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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd November 2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By caseyturton
Thanks for the insight

Why not use optimized subdomains? Google says this is effective. If a site has a backend database, i.e., ecommerce, wouldn't creating a TLD in each targeted country run into all sorts of customer,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st November 2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By caseyturton
Thanks

Well, OK. So much for that then.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th November 2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By caseyturton
Global SEO

Any out there have opinions on the best global SEO strategies, specifically finding keyword search frequency by geographic area. Read some plus/minuses on google's global tool and was wondering what...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th April 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,237
Posted By caseyturton
Smile Thanks for the quick reply

Yep. I've done the "view source" thing with CMS systems. My trick has been to go into the php or .asp pages, whatever the software is created in, and override the auto-generated meta tags from the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,237
Posted By caseyturton
How Does Google Index A Page Generated By A Content Management System

Hi:

Usually when I have a head-scratcher I come to this forum because of the quality of responses I get. After some years of doing SEO work, I still get puzzled by exactly how Google indexes a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th March 2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By caseyturton
Great advice, thanks so much

Hi:

Excellent points made and received. Yes, these are small market areas and your advice is very valid and timely.

I like your approaches better than buying geographically-targeted Adwords or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th March 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By caseyturton
Need Tips For Ranking High In Multiple Markets

Hi:

I run into this frequently. For example, company sells hubcaps. They are in Smallville. They want to rank high for "hubcaps for sale in Smallville," plus every other nearby town and city they...
Forum: Newsletters and Email Marketing 15th November 2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,487
Posted By caseyturton
Honey Pot trick for spammers

You'd need a pro programmer for this, but basically the Honey Pot works like this: Included in the form is a hidden field your visitor can't see. The submit program is set to only submit the form IF...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,193
Posted By caseyturton
H1 heading and style sheets

While an H1 heading has long been a "flag" for the search engines regarding content prioritization, the reality is using an H1 tag does not necessarily mean the text between has to be the biggest and...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 15th November 2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,608
Posted By caseyturton
Getting started with optimizing your site

Ask yourself a simple question, if you were looking for a company like your's, what words or phrases would you type into Google or Yahoo, etc. to find it?

If you search on "trucking company" you'd...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 18th October 2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,688
Posted By caseyturton
search engine information

www.searchenginewatch.com

great site :welcome2:
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,464
Posted By caseyturton
Got an example

People still do this stuff? Anyone got any URLs as examples? Would love to see one.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,291
Posted By caseyturton
10 million pages?

"I have sites that are over 10 million pages."

Aesthetics is spelled wrong on page 9,542,717, third paragraph from left. Just wanted you to know.:D
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 19th August 2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,564
Posted By caseyturton
Minor suggestion

As you are developing a site, even if you use a development folder, make sure you include a robots.txt file to exclude your files in development or the pages will get indexed. They'll show up on...
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 19th August 2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,941
Posted By caseyturton
Choosing a business

What do you have a passion for?

What are you willing to think about all day during your waking hours?

How will you support yourself during your startup time?

Do you have a good accountant...
Forum: Sales 17th August 2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,139
Posted By caseyturton
Keyword spying

Do a Google search on one of your products. When you get the results page, look for the blue "cache" link under the listing on the Google page for your competitor. Google will show you which keywords...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th August 2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,342
Posted By caseyturton
Good thoughts

Thanks for the insight. I appreciate it. Just wanted to give clients an honest picture of traffic. Inexact science at best, but trying to get as close to a true picture as possible.

Thanks again....
Forum: Social Media 13th August 2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,884
Posted By caseyturton
Ask a high school kid

They know more than us baby-boomers:D
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th August 2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,342
Posted By caseyturton
Webalizer Stats Versus Google Analytics Stats

I figured I would get a better answer on this forum because it seems to have more web savvy members than some of the others...so, my question is this:

There is a huge difference in "visits"...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th April 2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,784
Posted By caseyturton
Very Strange Google Index Error

Submitted a customer's site for Google indexing. Waited to see how we did in our optimization. 8 weeks went by.
Did a search on the customer's url.

:argh:Google somehow indexed server pages....
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 28th August 2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,435
Posted By caseyturton
Thanks for the tips

Sorry, I've been out of the country for a bit. Thanks for the advice. I appreciate it. I do use WebCEO and will look into that as well.
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 28th August 2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,225
Posted By caseyturton
ExactSeek is wasted dollars

Been there. Done that. Not again. Take yourself to lunch instead.
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 28th August 2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,168
Posted By caseyturton
And how does this tie into search engine marketing

Me confused.

80% of Americans are in debt.

Join the club.:welcome3:
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 28th August 2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,014
Posted By caseyturton
Google blacklist

Google got tired of the automated submission banging on their servers as well. Google spells out pretty clearly in their webmaster guidelines about this practice. I used to use this software, but...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 28th August 2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,051
Posted By caseyturton
Validating email address

Hi:

There are scripts that can check if the email address submitted is valid. This can cut down on spoofs. You may want to consider that angle.
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