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Old 11-24-2012, 10:23 PM
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Schema.org format? Please elaborate.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:56 PM
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It is micro and metadata formating to help search engines know what you are talking about.

If you say grass or bermuda, how is it to know what exactly you are talking about.

I have not mastered the RDF, RDFa or Schema's yet and plan to get back into it over the coming month.

Then Facebook as their open graph format as well.

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Old 11-24-2012, 11:10 PM
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Wow... That went right over my head, but I will research more.

Thanks for the reply!
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:31 PM
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We are a small lawn care and landscaping company that currently only services the Savannah area exclusively. I think that I'm doing O.K. On certain key words, but my issue is redundancy due to the exclusive service location.
As Duekster points out, you definitely don't need to go crazy with location keywords. To further illustrate it, if you're on your home computer, hit Google and try searching for lawn care without even mentioning your location to see why.

As for only needing to use Savannah, as it's your exclusive target, your target market doesn't include Parkwood, Oakdale, etc? That's the kind of specificity I'm referring to.
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:41 PM
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Wow... That went right over my head, but I will research more.

Thanks for the reply!
To be fair, It is well over my head as well but I am playing with it.
However, it is not needed as much as it is appreciated by search engines. There will likely come a time when it will boost you.

It still falls in line with good content, with clear information for the web. Think of it as a card catalog in a library, Author, content, date and related topics.

I am dabbling in Drupal which IMHO is the geeky side of CMS / open development software.


LOL check this out. Google does not use Rich Snippets but the microdata still helps

http://vimeo.com/29821887

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Old 11-25-2012, 12:50 PM
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We are a small lawn care and landscaping company that currently only services the Savannah area exclusively. I think that I'm doing O.K. On certain key words, but my issue is redundancy due to the exclusive service location.
Can you explain this for me? Having a hard time knowing what you mean... maybe I just need need more coffee...
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:01 PM
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Can you explain this for me? Having a hard time knowing what you mean... maybe I just need need more coffee...
I read it as him saying that his service area consists of only Savannah and that he fears over-stuffing his content with just the word "Savannah".

Speaking of coffee... if you could ship me a 50lb bag of Stumptown's Ethiopian beans, that would be appreciated.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:57 PM
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Just what tonygreek said, because of the exclusive area that we currently serve, I don't whant to keep utilizing the same key words "savannah lawn care and landscaping" I want my content to flow, but don't want to keep using the same words like I'm doing right now
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I read it as him saying that his service area consists of only Savannah and that he fears over-stuffing his content with just the word "Savannah".

Speaking of coffee... if you could ship me a 50lb bag of Stumptown's Ethiopian beans, that would be appreciated.
Thanks for the clarification, makes sense.

50 lbs!?! I am a landscaper, not a banker! Maybe 5 lbs for a review of my SEO efforts
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