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#1 on Big G!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by timmytim, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. timmytim

    timmytim Newbie

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    Hi guys

    I never posted a thread on here but I just couldn't help but write about my very small achievement.

    I started an autoblog with wp-robot several months ago in an attempt to build a "successful internet business"

    With a very little knowledge in search engine optimization I somehow made myself to believe that this little autoblog was going to generate a substantial amount of income for me without putting in any effort

    But because of school and other other random things happening in life I never had time and focus to take care of the website.

    But just a month or two ago I got curious how my little autoblog was doing...and as you suspected it was doing jack sh*t

    I was getting no traffic at all, and even if I did manage to get one or two uv a day it didn't convert at all

    Because I had some spare time in my hand I was encouraged to transform this piece of sh*t into something.

    So I read some seo related threads on here and followed instructions.

    I first changed the template to something more appealing and user friendly, then focused on on-site seo.(meta tags, meta description, alt description, robots.txt, sitemap, cache, and etc)

    For the offsite seo I used onlywire social bookmarking, profile linking, and blog commenting for backlinks.

    It's been almost a month since the makeover and I checked my website rank for the keyword I was targeting for.

    When I got the result back I couldn't believe I was ranking number 1 on google!
    It is only for exact search and the search volume is very small, nevertheless it got me all excited!

    I never really aimed for number 1 but this encouraged me to set new goals for this website.

    I am going to continue on building backlinks and see where it goes
     
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  2. vivalafeva

    vivalafeva Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    congrats! all you need is one success to motivate you to keep going, just build more and take more niches!
     
  3. nam6641

    nam6641 Supreme Member

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    i notice a trend on BHW recently, a lot of people with either less then 10 posts, or people who joined not even a month ago come and say they did this or that:

    Examples:
    i hit #1 on Google
    i got 320,000 visitors to my site
    i make $900 a day and need help scaling up

    the posts may be true, but more likely is they are trying to entice people to PM them and then pull a fast one.
     
  4. Stu784

    Stu784 Regular Member

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    Maybe he goes to school with that 16 year old girl whos gobby, annoying and has made 400K using clickbank.
     
  5. trooper

    trooper Regular Member

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    maybe he is logged into google and getting "custom" results based on his browsing history, thereby making his most visited site (his) the number one result for HIM ONLY
     
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    This may be very true, but hey, if he did pull this off, congrats and keep working on doing the same with more sites.
     
  7. rody00

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    does this really happen? My site went to #1 today but when i used a proxy it was still number 8 so i guess there is some truth to that
     
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    Diff country will display diff result...... even in same country bcoz of diff data center... keep working you can come to 1st rank
     
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  9. timmytim

    timmytim Newbie

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    hey guys,
    just to clarify some issues here
    i checked the rank today and its ranked 1 on phrase position according to market samurai rank tracker
    also the targeted keyword has a very small search volume with seo value close to zero
    I know its pointless to target a keyword with virtually no search volume but this just got me so motivated to to target other keywords with substantial search volume in my niche.

    Anyways thanks for the encouragement guys
     
  10. greentitanium

    greentitanium Senior Member

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    yes that really happens.
    G logs EVERYTHINGGGGG
     
  11. denzel

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    keep it going, you are motivated, it's more important than viewing around here and doing nothing.
     
  12. flubber134

    flubber134 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    congrats! keep it going. It's amazing that you can bring an autoblog to such a high ranking.
     
  13. Bolo334

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    Good job. Now go for a bigger niche.
     
  14. Abstroose

    Abstroose Elite Member

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    I've made this mistake many times in the past.. so I always check my SERP on multiple PCs with different browsers.
     
  15. advio12

    advio12 Registered Member

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    Good job there. About how many back links do you think you have?
     
  16. robby

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    congrats man ! do well
     
  17. Champ9100

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    congrats. That proves Hardwork gets success afterall
     
  18. vicky00

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    Why don't you share you blog url and KW against you are #1 so that we can also see your blog:)
     
  19. Vbort45

    Vbort45 Newbie

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    Question and then question some more... then eventually trust. That's how it goes around here. Please put your money where your mouth is - let's take a look at that blog, shall we?
     
  20. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Keep it up.. i know its a great achievement to rank 1 in G, but as you know money always matter that's why we are in IM.

    My question is.. how much money you earning now on the blog?