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High Rankings Advisor: Year in Review - Issue No. 155

*Introductory Comments:
---->   A Stroll Down Memory Lane

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   The High Rankings Year in Review

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   SEM Kit

*Guest Article:
---->   Reciprocal Linking vs. Mutual Linking

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Interviewed by Seobuzzbox

*High RankingsR Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Link building Consequences

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   New Computer - Yay!
 

High Rankings® Advisor: Jill's SEO Mailbag - Issue No. 154

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Forum and Blog Links
---->   Dropped off the Face of Google
---->   WPG and Google's API
---->   Changing Domain Names
---->   Is SEO Enough?
---->   How Deep Will Engines Crawl?
---->   Changing Hosts
---->   What To Do With Misspellings
---->   Authority Sites

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   MegaFeeder Shopping Feed Software
---->   KeywordDiscovery
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   SEM Kit

*High Rankings® Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Article Distribution and Duplicate Content Bans

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   SES Chicago Next Week
 

High Rankings® Advisor: SEO Consulting and Contracts - Issue No. 153

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Successful Seminar!

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   SEO Contracts

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   SEM Kit

*Guest Article:
---->   Eleven Principles of Great Web Sites for Consultants

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   PENGUINscore™

*High Rankings® Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   No Problems, Just Thanks!

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   Measuring SEO Success

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Your Favorite Section?
 

High Rankings® Advisor: Realistic SEO Expectations - Issue No. 152

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Last Chance To Meet Us in Philadelphia!

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Realistic SEO Expectations

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Synergy Site Manager Suite
---->   IBP 8.1 Web Promotion Tool

*Guest Article:
---->   Writing for the Press

*High Rankings® Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Going from PR0 to PR7 in One Fell Swoop

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Boo!
 

High Rankings® Advisor: SEO Mailbag Bonanza - Issue No. 151

*Introductory Comments:
---->   High Rankings® Seminar Approaching!

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Question About 10 Tips to Top Article
---->   Overture Data and KEI
---->   SEO Basic Questions
---->   Optimizing a Flash Site

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   SEM Kit

*Guest Article:
---->   Secret Weapon in the Link Wars

*Job Opening at Search Creative, LLC
---->  SEO Keyword Researcher, Editor, etc.

*High Rankings® Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Google Update

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Another Seminar Reminder
 

High Rankings® Advisor: New and Improved 10 Tips to the Top - Issue No. 150

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Seminar Early Discount Extended Until Oct. 14th

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   New and Improved 10 Tips to the Top

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Synergy Site Manager Suite
---->   24-7PressRelease.com

*Guest Article:
---->   Discovering KeywordDiscovery

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   New ClickTracks 6 Free Trial
---->   About.com Interviews Jill
---->   Jill on eMarketing Talk Show

*High Rankings® Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Google PageRank

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Not Any Taller
 

High Rankings Advisor: Must-read SEO Secrets - Issue No. 149

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Must-read SEO Secrets

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Should I Add HTML Pages to a PHP Site?

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   RedAlkemi
---->   IBP 8.1 Web Promotion Tool
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   How To Write Persuasive Subject Lines

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings Seminar in Philadelphia

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   SEO Dilemma

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   How Many Words Do You Need for High Rankings?

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Secrets Revealed
 

High Rankings Advisor: Home Page Redesign Issues - Issue No. 148

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Tons of Good Stuff

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Home Page Redesign Issues

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   RedAlkemi
---->   Text Link Brokers
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   Make It Easy for Your Visitors To Interact

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings(tm) Seminar Philly in Nov. - Registration Open!
---->   Winning Results with Google AdWords

*High Rankings™ Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Paid Inclusion for a Non-optimized Site?

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   What Is Search Engine Spam?

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   What Was I Gonna Tell You Again?
 

High Rankings Advisor: Jill's SEO Mailbag - Issue No. 147

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Jill's SEO Mailbag Bonanza

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   2ndSite Invoicing Service
---->   IBP 8.1 Web Promotion Tool
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Alexa Ranking
---->   Length of Meta Description Tag
---->   Online Course for Understanding SEO
---->   Yahoo Directory
---->   Spilling the Beans
---->   Does CSS Affect SEO?
---->   Triangular Link Exchanges

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   PowerHouse Linking Seminar
---->   High Rankings™ SEM / SEO Seminar

*High Rankings™ Forum Threads of the Week:
---->   Can You Get Good Rankings Following All the Rules?
---->   Paying for Links

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   Optimizing a Framed Site for High Rankings

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   School Updates
 

High Rankings Advisor: More SEO Ramblings - Issue No. 146

Introductory Comments:
---->   Back from San Jose

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   More SEO Ramblings from Jill

*This Week's Sponsor:
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Call to Action Seminar

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Useless Content

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Where Have the Years Gone?
 

High Rankings Advisor: Jill's SEO Ramblings - Issue No. 145

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Should You Chase Algorithms?

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Jill's SEO Ramblings

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   IBP 8.1 Web Promotion Tool

*Guest Article:
---->   Using Keywords That Provide Solutions

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Is SEO Worth It?

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   SEO for Local Companies

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Home Is Where the Heart Is
 

High Rankings Advisor: Getting Started With SEO - Issue No. 144

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Free Pass to San Jose SES Conference

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   How To Optimize a Website

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEM Kit for Search Engine Marketers
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   Give Spiders a Tasty Treat!

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   High Rankings Forum Celebrates 2nd Anniversary!

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   Link Popularity and PageRank

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Mostly Just Bored
 

High Rankings Advisor: SEO/SEM Pricing Models - Issue No. 143

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   SEO/SEM Pricing Models

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Web CEO
---->   SEM Kit for Search Engine Marketers

*Guest Article:
---->   Keyword Research, Competition, and Selection

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Keyword Intelligence

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Is There Such a Thing as Spam Anymore?

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   SES San Jose Free Pass
 

High Rankings Advisor: Google's Patent Implications - Issue No. 142

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Google's Patent Implications

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEM Kit for Search Engine Marketers
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   Switching to a New Domain Without Losing Your Google Rankings

*High Rankings Forum Threads of the Week:
---->   Advertising Outside of Search Engines
---->   Benefits Of A Totally Css Driven Site

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   How Many Boo-boos Did You Find?
 

High Rankings Advisor: Good Content - Issue No. 141

Introductory Comments:
---->   Summer!

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Good Content

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEO Elite
---->   Dan Thies' SEM Kit

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Listen to Jill on Search Engine Radio
---->   The Now and Future of Search (event in Boston)
---->   New MarketingSherpa Buyer's Guides

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   SEO - Easy To Sell - But Can You Deliver?

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Congrats to the Graduates!
 

High Rankings Advisor: SEO Client Expectations - Issue No. 140

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   SEO Client Expectations

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Dan Thies' SEM Kit
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   7 Tips for Converting Search Engine Traffic

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Eyeballs: The Now & Future of Search
---->   Copywriting for Your Website

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Buying a Dmoz-listed Domain from an Owner

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   Myths About Search Engine Optimization

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Freezing in Mass.
 

High Rankings Advisor: Terrific Title Tags - Issue No. 139

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Pay-for-Performance SEO

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Dan Thies' SEM Kit
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   GoGuides Directory

*Guest Article:
---->   Terrific Title Tags

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Blogging for Business
---->   eMarketing Talk Show with Jill and Karon

*High Rankings Forum Threads of the Week:
---->   Will There Be an SEO Crash?
---->   Changing the Focus from Rankings

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   SES London Free Pass<
 

High Rankings Advisor: SEO and the Zen Factor - Issue No. 138

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Toronto SES Conference Pass

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   SEO and the Zen Factor

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   GoGuides Directory
---->   Dan Thies' SEM Kit
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   How To Structure a Virtual SEM Business for Success

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   How Often Should I Resubmit My Site?

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   No Newsletter Next Week
 

High Rankings Advisor: More SEM FAQ - Issue No. 137

*Introductory Comments:
---->   More SEM FAQ

*Search Engine Marketing FAQ:
---->   Robots Meta Tag
---->   Changing Domain Names

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Dan Thies' SEM Kit
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   Can You Lose Weight on Spam?

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   MassWIT May 12th Networking Event
---->   Website Content and Writing Radio Show with Jill & Karon

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Google Negativity

*Search Creative Job Opportunity:
---->   SEO Help Needed - Search Creative, LLC

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   HR Seminar Survey
 

High Rankings Advisor: SEO for Graphical Pages - Issue No. 136

*Search Engine Marketing FAQ:
---->   SEO for Graphical Pages
---->   Switching Server Hosts
---->   Site Redesign and File Name Changes

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Revival Soy Bar
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   Creating a Search Engine Copywriting Plan

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Dan Thies' SEM Kit - Now Available!

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   RSS / XML - Need Help

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Successful Seminar in Seattle
 

Special Relationship With Search Engines - Issue No. 135

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Good News and Bad

*Search Engine Marketing FAQ:
---->   Special Relationship with Search Engines
---->   Competitors' Traffic
---->   Using Plurals and Singulars

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Web CEO
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price

*Guest Article:
---->   Search Algorithms R&D

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Updated Keyword Saturation eBook

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Hiding Keywords

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Mini Cooper, Here I Come
 

High Rankings Advisor: Impressions of SES NYC - Issue No. 134

*Guest Article:
---->   New Attendee's Impressions of SES NYC '05
---->   Jill's Comments and Seattle Seminar Info

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Deceptive Advertising Laws & Other Laws
    (as they relate to search marketing)
---->   More Pics from SES NYC

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Image Alt Attributes 101

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   What Is Search Engine Spam?

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Corie's Mystery Trip
 

High Rankings Advisor: Multiple Domains and Other FAQs - Issue No. 133

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Seattle Seminar Discount for Forum Members

*Search Engine Marketing FAQ:
---->   Multiple Domains
---->   Files in the Root
---->   Blogs and Rankings

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   7 Days to Massive Website Traffic
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price

*Guest Interview:
---->   The Power of the Written Word

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Six Strategies To Get Paid What You're Worth

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Concerns over Google's Autolink Toolbar Feature

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   She's In!
 

High Rankings Advisor: SEO FAQ 3 - Issue No. 132

*SEO FAQ:
---->   Submitting to Search Engines
---->   Can I Automate Link Building?
---->   Multiple Keyword-rich Domains

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings Seminar in Seattle
    (Register by End of Feb. To Save!)

*Guest Interview:
---->   PPC Campaign Strategy Refinement

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Is Google Just Ensuring Its Revenue Stream?

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   SES NYC, Here We Come!
 

High Rankings Advisor: Log File Analysis and SEO - Issue No. 131

*SEO FAQ:
---->   Dynamically Generated Pages and Query Strings
---->   Header Tags

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Who'sClickingWho?
---->   The Karcher Group - Free Site Review
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price

*Guest Article:
---->   Log File Analysis and SEO

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings Seminar in Seattle
    (Register Now To Save!)
---->   Debra O'Neil-Mastaler Interview

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Why Not Call a Penalty a Penalty?

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   Splash and Flash Pages

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   DC-bound
 

High Rankings Advisor: SEO FAQ Part 1- Issue No. 130

*SEO FAQ:
---->    Missing On Google
---->    Where Do I Place Keywords?
---->    Is Content Really King?

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price

*Guest Interview:
---->   Why Test Your Landing Pages?

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings Seminar in Seattle
    (Register Now To Save!)
---->   Free Pass to SES NYC

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Bored with SEO

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Go Anthony!
 

High Rankings Advisor: Improving Landing Page Efficiency - Issue No. 129

*Introductory Comments:
---->   You Guys Rock!

*Guest Interview:
---->   Improving Landing-page Efficiency

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings Seminar in Seattle: Mar. 31 & Apr. 1

*High Rankings Forum Threads of the Week:
---->   Ranking Well in the New MSN
---->   Landing Pages Are Not Doorway Pages?
---->   Rewriting the Home Page
---->   Learning PHP/MySQL

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   SEO for Local Companies

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Back at the House
 

High Rankings Advisor: Registering Keywords - Issue No. 128

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Newsletter Delivery Schedule

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Registering Keywords

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price

*Guest Interview:
---->   How To Use Landing Pages Effectively

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings Seminar in Seattle - Registration Open
---->   SEO Coaching & Training with Dan Thies

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Use of Frames

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Anyone?
 

High Rankings Advisor: Organic vs. Pay-per-click Landing Pages - Issue No. 127

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Dispelling Some SEO Myths

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   Web CEO - 10 SEM Tools in One!
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price

*Guest Interview:
---->   Organic vs. Pay-per-click Landing Pages

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   High Rankings Seminar and Workshops in Seattle

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   You Tell Me!

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   Link Popularity and PageRank

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Back from a Cold Day in NYC
 

High Rankings Advisor: Effectiveness of SEO - Issue No. 126

Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Effectiveness of SEO

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price
---->   MailMentum - Easy Email Marketing

*Guest Article:
---->   Google's Aging Delay for New Domains

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   Black Hat / White Hat Article

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Web Developer Added an Invisible Link

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Working Under the Gun
 

High Rankings Advisor: Changing Domains and Renaming Pages - Issue No. 125

*Introductory Comments:
---->   Welcome Back!

*Search Engine Marketing:
---->   Frequent Spidering Doesn't Help Rankings
---->   Case Sensitivity: To Cap or Not
---->   Titles and Meta Tags

*This Week's Sponsors:
---->   High Rankings Seminar CD - Half Price
---->   SEO Copywriting Combo

*Guest Article:
---->   Changing Domains and Renaming Pages

*Stuff You Might Like:
---->   SEO Coaching & Training with Dan Thies

*High Rankings Forum Thread of the Week:
---->   Forum Upgraded!
---->   Header Tags

*This Week's Sound Advice:
---->   Never Neglect Your Meta Description Tags

*Advisor Wrap-up:
---->   Swimming with the Dolphins