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Old 12-20-2013, 10:36 AM   #1
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I thought this take on SEO was really interesting, although it is in no way insurance-related. It sheds some light on link-schemes for big brands, but also provides a decent background on how SEO works.

The New SEO - Link Schemes are Allowed (For Big Brands) - Nenad SEO | Nenad SEO
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Old 12-20-2013, 09:27 PM   #2
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For 99% of insurance niches, SEO is dead. I never thought Google could pull it off, from the biggest national terms to local geo kw's , the big G has made it impossible for experienced marketers and novices alike to rank for anything meaningful. 100% give the leg up to brands and domains with authority - even if they are not relevant.

Just do PPC.

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Old 12-20-2013, 11:41 PM   #3
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Please don't take this as disrespect, but if SEO for 99% of insurance niches is dead, why are you "advertising" your SEO services on this insurance forum? Am I missing something other than that golden 1%?

I'm curious since I was prepared to invest in more SEO in 2014. Please elaborate if you can. Thanks.
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Old 12-21-2013, 12:44 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by pcbinsurance View Post
Please don't take this as disrespect, but if SEO for 99% of insurance niches is dead, why are you "advertising" your SEO services on this insurance forum? Am I missing something other than that golden 1%?

I'm curious since I was prepared to invest in more SEO in 2014. Please elaborate if you can. Thanks.
Advertising Seo services? no, that's just an old affiliate link for a rank tracking service from quite a while ago.

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Old 12-21-2013, 10:37 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by YouGotMyMoney View Post
For 99% of insurance niches, SEO is dead. I never thought Google could pull it off, from the biggest national terms to local geo kw's , the big G has made it impossible for experienced marketers and novices alike to rank for anything meaningful. 100% give the leg up to brands and domains with authority - even if they are not relevant.

Just do PPC.
The past 5 months for me have been brutal. I tried to react to the SEO changes that I experienced, and everything got worse.

I never thought I would want to do PPC, but I might need to put my energy into thinking about creating a great PPC landing page.

I hate to be cynical but if Google can show news content --crappy Forbes, WSJ articles----on all insurance search terms than I guess they force you to pay to play.

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Old 12-21-2013, 05:31 PM   #6
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Yeah, there is the odd "lucky" ranking I'll obtain in Google, but I've spent thousands trying to get the same success in Google since the updates last spring, G has literally shut down the Insurance market.

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Old 12-21-2013, 08:18 PM   #7
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So, i guess it is not even worth interviewing SEO firms to see if someone can help?
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Old 12-21-2013, 08:33 PM   #8
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So, i guess it is not even worth interviewing SEO firms to see if someone can help?
I can get your site to page 1 for $425 a month with no contract...
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Old 12-21-2013, 11:49 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by senior-advisor-indiana View Post
I can get your site to page 1 for $425 a month with no contract...
Well, this I have to see. I assume you realize I was on Page 1 for term "long term care insurance" for over 1 1/2 years before the algorhythms changed.
This is national, USA. Not a local town,

Call me at 800-891-5824.
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Old 12-22-2013, 12:11 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by ltcadviser View Post

Well, this I have to see. I assume you realize I was on Page 1 for term "long term care insurance" for over 1 1/2 years before the algorhythms changed.
This is national, USA. Not a local town,

Call me at 800-891-5824.
I forgot to insert a smiley. I just wanted to sound like an seo salesman...
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