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Need guidance on first ever venture!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by webisone, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. webisone

    webisone Newbie

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    Hello Gurus


    I am on the verge of starting my first even online venture. A microniche website which I would obviously like to monetize and gain other benefits!


    Now, I am well aware of the fact that it is not easy as it sounds and since I am very new to all this, I would request little guidance from other members in BHW.


    1. Used PR4 Domain/ DA domains/clean slate? What should be the choice?
    2. Adsense - Do I really need to wait for 6 months before I can start earning some revenue from Adsense?
    3. Any other factors you think I must keep in mind before kick-starting this?


    PS: I am a rookie , so please purden me If my questions sound too dumb!


    Regards

    WebONe
     
  2. OscarUlloa

    OscarUlloa Newbie

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    I would recommend to start with some keyword research. You can use market samurai to work this out. Check if the niche that you are interested in is viable. This is the most common mistake and you can avoid it. Once you have your keywords, concentrate on a good looking site. There are tons of software that can make things easier for you. I use Iweb to create mine (talking about cheap stuff). Once you have your site, you can get your adsense account. There is a nice site that sells approved adsense accounts for 25 bucks. Content is a key factor to get your site to rank. Finally, work on a link building campaign (not fully automated or you may get banned) and there you go!
     
  3. kree8ive

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    Focus on quality over quantity. Quality content is the name of the game in 2013 and beyond if you at least want to earn a living doing this.

    Also,...Keep at it! Don't get discouraged when you don't see immediate results. (Not saying you won't!) Give the people what they want first, focus on monetization second. :)

    Just my 2 cents. Good luck!
     
  4. america it

    america it Newbie

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    yes I will help It want be hard if u do the work from the start up front ,just stay true to what u building and it will work out
     
  5. netnav

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    1. If you are going to strip old content from a used domain and rework it completely (as the result of which it will lose SEO value) i'd say start with a clean domain. Go for brand rather than EMD or beter Brand + keyword type of domain.
    2. It'll depend a lot on your content strategies and your niche. I agree with OscarUlloa about the research - use your own knowledge of the niche (if you've been following it for some time) and see if there's search activity.
    3. there's a lot of small and not-so-small items starting from hosting and design and to content and conversion. I'd say make sure you have a good understanding of the niche and how things happen there and have some strategy to follow when you launch.
     
  6. webisone

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    Thanks folks. Yes, I realized that starting afresh is the way to go. I understand that DA is the new PR :p and old domains will only increase my efforts and administrative overhead. I have almost finalized the domain with GoDaddy and the keyword analysis has returned positive results so I am looking forward to it.

    Yes, this is going to be my means to bread and butter. Is it true that I can't apply Adsense before my website is 6 months old?
     
  7. tvfreak

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    No you don't need to wait 6 months, if you have some decent traffic and content you can apply and put the ads on your site much sooner.
     
  8. MadStacks

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    First thing to do is buy some unique quality articles or write them yourself. Do not buy into to many SEO tools to fast
    and learn how to do is manually first.
     
  9. webisone

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    Hi Madstacks

    Well that is the idea. I am looking at the web contents to be the driving force of the website. The niche is pretty broad and I would like to keep it that way.