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Creating a "How to" website in the Construction Niche that can one day make $100/day

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Mountain Man, Oct 30, 2016.

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  1. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Junior Member

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    My construction niche is going to be a how to install guide. The web 2.0 I have recently written 5k words for is just a related niche I was going to use to link to a few sites over time.

    Im a little torn if putting alot of content on the web 2.0 is just a waste of time. The How to guide will be a lot more technical than the web 2.0 stuff but I still wonder if it is more a less a waste of time creating such long articles for a web 2.0 site.

    The site for this journey is Definitely the third example. I am thinking based on your reply and the intent on my original question I might should be putting the content on a seperate site , lets call it site one in my pbn and then building smaller 2.0s to link to it.
     
  2. The Curator

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    My opinion? I think you should group multiple keywords to a post, long form how to content with pictures. Then on the top 5 2.0's, pull out each keyword from a post, assign it to a web 2.0, and create a mini summary of the post from that keywords angle, and link to the post on your site. That way you have 5 unique content articles on differing 2.0 platforms, all supporting your money site post. This way you aren't investing too heavy in 2.0 content at any given time, and you are still building backlinks with relevant content to your content.

    How to Install a Stereo System: stereo system install, stereo electronics guide, stereo hook up tips,
    2.0 articles each on a different 2.0: Stereo System Install is Easy, This Stereo Electronics Guide Can Be Helpful, 10 Stereo Hook Up Tips

    Be sure to uniquely write the summaries, and have these 2.0's be branded.
     
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  3. Mountain Man

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    When you say have them branded can you explain what you mean? Should they be branded as the same as the How To website they are linking too? Thanks for your input.
     
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    Can I ask something? When I write on web 2.0s do I need to diversivy my IP for every web 2.0s? And if I'm using blogger, is it alright to use the same gmail or 1 gmail for 1 web 2.00
     
  6. Mountain Man

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    Yes I am building a website for the main purpose of this Thread, I just registered my EMD .org variant, The .com was taken but is not being used.

    I still need to get word press installed on it and start building the basic layout of the website so I can get some content in.
     
  7. Mountain Man

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    Honestly I am not sure. I think if you are building a lot of 2.0s you need a vpn but I am not real sure.
     
  8. Mountain Man

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    Ok got wordpress installed on server and installed a free theme I will try out. Will attempt to get a few articles up this week.
     
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    This sounds really interesting, I've always wanted to have a real niche site :) cant wait for the updates :)
     
  10. Mountain Man

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    Have been crazy busy at work. In fact I am falling behind quickly, Have a new guy showing up tomorrow to help get caught up. Hopefully he is a good worker.

    I finally sat down with the kids down and wife asleep to get some work done and somehow I have fudged up the wordpress install royally. I installed it at www.mydomain.com/wordpress instead of at the root directory which was stupid and meant when you went to the site you saw my webmail server pop up instead of my website ..... doh

    After uninstalling I was getting an error message that I still needed to uninstall my current version of wordpress. I had to submit a ticket and I am currently waiting for them to install it lol. Should be within 1 day. I think until I can get more up I will first copy my old page I had hosted untill I can update it. That way at least I will have some content up for google to crawl.

    was hoping to have more up but on another note I am now planning on ranking another site I have and partnering/selling those leads which will make real money if I can rank it. It is currently up to 36 from around 70-90. Will have to get top 5 to see real traffic but If I can convert these and make the sale I am looking at around 2000.00 bucks a pop so I have been thinking about this pretty much non stop. I will continue to update as I get content posted and then again when I get it revised and start building out my base website.

    Thanks for following along
    MountainMan
     
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    Branded 2.0s are 2.0's that have your site's identity i.e. logo, banner, filled in profile info, unique readable relative content.
     
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  12. Mountain Man

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    Ok thanks for clarity there

    Today I got wordpress set up with a few plugins , the cahce plugin, all in one seo, Ithemes security, TinyMCE advanced.

    When I looked at what I had posted on archive.org from previous attempt at this site it was pretty weak so I wrote out first step of main how to guide and the titles for the next 6 steps. It is all text and very basic as far as theme goes right now but I will be updating with pictures and most likely changing the theme as I go along.

    Along with filling out the rest of page one I am planning on getting a twitter/facebook account set up for this account (I think) Overall I am sure its a good idea but I may just focus on content for awhile. Once I get all of the basic content in there I want to have videos for all of the more technical parts.

    Will keep the updates coming as I make further progress

    Just checked and my site is indexed which is a suprise since I just posted first article, It had some default stuff when the site went live but besides title of the blog I did not add anything. Cant be a bad sign it was indexed so quick with so little effort haha. Hope the rest of the rankings come like that :)
     
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    Filled in section 2 of my 7 step guide and added a couple of photos for section 1. I am going to try and continue this pattern the next few days. I will fill out at least part of one section each day and while I am out working the next day I will take some relevant photos to add to the step I did the day before.

    Eventually I will have a video for most of the steps as well another page or blog post with more detail on each step that the user can click on. I am trying to be through but without losing readers who just want to know how to get stuff done with a little less hand holding.

    I am hoping the next time google crawls my site I will jump into top 100 for my main keyword. I will be working Saturday and Sunday all day this weekend as my main business is beyond swamped and I am trying to keep my best contractors happy.

    I am hoping this strategy of doing one section per day (I work) will prove very fruitful in the long run.

    Thanks for following,

    Mountain Man
     
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  14. Mountain Man

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    So I have somewhat put this on the back burner for awhile and was really surprised that it still had not ranked top 100 for the keyword I targeted. I tried to go to the site and it has been down .... I have spent about an hour over the last two days with siteground trying to get the problem sorted out and the service has been pretty horrible so far. Will update when the site gets live again.

    Happy New years all.
     
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    Good luck , what kind of link building strategy will you use for the site?
     
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    In my honest opinion you are wasting your time building the web 2.0. The link to your website will carry very little value. Of course, if you are going to spend a ton of time working on the web 2.0 you'll get a decent link from it, but it will only be one link, so it's not worth the effort. Instead, you should create awesome content for your money site, so that it will attract links naturally. If your money site manages to attract a single link from a related authority site, then that will already be a lot better than the single backlink from the web 2.0.

    The number of linking (high quality) domains is one of the most important ranking factors. Just so you know, a high quality domain is a domain with traffic, links, contact information, domain and preferably public whois info.

    And don't expect to rank fast, even for easy keywords. It takes some time for Google to trust new sites.
     
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  17. Mountain Man

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    Yep I have pretty much abandoned the web 2.0, It currently has a ton of content and I dont think google ever indexed anything other than the about page which is funny.

    Today I got the site live again, Dealing with sitegrounds help staff was pretty much a joke. The low point was after 20 minutes on the chat function of their support I got a message that the guy had realized it had been sent to the domain manager and he closed the chat out instantly without allowing me any further questions or anything, very frustrating.

    For links I will toss a few PBN links at it that were awarded from @BlackBDO and that is all I really have planned so far, Well I also plan on making some you tube videos, I have actually already made a few but have not posted them. I think I will also try to get some other channels to post some videos that I make so all of the videos are not from my channel, I figure that will prob help it rank more?

    A video is in the top 5 of rankings since it is a "how to" site that makes sense. Eventually I will try and put together like a 10-15 minute video to try and out rank that one so I can hopefully get a couple of the top 5 spots. There is also one of the snippets shown at the top that I think I can get eventually.
     
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    Started a youtube channel for my site and I am trying to learn how to link back to the site from the video channel? For now I have just made a comment in the video pointing back to the website.

    Google dropped my site from its index when it was suspended by my domain. I am hoping a link from youtube will at least get them to re index it and hopefully it will jump somewhere in the top 100 for rankings.
     
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    Keywords go into description of video, title, and tags.
     
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    I got my video up and linked the way I want but I just found out might site had a manual penalty in 2011. I wonder how big of a deal this is. Ahrefs was showing one link to it which I did not check until after I had registered it. Since all of the links are gone do you think there is still a penalty on site? I guess I need to try to get WMT on it again, I was having trouble last time I tried to add it.