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How I got to #1 on Google

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by becauseimhot, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. becauseimhot

    becauseimhot Junior Member

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    I'd like to start off by stating that I have been visiting BHW now for a few years and have learned everything I need to know from this forum. Search engines have adapted the way they rank sites (particularly the big G). I compete with multi-million dollar companies for a keyword with over 15 million results. Most of my competitors invest heavily on advertising (Adwords suggested a budget of $315 per day)

    Here's how I did it:

    Month 1
    1. Used social bookmark services (see the services for sale) x 100 bookmarks to index the site and major pages on Google.
    2. Adjusted meta tags, keywords and content on the website to target desired keywords.
    3. Wrote 3 articles (500 words each) and submitted it to 20 article directories (using services on services for sale page)

    Total cost: $25

    Month 2

    1. Posted high PR blog posts after checking high PR links on competitor sites using SEO for Firefox (great tool to spy on competitor links with the click of a button)
    2. Paid for 50 .edu profile links on services page
    3. Paid for 100 social bookmarks, this time using a different provider in a different country.

    Total Cost: $40


    Month 3

    At this point, I was ranking between 3-5 for my desired keyword. I submitted an xml sitemap to Google (should have done this in month 1)

    1. Paid for 400 social bookmarks
    2. Paid for 1 PR6 link on relevant site ($90)
    3. Paid for Xrummer campaign of 5000 forum submissions ($35)

    Total cost: $125

    During the entire process I ensured that I posted one or two articles per week, added social pages on squidoo and free blog sites and ensured that I had a growing number of high PR links.

    It took exactly 4 months in total before I was ranked #1 for my desired keyword and ranked between #1 and #3 for incidental keywords that were related but not targeted.

    Hops this helps you!

    P.S - I ended up buying software which only added to my budget. I now run Bookmarking demon and xrummer myself - the complexities in ensuring that you have private proxies etc are worth the investment if you're willing to spend enough time and have several sites. Gotta know what you're doing though!
     
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  2. jason2009

    jason2009 Senior Member

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    Bookmarked.Lets see what happen to your website
     
  3. Nuker

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    Great results, i have a few questions
    what is the domain age ?
    what is the exact match, allintitle competition for your keyword ?
    How much are you making from it ?
     
  4. Kickflip

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    How many exact searches does this keyword get according to adwords keyword tool? Because the work you did really sounds like you are targeting a micro niche.
     
  5. bstsystems

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    It seems to me that the correlation between everyone who says that they achieve a # 1 rank is manual high pr blog comments. I've been told that the whole social bookmarking, which is a large part of your process, really doesn't add a lot of linkjuice, it mainly indexes your links.
     
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    umairsheikh2002 BANNED BANNED

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    Duplicate thread with:

    Code:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/white-hat-seo/331743-making-1-google-how-i-did.html
     
  7. ViperVin

    ViperVin Regular Member

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    How have your monetization efforts been?
     
  8. becauseimhot

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    Hi - It is a niche, but a very profitable one. Social bookmarks are important in indexing a new site and I guarantee that it has helped push up rankings of older sites too. The secret is to have a mix of everything and do it incrementally.
     
  9. Adamsc1

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    Seems a bit over kill, to be honest if you are going to take 3 months to get into 1st you could do it for free by optimizing the on page and then creating a handful of high authority backlinks each week; good job though
     
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    hi, you were mentioning something budged of 300 something bucks a day
    so you probably make over 100$ a day, if not i wonder how come not...
     
  11. becauseimhot

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    The company sells products between $6,600 - $20,000 and has conversions of between 1-3 per month. The competitors are more expensive and spend approx $150-$350 per day on Adwords. Yes it is a niche and its not an affiliate site - I own the business.

    Before entering the market I evaluated several competitors - All were dumb shit housewives who had no idea what they were doing. I came with a great product, great website and good price. I also SEO'd the hell out of my site to cut down Adwords expenses.
     
  12. LBrown

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    So, you're not going to say how many exact searches the term has per month?
     
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    I agree with Kickflip, this seems like it'll rank for a non-competitive keyword.
     
  14. OpticPrime

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    How much have you made from your website so far? It seems like your only investing, investing and investing.
     
  15. iknowjack

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    thats nice, but like i asked before (since you are no1 on keyword): do you make at least over 100$ a day FROM KEYWORD ?
     
  16. LBrown

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    I am curious about this discrepancy in the story:

    Also, how did you know they were "dumb shit housewives?"

    And why won't you answer how many exact monthly searches the Google Adwords tool shows for your keyword?
     
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    GiftGuru Supreme Member

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    Simple way to get in the top ten of any keyword phrase:

    1. Optimize your page
    2. Blast the crap out of twitter with your page and drive thousands of people to your site. These are quality backlinks. You will see results within 48 hours. I do this for ALL new sites I take on and it works like a charm
     
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    Maybe he doesnt know how to look that up?
     
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    bookmarked
     
  20. Luxury

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    lol, this threads starting to look like a detectives corners, and the suspect doesn't want to answer the questions provided.

    are you making more than you spend?
    if so, how much more.

    -Luxury.