 2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,566
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Do yourself a favor and use an external style...

Do yourself a favor and use an external style sheet. You'll be really glad you did the next time you decide to change the padding of all images on your site. If you put the styles into the HTML...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th May 2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,641
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Which engine is that? I see him on Google...

Which engine is that? I see him on Google (http://www.google.com/search?q=make+money+online) at #2 at the moment.
Forum: Computer Software 25th May 2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,387
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Same here. I had a really good laugh the first...

Same here. I had a really good laugh the first time I saw the thread title... :laughing:

For me it's the extensions that make FF my favorite browser. Especially the developer extensions save me...
Forum: Computer Security 22nd May 2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,431
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Did you really have to resurrect this ancient...

Did you really have to resurrect this ancient thread just to tell us you hate spam? Who doesn't? :fryingpan1:
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 22nd May 2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,622
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Don't. It's so easy to switch a couple of...

Don't. It's so easy to switch a couple of letters. I won't say how many misspelled URLs I've posted around the web over the years... ;)

Yes, that's certainly an important point. I agree that...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 17th May 2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,622
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Maybe because many blogs don't have enough...

Maybe because many blogs don't have enough traffic to make selling ads worthwhile? And some bloggers also don't want to sell ads to keep their blogs pure and un-commercial...

I agree, though,...
Forum: Computer Software 17th May 2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,733
Posted By RayGoneFishing
I don't know, I tried SmartFTP a couple of years...

I don't know, I tried SmartFTP a couple of years ago and it didn't seem all that smart to me ;) I suppose it has improved since then, but I still don't see why I should pay for an FTP program if an...
Forum: Reviews 16th May 2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,337
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Nice design, looks professional and attractive....

Nice design, looks professional and attractive. If you have time, you might want to validate the HTML code and fix the errors, there are about 170 of them ;) Or even better yet, get rid of the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th May 2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,755
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Depends... If your blog is new, you might need...

Depends... If your blog is new, you might need the links to get on the search engines' radar. When it's established and you have decent positions, I'd go for expanding the content of the blog and not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th May 2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,755
Posted By RayGoneFishing
Here are two articles on duplicate content you...

Here are two articles on duplicate content you guys might be interested in:

Search Illustrated: How A Search Engine Determines Duplicate Content (http://searchengineland.com/080513-080033.php)
...
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