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My journey to the top rankings

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by FreeU, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. FreeU

    FreeU Registered Member

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    I'm just now learning about SEO.. My website is about a month old and uses wordpress free, no paid hosting at the moment.


    1.) Should I purchase hosting? [It is a photography website]

    2.) Should I purchase backlinks, anchored or non anchored? (Fiverr gig)

    3.) Does anyone have services that'll increase my rankings. (Do I need certain keywords on my website for it to be indexed or do I tell you to submit certain words associated with my website)

    I'd rather support the community here and purchase from you guys. If anyone has any suggestions, particular e-books I'd be glad to read them and then come back to here.

    Thanks for hospitality.
     
  2. yowies

    yowies Regular Member

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    instead of waiting for others to read/report for you..why not..do some research here for a few hours.
    Crazy idea I know..
    I am not being nasty to you..just common ^%$# sense.:D
     
  3. JonnyBorneo

    JonnyBorneo Regular Member

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    1) does free wordpress supply enough space for you to upload your photographs without limiting their quality?

    1) do you plan to monetize your site? free wordpress doesn't support adsense

    2) 3) yes you should purchase services if you don't know jackshit of SEO
     
  4. dichotom

    dichotom Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You should purchase hosting. It is so cheap there is no reason not to and it gives you control and security that your sites are going to stay up. You don't want to pump up a free site and get it taken down with no recourse in the matter.
     
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  5. FreeU

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    Oh I see. It would be my photography website, so it wouldn't be much other than my photographs, contact and a link to my facebook for more information.

    I appreciate the hospitality.
     
  6. dichotom

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    If you aren't going to do anything out of the ordinary (I assumed so since you posted this in black hat seo section) then you may be fine with a free hosted site. You will still want to buy your own domain though. If you do use a free one, just make sure to use a big reputable free host like wordpress.com. Still though, hosting is pretty dang cheap anymore and if you get your own hosting you do not have any kind of limitations and can host as many domains as you please on it.
     
  7. FreeU

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    I have the domain name, just no real "h0sting" per say. Is is true the less keyword phrases the better? I am trying to over throw some major companies in the area and they actually don't have much traffic it's just that they have enough to be on top for certain key phrases.
     
  8. ronmojohny

    ronmojohny Regular Member

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    you can do multiple free sites and get multiple listings. get a blogspot blog and facebook fan page too, just make sure your keywords are in the title tags of the page you create.
     
  9. flist

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    The domain will definitely give an advantage over a free site, both in the freedom of content, as well as a general boost in the SERPs. You definitely need to get some content on the page, generate a sitemap(I recommend installing a sitemap xml plugin for Wordpress), and make sure that your on-site SEO is rock-solid before heading to off-site SEO. If it's not that competitive, the on-site could be enough to get you ranking if done properly.
     
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  10. FreeU

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    And that's what I still have to learn, I don't know how to do it properly, so I got to look at random threads on here for I don't know what. SEO Basics maybe.
     
  11. flist

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    Do some searches for "onpage seo" or variations of it on the forums. There was a really good post on here ("Everything About Starting a Website" or something like that) fairly recently and covers a lot of that. You want to definitely make use of the "alt" and "title" tags whenever possible/sensible, but certainly don't overdo it. Also, image filenames are relevant for SEO as well. As I said, there are some very nice threads about that on here too. White Hat books(Art of SEO, etc) are usually highly relevant to on-page SEO, so don't overlook that resource as well.


     
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