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#1 in Google. Should I keep Mum? How Im quitely making $5000/month

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by dCorp, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. dCorp

    dCorp Senior Member

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    Hi,

    Im kinda new at BHW and have written just a few posts over here. I was thinking to write a thread to SHARE my experience about Google for long, BUT I was quite coz I wasn't sure WHETHER to discuss it in public or not. BUT after going thru LOTS of useful posts here, I decided to come up with my BIG GOOGLE experience. Pls enjoy this :

    I created a site in 2006. Here are the details of the site http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...ng-5000-month-cpa-programs-100-autopilot.html

    Now, since I made the site in 2006 (also the domain registration year), It was a ONE page site (it WAS having a few more pages, BUT they are not interlinked) and I have not changed OR optimized its contents AT ALL, since then.
    I was a total NOOB when I made this site. (though I knew about affiliate marketing and this was the reason I made this site for). Then for generating traffic, I started to place newspaper advertisements in NATIONAL DAILIES across the country. This way, I was able to generate an average of 400 uniques/day and about $2k/month.
    Gradually, newspaper ads started to become More and More expensive day by day and the difference between my EXPENSES AND EARNINGS went to almost ZERO. Mean, almost $1.8k were required as ADS expenses and I was earning about the same. SO, I decided to stop placing newspaper ads (almost after 1 and half year, somewhere around october/november 2007) AND abondened this site as it was NOT AT ALL making any profit for me.

    Then, after about 20-22 days, I curiously had a look at stats and I was PLEASANTLY SHOCKED. It was generating traffic autopilot via Search Engines. It started with just xx visits/day and gradually started to moving up. Then I scaled up the offers and seriously considered to do some seo stuff for the site. I then added 2 "TellaFriend" buttons on the site (one at top and one at bottom). That time, I just have had joined BHW, and was looking for some link builders to do link buiding for the site. Then I saw a thread, for link building and I decided to give it a try. (that was thru xrumer, hmmm... Even I was surprised, like you).

    Within 2-3 days the link building had been done, and I started to check the links manually, on daily basis. Initially Links in google were dancing at a slow pace, (a handful to a few hundreds to a few 1000's then again back to a few hundred ) something like that. But when those links were settled down (took about 3 months), my site was at #1 for a less competitive (but highly targeted ) keyword.

    Its currently appearing at #1 for 2 targeted keywords.

    WITH :

    NO CONTENT OPTIMIZATION
    NO MULTIPLE PAGES
    NO UPDATION
    NOTHING.

    Im quite surprized with the results google has given me COZ I never thought (even in my dreams) that I will ever rank at #1 on google for some good keywords.

    I will answer all questions and queries regarding my experience in the thread.

    A thanks and Repo would be highly appreciated, IF you think its have some worth.
     
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  2. streetjammer

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    yeah for a low competition keyword you dont need to optimize your pages , just link building will work !
     
  3. dCorp

    dCorp Senior Member

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    OK. But thats not such a LOW competitive keyword as well. Its total Search results are 53.75 Million in google. So, its NOT THAT low competitive. Pls correct me if Im wrong.
     
  4. slackgen99

    slackgen99 Junior Member

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    You are wrong. Search results and competition are 2 different things.
     
  5. AdisLCS

    AdisLCS Power Member

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    I have sites that rank first 5 results on serps with 20mm, but does me no good if monthly search volume is 1300 :-(
    other sites I run have 70K-150K search volume but less than 3mm sites

    that is where the money is- proper keyword research
     
  6. THUNDERELVI

    THUNDERELVI Elite Member

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    Are you sure? You're saying if I have a site about a low competitive niche, I should use "weight loss" keywords on its meta-tags????

    It's NOT true. Whenever your niche is competitive or not, ON-PAGE SEO should always be done! This is the first step we take when creating a site!

    If a page is well on-page Search Engine Optimized, then we move to link building. Crawlers won't index your site at all if they don't see proper keywords in meta-tags, not to mention ranking!

    Conclusion: We should not underestimate ON-PAGE SEO!
     
  7. THUNDERELVI

    THUNDERELVI Elite Member

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    I think you're wrong! SERP-s don't have to do with competition!

    To check the competition you have in a niche, the first thing you have to do is put the keyword in quotes in G. and then check the number of the Search Results. For e.x the string would be: "make money online".

    The second thing to do, is check how much 'Competition' you have.
    This is done by analyzing your competitors sites by checking their age,backlinks,authority,trust,etc.

    Then you decide if it's worth building a site that can compete the other sites in the niche. Deciding can be affected by many factors.

    Also, thnx given for the thread + rep, because I find it very interesting:)
     
  8. famtaro

    famtaro Registered Member

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    fully agree with u
    both off-page an on-page optimization is useful :)

    and, i think OP know what is the different
    between niche-keyword and competition, but he wrong in writing :)
     
  9. asilent

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    I have to disagree. Crawlers do not know what are your proper keywords and will index anything they came to if the other things are not wring with it.
    Also it is possible to rank for keyword even when your site does not have it in its content AT ALL. Check "google bombing".
     
  10. THUNDERELVI

    THUNDERELVI Elite Member

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    Well, sorry I wrote it wrong, yes crawlers will index your site, but not rank it.
    For the purposes of ranking you need optimized meta-tags + off page SEO.
    For the second part, I have to disagree. G. is becoming smarter every day, and is changing algorithms based on users experience.

    G. doesn't give a shit for your site, if it isn't friendly to the visitors.
    SE were created for general visitors all around the world, that's why people love G. and that's why G. gives more value to visitors opinion than any other option!
    For e.x if you have a site talking about a certain niche and you promote a ''weight loss'' offer G. will drop you in an instant.

    "G. Bombing, Keyword Stuffing and any other myths like that worked in the past, but we're in the present, so they don't work anymore"

    Why everybody says here: "Content is KING"?
    You know the answer? Simple, because if you have good content->your visitors are pleased->so G. is and G. "loves you"!
     
  11. asilent

    asilent Junior Member

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    Yes, Google becomes smarter and means that it is harder to do. May be it is not possible nowadays to rank high for very competitive keywords, but for less competitive it can be done for sure.
    Check Wikipedia article on this under "Political activism". And you'll find it still works. May be not so easy but it does.