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On Page 1 Already? 1 month old blog

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by hits79, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. hits79

    hits79 Regular Member

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    So, I recently started blogging again about my hobby, which is playing mmorpg games. I had one few years ago, but stop as I wasn't playing anymore and decided to start it up again just last month. Well, with knowing little bit of SEO, thanks to this forum and the people who put up tutorials, etc. Today, I logged into my SEOmoz account (on trail, and dont plan on paying after the 30 days), I was suprised to find one of my page on page 1 already of google. What did I do? Well, I just wrote articles and made sure on my onpage seo was done correctly. What I did was after writing post on my blog, I would grab the keyword and url of the post and add them to SEOmoz to check the grade for onpage seo. If i got anything better then Grade B, I would leave it alone and was a bit happy to know that I am doing it correctly. Anything below B, I would read up on what SEOmoz suggest, and applied it.

    No link building has been done on this site as of yet. Even thou the keyword only get's 16 global searches a month, I was quite surprise it was on page 1 already with just onpage seo done. Just to show I guess having good onpage seo can help alot. This has taught me a lesson indeed. I hope this helps other bloggers as well.
     
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    Oukast Senior Member

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    Well, here's the thing: nobody searches for it, and thus there's no competition to beat whatsoever - I'm quite sure one can rank "Hunting Canadian forest beavers with elephant rifle in the dusk" very easily and fast, because I assume there's not a single other site about it - yet it still doesn't make it useful.

    Not to discourage you, but you're running hurdles, without hurdles. Alone.
     
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    I have sites that hit the first page for a really long tail kw with super low competition within a few weeks with no linking... Trick it to use that to tackle larger KWs over time and not to go crazy with shitty links. :)
     
  4. hits79

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    yeah I understand that part, but the keyword is part of larger keyword that has about 49500 global and 8100 local. So i guess its sort of a good thing.
     
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    yeah was what I intended to do, because I know I will not rank the larger kw that fast.