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I hold the #1 spot, how to monetize?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Cynical, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. Cynical

    Cynical BANNED BANNED

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    I hold the number one spot on Google for a specific keyword.
    This keyword has around 60k global monthly searches.

    However, I get around 10 - 50 visitors at most per day. Why is that?
    I have adsense set up, and I've only had like 5 clicks in total.
    Keep in mind that I've had adsense set up at the website for a while.

    Any help?
     
  2. JuicyBlack

    JuicyBlack Regular Member

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    I think you might have fallen victim to Google's customized search.... there are many others who have been optimizing their sites and somehow Ggl drops a cookie or objects in the browser that make them hallucinate and see their site as the #1 result.

    My take > check with proxy sites/proxies or with a multiple datacenter checker
     
  3. Cynical

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    Thanks, I tried your suggestion and now I see what you are talking about.
     
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  4. bobbylove321

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    3 things:

    1)clear your cookies, or use another web browser (example if you use chrome, then switch and use internet explorer or mozilla to check rankings)

    2)60k per month searches is not the real data, you have to check "EXACT", and if you are first and your getting only 10-50 visitors per day, then you have optimized for a broad keyword match, which means you read the Google keyword tool incorrectly.

    3)Make sure you are using the RIGHT Google tool

    Code:
    https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal?forceLegacy=true
     
  5. mollah

    mollah Power Member

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    Do you have any recommendations?
     
  6. lizmoz

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    Million of these threads here....:) Just use firefox or chrome in "porn mode" and you'll see your site is not really the no. 1.

    And check with "exact match" when doing the research with keyword tool.

    Best of luck anyway :)
     
  7. win7Lover

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    wow. really? gd for you man. ;)
     
  8. mollah

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    If you had a #1 site you may be able to sell it, depending on the niche.