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LANDING PAGES Landing pages are highly optimized web pages that produce better results than the average web page. There are two type of landing pages: 1) Content landing page, optimized to cover a specific question or task with loads of great content. These are made for search engines and users. (Great for indexing and organic search) 2) Task Landing ...


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A landing page is the page that appears when a user clicks on an ad. It can be a bit more targeted than just your home page.


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It basically means these requests are missing the http referrer header. There are several reasons why that would be the case - A https page has a link to your website, and the user follows that link. Browsers don't send the referrer in case of a https -> http transition. A simple case is a search engine accessed via https. They are behind some kind of ...


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Do not use a JavaScript redirect. That's SEO suicide. Search engines don't handle JavaScript well if they handle it at all. JavaScript redirects also don't use HTTP headers that tell the search engines your page has permanently moved and no association is made between the old homepage and the new one. Not to mention anyone without JavaScript turned on will ...


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If the goal of the satellite sites is to drive traffic to the main site, which is about the same topic, then there's really no difference between these satellite sites and having landing pages on your main website. They do the same exact thing except now you have additional websites you have to maintain. If you're trying to establish a brand why confuse your ...


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I use my personal web site as my professional web site too. The front page is the only place where I'm overtly self-promotional, and even there I bring in a bunch of stuff such as: Latest blog posts (sometimes) Latest commitments to my Mercurial repositories Links to interesting tutorials that I've written I do rather well in search engines for the ...


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If you stick with Google guidelines you will be fine. If you have 5 pages targeting different terms about the same thing and their content is different there will be no problem; if you create 100 pages, copy-paste content and then replace just the keyword, maybe you will get in troubles. http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=35769


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Average Time on Page is calculated as the average difference between the request timestamp for that page and the request timestamp for the next pageview that occurred within your site. If only a single page is viewed during a visit, that pageview does not figure into Average Time on Page, since there is no second timestamp to subtract from. ...


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I did some research and found some things. I ended up doing an extensive blog on this as well. I put in the findings below as well: Anatomy of a Landing Page Source Resources Landing Page Best Practices Search Engine Land: How To Create High-Converting Landing Pages Landing Page examples Search Engine Watch: The Art of the Landing Page: 7 Tips For ...


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You don't need to do any kind of redirection at all for the home page, because the URL doesn't change. The home page is yoursite.com and should never be yoursite.com/index.html, yoursite.com/home.php or anything like that. All you need to do is make sure the root domain returns different content (i.e. your landing page). If you currently have index.html or ...


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If you want to go the build-it-yourself route, here's the documentation for the Analytics data export API.


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I think there are advantages to both. The company I work for create what they call MiniSites. They are simply branded Domains and SubDomains. So our main site might be widgets.com and we have MiniSites like foo.widgets.com, bar.widgets.com and foobarwidgets.com. The benefit of the MicroSites is that you can own and control multiple domains that point ...


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Actually, what you want is hidden in Visitor Flow: Go there, and find the page you want stats on where visitors went next. To do that, you need to click on that page and select "Explore traffic through here", which ultimately leads to another flow visualisation, but only includes traffic going to and from that page:


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To answer your first question, yes, but there isn't always such a clear distinction. Every page on your website should be viewed as a landing page because every page should have a specific purpose for existing, i.e. what you want the user to do. The difference lies in what that purpose is. It's a good practice to tailor your page to where you think your ...


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I think you understand the difference very well. In general it is better to get sales than to make things so "clean." What I mean by that is that you might not want to link from your main site to the landing page so PageRank flows to it but I would see no reason not to let the search engines crawl your landing page. Any extra traffic is a good thing. If ...


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There's probably a way to do it yourself, but here's a service that will do it for you: http://sharega.com/learnhow.html


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Is there really any benefits of having these external landing pages to the site? If you're building out unique content and building links to the external sites so they in turn become authoritative links that only you're main site has, then there likely is a benefit. Would it be more valuable to move the landing page content to inside of the site? ...


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That's ok to do although you probably will run into issues with duplicate content. Pages like what you're describing tend to have the same content with the exception of city/location names. There just isn't enough different content on the pages to have them be considered original content. I would also place them on your website as having thousands of ...


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There are two reasons for having country specific content; language and local information. One thing that's good about the samsung page is it lists what language the selection is in. A user whose country isn't listed can pick a nearby country that does have its language. The second reason is for local content. If you don't have any local content for a ...


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This is a good place to ask. It depends on how you want to handle it. If you had offices on each continent you could give them the names of the continents or geographical areas to pick. Or you could give a link to the head office or international headquarters. If you want the actual name of the country from them you could have a text box where they could ...


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Are you kidding? This is exactly what Google wants! They want their searchers to get the best results. Just make sure the content is unique on each page. Also monitor the stats to learn more from your visitors. Be consistent in adding your pages. That means, don't publish 4 pages om the first of the month. Publish 1 page each week. Consistency matters. ...


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No. If it consists of a lot of html pages they've probably got some custom programming creating static html files. I'm afraid I'm not going to design your site for you. The answer is, it depends. For what you want it's probably easier to use the www.mywebsite.com/review.php?item_id=12 approach, as then you can use tools like PHP and MySQL, rather than ...


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Appears the name of this type of landing page is simply "Sales letters", and that Corey Rudl was the guy's name, and his company was called "The Internet Marketing Center." Here's a review of the The Internet Marketing Center landing page when they still used this format; appears while the company still is the one Corey Rudl started, after reviewing the ...


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You can setup a custom report which can do what I think you want to happen. Try the following link which is a custom report I've setup for this. https://www.google.com/analytics/web/template?uid=lZSxJ7XKTH2Z3th4RnTeJw You will need to 'edit' the report to capture the correct goal id/number as mine will be different to yours. You will then see the page ...


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"Next page path": the next page after visiting the page you have selected for analysis "Second page": the absolute second page of the visit. Second page works if the page you are currently viewing, is indeed the landing page (first page) of the visit. If you are viewing data of a page the visitor just viewed somewhere during his visit, it is not the next ...


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I've seen it described as "Long sales letter" or "Long form sales letter". There's a great series of posts on the 37 Signals site where they optimise the landing pages of Highrise based on an Anatomy of a Long Sales Letter at Visual Website Optimizer. Subsequent posts detail them testing the changes, and why they finally went back to a shorter, simpler ...


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According to GA's official support articles, If you see landing page = (not set), this is generally due to a visit with no _trackPageview hit included. This can happen if you have a visit with another type of interaction hit, such as _trackEvent, _trackSocial, or _trackTrans (Ecommerce), but no _trackPageview hit. To investigate, create an ...


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EDIT Original link removed as it was incorrect. The most common is that you are filtering out pageviews but events or Social interactions are still going through the filters and hitting GA, spawning new visits that don;t have pageviews. If that isn't the answer, try this link: http://www.heatherphysioc.com/google-analytics-not-set-not-provided


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I would look into http://www.MailChimp.com which has a free email management account level and from there you can create your auto responders and also capture emails into a list. To code this on your own when all your know is CSS and HTML would be a little too difficult.


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Due to GA's 30 minute timeout for a session visit, any page can be a landing page. For example a user can be on a page, walk away for an hour, come back and have the page now look like a landing page. This is a known problem for which there is no real fix, although this usually applies to a few edge cases and so, is perhaps not the issue you are ...



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