What Are Your Recommendations For The Maximum Amount Of Content For Local Lead Gen Pages?

By April

In episode 174 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked for recommendations for the maximum amount of content for local lead gen pages.

The exact question was:

3) I've heard it stated that Google does not like local business niche pages with loads of content, as opposed to what they do like for non-local pages, and that anything over 500 words might be too much. What are your recommendations for the maximum amount of content for local lead gen pages?

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Should The Fake Business Name Be The Same For All Locations When Setting Up A Local Business Niche Lead Gen Site?

By April

In episode 174 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked whether the fake business name should be the same for all locations when setting up a local business niche lead gen site?

The exact question was:

2) When setting up a local business niche lead gen site with a bunch of different city targeted pages, I presume that you need to have a different “”fake”” business address in each city along with a different phone number, and if so, should the “”fake”” business name be the same for all locations or different? . . . . And also, should you set up a Google My Business page along with Local Directory profiles for each city, or forget about that?

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Is It ‘Duplicate Content’ If You Use The Same Keyword Targeted Content For City Pages Of A Local Lead Gen Site?

By April

In episode 174 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked whether using the same keyword targeted content for the city pages of a local lead gen site would be considered duplicate content and how much one could get away with.

The exact question was:

1) When setting up individual pages on one local lead gen site for each city I want to target in a specific niche, I presume that using the same keyword targeted content with the appropriate location changes for all the city pages will be considered by Google to be “”duplicate content”” and they will de-index it. Is that correct, and if so, what percentage of duplication can I get away with so that I don't have to make the content for each city page 100% unique?

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Is There Something You Can Do To Close Deals From Video Leads Faster?

By April

In the 174th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked whether there is something one can do close a deal from video leads that are in the middle of a sales process, or if one should just be patient.

The exact question was:

2) Some of my video leads are in the middle of the sales process, but it's so hard to talk to them because they always have something going on. Scheduled meetings are postponed constantly. I know they're interested, and they say so as well. Is there anything I can do? Or do I just be patient and keep trying?

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Would It Be Possible For Me To Offer A Guarantee Or Bonus To A Prospective Client?

By April

In episode 174 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if it is possible to offer a guarantee or bonus to a prospective client.

The exact question was:

Would it be possible for me to offer a guarantee of some sort? I know that promising rankings is out of the discussion, but is there something I could offer instead without bamboozling myself? Or maybe something I could ‘throw in?' Currently the closest thing I have to that is showing them my success with another realtor.

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How Do You Use RYS Stacks To Improve The SERP Position Of A Website That Is Stuck?

By April

In episode 174 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how to use RYS stacks to improve the SERP position of a website that has been stuck in the same position.

The exact question was:

I bought RYS stack and my site is “”stuck”” position 8 on page 1 how do I get it to improve to 1 of first 3 positions? I wish some instructions came for the end user who only wants to buy the stack how to utilize it best.

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What’s The Best Way To Build Out Content Silos For Realtors?

By April

In episode 173 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about the best way to build out content silos for realtors.

The exact question was:

In building out a content silo for Realtors I see many agents have a blog and then separate pages for communities with a MLS/IDX feed. When I run SEM Rush they are not ranking for any real estate related organic keywords, just ranking for the blog keywords which have nothing to do with real estate. What's the best way to build out these content silos. Their visual site map is a cluster fu&k

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Will The DA And TF Of An Aged Expired Domain Increase If A Better Aged Expired Domain Is Permanently Redirected To It?

By April

In episode 173 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if the DA and TF of an aged expired domain increase if a better aged expired domain is permanently redirected to it.

The exact question was:

If I buy an aged expired domain with decently high DA and TF numbers to use for a local lead gen site, and I buy another similar expired aged domain, just a little bit older, and use it for a permanent 301 redirect to the first domain, will the first domain increase its DA and TF metrics to match the sum of the two, or at least be increased somewhat, and if so, by approximately how much?

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