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HRA 249

February 4, 2009
Hey everyone!

Today is one of my famous email Q&A bonanza issues. Enjoy! Jill
Jill Whalen is the CEO of High Rankings, a Boston SEO Consulting Agency.

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Same Content, Different URLs

February 4, 2009
I have a new website selling children's eco friendly toys. The site was designed to enable customers to search for toys by age, by type of toy, by brand, and by country of manufacture. A given toy description would be in each of these categories as well as in multiple age categories and multiple toy types (i.e., in puzzles and wooden puzzles). Read More >>

Submitting to Directories and Search Engines

February 4, 2009
I'm writing now because a colleague and I have some questions on search engine/directory submission and we are hoping to get your expertise on the subject. We currently submit new sites to major SEs once they go live, but are wondering if some of the services are worth pursuing or if you advise against these? Read More >>

SEO Non-compete

February 4, 2009
What do you think about a potential SEO client who asks you to agree not to work with any related company for 2 years after the conclusion of the business relationship? Read More >>

Can Lots of Clicks Equal Higher Rankings?

February 4, 2009
If I hire people through something like crowdsourcing just to Google some keywords from various areas of the globe to click through to my site and stay there for 5 minutes, will it improve my rankings? Read More >>

Absolute Links or Relative?

February 4, 2009
I've been researching absolute vs. relative links and there seem to be two camps -- one that advocates absolute as better for SEO purposes and the other that says that absolute links won't improve your rank. My site is set up with relative links, so is it worth the effort to change them to absolute? Read More >>

Effect of Navigational Content on SEO

February 4, 2009
I'm redesigning my website using CSS for the layout. In the HTML code the navigation information comes before the actual page content. What worries me is how I have my navigation set up. I use CSS and span tags to make neat little information boxes appear when my navigation links are hovered over. These boxes will tell the visitor more about what to expect from that particular link. Read More >>

Podcast Conversation: Length of Copy for Search Engines- Stuff You Might Like

February 4, 2009
Karon Thackston and I were discussing copy length the other day (yeah, we're total geeks when it comes to that stuff) and decided to share our conversation via a podcast. You can click to it and listen from Karon's copywriting workshop page. Read More >>

Press Release Distribution Discount Extended - Stuff You Might Like

January 5, 2009
The response to our 24-7 Press Release discount was so good that our friends over there have graciously added an extension through to the end of February! All High Rankings Advisor subscribers can receive $30 off their $89 press release package using the coupon code of highrankings59. Read More >>

How Many Keywords Is Too Many? - Advanced SEO Forum Thread

February 4, 2009
Forum member "anne999" was wondering how many keywords she could target on her website. Read More >>

Advisor Wrap-Up 249

February 4, 2009
I'm looking forward to SMX West next week. It should be another good show. Who else is going? (We did give away our free pass already, sorry if it wasn't you!) If you are going, please be sure to say hi to me. I'm speaking on Wednesday and Thursday. Read More >>