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peter1982    (seo-general, 2007-02-20 06:10:59)
Get PROFIT by SEO my Art Website

I started a website However, I have had no sales. If you can generate traffic, I am willing to share a generous portion of the profit (~20%). I have tried PPC, 1,000 unique visitor booster programs, and I still (...)

moderator    (seo-general, 2007-02-07 16:26:38)
Wikipedia adds nofollow

Wikipedia is adding nofollow to its external links. It should definitely reduce spam links on the wiki-encyclopedia. (...)

moderator    (seo-general, 2007-02-07 16:13:33)
Future of search engines

An interesting post about future generations of search : ht*p:// Any predictions ? (...)

moderator    (google-news, 2007-02-07 16:09:24)
See your backlinks

Google’s webmaster console now lets you see your site’s backlinks. Unlike the link: operator, data obtained this way is much more comprehensive and can be classified and downloaded. All you need to do is verify site ownership to se (...)

moderator    (seo-general, 2007-02-07 12:08:04)
Page Strength

Did you try to calculate your Page Strength ? (tool provided by Seomoz) FICGS now has a Page Strength of 4,5 :/ .. but it shows no listings in Wikipedia & Dmoz, which is not the case. (...)

arslan220    (seo-general, 2007-02-06 10:37:23)
Ecommerce Shopping Cart Software

Features the best online ecommerce shopping cart software and ecommerce business solutions and services for your online business; email marketing tools, affiliate marketing program, e-commerce web site design, SEO optimization tools, e (...)

kenny    (ecommerce, 2007-01-23 20:10:36)
merchant account needed

Hi! I was looking for credit card processing options for my small business web-site (selling custom web-design services). PayPal is not available in UA and i am not sure about 2CO. Recently i have found ht*p:// an (...)

helen1    (link-popularity, 2007-01-24 15:44:02)
Directory subscribing is too much

Can subcribing to to may directories hurt your site? (...)

moderator    (google-optimization, 2007-01-19 16:32:06)
With a 's' or not

Something interesting, I noticed Google results were the same for "chess forum" and "chess forums", FICGS chess forum does not contain the word 'forums' (in title, url or content) and appear at position ~16. Means y (...)

moderator    (keywords, 2007-01-13 01:33:36)
Best keywords

Some lists of most asked keywords (classified)... (...)

moderator    (site-reviews, 2007-01-11 09:27:50)
Please review FICGS

Anyone to review FICGS chess & Go server ? :) (...)

gonzo    (google-optimization, 2006-12-28 12:44:45)
Googe Co-op

Could someone explain to me what's Google Co-op ?? Is there any good reason to use it for SEO ? Thanks. (...)

moderator    (affiliate-marketing, 2007-01-10 15:38:53)
How much do you make from directories ?

Could be interesting to know how much directory owners earn from their directories ? (with Adsense or other program and other statistics..) FICGS one is just starting but I saw quick changes in cost per click. (...)

silver_surfer    (google-optimization, 2006-12-28 15:58:17)
SEO mistakes !

What's the biggest SEO mistakes you've made ? Please share it here so that everyone can learn from your experience and don't make the same errors. (...)

panamastaffing    (seo-general, 2007-01-04 22:57:42)
Manual submission of your site to 450+ S

We will submit your site manually to approximately 450 search engine friendly directories for just $300 per site. Automated submission services can get your site banned for spamming the directories and search engines. Many of the dire (...)

moderator    (miscellaneous, 2007-01-04 11:03:14)
Where are you from ?

Just curious :) .. I'm in Bourges, France. (...)

moderator    (seo-tools, 2007-01-04 18:16:20)
Recently searched keywords

An interesting tool : ht*p:// (...)

silver_surfer    (keywords, 2007-01-04 17:27:12)
Keywords most asked : Loan

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silver_surfer    (keywords, 2007-01-04 17:22:01)
Keywords most asked : Google

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silver_surfer    (keywords, 2007-01-04 17:01:43)
Keywords most asked : Adsense

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silver_surfer    (keywords, 2007-01-04 17:08:35)
Keywords most asked : Affiliate

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moderator    (promote-your-website, 2006-12-17 15:57:57)
Best directories of directories

Share your best directories of directories to get easy backlinks : (french) ... of course it's not advised to abuse of these ways to obtain backlinks :) (...)

moderator    (miscellaneous, 2007-01-04 11:04:29)
Best movie of all times !

All in subject... What's the best movie of all times according to you ? Mine is 2001, a space odyssey :) (...)

silver_surfer    (google-news, 2006-12-29 16:57:22)
Froogle testimonials ?

Did someone try Froogle here ? I read some quite bad comments about this... What do you think ?? (...)

silver_surfer    (link-popularity, 2006-12-29 15:15:44)

Do you know this website ? French website only, that's a pity. Seems to give interesting keywords reports based on Lycos "voyeur" (viewer), knowing what keywords are most entered... (...)

silver_surfer    (google-optimization, 2006-12-29 11:42:05)
Domain names without hyphens

It's recommended in some places to choose a domain name without hyphens... My question : Why ?? Thanks in advance. (...)

silver_surfer    (google-adsense, 2006-12-28 20:13:18)
Adsense code explained

<script type="text/javascript"><!- google_ad_client = "pub-xxxxxxxxxx"; google_alternate_color = "ffffff"; google_ad_width = 468; google_ad_height = 60; google_ad_format = "468x60_as"; g (...)

silver_surfer    (google-adsense, 2006-12-28 16:27:48)
Ads by Google

You probably noticed "ads by google" was changed into images sometimes in Adsense ads... That's a pity, as it's rarely well included into colored web pages... :( Is there a way to give an opinion to Google ? (...)

moderator    (other-search-engines, 2006-12-17 15:33:15)
Accoona, Exalead, Alltheweb...

Does someone prefer to use other search engines than Google, Yahoo! search or MSN ? Some are nice, others quite poor... A huge list in dmoz : ht*p:// (...)

silver_surfer    (seo-scripts, 2006-12-28 15:35:14)
Pagerank checker scripts

All SEO scripts (pagerank checker, alexa rank checker, backlinks checkers , link trades, web directories...) are at Select PHP, search for Pagerank and see... (...)

tdv    (miscellaneous, 2006-12-22 21:32:13)
Internet quotes :)

There are three kinds of death in this world. There's heart death, there's brain death, and there's being off the network. ~Guy Almes The trouble with the Internet is that it's replacing masturbation as a leisure activity. ~Patrick (...)

tdv    (seo-general, 2006-12-22 16:55:50)
SEO frequently asked questions

What are SERPs? SERPs is an acronym for Search Engine Results Pages. Basically they are the search results you receive when doing a search at a search engine. Why anchor text is so important? See this HTML code : <a href="http: (...)

tdv    (website-development, 2006-12-22 15:07:00)
Anti email gathering code

A simple way to avoid javascript to hide email from robots in your website : <a href="mailto& #58;webmaster& #64;domain& #46;com">E-mail me!</a> In javascript code would be ie. : <script language=&q (...)

moderator    (suggestions, 2006-12-22 11:43:23)
Visitors from Google

Great, these forums are a few days old and the first visitor just arrived from Google with keyword : 'Keywords Google AdSense'... It's probably hard to fight on SEO subject, many highranked websites. Let's see :) (...)

tdv    (google-news, 2006-12-21 19:55:36)
Google now sells domain names

It will be hard soon to do something out of the Google planet :) (...)

tdv    (google-optimization, 2006-12-21 18:14:45)
Google -30 penalty

The -30 filter is applied to web sites that use spamming SEO techniques. If Google applies the penalty to a web site, the rankings of that site are downgraded by 30 positions. It seems that the following techniques trigger the -30 filt (...)

tdv    (google-optimization, 2006-12-21 18:03:27)
Linking to wrong websites

Linking to 'wrong' websites can hurt your rankings : (...)

tdv    (google-optimization, 2006-12-21 16:07:46)
UTF-8 or ISO 8859-1

Did anyone notice any difference in search engines results with different page formats : UTF-8, ISO 8859-1 ... ? (...)

tdv    (yahoo-optimization, 2006-12-21 16:51:00)
Overture keyword tool

Overture keyword tool seems not to work anymore. Does anyone experience the same ? (...)

tdv    (google-optimization, 2006-12-21 15:59:54)

How to tell if a website is in the sandbox... 1. The site is on a new domain and less than about 1 year old 2. The keywords you are trying to rank on are considered competitive. 3. Most of the pages of the site has been indexed by G (...)

moderator    (website-development, 2006-12-18 14:59:36)
Regular expression to shorten URL

Hello to all... I have a small code problem, looking for a regular expression that would shorten URL changed in links (ie. ht*p:// would appear ht*p:// .. Here is my re (...)

tdv    (google-adsense, 2006-12-17 14:17:10)
Huge keywords list

Another big list of keywords... loans refinance 19.98 vioxx lawyer 19.98 car law lemon used 19.97 credit experian report 19.94 call center softwar (...)

admin    (google-optimization, 2006-12-14 05:15:39)
Tools to analyze backlinks

Backlinks: ht*p:// In french (liens de retour): (...)

admin    (keywords, 2006-12-14 05:13:19)
Tools to optimize your keywords

A few links: ht*p:// (...)

admin    (google-optimization, 2006-12-14 05:10:50)
Keywords rankings

A few links to test your rankings (most in french): (...)

admin    (seo-tools, 2006-12-14 05:05:41)
Links to many useful tools

Keywords density: (...)

admin    (yahoo-news, 2006-12-14 04:22:22)
Yahoo Dance - 2006 december

Yahoo announced an update of his index in december (since sunday)... Changes in rankings to come ! (...)

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