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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Snooks, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. Snooks

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    Hi Guys,

    I just wanted to pop in and say hello, let you know that i just found out about the forum and compliment the Admins on what appears to be a very high quality site.

    Ive been online for a few years, i drive a truck by day and im hoping one day to earn a fulltime income from my ecommerce shop. Ive dabbled a bit in things like adsense, ebooks etc but to be totally honest, i've never achieved much at all.

    I know very little about trading in domain names but given i have what i consider a couple of great names, im looking forward to learning a bit about this part of the industry.

    So thats me in a nutshell :)

    Cheers :)
     
  2. sp@rky13

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    Welcome to the forums. Good to have yah :) What's the eComerce shop you run?
     
  3. Snooks

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    I was just editing in the CP, the shop and the forum that i am reviving should now be showing in my signature.
     
  4. Shane

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    Welcome to the forums.

    I only had a very quick look at the dart shop, but it looks good. :)
     
  5. neddy

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    Hey Snooks - glad you found your way here. I've left you a wager on the other site. :)

    How does your Darts Shop do? I reckon the site is very practical, and easy to navigate and find what you want.

    Hope we can learn some things from each other.

    Cheers, Ned
     
  6. Snooks

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    Thanks for the welcome and i will go and check that wager out :)

    Appreciate the comments on the dart site. Remember that we do actually keep stock on hand and it is a true shop....only its online....so we get to pack items, arrange couriers etc.

    Net wise the site does great, very good serps, traffic isnt as much as you would expect but like i said, serps are great, top 2-3 for every keyword i wish for, in Australia. Money wise....extra 30% growth and it will certainly provide a full time income for me,
     
  7. DomainNames

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    welcome Snooks
     
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    Welcome to DNT Snooks
     
  9. DavidL

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    Hi Snooks,

    Welcome to the forum. Great site you have there and you do have some strong ranking.

    Just one thing I spotted was the home page Title and Meta desc could do with an overhaul. Caps in the title, use your entire character allocation for meta description with a compelling call-to-click message, using your top KW. For a great site like this a good CTR could be just what you need to move from #3 to #1.

    Cheers

    David
     
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    Good to have another Penrith member :)

    Though I'm more city located these days I spend plenty of time at the Pio!
     
  11. Snooks

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    Thanks for the info DavidL :) I havent tweaked anything SEO for a long while, it seemed to be going ok so i figured dont fix what isnt broken.

    Coding is not a skill i have so im very cautious.....

    I dont quite understand the comment about CAPS? Are you saying i should remove, or include caps? Please clarify :)

    Thanks again :)
     
  12. Snooks

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    @DavidL Is netfleet your site??

    @PAz If its not rude, do you have a "home" site or a "main" site. Merely asking out of interest and so i know more about you :)
     
  13. DavidL

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    Well currently your homepage title is

    Darts, dart boards & dart accessories

    If you changed it to

    Darts | Dart Boards | Discount Darts Accessories

    I dare say you would see an immediate improvement.

    And as for the meta description you're only using half the character limit in the Google snippet so you have a chance to sell the site a bit more.

    As for NF, myself and Mark own Publishing Australia which owns half of NF. However Mark is the main guy - I spend most of my time in the domaining & development side of PA... if that makes sense!
     
  14. Snooks

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    Thanks for the info Dave, appreciate it :)
     
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    Hi Snooks,

    Not really sure what you mean? I don't have a services website but I do have many sites most don't get posted in public to protect my niches :)
     
  16. Snooks

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    Oops...obviously i shouldnt have asked, i do apologise, being new i didnt realise.
     
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    Not at all - some people here are very open with their websites and some just prefer not to share. There are some sites I have for example that are making money that have very little competition and my site is ranking well with no SEO - very easy to take me out of the SERPs :)
     
  18. Snooks

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    And what was that URL again? (RAFL)

    Email sent regards the minisite :)
     
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    Welcome Snooks,

    I see your shop has been running since 1999, thats some good experience and no doubt you have learnt alot during that time. Looking forward to your contributions.
     
  20. Snooks

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    Learnt a lot about business....but so much to learn about coding, seo, domains and stuff like that. Ive probably learned more in here in 1 day, reading the threads, than i have in 6 months outside.

    This place is awesome and the people are just as good :)