Can Google Sites Be Duplicated And Uploaded In Bulk?

By April

In episode 150 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked whether Google sites rank well and whether they can be duplicated and uploaded in bulk.

The exact question was:

I am in the process of building websites through google sites. Would like to know if they rank well, can be duplicated, and uploaded in bulk.

I tried a software GSG but have had problems in getting it to operate properly. Have viewed the tutorial for GSG and still no success with it. I would like a mass page builder that will work. Do you have any suggestions?

Also want to thank you guys for your commitment to the community. It is appreciated.

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How Do You Set Expectations For Call Volume For Clients In Different Niches?

By April

In episode 150 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked how one should set expectations for clients whose services do not get a lot of call volume.

The exact question was:

You had mentioned that, compared to your tree service niche, Remodeling GMB listings do not get that much call volume. How was your experience different at expectation setting for your client for remodeling compared to tree service?

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How Do You Formulate Anchor Text Diversity And Ratios For Different Ranking Types?

By April

In episode 150 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how to formulate anchor text diversity and ratios for different types of rankings.

The exact question was:

First off, the SEO BattlePlan is great! You guys did an awesome job! There is one part of the Battleplan that I couldn't find much information on. I couldn't find much info on anchor text diversity or anchor text ratios for the different types of rankings you cover. I was wondering if you could either PM me with suggested anchor text suggestions or post it here for the different types of rankings. Thanks!

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Best Practices For Embedding Customer Reviews From External Sources To Your Website

By April

In episode 149 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked for tips for embedding customer reviews from external sources to your website.

The exact question was:

I have a client who has a huge amount of reviews on FB and GMB. They're mostly 5-star and I've realized I need to make use of those. A few weeks ago BB mentioned a review plugin that embedded the reviews on the site. That sounds cool, but how would I use it? Where would I place the reviews on the site? Would I have a dedicated page, or just drop them around? Just wanted to see how you guys leverage reviews.

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When Saving An Image From Another Site, Do You Save It Directly Or Do You Use A Snipping Tool Like Snagit To Take It?

By April

In episode 149 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how the Semantic Mastery team members save images from other sites.

The exact question was:

Hey guys, when saving an image from another site, do you right click and choose “”Save as”” or do you use a snipping tool like Snagit to take it? I know from Maps Kingpin that snipping it means it won't have any meta data, but is it something I should do even when not optimizing for Maps?

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Does A GMB Account Location That Is Reported/Removed From Google Maps Jeopardize Other Locations In The Same Account?

By April

In episode 149 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked whether a GMB account location that is reported/removed will jeopardize other locations that are managed on the same account.

The exact question was:

One of my clients has 6 locations, one of them in his single GMB account is a PO box. If it is reported/removed from Google Maps, does it jeopardize the other locations in the GMB account? Or does Big G only remove the problem listing? Im hesitant to move the sites to a multi location silo if there's risk the entire GMB account is at risk for the PO Box location.

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Do SAPE Links Work?

By April

In episode 149 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked whether SAPE links work.

The exact question was:

What about sape links? Do they work? Relevant and not relevant?

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Is It Better To Use Subdomains Or Folders In The Main Domain Of A WP Site?

By April

In episode 149 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is better to use subdomains or folders in the main domain of a WP site.

The exact question was:

Are WP multisites better using subdomains or folders in the main domain? It depends?

I started with subdomains, thinking about freedom benefits with backlinks (as I know, because of independence of different subdomains), but could be nice if I could have few tips about which option is better for each case (or a link if you already talk before about this).

And also if link building strategy should be better to main domain at first, to each subdomain, etc.

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Will A Site Lose Backlinks When Switching To HTTPS?

By April

In the 149th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked whether a website will lose its backlinks when switching to https.

The exact question was:

Want to thank you for your dedication to our success! That battle plan is great help to me as it gives me the exact direction to go and steps to take. Thanks!

Question:

I am planning to switch all my money sites to HTTPS. Will my site lose back links that were previously built? Should I do some redirecting on domain level or cPanel. Or will it auto 301 redirect to https?

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