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SEO Guide for 2017: Building and ranking sites

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by davids355, Jul 29, 2017.

  1. HenryHavoc

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    Holy guacamole. This is probably the best guide for SEO noobies on this forum. Great share.
     
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    Wow great post mate.

    Can you suggest some tips for me because most of the keyword of my blog stuck on 2nd page having good amount of searches.

    Thanks in advance
     
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  3. flamehf

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    Glad to see some HQ guides in 2017
     
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    Nice guide. I can relate about planning. Before I used to plan, my projects were a mess an most of them failed miserably. Now every project I start is well planned from the beginning from top to bottom and that plays a big roll in its succes.

    So now you know it folks, create a well structured plan and your chances of failing will decrease drastically.

    It's in the Excecutive Junior VIP only forum, sorry, deal with it.
     
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  5. davids355

    davids355 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Cheers for all the comments guys, really appreciate it. Glad some people are finding it useful and its nice to give something back to the community here because normally I'm busy learning and taking information from BHW.

    Thanks mate. Yea I have used this plugin on quite a few sites when setting up a silo structure with pages.

    I might do more detailed guide specifically on link building next.

    Well it depends on the scenario but I would be looking closely at the competition, looking at the backlinks that they have in terms of their power, relevance and quantity. You need to be matching those metrics with your own site.

    Also look at your content, make sure it is high quality, comprehensively covers the topic and is comparable to that offered by the sites above you in the serps.

    Then look at on-page optimisation of your content - really concentrate on this if you havnt done already because it could be what is holding you back - not just including your keyword in title, heading, description, body but really think carefully about it - you want to make sure you are not over-optimizing, see what your competitors are doing then do something similar. Make sure you have a lot of variations on your target phrase spread through-out your content, make sure you are using related phrases and so on.

    That stuff should give you an indicator of what you need to change to push onto page 1.
     
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    Thank you for the Super Guide.

    Just one question. What do you think on buying social signals? As those are delivered through bots, do them will affect SEO positively?
     
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    Thanks for the great guide. A lot to learn here. Regarding the providers you recommend for various services, the ones on BHW, what is the basis of the recommendation? Are these providers that you use personally? Ones that have a good reputation in the community? Only providers offering that particular service? Some other basis for recommending them?
     
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    Holy hell! Long Guide and probably worth the read! Gotta grab a coffee and read that in the morning while doing my cardio. Thanks bud!
     
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    Just signed up and landed on this post. Amazing work and perfect for newbs like me to follow the providers listed and all tips
    thanks a lot for this
     
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    Detailed guide and very much useful for me.What do you suggest niche specific site or site containing many niches of best + Keyword articles?
     
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    davids355 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You can do this but make it a small part of a bigger strategy. For social there is nothing better than getting involved manually - share content, follow and comment on other influential people and posts.
    You can used purchased services in conjunction with these efforts to push your social efforts forward and give the appearance of popularity which in turn fosters real growth.

    Yes, every service I have mentioned I have used in the past and/or regularly and so I am recommending them as being reliable providers.

    Personally I'd go for a niche site - I just think there are so many advantages to being in a smaller niche.
     
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    So if for a keyword the main competitors are general review websites, would it make it easier to get to the top with a niche specific site? They have average PAs of about 32.
     
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    Super comprehensive! Pretty much cover every aspect of black hat SEO for beginners to intermediates!
     
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  14. Minura

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    Hello, I added my website https (SSL) & resubmit my website google webmaster tool with my new https link. But not yet index my website :( .How to fix this problem..?
     
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    No I wouldnt say that at all. But what I would say is this - it (generally speaking) will take a lot more time and money to build a general review site than it will to build a niche site. So if you have xxx budget and you put it in to niche site it will be a lot stronger than if you put into a review site (Because your cash and time will go further / be more concentrated).

    That being said, if they are a big review site then they have probably spent a lot of time and money on it so it might be tough to beat.

    Based on your specific example, PA32 is not that high, so I guess if you can build a comparative backlink profile to your site then you can beat them.

    I believe that you have to resubmit to Google using the new (With https) url - search google and you will find guides stating this.

    Also, make sure you set up htaccess file like i showed in my guide, then all old URLs will be automatically forwarded to the correct new URL.
     
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  16. Minura

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    I already added htaccess code. Guys before five days ago I add https:// to my website which is old more than three months. After adding that to my website, all static was changed in my webmaster tool, and now nothing is showing an index page. :(
    As well as when I added https:// into Yoast SEO plugin then Yoast site map also went down. I reinstalled it, but still, no luck and sitemap is not working.
    So guys pls guide me to fix this two matter.
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    site map page is broken... I normally added this links webmaster tools.
    How to fix it..?
     
  17. davids355

    davids355 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I take it that you updated wordpress in settings/general to include https instead of http?
    And yoast, I dont know, maybe its caching the old http urls or something?

    Aside from the sitemap issues, everything is working correctly right - you can access all pages of site on https? All pages http auto forward to https right?
    What about if you create sitemap manually at xml-sitemaps.com - that is generated without any errors?

    If that doesnt flag anything obvious up then I think you are best opening a thread here in the hire a freelancer section, someone can probably sort this out for you quite easily once they have access to the wp dashboard / htaccess file.
     
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    reading all this, I know why in the last 5 years I created approx 1500 HQ youtube video reviews.

    I somehow instinctively know, for ME yt was "easier"... however, you only get 1/10 of your potential revenue if you dont do "funny cats" video craps..

    however, best guide EVER in all those BHW years!
     
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  19. Minura

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    mate i didnt have any prblem with accessing my website. Google webmaster tool is totally changed, and past inedex things are now not showing anymore.
     
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    Thank you so much for the recommendation and such a really nice guide for beginners.
     
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