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What is the best way to improve Google rankings?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by testyy, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. testyy

    testyy Regular Member

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    Hello fellow NHW members! I have used this forum before to get a general idea of on-line business and finally decided to try everything out.

    First of all I created a website to earn me money in the long-term. I don't have any HTML skills, so I used a software tool to do it ( not WordPress, but i'm thinking of switching to WordPress now ) My website is new ( 1 week old) and it is ranked page 4 on big G. I was targeting one particular keyword which gets 5000 exact searches. Other variations range from 2000-10000 exact searches. My website got approved by adsence a couple of days ago. I got 5-6 rejection emails saying my content is lacking text, so I had to add text to my pages. ( My website is about online tests - Just so you have an idea ) My online tests are in flash format which is not google friendly ( im not too sure about that , but im guessing so due to previous rejections from adsence ) My competitors have their tests in javascripts. I wrote a few articles on squidoo and google blogger and also included links on reddit to my website, but i only get 1-2 daily unique visitors. I have a adwords voucher which turns my £25 into £100 , for me to spend on my particular keyword, or should I stick to making articles? I will be updating my website each week adding my flash tests ( they save a lot of time because of the Software and ease of use ) . Or should I try to change the format of my tests to javascript? My target is to at least reach the bottom of page 1 to get some organic traffic in shortest time possible. If you need any additional info to help me please ask, and any help will be appreciated ! Thanks
     
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    Endire Elite Member Premium Member

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    Testy,

    There isn't really one "best" way to improve your rankings and you have to take a holistic approach with a broad reach. It is really many small and some big things all combined that will help your website get more visibility in search.

    It sounds like you are on the right track but I would suggest looking for a good checklist and then following that to make sure you have hit all the right parts.

    For instance here is a good post on doing a technical audit,

    http://moz.com/blog/how-to-do-a-site-audit

    Hope that helps,

    Shawn
     
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  3. serpwizard

    serpwizard Newbie

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    I think content writing is one of the best way to get high ranking in the search engine result pages.
     
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    ozstylo Newbie

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    you need to do more Hard Work for doing off page of your website....
     
  5. morgan456

    morgan456 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Always the content is the king...! But we have to put in lot of hard work to get the page top in google search rankings...!

     
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  6. testyy

    testyy Regular Member

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    Thanks for the reply, 1 more question though, should I buy adwords to advertise my free service ? Or does adsence not improve your rankings?
     
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    Taff_Man Junior Member

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    adsense does increse your rankings because you are directing traffic to your site but it also depends on how long people stay on your site.

    ranking in google depends on a lot of things
    quality traffic
    good backlinks
    visitor duration
    quality content
    site updated regularly

    to name a few...
     
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  8. pg8806

    pg8806 Registered Member

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    I think people are confused on what Adsense is. Having Adsense on your site will not increase your rankings. It has nothing to do with rankings. Also, buying Adwords ads will drive traffic to your site as long as you keep paying, but as soon as you stop paying the traffic will stop flowing. Adwords also does not help your rankings in Google.

    Pretty much the only thing that will improve your Google rankings is adding content to your site and getting more links. You won't really start to see the benefits of your link building until your pages start to appear on the first page for keywords.

    Keep building links to your pages like you've been doing. SEO is a slow process, but it can pay off big time down the road. Don't forget to go easy on the anchor text. in other words, don't make every link to your site have your money keyword as the anchor text. I would focus more on building links using variations of your URL instead (www.mysite.com, mysite.com, http://mysite.com, etc.) Always works for me.
     
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  9. MasterZ

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    Pg nailed it, also remember social signals are just as important as links. Once your site is receiving traffic from G, you can use tools to increase your social signals. Be sure to naturally blend them in and always diversify your campaign portfolio(blog comments, blog posts, +1s, tweets, etc).

    A good rule of thumb is for every website visitor, you can build 1 link or social signal.
     
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    testyy Regular Member

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    Thanks for all of your replies. I didnt mean to ask if adsence improves rankings, meant to say adwords, but you guys gave me a good idea of what to do. Thanks all
     
  11. dinkish

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    First step would be to remove the content being embeded flash based. It's not impossible for Google to crawl and find relevancy with text in flash but it's far less effective at doing so. You'll find this out the hard way otherwise. Why take the time to make content, focus on it be useful for your visitors, and then not allowing easier indexing of it from search engines to gain better SERP's?

    Secondly, as a web user, I find it annoying that a site utilizes a flash plugin for anything other than a simple header, or a streaming video, let alone requires it.

    Search out other avenues for a WYSIWYG editor if you don't believe your HTML\CSS skills are up to snuff before you create more content.

    SEO continually changes, and it's not the easiest game in town to begin with. Why handicap yourself, especially after you've become more invested down the line and have to change it at that point?

    Just my opinion...
     
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    Just build the natural backlinks and work on blogs, private blog network, forum post and some edu links then you will see that your Google ranking will be increase very much.
     
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    Nexusx2 Regular Member

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    Like many others I would have to say the following is the best practice.

    Build high authority backlinks. (550 word unique content)
    Build quality backlinks to your first tier of backlinks
    Get social signals ie fb likes and +1's

    Focus on long tail keywords for your backlinks to funnel traffic in.
     
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    For my opinion content marketing is the best way to improve your google ranking.
     
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    m2bsolutions Registered Member

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    The unique content writing and the social media marketing is the best way to improve your google rank.
     
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    dejandex86 Newbie

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    Content the most important is.
     
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    L3G10N Registered Member

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    If you are looking for long term profits, then add useful content that people will want for years to come! Next step is make sure your on page SEO is on point, then build relevant links... Of course none of that matters if you choose to target keywords that users arent looking for.
     
  19. serpwizard

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    Hello buddy according to me and new updates of the Google there is the best way to get rank is high quality content writing with no spelling and grammatical mistake and social media sharing can be helpful for you.
     
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    Backlinks, content, and traffic.