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Ok guys, Google has changed the rules of SEO and Keywords.

No more 'roof cleaning cleveland ohio' or roof cleaning pennsylvania in your signatures as anchor text

Please replace the roof cleaning cleveland with "Click here to see our website" or something that does NOT use any of your Keywords.

Do NOT use all caps in your signatures either, Look at my signature as an example. Google is serious about stopping Spam. Please read the article below

 

Google has changed the search engine landscape drastically. Since their introduction of Panda and Penguin, many businesses were hit hard and no longer rank on Google. The purpose of Panda and Penguin were to eliminate people that ranked their sites by spamming.

 

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Unfortunately, legitimate small businesses were affected in the aftermath. Basically, Google is looking for websites that have a natural looking profile. This has left many people wondering if it is still possible to rank on Google.

Here are 5 Dos to follow so that you can keep up with the changing times and make sure that your website is still ranking:

Do Mimic a Natural Profile

Google Penguin targets websites that have a backlink profile that looks spammy. This means that most of their keyword anchors (words they use to link back to their website) are words that they are trying to target. If your main word/phrase is “credit cards,” then having lots of anchors with “credit cards” does not look natural and Google could easily penalize you for only targeting those words. There are many different types of keyword anchors you can link to your website. You can link brand words, which is your website name, your URL and action words like “click here.” Once you have a mix of keyword anchors, your profile will look more natural to Google.

Do Guest Posts

Guest posts tend to be pretty powerful because they can’t be spammed. They are one of the most white hat methods of getting backlinks to your website. You can start guest posting by reaching out to blog owners that are in the same market as you. If you can write an informative article, most will be happy to post it to their website.

Do Limit Keywords in Your Content

A pretty common newbie tactic is overusing your target keywords in your content. The following paragraph overuses their keywords.

There are many credit cards out there that have various rewards. There are credit cards for big spenders, credit cards for travelers, credit cards for students and more. You have to be careful about credit cards because some of them can have high annual fees and interest rates.

Keywords are an important strategy in your content but it should be used in moderation rather than excess. Remember Google is looking for something more natural.

Do Keep Up with Changes

Google makes over 500 changes a year to their search engine. You need to keep up with the changes that Google is making in order to keep your search engine ranking intact. Most of the changes they make are minor and you won’t see any difference in your search engine rankings, but some of those changes are major and will affect millions of websites. By understanding the direction that they are taking, you can be ahead of the wave and make sure that all your future link building efforts follow their rules.

Author Bio: Theresa Moyer is a work-at-home mom who enjoys writing and making diaper cakes at ediapercakes.com. To get in touch with Theresa, you can email theresamoyer22 @ gmail.com.




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Done!

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 Good Job Ray! 

You can see, it has been done to MY Signature as well. 

Now, when we make promotional posts, instead of saying "here is a nice roof clreaning tallahassee, we might do it like this " click here to see us softwash cleaning a shingle roof that was located north of tallahassee"

Or, here is a recent job we did in the Tallahassee area.

Do you SEE what I am doing ?

WE do NOT want the same anchor text keywords used for your website.

Google used to love seeing "roof cleaning tallahassee" but now they consider it SPAM

So the Trick now is to keep varying your anchor text keywords.

Something as simple as Click here to see our job, or simply click here, is now more effective than roof cleaning tallahassee!!!!!!!!!!

I will do an example promo post when I am more awake biggrin



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Thanks for the heads up Chris.

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Good Job Brian,ED, Tom, and everyone else.

The days of Keyword Stuffing for good SEO are over. I encourage all of us (including me) to go back to our webpages, and take the excessive keywords OUT of our text.  I have been doing exactly that lately, but still have a long way to go!



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Done! Thanks for the heads up Chris..



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Chris, I remember a few years back when "click here" would black list you from the big G in a heart beat. For the time being, I'll leave my sig alone and be a live test. Google is only hurting themselves with all these updates and destroying small and even large on-line companies who are playing by the rules. It's like we are dogs chasing our tails trying to keep up with all these updates. That is why Bing and Yahoo are starting to become more populare search engines.



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Roof Cleaning Tallahassee wrote:

Chris, I remember a few years back when "click here" would black list you from the big G in a heart beat. For the time being, I'll leave my sig alone and be a live test. Google is only hurting themselves with all these updates and destroying small and even large on-line companies who are playing by the rules. It's like we are dogs chasing our tails trying to keep up with all these updates. That is why Bing and Yahoo are starting to become more populare search engines.


 This article was written before Panda and Penguin were in full force. What it says is even MORE important now!

Google has put a STOP to Roof Cleaning Tallahassee, because when you do that, they know you are trying to get to the front of the search results.

As a mmatter of fact, if I were you, I would go back, seek out as many of your backlinks you can find, and change them.

Your forum signature would be a great pplace to start.

It is ok to have a few Roof Cleaning tallahassee backlinks, but they must not exceed 40 percent of your TOTAL backlinks for anchor text.

Terms like see my website - click here for more information- my website-watch my video, etc, etc, are as good or even better in the post Panda world.

Click Here is the Most Powerful Link Anchor Text You Can Use

April 5, 2012
By Michael Martinez

Why use “click here” as anchor text? You don’t have to look far to find an SEO blogger who ardently and passionately argues against using “click here” as anchor text. In fact, you can even click here to see a query where even the W3.org site says “Don’t use ‘click here’ as link anchor text”.

That’s just stupid. Worse, it’s stupidity shored up by snobbery. There is absolutely nothing wrong with telling people to “click here” to see something or do something. Heck, it’s more concise. Why on Earth would you want to strangle the naturality of your Web copy just to avoid saying “click here”? There’s no search optimization reason to avoid using “click here” as anchor text and there are a lot of good reasons to do it.

For example, if you link to the same destination five times on a page, using keyword-rich anchor text all five times is going to look stupid — and most of you believe that only the first link counts anyway, so why are you trying to have it both ways? Give the reader a break and just say “click here”.

And what about those Websites you want to link to but don’t want to pass anchor text to? You can choose to give them some PageRank or to just dissipate it across the Web by using “rel=’nofollow’” but it looks more natural if you just say click here to visit Matt Cutts’ Website. You’re not obligated to give anchor text to everyone you link to.

In fact, telling Web designers and copywriters to use keyword-rich anchor text in every link they create is assinine. Their first priorities should be to use anchors that are meaningful and helpful to their readers. It would be a rare Web designer who would use “click here” as anchor text in a main navigation link, but most people still use “home” as the anchor text for the root URL of their Websites.

Only an SEO would care if someone puts “home” as the anchor text in their main site navigation. But an SEO should NOT care if someone uses “click here” as anchor text on link number 3 for the home page. You’re missing the whole point about search engine optimization if you think it’s all about links and anchor text. It’s not.

You should be forcing yourself to use “click here” as anchor text just to break yourself of the very bad habit of telling people NOT to use it. In fact, I should have saved that item for this year’s 20 Hard Core SEO Tips article. It’s a good one.

Since it is an unwritten law of the universe that only Adobe can ever rank for the expression “click here” you should think of this as good, safe anchor text to use when suggesting that people visit some other Website you don’t hate, are not committed to promoting, and feel safe recommending. That’s a natural way to tell people to do something. If you don’t believe me, just click here to read an article I wrote over 4 years ago about “measuring the quality of a page” (that is WAY pre-Panda, too).

I’m not afraid to tell you to “click here”. The Earth hasn’t destroyed itself. I didn’t lose my rankings. People are still finding SEO Theory articles through search. Nah na nah na nah NAH!

Good search engine optimization has a real reason for advising people NOT to do something. Whenever people ask me if they should or should not do something, one of the first questions I ask is: “What are you trying or hoping to accomplish?” If their answer won’t be affected by whether they use “click here” as an outbound link anchor text, I don’t derail the train by obsessing over something like that.

In fact, I probably spend more time advising people to STOP trying to use keyword-rich anchor text than anything else. I mean, SHEESH! How many times in an article do you really have to sayHuckleberries in link anchor text before people realize you’re trying to promote a Huckleberry Website? So you love to buy Huckleberries — that’s great, but — DAMN — give the keyword-rich anchor text a rest, okay?

“Click here” frees you from the mind-numbing repetition of bad, outdated, simplistic, one-size-fits-all SEOteric monotony that masquerades as good SEO practice. IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT LINKS. You canclick here to see that I am not the only person who uses “click here” in an article.

It’s a fine, safe, sane, useful, HELPFUL, user-friendly practice and people need to get down off their high horses and stop obsessing over nonsense about using “click here” as anchor text. I can use “click here” to send people to any destination I want. You can’t stop me from doing that and you can’t stop them from clicking on the links and going where I send them. You’re lucky if you can stop yourself from clicking on them just to see what I’m trying to show people.

You got a problem with that? Then just click here and get outta my article!



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I hear what your saying Chris. I was just bringing up the point that it was bad practice in the past but now it is ok to use. Here is a link below. Google changes so much with all there updates, it's like they come full circle within a few years.

 

http://dotmonster.co/why-using-click-here-for-links-is-bad-practice/

 

 

 



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Roof Cleaning Tallahassee wrote:

I hear what your saying Chris. I was just bringing up the point that it was bad practice in the past but now it is ok to use. Here is a link below. Google changes so much with all there updates, it's like they come full circle within a few years.

 

http://dotmonster.co/why-using-click-here-for-links-is-bad-practice/

 

 

 


 I hear what u are saying. Google taught us to use keywords in our links, but now they penalize us for it!

But they make the rules, and I have been told it is gonna get even WORSE for any kinds of keyword stuffing or tricky SEO stuff.

No one here has to do anything, your signature links will not hurt the forum, but might get you thrown out of local search results if Google feels they are being spammed.

I changed mine, because I can't afford to lose my web placement.

 



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You guys still don't want to listen ?

Read this

unnatural Links

For companies that have been hit by the Penguin update, one common theme appears to be a severe lack of natural links, according to a blog post by Glenn Gabe at G-Squared Interactive. He noted five common issues these sites are all facing:

  1. Paid text links using exact match anchor text: For companies that want to rank for a certain term (such as “red widgets”) one way to accomplish this is by buying links from other websites with that exact matching anchor text. This is against Google’s guidelines, as Google would consider this a paid link that exists solely to manipulate PageRank, rather than to provide any value to visitors.
  2. Comment spam: Two things proved problematic for websites trying to unnaturally rank for specific keywords: signatures in comments that contained exact match anchor text; and people who used a spammy user name (e.g., Best India SEO Company) as exact match text.
  3. Guest posts on questionable sites: Although guest posts are a legitimate way to earn links to your site, sites dinged by the Penguin had links pointing to their website from sites filled with low-quality articles where the focus was on the anchor text rather than the content.
  4. Article marketing sites: Thin content featuring links with exact match anchor text were another common factor among affected sites.
  5. Links from dangerous sites: Do you have inbound links from sites that have been flagged for malware, numerous pop-ups, or other spammy issues? This was another factor that caused websites to lose their Google rankings, so links to and from web spammers or “bad neighborhoods” are a danger.


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Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 wrote:

You guys still don't want to listen ?

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Thanks for the heads up on the Google changes Chris! 

So long as I am still ranking #1 in most areas that I have targeted I am not going to rock the boat by making changes.  Google keeps making changes and then about facing on them instead of being consistent.  When I start sliding in my ranks I will change.  I have special software that tracks my rankings on all keywords & key phrases.



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Ok Marcus, but google looks for too many anchor text keywords all saying the same thing!

So, I suggest when you make promotional posts, instead of saying "Here is a roof cleaning Katy Texas we just did, say instead "Here is a job we just completed in the houston suburb of Katy Texas:

Or "here is a cleaning service we just completed on a Katy Texas roof"



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Chris at the begining of this subject you said you would do a post to show us a few examples. I personally am a computer idiot and would like to know what is the best way to do promotioanl post. Chris as you know I was thrown off of a forum because I didnt post properly LOL.



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Done, thanks for the heads up Chris.

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Mr Maintenance wrote:

Chris at the begining of this subject you said you would do a post to show us a few examples. I personally am a computer idiot and would like to know what is the best way to do promotioanl post. Chris as you know I was thrown off of a forum because I didnt post properly LOL.


 Here is an example http://roof-cleaning-institute.activeboard.com/t49976179/roof-cleaning-providence-lakes-33511/



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