How to show several versions of my name in my profile, for search engine reasons?
Thread poster: Wa'ad Younane

Wa'ad Younane
Lebanon
Local time: 20:52
English to Arabic
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Sep 26, 2007

Here it goes,

I am a Lebanese translator registered in proz.com under the name Wa'ad Younane. (my name is arabic and means PROMISE in English)

However, the majority of people when using search engines to look for my name skip the apostrophe that is dividing my name and simply write Waad Younane.

Is it possible to obtain the same results for Wa'ad and Waad? I didn't think this was important but since I became member, I am yielding real fruits and would like to benefit more from this incredibly useful site.

Worth every penny already:)

[Edited at 2007-09-26 11:37]


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Marie-Hélène Hayles  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:52
Italian to English
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Try adding "Waad Younane" to your key words in your profile Sep 26, 2007

That should do the trick.

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Henry Dotterer
Local time: 13:52
SITE FOUNDER
I see you have already added the keywords... Sep 26, 2007

Which is good. That will indeed do the trick, once Google gets to your page again.

Another thing you can do is customize the title of your page, for example changing it to Wa'ad / Waad Younane - English to Arabic / Lebanese legal translator (for example). You can do that from here: http://www.proz.com/?sp=profile&sp_mode=settings&sp_submode=se


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ahmadwadan.com  Identity Verified
Kuwait
Local time: 21:52
English to Arabic
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Another version Sep 26, 2007

Dear Wa'd,

I have written another version of your name (Wa'd), as I think there is not "a" after "(').

Kind regards


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Wa'ad Younane
Lebanon
Local time: 20:52
English to Arabic
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A million thanks... Sep 26, 2007

... it has indeed ocurred to me to add the versions to the keywords. And I have changed the title as well so hopefully this will work:)

I will be trying the google search engine once in a while to see the change.

thank you for your replies, this really helps!


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