In episode 255 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked how to create a silo structure for a local service. The exact question was: How to create a Silo structure for a local service? How to sort out the different services keywords with the different cities names? Can you please show a visual example of it? Thanks a lot!
In episode 254 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if you should use a different approach when optimizing and cloning ad landing pages and regular site pages. The exact question was: Hey guys, a prospect sent me his roofing website for a review, and I noticed that his previous web guys made pages like “”Best Roofing Services in Albany”” and Best Roofing Services in Utica”” and so on, that pattern of multiple cloned pages with just the city being changed. Is this a viable strategy still? It seems too basic a question, but ... Read more
In the 251st episode of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked why is the single page better than the separate page method. The exact question was: Hi Guys, . . . thanks again for your Hump Day help, as usual it is GREATLY appreciated (smile) . . . I know you mentioned previously that in ranking a local business site you no longer need to create a separate page for each keyword with the location, you can now create just a single page with all the keywords and the location and Google will rank that one ... Read more
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”” ?
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?
In episode 242 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if Google treats a subdomain as a separate brand or it’s treated as a silo. The exact question was: Hi thank for wonderfull webinar my question is if i use sub domain google will treat it as a seperates Brand or just like silo
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 ... Read more
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 ... Read more
Click on the video above to watch Episode 208 of the Semantic Mastery Hump Day Hangouts. Full timestamps with topics and times can be found at the link above. The latest upcoming free SEO Q&A Hump Day Hangout can be found at https://semanticmastery.com/humpday. Announcement Bradley: Oh, wait. I get it. Now I get it. Adam: Oh boo! Hey! Welcome to Hump Day Hangouts. This is episode 208. This is our four-year anniversary of Hump Day Hangouts. It’s also Halloween here in the US and I assume other places were it’s still the 31st of October. We’ll get ... Read more
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 :)