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I Love It When Everything Starts Coming Together - Thank You BHW

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by hardinflash, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. hardinflash

    hardinflash Regular Member

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    I just can't get over it, I feel like bragging. I've been making money online for a while but I mean nothing was ever really consistent. I've had a pretty good idea about SEO and what not for a while but I it wasn't until recently that I actually feel like I can say I'm an expert.

    I mean I know there's people far better than me at it and making way way way more money than me but I really feel like I can pick any keyword and it's only a matter of time and work before it's my bitch. I really owe a lot of thanks to this forum and it's contributors. I mean I had to wade through a lot of BS before I figured out what was really up but that's a given for learning just about anything if you don't have a great 1 on 1 teacher.

    I guess I just felt like a thank you was in order, so thank you everyone.
     
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  2. altschule

    altschule Regular Member

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    Good job, now teach us some things =]
     
  3. OnlineGodfather

    OnlineGodfather Senior Member

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    Always great to hear about people really making money :)
     
  4. blackmamba456

    blackmamba456 Junior Member

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    I'd be interested to know what your SEO strategy woud be for something as competitive as 'mountain bikes', or would that normally be out of your scope?
     
  5. positivenote

    positivenote Regular Member

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    "I really feel like I can pick any keyword and it's only a matter of time and work before it's my bitch.""

    Good 1 OP..keyword bitches.
     
  6. Lex Luthor

    Lex Luthor Registered Member

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    This is great encouragement. At this time I am still in the wading through BS phase of my Journey. But the OP's post helps remind me that there should be a light at the end of the tunnel.
     
  7. hardinflash

    hardinflash Regular Member

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    It's really about the basics, I mean maybe the people making 100k+ know something really special, personally I just think they're more knowledgeable and have been in the game a while so they know more angles.

    Just start at learning how to do keyword and competition research. Pick a fairly simple and low competitive keyword then learn a little bit about on page SEO and just go after it. I mean just stick to that keyword and look at what's working, what's making your site, sites, articles, web 2.0 properties rank differently than others.

    After you have populated the serps with content you have control over you can definitely find out what works best because you can make changes to everything. switch a link from here to there, use this anchor text, blast this one with xrumer or SB, add an H2 headline to another, a picture or a video to another.

    Once you've accomplished that then all you need to do is link. I use all sorts of linking methods but my favorite is probably a pyramid style with a linkwheel at the top using mostly like Squidoo, Ezinearticles, Goarticles and some random higher PR properties. Then I generally toss some LFE blogs under that and then blast articles under that and then I just use scrapebox to toss links to LFE blogs and articles. I mean if you looked at the linking structure it would probably look pretty while because the only part of it that looks anywhere near organized would be the top properties.

    Another reason I use those higher PR directories and properties is because it lets me get multiple first page rankings easily so I generally try to actually write that content myself because I want to get click troughs to either the product I'm trying to promote or like sites such as ezinearticles I will try to make the article a little mysterious (not overly mysterious, just like I think about what I'm going to want to know about it and leave those parts out, still want to keep it interesting) so if they're reading it they definitely want to find out more about what I'm talking about in the article.

    This was kind of a long post and I ended up doing quite a bit of different things while writing it so if something doesn't make sense just ask a question and I'll make sure I pay more attention next time lol.
     
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  8. Longover

    Longover Power Member

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    If you can stay on the treadmill for long enough, then you'll win the SEO game.
     
  9. Trig7

    Trig7 Newbie

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    The part of the post I related with most is the "I mean I had to wade through a lot of BS before I figured out what was really up" part. This forum really does cut through all the BS and gets down to what works, not what idea sells to a list of 100,000+ IM newbies just starting out.
     
  10. Rejijoix

    Rejijoix Newbie

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    I am genuinely happy for you. This really motivates me.
     
  11. jaimefromtexas

    jaimefromtexas Newbie

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    reminds me of a craigslist rant for some reason ... maybe, to entertain, is to rule
     
  12. bikerboy

    bikerboy Regular Member

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    Yo hardinflash,

    How many Web properties (top level: EzineArticles, GoArticles, Squidoo, etc.) do you have that leads to your website?