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Rank and Bank in 60 Days with a small site + pinterest

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  1. DTjai

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    Rank and Bank in 60 Days

    We invite you to join our journey as a guest and reader and hopefully it will be usefull to you.

    This journey is inspired by BTB's journey about building a small site within 60 days.
    I will be doing this journey together with my brother as dividing up the work allows us to do most of the work ourselves.
    We are going to build a small site with pinterest as our early traffic route.
    After a while we hope to be able to rank on google and gain natural traffic through our keywords and recipes.

    The Goal:

    The initial goal of this journey is $150 per month which translates to $5 a day. Yes it is not much for many of you but after we hit our goal we will raise it every single time we hit it until the 60 days are over. Keeping it low will keep it close and motivates us every time we hit it.

    The plan:


    We will be doing keyword research by method which we found in the journey mentioned above.

    1. Find 60 initial keywords.
    2. Insert these keywords in google ads and target the USA as country.
    3. Download the new keywords to an excel file.
    4. Sort the file on searches and competion.
    5. Delete any Kws under 800 searchers and with more then 0.80 competition.
    6. Delete Kws with too many optimized websites.

    Domain:

    We hope to be able to get a domain from accelerator_dd which has some authority to help us rank faster.

    Building a website:

    We will be building a wordpress website with a basic theme and plugins which we will mention.
    The keywords will be used to become categories with and we will write 500+ words as content for these categories.
    The main article will be a big article with about 1000+ words.
    There will be at least one article per KW and sometimes more if needed.
    We will use the main page to link to all the articles on the website and create a separate page as well which will link to all articles.

    Not sure on this part wether we are doing this right(any tips would be loved).

    Tracking:

    Tracking will be done by using google analytics and serpbuddy with a free account until we need more.

    Promotion:


    We will be using the following to promote our website:

    1. Web 2.0's pointing to our categories.
    2. Building backlinks to our web 2.0's
    3. Building a silo(need to research this)
    4. Social media (mostly pinterest, maybe instagram and twitter)
    5. Video promotion (optional)
    6. Press Release (optional)
    7. PDF sharing sites
    8. Article directories
    9. video promotion
    10. High PR profiles

    Traffic:

    We will be using our pinterest accounts which have acces to about 500k followers in group boards to start with.
    Later on the personal followers will be more important then the group board ones.
    We will pin from our website to our main account or second main.
    Then we will use the other dummy accounts to repin from our mains.

    We have multiple pinterest accounts that we are growing at this moment with pinblaster.
    Here are the current stats:

    Account 1: 2372 followers (main account)
    Account 2: 1504 followers (secondary main)
    Account 3: 424 followers
    Account 4: 561 followers
    Account 5: 562 followers
    Account 6: 479 followers
    Account 7: 196 followers
    Account 8: 205 followers

    Total followercount: 6303

    We will be increasing our dummy accounts till we have 20 of them(our amount of proxies).

    Conclusion:
    This is the gameplan and we are hopefull to hit our initial goal of $150 after 60 days.
    Feel free to comment subscribe to this thread or correct us if you see any flaws in our gameplan.
    Tommorow will be Day1 for us. We plan to update this thread about 2-3 times a week and maybe more if needed.

    If you have any tips please do tell us and it will be appreciated.

    Thank you for your time and feel free to ask us anything.

    DTJai
     
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  2. MisterF

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  3. Dante12

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    sounds like a plan, I'd say add a few more backlink types for diversity - web 2.0 are good but add some high PR profiles, videos,PDFs, articles etc.
    Good luck
     
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  4. DTjai

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    We were discussing on doing some videos but we are not skilled at making those yet so we would need to learn that first or outsource it to fiverr.

    Just did a google search for High PR profiles and they seem great! Will certainly add that to our plan.
    What do you mean exactly with PDFs and articles if you don't mind me asking?

    Regards,

    DTjai

    Edited the main post to include this.
     
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    Pretty sure he means get links from PDF file sharing sites and article directories.

    Good luck with the journey OP.
     
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  6. Dante12

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    TBH you don't really need high quality videos, you are not trying here to rank them or use them a traffic source but just for SEO. So you can post anything you want, write some text in the description and smack your link with some text like " Video filmed by (your YT account name or whatever), for more visit my site - link to your site. Upload on YT, vemeo daily motion and as many as you feel like, same video is ok, the point is to post your link.
    PDF - write some unique article or a good spined one and post on a few of the sites like these
    As to articles - post in site from this list

    Or - you can buy a complete diversified backlinks package of all these links and more included from the marketplace for like $50, will save you a lot of time
     
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  7. DTjai

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    Thanks!

    Our budget is tight at the moment, that means that we will have to do most of the grunt work ourselves.
    The lists you gave us is already a big time saver and for that we thank you! It is very appreciated. :)
     
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    For PDF I just use one of the articles on my website, this way you don't need to waste money on buying content. Other than that, Dante totally covered all the questions like I would! :)

    I have not relied on Pinterest visits previously other than my sites being spread on there a few times and it have brought me some great amount of visits without any effort on my part. It will be interesting to see how it goes! :)

    Best of luck OP!
     
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    Sounds like you really put some time into developing the plan. Obviously Greg(B2B) inspired many people with his amazing thread. Glad to see people continuing to pursue it. If you put the same effort into the implementation I'm confident you will achieve great results. You can do it. Best of luck, and keep us posted!
     
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    I will be following this closely as I am doing something similar.

    Good Luck.
     
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    Good luck in your journey mate.
     
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  12. DTjai

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    Thank you everybody. We already started some work which we will update tommorow. :)
     
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    Day 2

    What we did:
    We started by doing keyword research day 1 and 2 with google adwords keyword tool.
    Typed in an general word for the niche inside the tool and got 801 keywords.
    Then filtered out keywords with less then 800 searches per month and without any bids.
    This left us with 783 keywords.
    Now we started to search for competition witht intitle:keyword. This left us with 347 keywords.

    Mistake:
    There was a mistake here that i made which caused a small delay in our research which is that i had inserted a space which caused the intitle searches to be invalid.
    For example i had typed them like this intitle: keyword instead of intitle:keyword.
    This is a stupid mistake but maybe this will prevent someone from making the same one.


    Result:

    Now we have got 109 keywords left but we are not sure if we did it good since there seems to be a lot of competition left.

    For example:

    Keyword Currency Avg. Monthly Searches (exact match only) Competition Suggested bid InTitle InUrl InAnchor
    Keyword 1 EUR 1900 low(no #) 3.80 66000 30000 39000
    Keyword 2 EUR 2400 0.03 3.61 71000 42000 122000
    Keyword 3 EUR 4400 0.03 3.35 149000 96000 149000
    Keyword 4 EUR 12100 0.12 2.90 98000 50000 71000
    Keyword 5 EUR 5400 0.32 0.46 1600 800 3700
    Keyword 6 EUR 8100 0.11 2.18 140000 90000 180000
    Keyword 7 EUR 12100 0.22 2.15 64000 35000 50000
    Keyword 8 EUR 27100 0.43 1.99 79000 37000 82000
    Keyword 9 EUR 22200 0.25 1.98 53000 27000 45000
    Removed the keywords and rounded the intitles, inurls and inanchors to the closest 1000.

    Question:
    What we were wondering if wether we have way too much competition in seo with these high numbers of intitle, inurls and inanchors?
    If so how do we improve this and find better keywords with lower competition like keyword 5 if that is even correct?

    TL;DR: Spend 2 days doing keyword research.
    I think keyword 5 is the best here, am i right to assume that? Are the other numbers waaay to high?

    Could someone with keyword knowledge please enlighten us?

    Regards,

    DTjai
     
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    That looks like a solid plan. Good luck with your journey!!
     
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    DTjai Regular Member

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    thanks!

    Day 2.5(update)


    We decided to show 10 of our keywords in order to gain feedback because we are not sure if blanking out the keywords means that we cant get feedback on our keywords because the information is needed.
    We dont mind if these keywords get used this way as long as we are able to find out if we are doing keyword research right.
    So our question remains: Are we doing our research right because there seems to be a lot of intitle, inurl and inanchors here.
    Also are we using the right keywords here or do we need to do something else here?


    Keyword Currency Avg. Monthly Searches (exact match only) Competition Suggested bid InTitle InUrl InAnchor
    creme brulee recipe EUR 14800 0.02 0.97 65000 43000 43000
    candida diet recipes EUR 2400 0.03 3.61 71000 42000 122000
    cream of mushroom soup recipe EUR 4400 0.03 3.35 149000 96000 149000
    turkey meatloaf recipe EUR 12100 0.12 2.90 98000 50000 71000
    couscous salad recipe EUR 1900 0.18 2.65 91000 53000 71000
    summer salad recipes EUR 8100 0.11 2.18 140000 90000 180000
    fajitas recipe EUR 12100 0.22 2.15 64000 35000 50000
    ground turkey recipes EUR 90500 0.12 1.80 125000 60000 106000
    liquid diet recipes EUR 2900 0.13 1.79 57000 45000 86000
    TL;DR: Are we doing keyword research right or is there too much intitle, inurl and inanchor here? Are the keywords too hard to rank for? Do we need to research other words?

    Please aid us if you can, we appreciate all help we can get.
     
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    Following along with you on this. Good luck!!!!
     
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    Hey dude,

    Just looked at some of your keywords. I think you have the potential to rank for a few of them but most of them the serps are dominated by big names cooking sites (jaimeoliver, food dot com, simplyrecipes, etc) which are VERY difficult to outrank seeing as their huge authorities.

    I'm not telling you not to try but I think you should look for different recipes or different food related keywords.
     
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  18. DTjai

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    Thanks!
    Thank you for your feedback.
    I see a few of them with high page authority like 40ish and domain authority with 70+.
    How would you suggest i find those food related keywords which have fewer competition and are easier to rank?
    Im not sure how i should look at that.

    Regards,

    DTjai
     
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    Following and bookmarked on my browser. I want to try something this year with pinterest. thanks for sharing.
     
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    Hey DTJai,

    Firstly From where are you getting those competition score? Is that from adwords if yes I dont think its of any use use here.
    Second Yes almost all of the recipe niches are dominated with allrecpies, foodnetwork and related blogs so you got to find some unique keywords if you want to rank over google.
    Also you said you will be building out around 500+ words content for each keyword so what will that contain like keyword is "creme brulee recipe" So would you explain about in an informative way and link a recipe content related to it or what?

    I will be closely following you on this as I have already laid out a website with around 30+ articles. No offpage SEO done but I can see myself ranking in top 50 for many keywords that I was targeting.
    So my suggestion will be to go deep in a specific niche and you will find some good to go keywords.

    Cheers