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New to SEO please help

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by TheMoneyWizard, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. TheMoneyWizard

    TheMoneyWizard Elite Member

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    Hi,

    I just registered my first site. This may seem like a noob question but I am a noob after all ;)
    Anyway what is the most important element of SEO to get a higher google rank, is it backlinks (if so what type of backlink), youtube video, fb, etc?

    Thanks.
     
  2. tjtigers14

    tjtigers14 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Start with putting good content on your site and worry about the backlinks when you get there !
     
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  3. Danny1111

    Danny1111 Elite Member

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    This is a Black Hat Forum - so we are always trying to find ways to "game" the system.

    BH wise - you want to create some Web 2.0 with some decent content with links to your site - then blast those with all sorts of BH Tools

    White Hat wise - you want quality links only with a decent social media presence -- so no over-reliance on any 1 type of backlinks.

    Being a noob - you should be reading and taking notes - first -- before doing anything.
     
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    mdsurf Senior Member

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    try the search bar on this forum and you will get most of your questions answered, once you have learned a few things come back and start posting your questions as you will have a better idea of what you need to understand
     
  5. narfunk

    narfunk Registered Member Premium Member

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    Look at the competition that is currently ranking for whatever you're trying to rank for...

    Copy what they're doing and make it better...

    Find out who's linking to them and get links from the same, plus new sources...

    Win...
     
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    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    Treat SEO like a business and find your own angle
     
  7. scalf31

    scalf31 Newbie

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    You really need to get a few good quality pages of content on your site first. The thing is, you don't want to really rush
    the process of ranking a site. You want to make it look as natural as possible. Don't get a domain, slap up a website, and
    then just fire a ton of links to it all within a few days. Since all of the new updates, it takes a little longer to rank a site. Now
    there are restrictions to that statement as well, because if there is extremely low competition, you can rank a site pretty quickly
    by just getting an exact match domain (EMD), and and putting up a single page of minimal content. I can say this, because I just
    recently did this very thing.
     
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    Dj Co2 Elite Member

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    Congrats man you're one of the few who don't go around posting threads about "teach me how to earn money". Now to your question, you should first focus on on-page seo.. There are a few good guides on here about how to do that just use the search.. On page seo basically involves doing keyword research, writing good content, keeping a good kw density and all that shit.. Once you're done with that you need to start building links to your site gradually. There are good guides about that as well on the forum. So go on and start reading ;)
     
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  9. radiant13

    radiant13 Power Member

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    Before dealing with offsite seo, start with onsite first. You can get ranked without backlinks if the competition is easy. I've got a page in my new site that ranked 5th for a 5 word long tail and I was surprised because I haven't even started any backlinking yet. That really reinforced the fact that onsite seo is just as important as offsite, for me anyways.

    Get the keyword in the page title, page description, heading tag, then of course in the body content.
     
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