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An SEO's Journey To $500/Day - 13 Keywords To Win

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by myhomestartup, May 27, 2014.

  1. myhomestartup

    myhomestartup Regular Member

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    The Goal:
    Through a previous project, I have 13 related keywords (just variations of each other) that I know are worth $500/day to me if I can get ranked #1 for them all. I'm currently ranked #8 - #18 for these keywords. The goal is to rank #1 for every single one without heavy black hat spam.

    What I Have Done So Far:
    To get to my current ranks, I have created a 20 site PBN and bought some social bookmarks.

    What Is Up Ahead:
    Building a larger PBN.
    Taking advantage of social signals.
    And whatever else I learn along the way.

    My Mojo:
    I will do my absolute best to make this thread as informative as possible.
    I cannot give away my niche, but I will be as open as I can with the processes that I use.

    Day 1 Rankings:
    I am going to be posting updates on my BIG 4 keywords. The remaining 9 keywords are all under 1k searches/month and generally rise or fall with the larger ones.

    #8 - 20k searches/month
    #8 - 1k searches/month
    #9 - 1k searches/month
    #14 - 1k searches/month

    Have some insight? Add me on skype and let's talk!
    Skype ID: MyHomeStartup
     
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  2. HomensdaLuta

    HomensdaLuta Junior Member

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    very interesting, good luck op.
     
  3. The SEO

    The SEO Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You will monetize your website with affiliate program, CPA or Adsense?
     
  4. myhomestartup

    myhomestartup Regular Member

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    It is an affiliate website
     
  5. 2DHades

    2DHades Power Member

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    Nice thread, fingers crossed for you!

    What do you use to monetize?
     
  6. snoozebot

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    How much are you currently earning from the site? And how many UVs are you getting daily? Are the sites on your PBN hosted on different IPs?
     
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    Good luck! I'll be following along :)
     
  8. francis1017

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    Goodluck mate!
    Btw I am starting SEO too like last month actually but still my target keywords are N/A..
     
  9. myhomestartup

    myhomestartup Regular Member

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    Getting around 15 uniques per day. Not earning yet. Will be soon.
    Big kahuna comes when I hit spots #1 and #2.
    PBN sites are all on different C-class IPs.
     
  10. HomensdaLuta

    HomensdaLuta Junior Member

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    Dude, one question. How many links to your main site you use per post?
     
  11. myhomestartup

    myhomestartup Regular Member

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    Right now, I only have 1 link per PBN site.
    This may change in the future. I just am focused on this project at the moment.
     
  12. dexxtaa

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    SUBBED! Good luck dude! I am looking forward to your posts!
     
  13. RockstarSEO

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    Consider some blog comments too with high pr. I have found them useful
     
  14. HomensdaLuta

    HomensdaLuta Junior Member

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    you link only one time from each post?
     
  15. palzergozon

    palzergozon Newbie

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    Subbed. Doing the same but we onlly have less than 10 pbn's and we currently experiencing drop in rankings with our new site when we rolled out the pbn's since last week. Is this something to be worry about this early or just observe in the meantime?
     
  16. UrsuAke

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    Around 30k searches for all keywords right?

    That would mean a projected 40-60% ctr -> 12k-18k/month -> 400-600 daily visits. That would mean that on average, each visitor gives you 1$ in revenue but due to the fact that the bounce rate is never at 0% it would mean that the average revenue per click should be at more than 1$.

    Nice paying niche :)

    Good luck on your project.
     
  17. Nick Flame

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    You should add research the competitors ranking in top ahead of you and trying to replicate some of their most valuable links.

    If they rank due to their own PBN --> Increase your PBN size and quality.
    If they rank due to mentions on high quality sites in the niche --> try link bait, broken link building, manual outreach, etc..
    If they rank due to high quality guest blogging --> consider guest blogging in your strategy.
    If they do not seem to have any quality links --> there is something on-site that triggers google to consider them a high quality resource. What can it be? Comparative Tables? images, guides, download guides, other resources, etc.. Try to figure it out and replicate.

    Good luck. And you should track many more keywords than 4 or 13. Before you move up in rankings for the big keywords, you should see the effect of your seo on your weaker, long tail keywords.
     
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  18. myhomestartup

    myhomestartup Regular Member

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    YES! Totally experiencing the same thing. Was ranking #3-5 for all the keywords, then mid may (google update time) it dropped to #8-15. Very very odd. Curious if anyone has any insight on this.

    BEYOND awesome advice. Thank you.
     
  19. myhomestartup

    myhomestartup Regular Member

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    Update 2 Rankings:
    Rankings are starting to fluctuate around a little bit. Not in my favor. Just going to see what happens.

    I bought 1350 social signals for the page I am trying to rank.
    Bought 650 social signals to the homepage of the site.
    Added Social Sharing Buttons To Site.
    Added A Meta Description To My Site's Homepage.
    Articles Ordered for another pbn site.

    #8 - 20k searches/month (+ 0)
    #11 - 1k searches/month (-3)
    #15 - 1k searches/month (-6)
    #NA - 1k searches/month (- Lots)
     
  20. xpofkex

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    Good for OP.

    P.S How much do you spend on PBN per domain?