What Are Your Thoughts On Reciprocal Linking When Siloing A Website?

By April

In episode 118 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked about the team's thoughts on reciprocal linking when it comes to siloing a website.

The exact question was:

In terms of on page SEO internal linking, what are your thoughts on reciprocal linking? I.E. if article A linked to article B with a targeted anchor, could you also link article B back to the section of article A with a different targeted anchor assuming they're both in the same silo?

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How Long Do I Have To Wait For My Website To Get To Page #1?

By April

In episode 118 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked for a specific timeframe for a website to rank on the first search results page.

The exact question was:

Main money site is three months old. It bounced around from second page to fifth page. Now back to the top of fourth in the last two weeks. Is this the new norm?

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What Semantic Mastery Products Should I Prioritize If I Want To Grow My Company?

By April

In episode 118 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about what Semantic Mastery product to prioritize to grow a company.

The exact question was:

My goal is to grow my local business from 5k to 50k month. I have purchased Outsource Kingpin and IFTTT B2. I just bought Mega-Ray. I know I need Local and Content Kingpin, but also RYS. You're killing me. I try to consume all you sell. What do I do too much? What is priority? I want to be the best I can be. Help

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What Is The Best Strategy To Dominate A Competitive Local Market?

By April

In the 118th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked for tips for dominating a competitive local market.

The exact question was:

If I am in a local market for lead gen and it's competitive, what is the best strategy for being the dominant player in that market 12 to 18 months from now? Is it just to muscle my way to the top for the primary search term? If so, what is the best way to do that? Alternatively, would you cast a wide net targeting relevant, but less competitive keywords, creating and posting one or two curated post per day. One to two videos per day for 12 to 18 months

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Can I Use The Same IFTTT Branded Network For Both YouTube Videos And Blog Posts?

By April

In episode 118 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if one can use the same IFTTT network for YouTube videos and blog posts.

The exact question was:

Hey, guys. Two questions. Number one is if for one niche I have a site with a branded network around it triggered by RSS and a YouTube channel triggering a tier 2 network, a 2 tier network, then the Google properties in the branded network around the site, Blogger, Google Plus, Google Plus Page, also used in the tier 1 ring triggered by the YouTube channel so that they would be populated with posts and videos. If for one niche I have a site, are the Google properties in the branded network around also used in the tier 1 ring trigger it

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Where Can I Learn To Rank Websites If I’m A Complete Beginner?

By April

In episode 118 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about how to start learning about ranking websites as a beginner in SEO.

The exact question was:

Hi, I'm Vanita from the UK. I don't know anything about SEO. I'm a total beginner. I want to rank real estate and mortgage broker websites. Where can I start learning? I watched some of your videos. Nothing makes sense to me. It's all jargon and complicated code words. If you can help, I'll appreciate it and I won't be able to listen live due to the time differences. Thank you

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How To Integrate A Persona Into An IFTTT Branded Network?

By April

In episode 117 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how to integrate a persona into an IFTTT branded network.

The exact question was:

Absolutely LOVE Hump Day Hangouts and haven't missed an episode since I started watching.

For some reason (probably overthinking), I'm having trouble wrapping my brain around a concept.

I am starting a two author blog (both pen names) and am trying to figure out the best way to structure IFTTT networks.

I am familiar with creating persona networks as separate identities from the brand but am not sure how to integrate the persona into the brand.

Since I already have two google accounts set up for the pen names, the persona accounts are already started. So my thinking is to use one account to create the branded network and the corresponding persona network and then use the other google account to set up the second persona network. This would essentially result in a tier 1 branded network and two tier 1 persona accounts.

I'm wondering if there is an issue with creating a branded account and a persona account from the same google account?

Also since there will be two tier 1 personas, is there any issue with having two YouTube channels syndicate the same content? Would it be better to keep one persona as a separate identity from the brand (ie. NOT link to the money site)?

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How To Create The RSS Feed Of A Website Page?

By April

In episode 117 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked how to create the RSS feed of any website page.

The exact question was:

Where can I go to get the rss feed of any website page. My old “”Hostmyrss”” is defunct. What do I do?

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How Do You Track The Success Of An SEO Project?

By April

In episode 117 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked about the best way to track the success rate of an SEO project.

The exact question was:

I have been giving new clients a trial period on my ability to rank. After 6 months, I give them an option to stop the year contract, I don't know how to track my success for them and prove they need me…What do you do?

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