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I have just ranked accidentally with NO SEO

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by CRT, Nov 2, 2016.

  1. CRT

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    So back in April I was fooling around and made a website/blog for a popular mobile game. I never planned on monetizing it, as it was mainly for my enjoyment.

    Around August I left it alone as I was getting very busy with actual moneymaking sites. At that time it had around 70 blog postsWell long story short I decided to check on the site today and this is what I saw

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    Here's the traffic breakdown:
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    I never did any off page SEO. I checked the backlinks and it seems like a popular blog decided to share my post. I also got a bunch of links from reddit and some comments as well.

    I didn't even have adsense enabled (I wish I did now), but I did collect an email list. Now I have 4500 double optin targeted emails that I can easily monetize.

    I guess the point of this post is to show that it is infact possible to rank naturally. I left it alone, and 2 months later it is ranking in the top 10 for hundreds of long tail keywords.
     
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  2. blogzandstuff

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    a friend of mine had the same sort of thing, he did no backlink building at all, he just mentions it on facebook and twitter and he's doing ok.
     
  3. thetrustedzone

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    matt cutts this is you ?
     
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    Authority sites at its best. Very nice niche :)
     
  5. PHPInjected

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    Decent stats for no backlink building. Social shares?
     
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    lol nice, its possible but the odds are very low.
     
  7. gman777

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    They ain't that low. I managed to rank too a website for 1k keyword, position 7 without any backlink(except maybe I left a comment on youtube...)

    Made the articles in may, gave up because I was impatient, and when I've checked checked in july...BOOM!

    And I also got a commission...

    Now I'm planning to bring it back...

    So yeah...it's possible...
     
  8. CRT

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    what?

    There is a twitter account with 4k followers so maybe that's why
     
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    I would say so. Twitter & G+ hold weight really well right now.
     
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    nice traffics there, now it's time to monetize your site..
     
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    oh man.. how lucky you are.. i am trying to rank a site for 1 year.. tried so many seo services but still got nothing :'(
     
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    Maybe that's why you don't rank my friend.
     
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  14. CRT

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    There are other factors involved, especially your content. It's not as easy as throwing a SEO package onto a site
     
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    Are you watching your link profile, checking competitors back links, keeping your content updated, and checking your on site seo? If you're properly dividing those services up among your tiers, I guarantee it's one of the things I mentioned that you're not doing.
     
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    Yes I am bro..
     
  17. smmpanel

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    what should i do if someones seo work doesnt work? i must try other services..isnt it bro?? what do u think?
     
  18. smmpanel

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    I am regularly updating content :(
     
  19. PHPInjected

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    You're doing all of that? You used multiple SEO services and factored them in correctly and got no results?

    FYI, you can use the '+quote' option, click every quote you want to respond to, and then click "Insert Quotes" to respond to multiple people in one post.
     
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    That's an awesome story, nice job.