Is It Safe To Optimize The URL For The Inner City Pages For A Domain With The Niche Name In It?

By April

In episode 248 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if it is safe to optimize the URL for the inner city pages for a domain with the niche name in it.

The exact question was:

(2) If you have the niche in the domain name, as just mentioned, is it safe to optimize the url for the “”inner”” City pages to contain the specific niche again, like for example toplocalplumber.com/dallas-plumber/ and toplocalplumber.com/austin-plumber/,or would repeating the niche be a Google red flag “”trigger”” ?

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Is It A Good Idea To Have 4 Pages On Your Website Dedicated To One City In A County?

By April

In episode 247 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if it is a good idea to have 4 pages on your website dedicated to one city in a county.

The exact question was:

Is it a good idea to have 4 pages on your website dedicated to one city in a county? The each page would be for example Plumber+ City— 24 hr Plumber Same City —Emergency Plumber+ same city— After hours Plumber + same city? Then to repeat the same to with the next city in the county?

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Would Redirecting A Money Site To Google Site With Proper Silo Improve Its Rankings?

By April

 

In episode 241 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if redirecting a money site to a Google site with proper silo improve its rankings.

The exact question was:

I loves what you do I have a question that I have a website that have 50 pages and getting like 30000 visitor a month but the keyword s I rank for is most of them are on 6 or 7 position so if I 301 redirect by money site to google site and creat 50 same pages and 301 redirect all 50 pages to google site pages with proper silo then my my site will rank on 3 or 4 positions for my keywords please tell because i want to know if this hurt my site

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Should You Use Follow Or No Follow When Linking A Subcategory Page To A Same-Level Subcategory Page?

By April

In episode 208 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if one should use follow or no follow when linking a subcategory page in a silo to another same-level subcategory page.

The exact question was:

Hi guys! That camel's face is truly SPOOKY!

When wanting to link from a sub category page in a silo to another same-level sub category page should we use a do follow or no-follow link? This is a complex silo structure with only one top level page and 10 sub category pages (each having siloed posts). Basically wanting to direct traffic from sub category page #5 to Sub category page #6. Thanks.

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How Do You Silo Structure A National Directory Site That Targets States And Their Cities?

By April

In episode 189 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how to silo structure a national directory site that targets states, then cities within the states.

The exact question was:

Hey everyone, question: When building out a national directory site, and targeting states then cities within the states, should the URL structure be:

www.acrepair.com/florida for state and www.acrepair.com/florida/miami for city within state

or

www.acrepair.com/florida/ and then when you click on the city like “”Miami”” for example it changes to:

www.acrepair.com/miami

Please let me know if it makes a difference and which one will help rank better, thanks 🙂

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How Do You Create A Country/City Silo Using Jeffrey Smith’s SEO Bootcamp Training?

By April

In the 185th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how to create a country/city silo using Jeffrey Smith's SEO Bootcamp Training.

The exact question was:

How to create a country/city SILO when it comes to jeffery training…?? Suppose there 3 silos Online Marketing, Digital Marketing, SEO India or India – what should be the category for SEO India ?? what should be the Blogs/content for SEO India …..am i correct if i go like SEO india – Category Gujarat(state) and Article is SEO company in surat/ Seo ahmedabad/ seo vadodra…..all city with post with SEO modifiers ??…. these post are connected with SILO in Online marketing categories like tools/services/software- there will be many post on the SEO front.

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