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Is this all I need to do to rank a site?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Mike Hill, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. Mike Hill

    Mike Hill Junior Member

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    So lets say I buy a domain, set up WP and write a couple of good blog posts right for a low competition keyword. Did all the on page then just waited it should rank well right? I dont really understand backlinks and all
     
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    It needs to be a very low competition for that to work, but it can certainly happen.

    If another site links to your website, that tells google it has value. Its much more complex, but that essentialy is it.
     
  3. stevesolo

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    Yes, it will work if it is super low-competition keywords and also backlinks are always a good way for ranking faster if they are quality backlinks.
     
  4. Mike Hill

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    Alright cool, so I have a niche that isnt traditionally thought of as one that can be used in the IM world. I know how to do key word research but what qualifiies as a "very low copeition"? On the google keyword planner some keywords have 100,000+ searchs a month but are ranked as low. How do I know what to do?
     
  5. Mike Hill

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    Wah
    What qualifies as low competition?
     
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    The "competition" on google keyword planner has nothing to do with ranking your webpage on serps.
    That one is for people who want to bid for advertisement with google. So don't look at that.

    To gauge whether your keyword is low competition, simply search that keyword and look at the first page.
    Do you think you can outrank those 10 results on the first page? (if you have some SEO experience, you most likely will be able to roughly tell)
    If you can't tell, the simplest way is to use some paid tools for an indicative difficulty level. (but take note that these indicative high/low competition are only a guide and may not be 100% reliable.)

    You need to do in-depth research of your 10 competitors to find out whether you can beat them for sure.
     
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    In most cases you will need to build backlinks to your posts, otherwise it will take an eternity to rank top 3.
     
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    I'd go with kwrevealer and double check by kwfinder. The basic accounts on both are free. If you can figure out a keyword on both with a competiton < 10. That case kwrevealer would say "No Competition" or kwfinder "Go for it" you are all set. However, I'd highly doubt you could rank it without any links at all. But I do believe low hanging fruit, like Pinterest Pin, Tumblr reshares, Forums or Q&A sites are sufficient for reaching your goal.
     
  9. Mike Hill

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    Where can I learn about this? Im still confused
     
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    The best teacher are the people sharing your stuff. Just open a board, post regularly about 10-15 pins, optimize your pins for SEO and add new people every day and link the pins back to your site. Do the same with tumblr and register for the forums and Q&As talking about your topic. After you made 3 or 4 innocent posts you can drop your link.

    And for Christ's sake don't use the same user name on each and every forum, you join.
     
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    Build some backlinks in good metric low spam sites.
    Share your posts which must be valuable in social media.
    Bookmark your site in social bookmark sites.
     
  13. freakystyley

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    Are you a time traveller m8 or is this the year 2010.?

    No need to misslead the guy.

    OP, SEO is incredibly complex. What you're asking can't be answered without knowing the specifics.

    Would you be able to rank for a very low- comp keyword doing nothing but writing a blog post? Maybe, but the chances of that keyword being profitable are 0.01%.

    If you wanna do this seriously: read, read, read as much as you can about SEO and then try and rank a few websites. Trial and error is always the best way to learn.
     
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    Hey Freakystyley, You said I might be a time traveller or am in coma since 2010 like that. Actually one thing you need to know. To rank a site, there are something need such as good metric domains with powerful article that exactly relate with main KW will never loose the ranking in Google SERP page. And I think you don'r know about social media power to drive good traffic nowadays. Actually it's not for now only, it works still now, if the article attracts the users.

    I never mislead any guy to go into bad way. This is a try to rank in simple ways. If it need more and more things to rank then the OP moves into a best way to rank his site with some other best SEO expert suggestions.
    You said read, read, read as much as you can. Now I can realize why you said my above points won't works nowadays. You never try anything as I said. And I agree the point you said. Errors only the way to learn more and more and gain our experience in whatever we done.
     
  15. DotBrilliant

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    There's a lot more to it, to be honest. I suggest your first investment to actually be a book to guide you on basic SEO.