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Forum: Websites and SEO 01-27-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,293
Posted By DarrenSlaughter
tight lines, clean simple design and typography...

tight lines, clean simple design and typography isn't boring, it's what people reading a site want actually. The days of waving flags and clapping monkeys are over. And do yourself a favor, don't...
Forum: Websites and SEO 01-13-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By BonnieLowe
Here's a free site you can use that allows...

Here's a free site you can use that allows searching without the "I know who you are and what you've been looking at" skewed results that Google.com provides:

Scroogle Scraper...
Forum: Websites and SEO 01-12-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By carlsore
I pay for a rank checking service and send out...

I pay for a rank checking service and send out weekly or monthly reports to clients who are subscribed to the service. The hosted software removes all personalization tags from search and gives you...
Forum: Websites and SEO 01-12-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By dsconstructs
Private browsing works or ...

Private browsing works or
http://www.mikes-marketing-tools.com/ranking-reports/

That link usually works fine, though tonight it seems to be having a problem with google & yahoo
Forum: Websites and SEO 01-05-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,303
Posted By moorewarner
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x2h2pESo6HM


:laughing:
Forum: Websites and SEO 12-23-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,981
Posted By carlsore
If you don't have it available to you then it's...

If you don't have it available to you then it's probably not setup. Get them to set this up and give you access to the account. You need this information.



Not as much as they used too. ...
Forum: Websites and SEO 12-23-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,981
Posted By carlsore
Are you tracking the traffic generated from these...

Are you tracking the traffic generated from these press releases...? Through your analytics do you have Conversion Goals setup, so you can see which leads come from which advertising venue?
...
Forum: Websites and SEO 12-22-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,981
Posted By JV Marketing
yes....we use press releases. not for just...

yes....we use press releases. not for just backlinks but for actually getting the word out about a company.

prweb has some good info on press releases http://www.prweb.com/

j
Forum: Websites and SEO 12-21-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,601
Posted By carlsore
Here are a few thoughts.... #1. Your page...

Here are a few thoughts....

#1. Your page title tag is targetting too many geographic regions.

Consider creating a targeted page for each region you service.

- Buckinghamshire loft...
Forum: Websites and SEO 10-29-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,948
Posted By carlsore
How Many Pages Should Your Website Be?

This is a question that I often run into and many contractors looking to build a website are confused about.

Many prospective website owners underestimate the amount of pages their website should...
Forum: Websites and SEO 10-20-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,670
Posted By HometownLeads
Mike, Please don't be worried. You may not...

Mike,

Please don't be worried. You may not get punished at all. The search engines use many different signals in their algorithms to rank content or websites...consider reviewing a simple SEO...
Forum: Websites and SEO 10-20-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,670
Posted By cbscreative
Both posts above are accurate. The word in the...

Both posts above are accurate. The word in the SEO world is that Google does measure bounce to help determine ranking and could potentially push a high bounce down the rankings. However, they also...
Forum: Websites and SEO 09-26-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,887
Posted By cbscreative
When you say directories, I take that to mean...

When you say directories, I take that to mean article sites such as EzineArticles. Ezine is probably the best of the pack since they at least have a standard and use human eyeballs to screen every...
Forum: Business 06-24-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,866
Posted By Mike Finley
You either A) Do not negotiate. Your price...

You either

A) Do not negotiate. Your price is your price. You explain why and you live with the results.

B) You negotiate. However you do so following the number 1 rule of negotiation which...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 37,397
Posted By angus242
You miss the point. It's like the old saying:...

You miss the point. It's like the old saying: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."

We don't discourage talking about how to come up...
Forum: Websites and SEO 06-21-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By cbscreative
What NOT To Do On Local Business Websites

Since this topic gets discussed a lot here and many members often ask questions about this, I thought this would be very good to pass on here. The author also addresses a practice I frequently see...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-15-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,769
Posted By MikeGC
Are you unsatisfied with the types of customers you are attracting?

Threads griping about frustrating cheapskate customers that do not value quality are very common on CT as are solid responses from those that have overcome it

Threads start with some form of "Is...
Forum: Online Leads Services 06-12-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,808
Posted By monumentinc
We used it when we were first in business 9 years...

We used it when we were first in business 9 years ago and it was ok. But we were able to get a lead emailed and decide whether to accept or not. They have since changed it to where you cannot pick...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,675
Posted By fireguy
There, I fixed it for you. There are times you...

There, I fixed it for you. There are times you just cut your loses and move on. This is one of those times, move on
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,916
Posted By Warren
You are such a pushover! You came down 21% in no...

You are such a pushover! You came down 21% in no time flat. This sends a bad message. It says, I price my work high. Talk me down to a lower price. That is a bad business model. When/if they refer...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By Magnettica
Some objective criticism. 1) The text blocks...

Some objective criticism.

1) The text blocks in the beginning and ending of the video could be a few seconds longer.

2) The video content is good but the whole video could be shorter. I'm more...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,793
Posted By Mike Finley
Back to the original OP - We are the same...

Back to the original OP -

We are the same way, if somebody calls us and specifically requests a 'free' estimate chances are we won't be making an appointment. We will ask a few qualifying...
Forum: Business 05-03-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By ohiohomedoctor
A huge thank-you to Mr. Mike Finley!

A month or so ago I was reading one of his posts about selling quality or price, but not both and I realized for years I have been providing top quality and selling cheapest price. After reading his...
Forum: Technology 05-01-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,507
Posted By Paulie
My count also goes way down on weekends. It took...

My count also goes way down on weekends. It took me awhile to realize most people do their searching on company time. :laughing:
Forum: Websites and SEO 04-21-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By JV Marketing
yes they are

yes they are
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