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Old 12-19-2015, 01:27 PM   #61
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Of course this all works great until Google up and changes their mind on how they want to rank a site.
This is my one and only form of lead generation. I am kind of a silent expert, I have about 6 different businesses online which generate leads.

I will say this about Google yes they change "but" if you remain a quality website looking to provide quality services.

It should never truly effect you much, just keep on going & don't give up.
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Quality CONTENT is king. If you create quality content, google will rank you higher and visitors will convert into customers.

I believe the statement above will hold true for as long as search engines remain.
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Quality CONTENT is king. If you create quality content, google will rank you higher and visitors will convert into customers.

I believe the statement above will hold true for as long as search engines remain.
With regards to this thread:
I hereby nominate above post for content, quality and brevity.
Above all brevity.

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Hey all,
So I got the basics of my site www.soapstonehomes.com going and now using a little of my winter slow down to take the Advanced Class too. Got my location page structure up and now going to do some linking, adding unique pictures and then learn to get some video and optimize that too. Will make some more changes and then come back soon to ask for some advice in a separate thread, but think it will be better to start next year off getting comments from you all when I am in a little better position, but definitely much further ahead before I knew what I know now. Thanks for all the info and Happy New Year.
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Hi Andrew,
Do you have your baby yet?
I noticed your reply and the other communication, and it seems you are saving some emails as drafts then sending them a little later ... I totally can understand if your late night excitement is bumping into your website work and everything else.
Anyhow, I wanted to wish you good luck on your pending arrival, and perhaps I will reply back after you get a good week or two rest after your child arrives
Enjoy this exciting time PLUS the eventual leads that will head your way.
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Do you have your baby yet?
Congrats Andrew,
I saw from the another communication that your baby put up a little fight to join us ... congrats that now she and mom our out of the hospital and back home. Eventually you will come back here and be back in the swing of the website stuff. Give us an update please on where you stand. I know you may be up late for a few months, so at least the classes should have something for you to keep busy with when the baby crying is kicking in .... good luck !
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Hi Brian,

Yes, back home and all is great with my daughter. Iím in the process of now getting some testimonials to add fresh content to my site. I signed up for the Advanced Class back but the 1 month license expired. You will see I never logged in and was hoping you wouldnít mind resetting the account. Got so distracted with the last months of pregnancy and regular business stuff, but now need to get back in the swing. Let me know.

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Yes, Andrew ... congrats ... I just reset the account and sent you the new link and password. Good luck with everything.
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New baby daughter, congrats!! Is this a first one? I still remember mine like it was yesterday and two months ago was her 29th B-day. Everything you've heard about how fast it goes...it's so very true. Enjoy the journey.
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Thanks Steve,

This is our second, but I had forgotten how much work they are in the beginning. She takes up so much mental and actual time. I need to focus in on my business again. I will try and enjoy the journey. I will be back soon after I finish the Advanced Class and have some more stuff to tell or ask. Thanks again for asking.

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Hi Andrew,

I would also like to congratulate you on your new arrival! I know exactly how you feel as we just brought our 4th son home a few days ago as well. You really do forget how tiring it is in the beginning lol
Just wanted to tell you keep plugging away at your website. I took the classes several months ago and it does work. I still have so much more work to do, but even still just with what I have done so far, have more and more leads coming from website. I am in the process of redesigning our site right now, and it is going much slower than I'd like, but coming along. Going next week to get photos and a video testimonial of a recent project, so I'm happy I'll have new content to post. Anyway keep up the good work and congrats again!

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I have an old non-performing website www.regencyconstructionfct.com and have been convinced with this post and other similar forums to first learn a little about the topic and then Iíll hire someone to just get a new website. I outsourced the current site to another so-called website marketing company but I can see that they simply didnít have the right knowledge to create a site that would give me a good image and also leads. While I believe I should hire an expert, I also believe I need to understand the basics to make my site a better opportunity. Iím signing up now and will let you know what I decide. Appreciate all the intel. Franco
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Hi all,

This gentleman above sent me a note after signing up to the classes so I am posting so he can see I am trying to help.

He wanted to post an update but can't seem to log back in. He says he has tried to reset his password but doesn't get an email. I'm not sure what to tell him so is there a way he can communicate with someone specific to help?

His email should be tied to his account if someone can send him an email, that would be helpful. Thank you and have a nice holiday weekend.
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Fran in the masonry folder has the same problem. Can't get it resolved. Old timers lol
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If you know of someone having password problems, PM Cricket with a link to his profile and she should be able to get it sorted out.
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Hi all,

Just to let you know the gentleman Franco of Regency did continue as he said he would. He wanted to ask some questions here on the forum but unfortunately I couldn't help him get his log in challenge corrected. Filled out the forms but didn't get any replies. Not sure of the issue but he did wish he could have continued with you all.

Anyhow, I didn't want to hold him up waiting to log back in to CT so I responded to various items directly to him. His tags were a mess and he made his first changes. Also learned he needed to fix the picture gallery since it was missing all the search stuff. And he knows he needs to make location sensitive pages for all the towns he works in.

He had some technical challenges with his site and he seemed to need a little more help and possibly outsource the actual web programming. I guided him to a few that have been mentioned here on the forum and will see whether he continues on his own or uses someone.

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See, I did live up to my promise to try and help ya as best as I could.
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He had some technical challenges with his site and he seemed to need a little more help and possibly outsource the actual web programming. I guided him to a few that have been mentioned here on the forum and will see whether he continues on his own or uses someone.
Brian, thank you for including me in your recommendations to Franco. I also tried to help him with the login issue by testing the form and didn't get a response either. Hopefully the mods can pass on that the form doesn't seem to be working.

Since Franco has taken your classes he has implemented changes to his site so it is in better shape than a few weeks ago but anyone visiting the site can easily see he has technical issues. There's total disharmony between the Home page and the internal pages. Several links don't work or are dead, the footer links on the Home page lack proper page names, and the list could go on. His statement about the other company that set this up for him "not having the right knowledge" is tactful to say the least. It's a mess.

Although Franco now knows enough to fix some of the content issues and will be doing a lot of his own content with the redesign, the technical problems with the current site limit what is practical for him to spend time on. I am aware of the marketing concepts you covered with Franco which I am implementing, but that also means he is easier to work with since he can understand the concepts I am incorporating into his new design set to launch soon. In fact, one of the more interesting aspects of this project is Franco already had a new theme picked out for me to customize because he understood how his new site needed to flow.

I hope he is able to get the login problem resolved because his experience makes a great addition to this discussion.
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The guy from the masonry folder emailed cricket and tried to reset it but it didnt work. I told him just use a new email and make a new account but he hasnt done anything about it.
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Brian, thank you for including me in your recommendations to Franco. I also tried to help him with the login issue by testing the form and didn't get a response either. Hopefully the mods can pass on that the form doesn't seem to be working.

Since Franco has taken your classes he has implemented changes to his site so it is in better shape than a few weeks ago but anyone visiting the site can easily see he has technical issues. There's total disharmony between the Home page and the internal pages. Several links don't work or are dead, the footer links on the Home page lack proper page names, and the list could go on. His statement about the other company that set this up for him "not having the right knowledge" is tactful to say the least. It's a mess.

I hope he is able to get the login problem resolved because his experience makes a great addition to this discussion.
Hi Steve,
So I can see you cleaned up a lot of the issues and can see some of the marketing suggestions implemented too. Not sure if the mods will help him join in with the Login issue, but give a quick overview of what you did and what you think is the next steps based on where my suggestions left off, and where you left off too. Thanks for making it now appear cosmetically better and easier for him to manage too. This was a mess but now he is in a better direction.
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Thanks, Brian. Yes, the technical problems are resolved and the basics are covered so Franco can implement adding more content according to the understanding he now has for doing so. The site is still lean because the goal was only to provide him a foundation to build on but he now has that, but when covering how to pick up from where I left off I hope he is able to share here how seeing the principles you taught in action helps him understand it all the more.

I would prefer he share himself how our conversation went during the training session after I had it set up because for me to say it isn't nearly as effective. For now, let's just say that what he learned from you, the boost he received from me getting over the hurdles I could help him achieve, and the position he is now empowered to build on, gives him the advantage he was seeking to achieve. I can still help as needed but the technical mess he needed to get past is now behind him and he has a pattern to follow that helps solidify what he learned from your video courses.

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