seo: I am almost at my ActiveRain goal for this month! ***St Louis House Painting*** - 04/16/11 01:47 AM
St Louis House Painting is #1 in the local area for interior and exterior quality affordable pricing!  Since 1975!  314-520-4440
Do you have goals on ActiveRain?  I have a goal for this month to move from #3 position of local St Louis ActiveRain bloggers to #2 position.
No! There are no rewards which go with this position, but there is the knowledge that I am doing my best to use ActiveRain as a platform to insure my visibility with such search engines as Google, Yahoo, and Bing while providing quality information that has value to other members of this … (3 comments)

seo: See if Google's change effected you! - 04/12/11 12:36 AM
Over a month ago we introduced an algorithmic improvement designed to help peoplefind more high-quality sites in search. Since then we’ve gotten a lot of positive responses about the change: searchers are finding better results, and many great publishers are getting more traffic.Today we’ve rolled out this improvement globally to all English-language Google users, and we’ve also incorporated new user feedback signals to help people find better search results. In some high-confidence situations, we are beginning to incorporate data about the sites that users block into our algorithms. In addition, this change also goes deeper into the “long tail” of low-quality websites to return … (0 comments)

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seo: Would you be wiling to pay $4 for a lead? We just signed up! - 04/03/11 03:19 PM
For $4 a lead how can one go wrong plus they provide another great source to promote my business.
Our ad can be seen at
and we just paid our first $4 for a lead.  We do not have to take any lead ... we choose the leads that are sent to us!
I already pay one lead service $75 a month and I advertise on Angie's List for about $61 a month, plus give Google $50 a month.  It cost money to make money!
Google is also very rewarding (google places)   "house painter st louis"  I … (4 comments)

seo: Good SEO tool! Want to see where your competitors are getting backlinks from? - 04/03/11 12:56 AM
St Louis House Painting (FREE QUOTES) interior and exterior house painting (314-520-4440) has grown it's market presents by doing what we all need to do  We are the #1 St Louis House Painting Contractor.
We have used various tools...but just found a tool that is very helpful!
It will report your first 1,000 backlinks and the number of domains that link to your site.  You are able to see where your competitor is getting their backlinks.
IF YOU ARE NOT USING to your fullest then you are missing! I have … (6 comments)

seo: SEO Tip! It is important to choose the order of the words in your heading! - 02/24/11 01:31 PM
The search engines do their best to serve the most related sites to an individuals request.
If you were do use the following words in your title:
A. Chesterfield Painter
B. Painter Chesterfield
or C. Painter Chesterfield Mo
..which do you  think have a history of getting the most views? A, B, or C?
there is really a great difference based on the order of the words!
Details are from Google:
A. Chestefield Painter   25,100,000
B. Painter Chesterfield    1,230,000
C. Painter Chesterfield Mo  99,600
Persian messenger: "Choose your next words carefully, Leonidas. They may be your last as … (3 comments)

seo: Remember that growth should include diversification! {{#1 St Louis House Painting Contractor}} - 02/05/11 01:22 AM
We are proud at St Louis House Painting that as we always remember what my brother-in-law had written in his mind.
Only allow 17% of my business to (xxx) a {particular large customer}.  Following his death others took over the leadership and became dependent on one giant and late last year the 95 year old company was gone.
Keeping records is very important.  In the past year using Google Analytics we have been able to trace that where we have 75% of our referrals to our website coming from Google and the average viewer was on our site less that … (0 comments)

seo: SEO Tips --- FREE ---Subscribe to my blog not to miss help to get to Page 1 Ranking - 01/24/11 02:31 PM
St Louis House Painting not only does the best quality painting service at affordable pricing, but offers FREE SEO tips.
You should submit your sitemap.xml regularly to a few or more search engines. will for FREE submit your site.
This is what you will see when you go there.
With Search Engines Sitemap Submitter tool you can directly notify Google, Yahoo!,, MSN ( and about your new or updated sitemap file. If you have no sitemap files (e.g sitemap.xml) in your website, you can generate your sitemap at Online Sitemap Generator
Note that you may not submit your sitemap website more than once … (3 comments)

seo: ((Don't read this blog!)) - 01/20/11 01:45 AM
((Don't read this blog!" Don't grow your market presense!
Don't make more money this year!
For heaven's sakes do not subscribe to my blog where you can learn!
I surely don't want you to go here and find the most valueable FREE GUIDE that I have found in years.  I still don't know what the catch is that a firm has given this much FREE information that is the equivalent of our a year's hard work that I have done on my own.  How else would I know that they have it right?
I have absolutely no connect to any … (2 comments)

seo: I gave a great party and none of you came! You're invited again to see what can make you money! FREE! - 01/03/11 01:05 AM
GO TO MY Painting Website
You can translate it into about 50 languages immediately for FREE!
If you wish to learn how, please leave me a comment and I will forward you the information as to how
you can do the same to your website...  Yoo will need to have changes made to each page as the tool
works only one page at a time!

seo: SEO is more than well to you track your #1 competitors' website? - 01/02/11 05:06 AM
I am continually comparing my site with my #1 competitors website.  My tools show me
that he has a page rank 3 and I have a page rank 2.  I believe the big difference with the search engines is
that his site has a 5 year history and my site only has a 3 year history.  They like the stability of a site.
I have 182 page views per day and he has 159 page view per day.
Most importantly I watch when his site and the site name he really wants to have expire and I backorder

seo: SEO is a daily activity. New TIPS and great TOOLS! - 01/02/11 04:31 AM
If you cannot do the work yourself; you must hire someone to assist you with keeping your site current
and well ranked.
A tool I found today   .... this site showed me a few things I had not found before in
an easy fashion.  I can add 7 words to my title, and I can add 1 more keyword
I also learned of:
Mister Wong  a European Social Networking Site
Compete ****fantastic for comparing myself with my competitors****
meneame a Spanish Social Networking Site
webeame a French social Networking site
Hope this information is of help … (2 comments)

seo: Good day to work on your website! Here are a few tips! - 01/01/11 03:37 AM
Avoid Flash - spiders do not work with Flash
Flash intros although nice aren't appreciated by most viewers
Make sure that you use the ALT tag with pictures
Fresh Content - Google and the other search engines love FRESH CONTENT
If you don't have a blog .. create one
Link to others only if they are related and have not link to fellow realtors!
When you wish spiders to see your links...particularly back to your home page be sure to use <b> </b>
   bold tags 
Never make text extremely small or invisible.  The search engines might in turn make … (5 comments)

seo: How do you submit your website to Here's the easy way! - 12/26/10 12:52 PM
St Louis House Painting offers the following advice
You can submit your website regularly to the major search engines particularly if you are adding new fresh content!
Google likes fresh content; it is important to keep the web interesting to its' audience.
Please note the first 4 words of my blog.  I have make them in bold and then created a hyperlink from the toolbar to
my website.  Google will see this and increase the links to my website which will help me move my page higher in the pagerank.
Please subscribe for my SEO … (4 comments)

seo: Do you know how many people visit your website daily? Here's a tool! - 12/26/10 12:01 PM
If was a country,
it would be larger than Pitcairn Islands with its 143 daily visitors!
This information comes from using
You can do research on your competitors! has 211,876 daily visitors! gets 561,352 daily visitors!
We all need to be watching and keeping records of our website traffic.
St Louis Painter

seo: SEO is very complex and changes all the time. It take continued effort to stay in view! - 12/26/10 02:21 AM
My company's painting website
is graded by
as follows:
quality of site 90
# of pages on sie 1,180
Alexa rank 4,134,618
inbound links 1,370
my main competitor
auality of site 72
# of pages on site 141
Alexa rank 6,270,628
inbound links 322
He is ahead of me in the keyword listings in Google almost every time.
What I can figure is that he is using an excellent SEO firm which charges him $125 a month and I do my own work.  His site is a year older than mine and Google is rewarding him … (1 comments)

seo: Do you know where the traffic to your website is coming from? - 12/26/10 12:47 AM
It is a good tool to install Google Analytics FREE!
My recent traffic is coming from the following sources:
51.34 GOOGLE
20.32 ... direct to my painting site from my own efforts
 4.81  from Yahoo where I pay about $9 a month to be listed....can figure how to stop this bleed!  Any ideas?
 2.67 from Bing
Hope you will share you ideas?
St Louis Painting Contractor

seo: Wanted others on AR who are serious about SEO! - 12/25/10 11:22 PM
I have a lot to offer in information as I have achieved good rankings and placement from the major 
search engines and have blogged with some great tips....but I get absolutely no responces.
We all need mentors and even though I am doing well...there is always more that one can do.  I'd like to
replace my competitor in slot #1 and move him to #2, but I haven't figured it out as yet.  He is using an
SEO who does good work and he has had his site on the net a year longer than I have but in all … (6 comments)

seo: Want to improve your chances for being on a Google Page One? **St Louis House Painting** - 12/23/10 12:24 AM
  ((St Louis House painting (314-520-4440) Affton, Ballwin, Brentwood,Chesterfield, Clayton, Florissant, Glencoe, Manchester, Town and Country, Wildwood is St Louis #1 interior house painter))
St Louis Painting offers the following suggestion:
Google likes when a site with a page rank of 5 or better makes links to you.
Your blogging and participation on ActiveRain a PR 5 site does well for you.
You can find more SEO suggests in our blog archive.
Happy Holidays and get … (1 comments)

seo: Do you know how to subscribe to someone's blog? - 12/19/10 01:17 PM
If you find someone whose blog gets you attention and whose suggestions and advice is invaluable you should
subscribe to their blog
go to the area you are to write a comment and click on the below
Notify me of new comments: 
You will now be offered a chance to subscribe to the blog which would follow this individual blog.
You can go to the right hand side under the person's information and find a button so you can 
subscribe to all of their blogs.
We are doing a series of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) tips, which will … (3 comments)

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