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Good Serps What Do I Do Now?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by redrubies, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. redrubies

    redrubies Supreme Member

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    I bought this gig on fiverr from mikemeth who posts here. http://fiverr.com/mikemeth/spin-and...r-1200-article-directories-article-submission I bought five articles and got one free. I wrote six articles, using six of my dream keywords. This morning I checked and I am in Google for all the keywords. One of the keywords has 20 million global searches a month and 11 million local searches a month. I'm not high up for that word but to even make that word in the top 1,000 is a miracle. Some of the other words I am on page 2 for. What do I do now? How do I keep this going? How do I stay in the serps? How do I make myself go higher? Do I keep writing different articles for the same keywords? It was the articles that did it so I am assuming that I should stay with what is working. Or something. I don't know. I need help.
     
  2. dichotom

    dichotom Elite Member

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    I can give you the standard multi-tier, web 2.0, diversify speech, BUT it really comes down to your competition. Page 2 is a long way from the top half of page 1 in my experience with tougher keywords. How established is your competition? I am sure many will chime in with more info to go on.
     
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    You don't want to know how established my competition is. Think hellish nightmare and multiply that times infinity. Amazon, department stores, you name it. It's very flooded. Hellish nightmare.
     
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    Amazon is a crappy competitor who can't do and isn't worth shit in my experience.

    I think dichotom should have given you his speech.
     
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    The point is that my store is up against many, many stores. Department stores. Specialty stores. Etsy. Look at my username. You can figure out what niche I'm in. I am in the niche from hell.
     
  6. dichotom

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    HA! Perhaps so, but there are many threads going about linking strategies so I will leave it to them. In the end it all depends on how far you are willing to go and how long you can sustain that determination. "Hellish Nightmare" would throw many people off, but if you feel like you have something you should go for it and put what time into it you can. Read a little, do something, and see if it has an effect.
     
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    Nevermind
     
  8. redrubies

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    I am willing to spend 24/7 to get myself at the top. It's my dream and I am not going to give up until I achieve it. Once I was high up for another store and I got thrown out of Google. The porn links were horrible. I really think JCPenney did it to me and have posted about that before. The competition is fierce.
     
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    Just because those types of sites are in the SERPs doesn't necessarily mean its a hellish nightmare... How good is your on site SEO? What type of site do you have, do you have a decent amount of content on your site?

    dichotom's speech would serve you well. I would also add to make a plan out a few months that is sustainable. Don't just do some stuff and then stop. Do a little bit each day without stopping, and slowly increase the intensity/volume/accelerate.

    I would do a real press release or two too, make it seem like your site has got it going on. Do it on a real PR service for $25 or so, unless you feel like dropping 100 on prweb.

    Do some videos and distribute them. There's guys on fiverr that will run them through senuke or manually submit them for you.

    Your keyword doesn't seem that hard to me.
     
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    The keyword is jewelry.
     
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    Why the hell would you go for a keyword with extremely high competition, first of all? When you're starting, pick low competition, high volume buyer type keywords. Right now, if your keyword really is "jewelry", it is first of all way too generic to convert well. Second of all, it is a single word and would be extremely hard to rank relative to the better converting long tails, e.g. buy 14k gold jewelry , or cheap jewelry 9 carat white gold etc.

    Forget your "dream" keyword. The ROI just isn't there. You could theoretically spend years trying to rank that one keyword. That's putting all your eggs in one (shitty) basket. One lesson in IM, NEVER do that. You've made the mistake, move on. Target many keywords, low competition, high volume, high commercial intent. Then you will have a hope. Thank me later.
     
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    There is no mistake. That's just my dream word. I didn't spend years ranking for that word. I didn't think I would ever even get in google for that word. It just happened. But that's not what I'm asking. The other keywords that I'm on page 2 and 3 for (which were also my dream words) are what I'm interested in raising, and should I keep doing the articles that got me there in the first place, or what.
     
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    Also, I've been in google for those kinds of phrases for years. They were never my dream words. "Gold jewelry" converts better than "buy 14k gold jewelry" by the way.