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How long does it take?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by thebanker, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. thebanker

    thebanker Newbie

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    If you're following a legitimate white hat strategy with reasonable spend, how long should it take to make it into the top 5 using white hat methods only?

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  2. Jinko

    Jinko Regular Member

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    This question is too vague. If you're trying to rank organically it depends on keyword competition and your knowledge of SEO. It's possible to rank 1st place for low competition keywords with only good on page SEO. More competitive keywords will require more time, effort and probably money in a lot of cases. Tell us more about your niche and we can provide a better answer for you.
     
  3. VinBed

    VinBed Regular Member

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    Depends on the keyword. Depends on the domain. Depends on the quality of your content. Depends on the competition. Depends on everything - there are too many variables.
     
  4. Petras

    Petras Newbie

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    Australian domain SEO keyword took us 2 months to get there. #1 position reached only 1 day (almost impossible to beat wikipedia) ... .i.e. must work hard to get results for competitive keyword!


    • Form competitive kewords dake sure your domain > 4 months old better >>>6 months
    • Regional domain vs international is much easier to promote
    • The bigger competition level the longer it takes
    • Avoid rapid boost in link mass
     
  5. wottoinc

    wottoinc Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    There are too many factors that bring you in the top 5 using white hat plus it is not even that easy to successfully use all of the white hat tricks. People take years and years to be on top using white hat tricks because they need human attention and hardwork.
     
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    alex-19841 Regular Member

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    How long is a piece of string? Is a similar question. If you are on to a good thing then however long it takes has no bearing, it should be worth the time spent and more to ensure a passive income and the freedom it could provide.