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Noob help for SEO on my site

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jodyberry, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. jodyberry

    jodyberry Power Member

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    I have a site a few months old that I have a lot of free trials on from CPA companies. I haven't yet submitted it to Googles webmaster yet cuz I'm not sure if having Google's bots crawl my site is a good thing.

    Should I do this? I know relatively nothing about SEO and I send a lot of traffic from CL postings, but I'm not sure how to proceed for good SEO.

    The only thing I have going now is LinkJuicer and I'm not sure that's doing much.

    I have tried reading about SEO but it seems there's a million options.

    ANY help would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Italian Hawk

    Italian Hawk Power Member

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    What point is there in SEO if you don't want Google's bots crawling your site? If you're talking about not wanting them to crawl certain areas of your site lookup robot.txt on Google. I think you're confused about SEO.
     
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  3. jodyberry

    jodyberry Power Member

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    EXACTLY! That's why I'm posting!!


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  4. Jekashi

    Jekashi Regular Member

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    Is it an actual website that can be navigated? If not, I wouldn't submit it to be indexed.

    If it's an actual website, I would recommend focusing on a couple of keywords, maybe long-tail keywords (ex: "free trial offer teeth whitening") depending on what your website is about or what kind of trials you have.

    If you're not going to try and rank for search engine rank positions, then there's not really a point in submitting it. You can try some basic stuff like linkwheels, which I'd recommend.

    Although, if your domain is 4-months old, then it does have a valid chance at a decent SERP in my opinion.
     
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  5. jodyberry

    jodyberry Power Member

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    SERP? (sorry - noob here).


    It is a multipage site and I created it with XsitePro which seems to be SEO friendly. It has lots of areas for keywords, etc. I have most of those filled in.

    So do yuo think I should submit to Google? Thanks...
     
  6. Quattro

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    why don't you wan't google to index your site? If you are promoting free trial offers and want long term organic traffic I would work on seo, but if you just want to do CL marketing to get your leads then I guess you don't need seo since you are already getting targeted traffic. It's your call really. Either way I don't see any disadvantage in google crawling your site.
     
  7. Italian Hawk

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    You don't need to submit it to Google, just build some backlinks and you'll see it was indexed by itself. I don't see why submitting to Google could be bad though? I mean, if worse comes to worse and Google doesn't want your site, what harm could come from submitting it.
     
  8. jodyberry

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    I'm probably thinking the wrong way, but I do so much DMRing and blank refering, etc. for my leads that I thought if I indexed my site it would open it up to more scrutiny. Dumb thought, I know. But doing BH it seems everything needs to be hidden, cloaked or whatever.

    That's why I look to you SEO gurus!!
     
  9. jodyberry

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    Is what I'm doing with Linkjuicer considered backlinks?
     
  10. jodyberry

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    Well, for a quick test I did a search of my longtail keyword (3 words) and my site came up 10 out of 107,000,000 for a broad search and 2 & 3 for an exact search.
    I would suppose that's pretty good?

    BUT, under the description of my website I see this:

    "This is the description for the index page of your site and so should include some appropriately keyword rich copy."

    DUMB DUMB DUMB!!!

    It was the one field in XsitePro I forgot to fill in - DUH!


    P.S. Lesson learned...