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Just hit #1! Awesome!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by bigwhite, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. bigwhite

    bigwhite Regular Member

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    Well I joined up in anticipation to learn a bit about SEO. I must say I have come quite far! Ive studied almost every day on ranking my pages up.

    Well I have finally hit #1 for a 27,000 Exact match keyword. :) Passing up Wikipedia and Apple was a fantastic feeling.

    Now I'm not making much on adsense but that is because I didn't do my CPC research when I first made this site.

    This was basically my test site, the first site I made to make any type of adsense money.

    I created the site about 5 months ago, and started working on the seo about 3 months ago (maybe less).

    For those of you who think I may be googling it myself, I am not. I use a rank checking tool and have had others check the keyword as well. I am 100% I am #1.

    Thank you for all your help everybody! This was a great learning experience for me.
     
  2. inumel

    inumel Senior Member

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    congrats
     
  3. bigwhite

    bigwhite Regular Member

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    I appreciate that. :) Thank you.
     
  4. pooinmyloo

    pooinmyloo Regular Member

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    Nice one buddy. I've got a fair distance to go yet, but will get there someday.
     
  5. onlineworker_007

    onlineworker_007 Regular Member

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    congratz
     
  6. thegladiator

    thegladiator Regular Member

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    congratulations

    HADAKUMULLAH
     
  7. Ewan-L

    Ewan-L Regular Member

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    Nice going, well done!
     
  8. scorpion896

    scorpion896 Senior Member

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    Way to go, you say your cpc is low, how low?
     
  9. ziplack

    ziplack Senior Member

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    Its a great felling get to first spot
    Now create a new site and do more seo
     
  10. NikosX

    NikosX Power Member

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    congrats! duplicate with better cpc now!
     
  11. puneetas3

    puneetas3 Senior Member

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    Maybe this 27,000 Exact match keyword with low CPC is a low competition keyword that is easy to rank. You may like to try out your tactics with medium or high competitive keywords to see how effective they are. Good luck :) Keep going
     
  12. datadyne

    datadyne Junior Member

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    Congratulations! Don't consider your site a test/waste because of the bad CPC. You can try throwing some high CPC keywords related to your niche into your content. Careful though, that might get you into trouble. The safer thing would be to monetize with an affiliate program like Amazon (sell ipods, accessories) or Clickbank (iphone unlocking guides).
     
  13. ActionTaker

    ActionTaker Power Member

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    If I hit #1 for my 27k KW, I'd be making $300/day.. Damn, I'm jealous of you ;-)
     
  14. RightInTwo

    RightInTwo Power Member

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    What worked for you to get it there? Networks? BHW services?
     
  15. WhitePassion

    WhitePassion Elite Member

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    Interested in what you used as well, what tools you posess etc.
     
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    foshizzle Junior Member

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    congrats dude :) I just hit #1 spot for a 2900 local keyword with an EMD I created a month ago...its also targets a bunch of other keywords... It made me 4 dollars today with adsense... not much, but it is a start. I am getting about 90 daily uniques. This was my test run as well :) I am gonna put a bunch of more articles on it now covering more subjects and will also add 2 more monetization methods :) I found a nice CPA offer for my niche so I am certain I can get the site to an average of $10+ per day pretty easily.

    To get to number one I automatically created about a hundred of wikis with low quality spun content which are all no follow and scrapeboxed them, manually commented on very related guestbooks and blogs which were do follow and no follow and also created a bunch of related forum profile links which I blasted with scrapebox.
     
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  18. Hiten

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    GZ!
    I too am interested how you got there. What methods/services have you used?
     
  19. amazonian raider

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    Congratulations! Rather than simply writing this off as a learning experience, I would still try to monetize that traffic a bit better if you can. Try adding additional content to your site that targets higher CPC keywords and funnel the traffic to those pages. Or as someone else suggested you could try Amazon or Clickbank products, though those may or may not work well depending on the keyword (and guessing from the low CPC I'm thinking funnelling them to a higher CPC article and hoping you get a decent clickthrough there might have better results).

    Honestly I haven't done enough with Adsense to know how well that works, but if you're already ranked that high for a 27k exact kw then you should be getting a fair amount of traffic and I would definitely want to tap into that as much as I can if I was you.
     
  20. foshizzle

    foshizzle Junior Member

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    Hey! Very useful post! This is exactly what I am doing with my 2900 exact match domain now because the average cpc I receive is only 30 cents and there are many related higher paying keywords.