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 on: May 04, 2016, 09:33:58 AM 
Started by Luis alfonso V - Last post by WilliamAmis
Antes de renunciar? Por favor, póngase en contacto conmigo de inmediato. Soy una persona real y le guiará a través de todo lo que necesita saber. Una vez que aprender a navegar y cómo utilizar GDI para su objetivo enfocado. Nada le impida disfrutar de los actos desinteresados de amabilidad que trae esperanza a los demás. Cuanto más se aprende y comparte. El mejor será para los demás y que se cosecha lo que siembra.

Ser parte de algo más grande que uno mismo. Esa es la única manera en que GDI va a ayudarle.

 on: April 25, 2016, 05:03:46 PM 
Started by VParker - Last post by VParker
Hey all,

Just wrote a new post and would like some input and/or critique.  It's a post about NOT needing a website for affiliate marketing, though I less than sneakily slipped GDI in there multiple times.

There is an affiliate link to a game addon in there, but it's nothing I expect you to buy.  So, not trying to sell you anything or get anything from you other than... you input.  Smiley


What do you think?  Like it?  Need improvement?  ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT???

 on: April 25, 2016, 12:04:54 PM 
Started by SDBoltsFan - Last post by JHenry2

Hope you doing ok and welcome to GDI!!  Cool

 on: April 25, 2016, 12:04:54 PM 
Started by VParker - Last post by Harold P Gibson Jr
I can Relate...I come on here Looking for answers too for Ideas and means to grow build my home based business I've been affiliated with GDI for years still thinking to myself my downline will grow gonna continue to Believe it will Never Give Up I See success around the corner... Cool

 on: April 25, 2016, 12:04:54 PM 
Started by SDBoltsFan - Last post by Rodriguez Jose
hi my name is jose end im new to GDI Wink im trying really heard to get this GDI THING  but idk i cant for some RESON can some one tell me some thing about this cuz is driving me crazy lol  Huh

 on: April 25, 2016, 12:04:54 PM 
Started by SDBoltsFan - Last post by AMullenix
Hello my name is april and I am new to working on the Internet.  Hope to meat new people and make lots of money. I'm a nanny to 6 foster children so working online hopefully will help me generate more income.

 on: April 21, 2016, 05:59:36 PM 
Started by VParker - Last post by VParker
Hi all,

The vast majority of us on here are here because we like and believe in GDI's products, and we want to make some extra money.  Right?

Well, our product is domains and hosting, and many of us have built our own blogs and websites using the various platforms GDI provides and supports.

Now, I've been out of this game for quite some time so had to catch up on current SEO practices and how to rise up in the search engines.  And during that search and research I ran into a lot of conflicting information regarding the practice of building links back to our sites.  So, I wish to propose a question here and give you my opinion based on what I found out.

Link building has been and still is #2 when it comes to getting your website (one you build, NOT affiliate pages) to rise in the search engines.  #1 of course is creating quality content which, as a side note, is one of the biggest ways to accomplish #2.

If you would like recent experimental proof please feel free to read my post on link building.

Google was the first search engine to use backlinking as a sign of a pages authority on a particular subject (or keyword, same difference).  And to this day it is immensely important.  If you do not believe me check out the YouTube channel Google Webmasters and look for videos by Matt Cutts on the subject.

However, people tend to take a little information and run with it.  For instance, Google has a stance on commenting on blogs.  Now, many people will say that they penalize people who use this as a link building tactic.  And they are not wrong.  But they are not right either.

Google has stated that if they see an inordinate amount of links pointing to a site in a very short period of time, this will raise flags and the site may be penalized.  In other words, if you create a bunch of links in a very short period of time, they will notice and they consider this trying to cheat their ranking system.

They also said that if they see that all of the backlinks your site has are from one particular type of source AND it is what they consider an unnatural amount, it will raise flags and your site might be penalized.

However, they have also said that they encourage people to comment on blogs, write in forums, write guests posts and the like as it fosters discussions, brings new information to the table and helps further topics and discussions.  They are, after all, in the business of bringing relevant information to their users.

Creating backlinks as an SEO tactic is absolutely and definitely viable and not dead!  But with new algorithms they will track down and penalize unnatural behavior.  Buying links, link stuffing, creating massive amounts of backlinks in a short amount of time.  And especially to poorly written, short articles and posts.  Because, why would ANYONE want to link to, much less read, spun and unhelpful posts or articles that only have one thing in mind... to sell.

And of course we want to sell!  But, one of GDI's motto's is "You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough other people get what they want."

The most important thing is to create good, lengthy, quality content that people will naturally want to share!  This will naturally create backlinks.

To keep from writing a whole new post I just want to give you a few tips if you are currently wondering how to create backlinks.  (And you have to be patient!  We all know about the SERP dance when you first create a site.  And it takes TIME for you sites to rise to the top in search engines and stay at the top.)

    1. Create high quality content!
    2. Comment on blogs.  But not with the idea of getting a backlink.  With the idea of furthering the discussion and bringing new points to the table.  "Great post" or rehashing what has already been said is not a quality comment.
    3. Participate in forums but be very careful of your signature.  At the very least do not use the same anchor text from one forum to the next.  This can be seen as trying to game the system and may raise flags.
    4. Write guest posts.  But write them on high quality blogs that only accept high quality work.  It's harder to get these, but it's worth it.
    5. Create high quality content!

There are of course numerous ways to create backlinks.  But things search engines are looking for are a variety of anchor texts (and no anchor text is fine too!) on a variety of sites in a variety of ways.  Go slow!  Always think first of sharing information and furthering discussions.  The backlink is just an after effect.  If you are visiting a blog just to see if you can create a backlink, you are in danger.

As to the question I alluded to at the beginning... what are your thoughts and experiences?  Please share!

 on: April 20, 2016, 09:39:33 PM 
Started by VParker - Last post by VParker
Hi Gavin,

Thank you for replying!  No idea how I missed the reply as I've been on here every day for over a week!

A couple answers to that, so thank you for the question, too.

One, and this of course is purely selfish, I just started a new blog and at some point I want to point people to the forum.  (I'll answer the why in a moment.)  At the moment Global Domains International forum is not searched for very much at all but... well, that brings me to my second answer.  If I do create a post like, "Need GDI Help?  Check out the GDI Forums!" then I would, selfishly, like to earn them as an affiliate if they join GDI from one of the top links on the forum.

Obviously a better way would be for them to click my website link to check me out because I have sooooo much knowledge and information to share, and to join from there.  But, I wouldn't bemoan a signup from here, either.

Now, on to the second part which is why I would want to show people this place to begin with.  And great point!  This has been on my mind for a couple days now.  I took a 3 year break from GDI (kept my account, just took down my websites and all that), and coming back this place is very quiet.  And that does sadden me as it is a good place for affiliates to connect with one another and exchange ideas.  When I first joined Chip Snyder was the main moderator.  Had a lot of fun reading his posts, answers and we messaged each other back and forth a bit.

Anyway, right before I saw your reply I came on here to do one thing: start answering questions.  Start creating relevant, interesting posts to help other members.  To take it upon myself to start helping this site breathe a bit more deeply.  And hopefully by making a personal commitment to being more active, others will do the same and this beast we call GDI will roar back to life.

Wishful thinking?  Absolutely.  But without dreaming and wishful thinking (imagining things that others find impossible or improbable at best), most of us wouldn't be here to begin with.

So, that's why!  Hope it made sense!

And thanks again for the reply!

 on: April 16, 2016, 05:30:37 PM 
Started by SDBoltsFan - Last post by VParker
Hey there, Lisa.

Nice forum!  Thanks for posting a link to it.

For those of you that have created their own website, blog or forum go register on her forum and put your website url in the profile section.

It's a backlink to your site!

Thanks again, Lisa.

 on: April 13, 2016, 08:34:00 AM 
Started by VParker - Last post by GavinH
Vince, I don't have an answer, but rather a question. Why would you want to do that? In my view this forum does not exude enthusiasm and success, and is definitley not abuzz with regular postings that suggest it is humming with enthusiasm and support. I'm not sure I would want to refer a prospect here. Perhaps I'm missing something. Any comment?

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