Most of you are already aware that there was a Google update this weekend that has had a big impact on the niche website making community. If you haven’t read about it yet you can find out about it at the following resources: Webmaster World, Search Engine Land. The gist is that websites with the domain name as the keyword that they’re trying to rank for will no longer have as much as an influence when it comes to ranking websites in Google as they did before.
There’s a lot of theory and speculation about this update so far, but Spencer Haws’ (from NichePursuits.com) and I had the chance to have conversation a about the following:
1. What streams of income is Spencer currently earning from?
2. How did the Google Exact Match Domain update affect Spencer’s and my websites?
3. Has the value of exact match domains/websites been decreased by this update?
4. Spencer gives us a glimpse into his premium version of Long Tail Pro version
What’s in this show…
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NichePursuits.com– Spencer’s hub website where he talks about his online marketing ventures
The Adsense Flippers’ post about how the Exact Match Update affected them
Spencer’s post at NicheSitePursuits.com about the Exact Match update