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New to SEO, Looking for some people to point me in the right direction!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DownRiver46, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. DownRiver46

    DownRiver46 Newbie

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    (I believe this is the correct section to post this in if not, my apologies and how embarrassing!)

    Little background- I have made a lot of websites in my years but never lasted to long. Could never get the SEO down. I joined about 2 years ago and ever since I just browse threw a few threads. Now, I know SEO is what keeps any site alive and flourishing. To this, I now ask the masters (you all, the community) to help me and point me in the right directions with tips, advise, and guidance. I'm a fast learner, but I do ask a lot of questions. I'll most likely will be reading thousands of threads, and millions of post to try and gain the knowledge that you all have, but I learn best with hands on and guidance by the people- haha.

    Anyways, looking for some people/contacts to add that I can ask questions, and be pointed into the right directions. I'll be working on my first SEO site and would love the help. I hear this community is awesome.

    Much Appreciated to those who are willing to help a "newbie" into the Black Hat World,
    Jake
     
  2. IamKing

    IamKing Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I am ready to help you. PM me. All the best.
     
  3. DownRiver46

    DownRiver46 Newbie

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    Awesome Thank You! I certainly will!

    Edite: Once I have 15 post! Haha,
    Got any advise to start out? I will be creating the website from bottom to top. Would in your option would be the best platform to work off of?
     
  4. JournoNick

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    Hey, SEO is not rocket science if you know how the internet works. You say you made websites, then that's a good start.

    Links are the currency of the internet and you need to understand that bots don't have eyes, so CSS is nothing to them - to some extent - so make sure your code is up to scratch.

    Just remember that you need to research research research. I would recommend buy an Ahrefs and SEMRush accounts and then starting to read up on on-site SEO regarding titles and meta data. Once you think you're the king of on-site SEO then start using your new accounts to start analyzing your competition.

    Once you're feeling confident then start emailing bloggers for reviews of your product/service etc and then get into black hat. I would stay away from black hat SEO until you know what you're doing. Many jump into it thinking it's the easy path, but in reality, it will only be poison for you in the end.

    Take my advice or don't, I particularly don't care.
     
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    DownRiver46 Newbie

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    Thank you JournoNick. I know a great deal of On-Site SEO from creating the websites. It's the Off-Site I want to learn. I know research is the primary tool. I will look into Ahrefs and SEMRush.
     
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    post all your question's and I am sure you would get all your answers, also do use the search function and the journey threads are pure gold.
     
  7. JournoNick

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    If that is the the case then look into those tools. Analyzing your competitors is the best way. Some will tell you to buy GSA, SENuke, UD, Magic Submitter and everything else under the sun. The truth is none of those tools are of use to you of you haven't done the research. Build quality links, that's all I can say. If you want to churn and burn then look into making your own blog networks and hooking up with someone that provides sape links.
     
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    Welcome to the BHW..!! Of course, there're many experienced persons here to help you. It would be helpful to them if you post your queries here. So, that they can help you out.
     
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    Welcome to BHW. If you need any advice send me a PM. Over the last year I have started a couple of sites, and along with self discovery and spending hours on this forum, I am now pretty confident in SEO!
     
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    If you spit out your plans, it would be easier to offer advice, otherwise it would be a challenge telling you what to do.
     
  11. RankasaurusRex

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    Firstly,

    Hi there and welcome!

    I'm not sure whether or not I've understood what you're after, but I'll try to answer where best I can.

    First off, if you're looking to create lasting websites then perhaps the white hat forum would be a better place to start (granted you mentioned that you weren't sure if this was the right place to post). Don't misunderstand me though - there are ways to make black hat websites last a relatively long time.

    Second thing:

    Don't assume that everybody here is a master. Speaking very broadly, most here will offer you solid advice that you can act upon, but try to take everything you read with a pinch of salt - use your judgement to read between the lines; come to a decision yourself.

    Asking questions is brilliant - you may feel awkward about asking the really obvious stuff, but trust me: ask! Also, try to start off by reading the threads that can give you immediate tasks/actions/goals to work towards (e.g the conversion optimisation of your landing page). It's all well and good reading the theories behind the methods, but until you test stuff you won't really find out how it all falls together - and often how it can all too easily fall apart!

    One last thing, Jake

    IMO: SEO is a constantly ongoing and changing process. So I consider myself in a constant state of learning. I'm not stupid or arrogant enough to call myself a 'pro' or 'guru' (nor have I done anything to warrant calling myself that).

    Feel free to PM me if you want a couple of good places to start.

    RR
     
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    Well, I'm thinking I want black hat SEO for this site I'm making right now. I need to get it out there and to drive people to it. White hat SEO would be nice for a long lasting site I want to complete, but or this site Black Hat would be the perfect option. I want to learn both and already have a a sizeable understanding about both of them so fair.

    Thank You RR, I was thinking the same thing to the constant ongoing and changing process. I just want a comfortable understanding and knowledge on how to get things rolling. I feel JournoNick is right about researching my competitors for any SEO doing. And As mentioned above, black hat is what I'm looking at for this project in mind. Already have over 47 bookmarked "how to's", guides, and starter threads that I spend all night reading. If any questions come up I will have to post in the forums until I'm able to PM people. :T I dislike that 15 post, but completely understand it and support it haha.
     
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    Thanks for the share SEOOV! :)
     
  15. seoov

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    Hope it helps :)