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Old 09-07-2011, 08:53 PM
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Hi, I am in the process of making my second website. My first was for my previous landscaping co, and since have a different name and new look. I will be using photoshop and illustrator for pics and graphics and dreamweaver for site building. Looking for any free or low priced sources for SEO.... as I need to stay up with the newest tech... its been 7 years since my first.
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:33 PM
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goodness, there's about a billion free ebooks, websites, and newsletters on SEO, as well as forums and users groups.

website magazine is a good place to start...i subscribe and generally find a least an article or two that are helpful in the ongoing seo battle.

http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/

and btw, it seems that EVERYbody claims to be an seo expert these days
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:54 PM
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SEO Search Engine Optimization

You're right. There are many people claiming to be experts in as SEO.
It can get very confusing at times. I am president of The Site Gardener .
One of the best resources that we use is called in Seomoz.
It is run by some of the most reputable professions in the search engine industry. I probably have to spend a 8 to 10 hours a week reading about techniques and changes that are constantly going on with google and yahoo. What may have worked last year or even last month may not work now. Their goal is to find the most relevant site for any given search. So they are constantly changing the rules to keep people from figuring out getting on the top without belonging there.
One thing about SEO, it is labor intensive and not some magical formula.
If you have a site already,you need to find out if the SEO was done.
I have worked on two sites this week that were supposed to have SEO in them. There was NOTHING in the code in either one. No titles, keywords.

If you are not sure. Send me your link and I will check for you at no cost.
If you have any other questions, feel free to email me at mark33033@gmail.com
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Old 09-11-2011, 10:21 PM
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great website, mark
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Old 09-11-2011, 11:22 PM
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Thank Jon

You are right about all the so called experts.
I know the guy at KLC Lawns was looking for a way to get SEO.
The site that I spoke about http;//www.seomoz.com has some tools for free but if you pay for the pro version (99.00) a month, you will have access to all of the tools. After you get your site optimized simply cancel.
at The Site Gardener we are members of the pro version. along with some other programs and it will have loads of information
SEO is not something you will just do in a few hours or days.
Hope this helps

Thanks,
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Old 10-01-2011, 02:02 AM
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Eric Ward aka link Moses, Google him
Yoast.com wordpress guru, also incredible insight on SEO
SEOMoz even if you don't buy their tools, their blog is top notch and they do webinars and other stuff

Anyone these guys recommend. Seriously.

Also one link

http://www2.webmasterradio.fm/
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Old 10-05-2011, 01:54 AM
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I think that subscribing to SEO forums can get you better places. I mean, you would want to get knowledge from a lot of first hand views, really. I think that SEO is one of those techniques that would require an accurate implementation or you would likely see what you made put to waste.

I am not saying that it would be hard to implement but you would want to get to the experts if you decide to try it out.
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Old 10-05-2011, 05:15 PM
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I think that subscribing to SEO forums can get you better places.
kinda like getting info from people on lawnsite?

good suggestion. makes sense to me.
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You're right. There are many people claiming to be experts in as SEO.
It can get very confusing at times. I am president of The Site Gardener .
One of the best resources that we use is called in Seomoz.
It is run by some of the most reputable professions in the search engine industry.
I've been to SEOmoz.org a few times and have found very useful information from them. i would recommend subscribing to them for sure.

The tricky thing about SEO is that it is changing constantly. You have to really double check your sources and those that claim they are experts on SEO. SEOmoz is great because they stay up to date on all that jazz.

Just don't go hiring some dude from India to do your SEO!
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amen to that!
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