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  1. Embed the youtube videos in your site, start a...

    Embed the youtube videos in your site, start a facebook page and post your videos there.

    On facebook, there is an add-on that creates a youtube page with something like your 5 most recent videos....
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    Slow times of the year

    When do you notice periods when traffic to your blog slows down? Lets say you run a niche blog on fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, backpacking,,,,, there are certain times of the year when traffic...
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    I have tried submitting some of my articles to...

    I have tried submitting some of my articles to article directories, but most of them want non-duplicated content. Its not worth my time to re-write the article just to get it posted on another site....
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    From my google analytics, I would say 80% - 90%...

    From my google analytics, I would say 80% - 90% of my search engine traffic comes from google.

    With so much traffic coming from 1 source, its not really worth my time to worry about the other...
  5. 75 megs of space???? That is all you get? Disk...

    75 megs of space???? That is all you get? Disk space is cheap, I suggest you find yourself another host.

    Harddrives are dirt cheap these days. I'am guessing that your host is overselling,,,,...
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    Engage your viewers

    Sometimes its not enough to talk, sometimes you have to ask questions. There is always going to be someone that wants to show how smart they are. You just have to give them the chance to post...
  7. $3,200 would pay my house note for about 6...

    $3,200 would pay my house note for about 6 months.

    I can not justify spending that kind of money on a camera.
  8. How much money would you spend on a video camera?

    Lets say that your thinking about filming your own videos, how much money would you set aside for your camera?

    Its easy to say that you "want" to spend as much as is needed to make good quality...
  9. Video projects that span several months

    One thing that I like to do with my videos - is to film about something, then go back a few months later and film about it again.

    Back in February of 2010 my son and I took a trip to the river and...
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    Go where others wont

    In the world of video productions, you need to offer content that other people will not, can not offer , or not willing to offer.

    Awhile back my dad got a new boat, so he gave me his old one. ...
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    My opinion - this is going to be bad for the...

    My opinion - this is going to be bad for the whole wordpress community.

    Several years ago the people at joomla tried this same thing, and it caused a rift in the joomla community. The SMF forum...
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    Yea, I think so,,, or at least improved it. A...

    Yea, I think so,,, or at least improved it.

    A long time ago I had installed some plug-ins that had scripts, but I disabled those plugins later on. While looking at what all was loading on my...
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    What new google policy are you talking about? ...

    What new google policy are you talking about?

    Outsourcing services will always be available - as long as people in undeveloped nations need work, outsourcing will continue.

    Just look at dell...
  14. Thank you, but I want something that is dynamic...

    Thank you, but I want something that is dynamic and flexible.

    I also lease a dedicated server, so it should not be a big deal.
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    Now if they could just get google images to...

    Now if they could just get google images to update its search results faster.

    I can post an image in my blog, and it might be 2 - 3 weeks before its listed in google images.
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    WordPress 3 2010 theme loading speed

    Has anyone done any speed test to see how fast the new WordPress 3 2010 theme loads, as compared to other themes?

    The speed test that I have used show that my blog takes like 8 seconds to load -...
  17. Thank you Will, that buddy press looks pretty...

    Thank you Will, that buddy press looks pretty nice, I might to take a serious look into it.

    What it is, I have my own personal blog on domain A, forum on domain B, and domain C just sitting there....
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    From what the video said about version 3, do not...

    From what the video said about version 3, do not expect an update for some time. There was mention of the project leaders pausing the updates to take a look at the direction that wordpress was going...
  19. Building a blog community with wordpress 3.0

    Now that wordpress 3.0 supports multiple blogs, is anyone looking into building a blog community?

    After thinking about it for a long time, I decided to move forward with my blog community project....
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    Do you happen to have a yahoo site explorer...

    Do you happen to have a yahoo site explorer account? If not, that is the first place I recommend you start.
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    For 200-300 daily visitors, I think your clicks...

    For 200-300 daily visitors, I think your clicks are about average.

    The number of clicks you get is directly related to your total traffic. If you want more clicks, get more traffic.
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    [WTB] What kind of budget or price range are you...

    What kind of budget or price range are you looking at? I might know of a site that is for sale, if the price is right.
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    Promoting forums is one tough niche. In most...

    Promoting forums is one tough niche. In most cases the market is so saturated, its going to be tough to pick up members. I just closed my gaming forum that was 2 years old because nobody was...
  24. Its because of spam that I do not allow comments...

    Its because of spam that I do not allow comments on my blog. I disabled comments by default, and the templates are edited so the comments section have been removed.

    Besides my blog, I also run a...
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    Personally, I use google webmaster tools and...

    Personally, I use google webmaster tools and yahoo site explorer.
  26. Thread: Writers

    by texashiker
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    The first place I would start is youtube - and...

    The first place I would start is youtube - and look for people with lots of subscribers, and lots of videos. Also, look for people you are a youtube partner.

    By using people that have videos,...
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    I would like to add to that - dofollow is a...

    I would like to add to that - dofollow is a running joke on the internet - the "dofollow" command is not even a valid html command. When a search engine sees it, its ignored.

    So if your looking...
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    Yea, I guess you could say that gaming is a...

    Yea, I guess you could say that gaming is a passion for me. I started playing video games back in the mid 1980s with pac-man. That was back when you had to ride your bike to the store and put a...
  29. Good contrasting colors, easy to read, well laid...

    Good contrasting colors, easy to read, well laid out without too much clutter.

    Meta description and meta keywords are both short and straight to the point


    But I would suggest that you move...
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    I wish the FTC took a more aggressive approach to...

    I wish the FTC took a more aggressive approach to shutting down spammers.

    Besides fines, what about jail time for the spammers? How about arresting them and putting their face on the national...
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    Even though Dio was no replacement for Ozzy, I...

    Even though Dio was no replacement for Ozzy, I thought he did a pretty good job with black sabbath.

    I still remember one of my buddies buying his "Holy Diver" album, this must have been sometime...
  32. Its better then nothing. Google has a large...

    Its better then nothing.

    Google has a large overhead - they have to process the payments, take care of the servers, mail checks, make direct deposits, take care of disputes,,,,,. I'am pretty sure...
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    If people can make money off of something, why...

    If people can make money off of something, why not?

    I do not understand this "you should not be making money" attitude. Everyone should be making money, and not just a select few.
  34. This topic is one of the things that made me...

    This topic is one of the things that made me switch to Firefox. Up until a few years ago I was using windows 2000. Internet explorer 7 will not run on win2K. When websites no longer support IE6, I...
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    I'am not sure about redirecting old articles to...

    I'am not sure about redirecting old articles to new articles. But I would not worry about it.

    As for keeping page rank, theme, layout, colors, type of cms,,, does not matter. Where are your...
  36. I'am wondering why your wasting time posting blog...

    I'am wondering why your wasting time posting blog comments?

    In the time it took you to post 100 comments, you could have posted some really good articles on your blog.
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    I have been with Future Hosting for the past 3...

    I have been with Future Hosting for the past 3 years. I will be on my 4th year starting in April of 2010.

    During that time period, Future Hosting has provided excellent support and service.
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    I dont think its "how bad" google analytics is,...

    I dont think its "how bad" google analytics is, it just does not show you everything. Not showing "everything" is not good or bad, that is just the way it is.

    I think Jeremy makes a good point of...
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    Camping trip this weekend

    March 12 and 13 my family will be camping at a local park, which is about 15 minutes from my house. I have also invited people from the local area that are members of my forum. So its like a family...
  40. If anything, linking to amazon will help your...

    If anything, linking to amazon will help your site. Because it shows that you link to authority sites, instead of spammer sites.

    I mix in amazon ads with my articles, and have never noticed it...
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    .org is "supposed" to be for not-for-profit...

    .org is "supposed" to be for not-for-profit organizations.

    Personally, I would get both, and redirect .org to .net
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    My main forum - http://www.survivalistboards.com/...

    My main forum - http://www.survivalistboards.com/

    Threads: 94,423
    Posts: 1,331,206
    Members: 28,427
    Active Members: 6,348
    Most users ever online was 837, 02-03-2010 at 08:19 PM.
    The most...
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    That river is the angelina river in East Texas. ...

    That river is the angelina river in East Texas. No crocodiles, just Alligators.

    My family and I have a camping trip planned at a local state park in March. The park borders the lake this river...
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    [Bug] AME embedded video

    It looks like someone installed the extra definitions file for the AME modification. This created a double entry for youtube. The double entry needs to be removed.

    What having a double entry for...
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    Got a new boat

    Well, its not "exactly" a new boat - but its new to me. My dad got himself a new boat, so he gave me his old one.

    Years ago I had a boat, and someone stole the motor, gas tanks, trolling motor...
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    I have a computer related gaming blog and...

    I have a computer related gaming blog and vbulletin forum on the same domain name.

    I just happen to be looking for guest bloggers to post anything related to computers, hardware, software,,,,...
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    From the article: I have to disagree with...

    From the article:



    I have to disagree with that statement. According to my google analytics account, traffic from google has a bounce rate in the 55% range. While traffic from Bing and Yahoo...
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    Do you have enough experience, certifications, or...

    Do you have enough experience, certifications, or on the job training to open an authority site?

    One of the best blogs I ever read was by a doctor, she posted about the stuff she saw in the...
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    With Yahoo Blog Log, you can track the number of...

    With Yahoo Blog Log, you can track the number of outgoing links, and how many times they were clicked on.

    The free version of blog log only displays something like the top 10 outgoing links.
  50. Thread: Is it fair?

    by texashiker
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    Any backlink will help you. But links from...

    Any backlink will help you. But links from related sites are best.

    One of the things that can really hurt you, is if you exchange links with a spammy site. If you get links from a site, try to...
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    Is direct deposit an option? I have my google...

    Is direct deposit an option? I have my google adsense account linked to a debit card account. the deposit is made directly, and then I can spend the money anywhere the debit card is accepted.
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    Thank you. If I could put adsense on my main...

    Thank you.

    If I could put adsense on my main forum, things would not be so bad. But since I can not use google adsense, I have to look for other means of revenue, such as selling ads directly,...
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    99% of the time, I write for people, not search...

    99% of the time, I write for people, not search engines. The one exception is the opening sentence of my blog post. In the opening sentence of just about all of my blog post, I try to use my...
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    My main forum, which has over 28,000 members, and...

    My main forum, which has over 28,000 members, and over 1.3 million post, barely breaks even at the end of the month.

    I lease a quad core server with 8 gigs of memory. Just about everything I make...
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    Hello from East Texas, Welcome to the...

    Hello from East Texas,

    Welcome to the community and please make yourself at home.
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    Yes and No. Some niches are so saturated...

    Yes and No.

    Some niches are so saturated with sites, its difficult to compete. But on the other hand, a lot of those sites do not offer any real quality information.

    I dont know which one is...
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    Submit your sites real RSS feed and forget about...

    Submit your sites real RSS feed and forget about feedburner.

    If you submit your sites RSS feed as a sitemap, be sure to check the number of articles to be listed in your feed. I have mine set to...
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    I do some nature photography while on hiking and...

    I do some nature photography while on hiking and camping trips. During hunting season, sometimes I'll get some pictures of deer. Sometimes my wife and I will go to a local lake and take some...
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    [WTB] Take a look at Future Hosting, they deal in only...

    Take a look at Future Hosting, they deal in only virtual private and dedicated servers.

    Currently, I lease a quad core dedicated server with 8 gigs of memory from Future Hosting. Their service...
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    What do you mean by "db store?" Does db stand...

    What do you mean by "db store?" Does db stand for database of something else?

    Before you use an acronym, you should really define it. That way everyone knows what your talking about.
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    Submit the sitemap, and then submit the RSS feed...

    Submit the sitemap, and then submit the RSS feed from your site. Just incase something happens to the sitemap, google will be able to grab something.

    Its been about a year ago, I changed some...
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    The site is off to a good start. But I recommend...

    The site is off to a good start. But I recommend some categories or sections dedicated to the different types of forum software.

    Maybe setup some test forums for people to look at in subdomains...
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    Film video Import video clips into windows movie...

    Film video
    Import video clips into windows movie maker
    Save final video to your computer
    Upload to youtube

    When you save your video, make sure "best fit to file size" is selected, and increase...
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    This is what I do when I promote a video: Post...

    This is what I do when I promote a video:

    Post it in my forum
    Book mark it at sites like stumble, mr wongs, digg,,,,,
    Post it on other forums that I'am a member of
    Tell my friends and family...
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    I thought google removed the page rank feature...

    I thought google removed the page rank feature from the tool bar? Try updating the tool bar to the latest version and see what happens.

    The google toolbar I'am using right now, it does not even...
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    I only pick niches that I have plenty of...

    I only pick niches that I have plenty of experience and first hand knowledge in.

    PC gaming - I started playing computer games back in 1995, that gives me 15 years of experience.

    Hiking, camping...
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    [Free] Enter to win a water filter

    Tired of your water smelling and tasting bad? If you are, enter this contest to win a new Berkey water filter.

    Berkey Water Filter Contest


    There are no gimmicks to enter, there is no...
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    Yes and No. I personally do not post anything in...

    Yes and No. I personally do not post anything in yahoo answers.

    But on the other hand, I have seen where people have posted links to my site.
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    I think general "spammy sites" are against google...

    I think general "spammy sites" are against google adsense terms of service. Website owners need more then just "buy this and love her long time" types of post.
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    Directory submission and social bookmarking has...

    Directory submission and social bookmarking has probably brought me the least amount of targeted traffic out of everything that I have done.

    Traffic from social bookmarking sites has a bounce rate...
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    Forget ever getting that site approved. Google...

    Forget ever getting that site approved. Google does not approve spammy "male enhancement" sites.

    Now if the site was on reproductive health, such as sexually transmitted diseases, prevention,,,,...
  72. My opinion, and this is the standard that I have...

    My opinion, and this is the standard that I have set for myself, 400 - 600 words is good. A lot of my articles include images and sometimes a video.

    Writing the article, finding the images on...
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    Think about what the major news sites like yahoo...

    Think about what the major news sites like yahoo news, bbc, cnn,,,, and some of the other big sites do. During normal times they might publish a few articles a day. When a disaster hits, or big...
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    I like to update my blogs with small post a few...

    I like to update my blogs with small post a few times weekly - no more then once a day, maybe once every 2 - 3 days.

    Large blog post (1,000+ words) are only posted a few times a month.
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    The standard CAPTCHA phrase was broke a long time...

    The standard CAPTCHA phrase was broke a long time ago, you need to use at least ReCAPTCHA.

    And then, find a "Stop Forum Spam" modification, that will help you out a lot. Go to the stopforumspam...
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    My username on v7n is ~kev~, I thought I...

    My username on v7n is ~kev~, I thought I recognized you from over there.
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    The accounts might get created now, but may not...

    The accounts might get created now, but may not receive any post. A couple of weeks later you will get up one morning, and find your forum filled with all kinds of spam.

    When I installed...
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    I highly recommend that you get rid of that...

    I highly recommend that you get rid of that standard captcha phrase and get recaptacha installed.

    The spam bots broke the standard SMF captcha phrase a long time ago. If that is your only spam...
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    SMF can be a difficult one to SEO for. There is...

    SMF can be a difficult one to SEO for. There is this one kinda big SMF forum that I am a member of. It has 52,127 threads, and 629,718 Posts - google has only indexed 1,820 pages of that forum.
    ...
  80. Little video review series I put together

    A couple of weeks ago I was approached about doing a review on a new hiking/camping equipment. Its called a gearpod. Up until that time I had never heard of it, so I agreed to do the review.

    For...
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    Squidoo is ok, but do not expect a LOT of traffic...

    Squidoo is ok, but do not expect a LOT of traffic from it. I have a couple of lenses, and Squidoo is not even in my top 100 sources of traffic.

    If you want any amount of traffic from your Squidoo...
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    [Free] Part 2 of the contest starts today, December the...

    Part 2 of the contest starts today, December the 16th.

    Money is usually tight during December and especially around christmas. But that should not stop you from getting a new game.
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    Welcome to the community Natural Elements Are...

    Welcome to the community Natural Elements

    Are you the same Natural Elements from V7N?
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    Windows 95 - 16 megs of memory windows 98 - 128...

    Windows 95 - 16 megs of memory
    windows 98 - 128 megs of memory
    Windows 2000 - 256 megs of memory
    Windows XP - 512 megs of memory
    Windows Vista and 7 - 1 gig of memory
    Windows 8 - 2 - 3 gigs of...
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    Poll: I do not know what kind of life you have lived,...

    I do not know what kind of life you have lived, maybe raised in the woods by wild animals or something? But here in the civilized world, we have laws.

    We elect officials to pass laws that...
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    I recommend 2 database backup scripts MYSQL...

    I recommend 2 database backup scripts

    MYSQL Dumper and vB Database Backup on vbulletin.org by PaulM. Mysql dumper is a manual script that can be used to beackup every database on the server. VB...
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    There is a cure for the Alexa virus, its called...

    There is a cure for the Alexa virus, its called Adaware and Malware Bytes - you can get both from Download.com

    Both of them do a good job of removing that alexa spyware from your computer.
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    Poll: I did not know there was another thread on this...

    I did not know there was another thread on this topic,

    Maybe a moderator can merge the threads?
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    Poll: So your saying that laws do not apply to you? ...

    So your saying that laws do not apply to you?

    I can see where this is going, so why dont you stop picking a fight and get out of my thread?
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    Google does not use the meta keywords On a new...

    Google does not use the meta keywords

    On a new site, it might take a few weeks before the meta description is shown in the results.

    Have you checked the source code to make sure that the title...
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    Poll: So you do not vote? Then you have no right to...

    So you do not vote? Then you have no right to complain.
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    The first thing I get from the picture - its a...

    The first thing I get from the picture - its a kid who wants attention.

    Maybe one day he will grow up and figure out what a girl friend is for.
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    Poll: This is what you call a Republic. The...

    This is what you call a Republic.

    The officials have been elected by the people to speak for them. Do you "really" want to turn this into a political debate?
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    Poll: The way I see it (and I am not a lawyer) if you...

    The way I see it (and I am not a lawyer) if you deal in the USA, you need to follow our rules and laws.

    If your host is in the USA, if you deal with US based companies,,,,,,, then I would follow...
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    Poll: December 1st new FTC guidelines to into effect

    Well, today is the day (aint it?), the new Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines go into effect.

    Download the PDF file from here - www.ftc.gov/os/2009/10/091005endorsementguidesfnnotice.pdf
    ...
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    Looks like I missed all of the excitement.

    Looks like I missed all of the excitement.
  97. Its not going to degrade your page rank, go ahead...

    Its not going to degrade your page rank, go ahead and do it.

    Who knows, that directory might go to a higher PR in a few months. Then you will be glad that your submitted.
  98. I do not understand the question? Are you...

    I do not understand the question?

    Are you asking about opening a new site, posting articles with certain keywords,,,, or something else?
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    [Free] Contest to win a PC Game

    The Elite Gamers Forum is having a forum posting contest for a PC game.

    During the month of december 2 contest will be held:

    Part 1 - December 1 - 15
    Part 2 - December 16 - 31

    Each contest...
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    I think this is a good move on googles part. ...

    I think this is a good move on googles part. With load times as a factor, it will be easier to tell who is running a good quality site.
  101. Thread: Pecan trees

    by texashiker
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    Yes, black walnut will grow here in the south. ...

    Yes, black walnut will grow here in the south. My grandmother one next to her house.
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    Video series I put together

    A few weeks ago I got the idea to put together a video series for my website. It was a simple gardening project where the results where updated every week.

    So far the results have been pretty...
  103. Thread: Pecan trees

    by texashiker
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    Pecan trees

    A video I put together for my site talking about pecan trees. Here in the south, pecan trees used to be planted all over the place. That way families could pick up the pecans and store them through...
  104. AntiVirus?? Shouldnt that be on the server ...

    AntiVirus?? Shouldnt that be on the server level? Once you get several wordpress blogs updating them all can be a pain. Much less installing and making sure that an "antivirus" is updated.
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    I suggest you pick a topic that affects your life...

    I suggest you pick a topic that affects your life in some way on a daily basis. Whether its health, city life, rural life, your family life, finding a job, working at your job, political...
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    Here is an update to the first video. The radish...

    Here is an update to the first video. The radish seeds sprouted first and the spinach seeds sprouted the day after I posted this video.

    The green onions were planted from store bought onions that...
  107. I do not find it difficult at all. Since I pick...

    I do not find it difficult at all. Since I pick topics that are part of my everyday life, I just write or video blog about what I am doing.

    One of my current projects is a patio garden in...
  108. I'am not going back and logging in to get the...

    I'am not going back and logging in to get the "exact" date I joined.




    That is really funny, because you let spammers post freely. When someone complains about the spamming, you delete the...
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    I use three cameras to film - depending on what...

    I use three cameras to film - depending on what I'am doing.

    Canon SD750 - point and shoot. It films at 640X480 - 30 frames a second
    Canon D10 - point and shoot water resistant camera for filming...
  110. Asking your reading audience a question

    Youtube viewers seem to like it when videos like this are posted. It ask a simple question, where an indepth answer is not needed.

    If you are considering "how" to get your readers to post more...
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    Guys and gals, do yall realize that is the 21st...

    Guys and gals, do yall realize that is the 21st century? If you are serious about staying on the cutting edge of site promotion, you need to be posting videos, publishing podcast,,,, and staying...
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    Video series I started yesterday

    Over the past couple of weeks I have been working on a video series. Last night I put together the first video and posted it on youtube.

    Its targeted towards people who live in apartments and...
  113. I joined your forums about 2 years ago, and if...

    I joined your forums about 2 years ago, and if you were not such a heavy handed admin you might get more members. Nobody can even state their opinion without you removing the post.

    -- edit --
    ...
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    Obama and congress is just an extension of big...

    Obama and congress is just an extension of big business.

    One of the problems here is that small bloggers are cutting into the profits of big business. No longer do companies have to buy TV or...
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    I got 3 of my blogs updated last night. Now I...

    I got 3 of my blogs updated last night. Now I just have to update the others.

    This looks like its an important update, and should not be ignored. I remember the last time a security update was...
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    I was sent an invitation on another webmaster...

    I was sent an invitation on another webmaster forum to join this site. So here I am.
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    Create a youtube channel and start posting tech...

    Create a youtube channel and start posting tech related videos. Do reviews of items, describe how to do networking, get a screen capture program and do demonstrations on how to certain things.
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    Youtube sends me the most traffic, and the most...

    Youtube sends me the most traffic, and the most targeted traffic of any social site I belong to.
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    Using poor grammar and run on sentences is not a...

    Using poor grammar and run on sentences is not a way to establish yourself as an authority. If you can not even type a proper paragraph, what are people supposed to think?

    We have here 2...
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    Get a mic that has a foam pad around it. Have...

    Get a mic that has a foam pad around it. Have you ever wondered why the mics the stars use have a foam pad around them?

    Your going to have to practice saying certain words and letters so they do...
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    What I see happening in the future - bloggers...

    What I see happening in the future - bloggers will have to disclose if the got the item for free. And then the internal revenue service is going to want to tax those items.

    Lets say a blogger...
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    Can scripts generate html sitemaps with 50,000...

    Can scripts generate html sitemaps with 50,000 urls on it? All I have ever seen are XML automatic site map generators.

    If you have a small site with just 10 - 20 pages, a html sitemap might do...
  123. I run several VBulletin forums. The main one has...

    I run several VBulletin forums. The main one has 995,970 post, 76,386 threads and 23,277 members. My forum is successful because I posted unique and quality content to get it started. The forum...
  124. Replies
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    Should we just remove the trackback.php file from...

    Should we just remove the trackback.php file from the wordpress folder? Or rename it so its not usable until a full patch is released?
  125. Yes, if you have more then about 10 pages, you...

    Yes, if you have more then about 10 pages, you should be using a content management system.

    Regardless of what people are taught in web development classes, database driven content management...
  126. I do not promote spyware, so I do not check my...

    I do not promote spyware, so I do not check my spyware / alexa ranking. I "think" one of my sites ranks in alexa, but I hope that it's not.

    My traffic is directly measured, and one of my forums...
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    Kinda like what the movie "rain man" was about.

    Kinda like what the movie "rain man" was about.
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    Super Nintendo - Super Mario Brothers. Nintendo...

    Super Nintendo - Super Mario Brothers.
    Nintendo Wii - tennis.

    Both of them are great games that you can play for hours. I really like playing the tennis with my wife. It gets us away from the...
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    The featured video in the sidebar has a problem,...

    The featured video in the sidebar has a problem, looks like the code is broken.

    I like how the preview image opens to the article, instead of just the picture - that is very professional. A lot...
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    Why would it be?? I'am a member of webmaster...

    Why would it be?? I'am a member of webmaster gossip, and I do not like the way I was treated at your forum. There are 3 webmaster forums that I NEVER recommend - and webmaster gossip is one of...
  131. Replies
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    Are you a member of any paid forums? Trolls and...

    Are you a member of any paid forums? Trolls and haters usually do not buy paid memberships.

    Most of the time its people that actually care about the community and want to help keep it online...
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    My personal opinion - this goes back to when the...

    My personal opinion - this goes back to when the search engines were more like directories. This was before spider technology was developed and you had to actually submit your site to "search"...
  133. Unless your site is less then 10 pages, and that...

    Unless your site is less then 10 pages, and that is all it will ever be, you should use a content management system.

    If you are worried about the post going off the page too fast, you can create...
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    My score Agree:...

    My score

    Agree: 2,4,5,6,12,13,16,21,23,35,39,43,46: 1 point
    Disagree: 11,17,24,37,40,48: 1 point

    Score: 19

    The higher the score, the more likely you are to have autism?????
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    [Free] Win a copy of Left 4 Dead 2

    Left 4 dead 2 is one of the hottest game titles right now. So how would you like to win it instead of having to buy it?

    The elite gamers forum is having a posting contest to win a copy of left 4...
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    [Free] Enter to win a first aid kit

    Red Flare kits is giving away 3 first aid kits. All three kits are very nice any would be a nice addition to any car, truck or backpack.

    For all of the details see this link Red Flare Kits...
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    Its probably a permission problem. As in the...

    Its probably a permission problem. As in the files are not writeable, or wordpress can not write to a temp folder.

    Dont do the automatic upgrade thing anyway. Learn up to upgrade the script...
  138. Replies
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    I personally prefer vbulletin. But for start up...

    I personally prefer vbulletin. But for start up projects, I'll go with SMF for the first 6 - 8 months, just to see how the project goes. If I like how things go, and it looks like I want to keep...
  139. Replies
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    How to find keywords? How about starting with...

    How to find keywords? How about starting with your targeted audience and understanding what they might be looking for?

    Subscribe to news feeds, and write articles about hot keywords based on the...
  140. kev - survivalistboards.com - 8,015 post ~kev~ -...

    kev - survivalistboards.com - 8,015 post
    ~kev~ - digitalpoint - 2,148 post
    kev - elgms.com - 1,472 post
    ~kev~ - V7N - 729 post
    kevin - adminaddict - 717 post
    ~kev~ - steamforums - 525 post...
  141. Wordpress handles about 80% - 90% of the search...

    Wordpress handles about 80% - 90% of the search engine optimization by itself. And that is without any add-ons.

    With that in mind, I do not recommend any plug-ins that are supposed to SEO your...
  142. People were warned 1 - 2 months ago there were...

    People were warned 1 - 2 months ago there were some security updates. There is no reason for not updating.

    If someone did not update, and their site was hacked - I'am sorry but you knew this day...
  143. Replies
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    Links to some thread on a forum is useless, give...

    Links to some thread on a forum is useless, give me something from the google webmaster tools.

    http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=40349



    No mention of having...
  144. Replies
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    ProxySites.ca is building a new site - and its on...

    ProxySites.ca is building a new site - and its on a different topic then his other sites.

    He wants to know if he puts a link on his old site, going to his new site, if it will be ok.

    ...
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    Out of 8 test on my main forum, the average was...

    Out of 8 test on my main forum, the average was 2.32 seconds.

    I like those numbers.

    Cool site, thank you will.
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    The term "irrelevant" link makes me laugh. The...

    The term "irrelevant" link makes me laugh. The only thing that google really looks at, is if the link is coming from a bad neighborhood - such as a spam filled directory or forum.

    Under your...
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    Poll: The only one I use is Namecheap. I'am happy...

    The only one I use is Namecheap.

    I'am happy with their service, so I see no reason to use anyone else.
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    Thank you for letting me post the contest. And...

    Thank you for letting me post the contest. And your welcome.

    The contest started September 1st. So if anyone is interested, get signed up and get to posting.

    The contest is not just for a...
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    Check out mysqldumper - I think it has a schedule...

    Check out mysqldumper - I think it has a schedule feature built into it. And there is supposed to be a setting to have it email you the database. That is not going to work with big databases...
  150. The price depends on the quality of the article...

    The price depends on the quality of the article and the writing skill of the author. If the author writes on the level of a Doctor or Lawyer, then you can justify a top dollar.

    If the author...
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    Why not just write on current trends that people...

    Why not just write on current trends that people might be looking for? I dont understand why you would need to look for titles to start with?

    If you own a technology site, and Intel just...
  152. Replies
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    I think ranking well in the search engines has...

    I think ranking well in the search engines has more to do with quality, and not "how many." I would rather have 10 really good post, then 100 junk post.
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    "Adult Diary: First adult project" and "16 years...

    "Adult Diary: First adult project" and "16 years old" do not go together. It sounds like a pedobear trap to me. Seriously, the very idea is a major turn off - not sexually, but the concept is...
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    I forgot something - awhile back google had a...

    I forgot something - awhile back google had a "Video Sitemap". Meaning you could put together a special sitemap and tell google where you had videos embedded in your post. The video sitemap is...
  155. I agree that a lot of women marry for money - but...

    I agree that a lot of women marry for money - but its more then "money". Money provides stability for the family - which includes the children. Marrying for money might not really be about the...
  156. Replies
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    Videos help reduce the bounce rate and help keep...

    Videos help reduce the bounce rate and help keep people on your site longer. If you embed a couple of 5 - 10 minute videos, there is a very good chance that people will watch them. This will...
  157. Replies
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    [Free] This is just a reminder, the contest to win a PC...

    This is just a reminder, the contest to win a PC game starts September 1st - which is today. Its a forum posting contest. The 2 people with the most forum post at the end of the month will be the...
  158. Replies
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    What do I think about Squidoo? Its a spam site...

    What do I think about Squidoo? Its a spam site with very little actual content. The content that is on there is not updated very often. Most of the pages serve to do two things - drive traffic to...
  159. Replies
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    Thx guys and gals - the banner is something that...

    Thx guys and gals - the banner is something that I have received a lot of "negative" or at the very least "neutral" feedback on. Its a screen shot from the second level of Doom - which is Hell.
    ...
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    Yes, it is only games off of Steam. Considering...

    Yes, it is only games off of Steam. Considering that Steam has around 1,400 games, that is a pretty big selection. And Steam is free.




    I thought this section was for people to post their...
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    What kind of social marketing are you talking...

    What kind of social marketing are you talking about? The field is rather "wide" to say the least.

    You have video blogging on youtube, yahoo video, break, metacafe, veoh, metacafe,,, and other...
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    You can also install the google toolbar, it has a...

    You can also install the google toolbar, it has a backlink checker built into it. But like snak3 said, google does not display all of the backlinks.
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    It would be a mix of Doom and Left 4 Dead. Let...

    It would be a mix of Doom and Left 4 Dead. Let the people at ID Software do the graphic design and let the people at Valve do the actual game development. And let John Romero design the multiplayer...
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    Search engines might be the main source of...

    Search engines might be the main source of traffic, but their not the main source of targeted traffic. Most of my google traffic has a bounce rate of about 50% - 55%. Where youtube traffic has a...
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    Pot quality content and establish yourself as an...

    Pot quality content and establish yourself as an expert on a topic. If people like your content, they will link to it.

    And that is the proper way to build backlinks. It all starts with the...
  166. Right now, at this time - I think its Wordpress. ...

    Right now, at this time - I think its Wordpress. But that can change overnight.

    Over the years I have seen a lot of CMSs come and go. I have seen the rise and fall of phpnuke, postnuke,...
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    Part 3 has received ok reviews. some people like...

    Part 3 has received ok reviews. some people like it, some people dont like it. I personally have been thinking about buying it, but just dont know right now. I'll probably wait until the prices...
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    If google finds 2 sites with the same exact...

    If google finds 2 sites with the same exact content, it will drop one of the pages from its index.

    Its not that the site receives a penalty, google just drops the page because it has already...
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    Right now I am playing Left 4 Dead, and I am...

    Right now I am playing Left 4 Dead, and I am waiting on Left 4 Dead 2.
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    There is a website called backlinkwatch - or...

    There is a website called backlinkwatch - or something like that. Just find that site, enter the url to the site you want to check and there ya go.

    You can also use the link: site name command in...
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    Make sure that your sitemap is being indexed with...

    Make sure that your sitemap is being indexed with google and the other major search engines and that there are no errors in the sitemap. If there is a problem with the sitemap google will report an...
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    I provide my own off site backups. I'll backup...

    I provide my own off site backups. I'll backup the databases to my sites and download them to my home computer on a regular basis.

    And a few times a year I will download the entire html folder...
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    Poll: Its tea for me. I only drink coffee about 1 time...

    Its tea for me. I only drink coffee about 1 time a year, or 1 time every 2 years.
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    Dont use the live or real time spybot protection....

    Dont use the live or real time spybot protection. I think its called tea time, or something like that. Its a part of spybot that monitors changes to your browser in real time.

    But my question...
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    Yes, its very possible that a website owner can...

    Yes, its very possible that a website owner can harness the power of youtube.





    Ok, and what are some of the "other" possibilities to this? You have only touched the surface and dont even...
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    Alexa is spyware and because of that, its not...

    Alexa is spyware and because of that, its not accurate.

    Keep in mind, every time you post a thread or a question about alexa, your promoting spyware.
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    Add these 2 to your list. Their good quality...

    Add these 2 to your list. Their good quality vbulletin forums that are over 1 year old.

    A digital camera and picture forum - Digital Camera and Picture Forum - turning moments into memories

    A...
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    Dont use ping services, their a waste of time. ...

    Dont use ping services, their a waste of time. Get into your google webmaster tools, your yahoo site explorer and your bing webmaster tools and submit a sitemap directly to those search engines.
    ...
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    Yes, proper grammar conveys a sense of...

    Yes, proper grammar conveys a sense of professionalism. To be taken seriously, one should present a professional image. And one of the best ways to do that is through good grammar.
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    Optimizing your site will bring you search engine...

    Optimizing your site will bring you search engine traffic. But, traffic from the search engines may not be targeted and it might have a high bounce rate.

    My google traffic has a 55% bounce rate. ...
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    I have been using namecheap for over 2 years, and...

    I have been using namecheap for over 2 years, and its the only one I recommend.
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    Of course I proof read. This is basic grammar...

    Of course I proof read. This is basic grammar taught in elementary and junior high school. You should always proof read your content before its posted.

    No matter how often I proof read my post,...
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    [Free] Guest author wanted for outdoors site

    A few days ago I opened an articles section on my forums. Topics include hiking, camping, fishing, hunting,,,, just about anything dealing with outdoors and the wilderness.

    Survivalist Forum
    ...
  184. Thread: HI there!!

    by texashiker
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    18

    Hello there, Welcome to the forums and make...

    Hello there,

    Welcome to the forums and make yourself at home.
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    Nope, its not going to overtake google, and bing...

    Nope, its not going to overtake google, and bing has a long, long way to go before it refers more traffic to my site then google.

    Google provides about 55% of my forums traffic. Bing is like 3%.
  186. Thread: Sitemaps

    by texashiker
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    I use scripts on my wordpress and vbulletin...

    I use scripts on my wordpress and vbulletin sites. One of my forums has over 800,000 post, and the script builds 15 sitemaps for it every night. There is no way I could do that manually.
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    Win a PC Game

    This gaming forum is having a posting contest to win 2 PC Games.

    Link --> Win a steam game in September 2009 - Forums on console and pc computer games

    Instead of saying a certain game will be...
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    Dont worry about what other people are doing,...

    Dont worry about what other people are doing, just worry about your own site.

    Google wants you to have a privacy policy in pace, then do it.
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    On my sites, stumble has a bounce rate of around...

    On my sites, stumble has a bounce rate of around 90%. With a bounce rate that high, its not worth my time. If I'am gonna do something to get traffic, its going to bring me targeted traffic with a...
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    Twitter is for microbloggers. Sites like...

    Twitter is for microbloggers. Sites like facebook and myspace are for people looking for more then just microblogging.

    Those are 2 different types of sites that appeal to 2 different types of...
  191. This goes along with a study I read a few years...

    This goes along with a study I read a few years ago. Men that help out around the house are more likely to get sex then men that do not help out.

    There is an old saying, and I think its very...
  192. Replies
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    [Free] Phishing steam accounts seems to be pretty...

    Phishing steam accounts seems to be pretty popular. Steam has put a new security feature in place. If you make any changes to your account, you have to confirm the changes through email. And that...
  193. Replies
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    To be honest, I dont know what I would do without...

    To be honest, I dont know what I would do without google webmaster tools. Without it, my site and backlink optimization would be like shooting in the dark.
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    Norton uses too much system resources for my...

    Norton uses too much system resources for my taste. I want something that is light on the system. And norton used to have one of the biggest anti-virus foot prints out of just about all of the ones...
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    If you are serious about building a site, stay...

    If you are serious about building a site, stay away from free hosting. When you get ready to upgrade to a paid hosting, some of those "free" sites charge you for a copy of the database. Some of the...
  196. Thread: Dogpile.com

    by texashiker
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    Dogpile is pretty cool, but my sites get almost...

    Dogpile is pretty cool, but my sites get almost no traffic from it.
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    Hello from Texas and welcome to the community

    Hello from Texas and welcome to the community
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    I would say about 70% of my traffic comes from...

    I would say about 70% of my traffic comes from the major search engines. Out of that number, google refers 55% of the traffic. The rest of the search engines combined equals to about 15%.
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    In the long run, microsoft and "bing" will go...

    In the long run, microsoft and "bing" will go right back to where live and msn where at. Right now bing is the hot topic of the day, its just a fad.

    Bing offers nothing like youtube or adsense. ...
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    Look up "James Byrd. Jr" and that is what the...

    Look up "James Byrd. Jr" and that is what the town I live in is famous for.
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