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[PROOF]Let's End This Content VS Backlinks BS** +25K of Organic Traffic from CONTENT ALONE

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by KHer0, May 31, 2015.

  1. KHer0

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    Hey, here is KHer0, I have been in BHW for a long time. Actually, it's the only place I hang on. I don't make a lot of threads as I am more of a reply guy

    Anyway, there is a new propaganda in the forum about Ranking with Content alone, Ranking with Backlinks, Content matters, Backlinks is the only thing that matters..... blah blah blah

    It's very sad to see everyone trying to market what serves them best. Matt Cuts, Moz and other google boys, just build content and forget about it. We as a Blackhat forum should defend that and say that you need backlinks to make money >>>> WRONG !!!

    We are supposed to be the best IM forum on the net, so we should have informational, bulletproof, tried data. This is why I chose to step in and make this post. So, enough of bluffing and lets get into business

    Goal of the Thread: YOU CAN MAKE MONEY WITH CONTENT ALONE !!!!

    So, it's not if backlinks work, because we all know they work ! They work now better than before, SEO is becoming a lot easier, but, it costs money ! Anyway, this thread isn't to prove backlinks are worthless or doesn't work, it is also not here to prove content is king !?!?! ( I have no idea who made up this content king shit ! ) it's here to prove that you can make money with Content alone. Enough money to make a living

    -------BHW Claims-------

    I made this thread because of the common thought among BHWer's that it became the bible, you need backlinks to make money...

    And the most hopeful member, would say.. Sure you can rank with content alone
    - Write 1000 articles
    - let them 5 years
    - hope for the best !

    Actually it's the exact quote from a friend here which shocked me coming from him, I decided to make this thread

    ------------------------------------------ Case Study ---------------------------------------

    For this thread I chose a pretty small website, to eliminate the 1000 articles sayers', and it's pretty young too, 9 months old website
    Here are the Statistics:
    Number of indexed page : 20
    Number of actual earning articles : 11
    DA : 13

    But we all know Moz analytics isn't trustable, we all love Majestic more, so here is the screen shot ( of course I blacked some info for privacy)

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    Referring domain are Alexa, list of domain ....etc , I will show backlinks screenshot in a second. But how many traffic does this website brings?
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    25,000 traffic from 11 articles, and over 1800 keywords

    ------------- > Let's take a closer look < ---------------------

    I will show you how one of the inner articles perform, and a shot of it's backlinks with a shot of it's ranked keywords

    First : Let's look at the stats of the inner page
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    Great, 0 Backlinks and 6000 visitor/ month. Ranking for 450 Keywords with no backlinks. You might thinks, this should be really shitty keywords, don't you ?

    [​IMG]

    Wow, I must have some pretty strong page metrics

    [​IMG]

    Well, this is weird... Emmm .. Backlinks ?

    [​IMG]


    2 Do-follow and from not even in the context, look at those number :D :D

    This ends it for this website, I will let you imagine the strength of weaker pages. As you can see from the number of keywords it ranked in, it ranks for the main keyword with all its long tails. Actually, it dominates this specific keyword. How long did it take this website to be make money, check the second pic, less than 2 months and 4 articles :D

    ------------------------ Conclusion ---------------------------

    1 - If you write content and hope it will rank, It WON'T. If you write 100 articles and hope they rank on their own, THEY WON'T. You have to do two things ( Right Keyword Research + Prefect on page optimization )

    2 - You can MAKE MONEY WITH CONTENT ALONE ...

    3 - Don't think it's easy, building links is actually easier, this is why everyone is taking the backlinks approach :D

    4 - The most important one, IF SOMETHING DOESN'T WORK FOR YOU, IT DOESN'T MEAN IT WON'T WORK FOR OTHERS

    5 - TALK ONLY ABOUT THINGS YOU HAVE TESTED ( you ranked with backlinks, great for you.. But this doesn't mean you can't make money without backlinks!)

    6 - Don't Listen to everything in the forum, Forum is to give you ideas. Some people say spun content doesn't work, others say it works, don't listen to any of them, So, Spinning Content is the idea, try to see if it works or not !


    Took sometime to write and prepare, say what is in your mind but make it reasonable.. PLEASE, Don't send PM's :D
     
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  2. wriper

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    WTF? Where is the point and information value of this thread?
     
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    Good share, thanks for taking the time to write it .. But ...

    1 - If you write content and hope it will rank, It WON'T. If you write 100 articles and hope they rank on their own, THEY WON'T
    2 - You can MAKE MONEY WITH CONTENT ALONE ...
     
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  4. bushehr

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    I was expecting a method content only could work?
     
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  5. KHer0

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    Proof that you can make money with content alone in a short time with small website. If you surf BHW lately, you would be surprised how people find this pretty hard to believe

    Was expecting this question. I want to say ranking content doesn't mean writing article and hope it ranks. It have two parts actually

    - Keyword Research : Finding the right keywords that brings traffic, conversions and rankable
    - Writing Content : Perfectly optimized for search engines which is I rarely see ( 1 from each 100 website I analyze ) have their On page seo done right

    Not sure if I get the question right but I think you expected a method. Well , this is why I said [proof] in quotes. The method is pretty easy actually, no secret sauce or hidden secrets.

    Just like mentioned above, Right Keyword Research + Prefect on page optimize
     
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    Have you considered this website may be using a cloaked link network?
     
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  9. KHer0

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    Nope, I am pretty sure it doesn't. It's Mine :D. Although it's a standard example, I have like +100 more examples (Of course not all mine -_-)

    You Know I always love your replies ^_^
     
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    Do you own this website or is it one that you analyzed?
     
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    Are you targetting us with this site?
    Do you have some key points for onpage optimization except the standard moves like keyword in the right places, use of long tails and lsi throughout the article, use of h1,h2,h3 tagging etc.?
     
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    Yup, I take screenshot carefully, check semrush above, it's tragetting US

    As for On page optimization, this is where everyone fails. It's more complicated than keyword in H1 and title and throw some LSI in the page.

    If you have money and backlinks, you don't need to worry about this. But if you can't afford backlinks, this when On Page Seo is a must

    Check PHPbuilt Authority site thread (search the forum, you will find it). It's like the Encyclopedia of on page optimization. You will need a paper and pen while reading :D
     
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    Thank you for sharing, keyword research and perfect on page seo does help ranking greatly. People can always mix in some strong PBN links they made themselves to help anchor their sites at the top of the results.

    I'm not experienced as a SEO in any great way, but if I listened to each and every "guru" on here tell me what I can't or can do I'd still be broke and ignorant.
     
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    Oops sorry I was writing my post at the same time you replied to the guy above me with your answer. What is the competition on the keywords? This is one of the most important factors to consider.

    I can tell you from my own TRIED & TESTED websites that just content alone won't get you anywhere in hard competition niches (sometimes even medium). Last question: Are you using the silo structure in this site?

    Thank you btw for this case study, I always appreciate people who share real life test cases and results more than methods that "should" work on theory.
     
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    I use backlinks in all my websites to rank for harder keywords. But the aim for this thread isn't to diminish the importance of backlinks. I would say all of the keywords competition is " really low - low " :D Like < 25 KC in LTP

    This is why I mentioned right keyword research above there. You will never rank in a keyword without backlinks if your competitor is using it and have fair knowledge about on page optimization

    BACKLINKS > CONTENT ... But this doesn't mean there are millions of profitable keywords that can be dominated without backlinks

    As for Silo question, I don't use it strictly ( like no menu and things like that ) but I use it normally ( articles with same category linking to each others ...etc ) But for this site, it's only 11 articles so, Silo has nothing to do with it
     
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    My 2 month site pulled in 24.5k visitors this past month. It has about 5 links total, only 3 of which I built and were guest posts.
     
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    I know you are someone who knows his S*** ;)

    Always searching for your reply in the threads :D

    If you don't mind, How Many Articles does it have ?
     
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    OP is absolutely right... IF you have the luxury of picking your niche from the start. If you are... lets say... stuck with inventory of 1,000's of an item who's keywords are highly competitive then I believe backlinks are needed. Try ranking for iPhone apps without backlinks.
     
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    I am at 130 articles now. Not quiet as good as your site, but it is literally brand new. I think I added about 100 of them the first month. Each day ranks are improving.