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Where to start with?

Discussion in 'Local SEO' started by rdt21, Nov 24, 2016.

  1. rdt21

    rdt21 Newbie

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    Hi There, I've been offline a long time and right now I am trying to get myself together and work on my company website and rank as high possibly in SERPs. I would need advice with a couple thighs:

    1. What SEO tools are you guys using, keyword research, etc? I am willing to go premium with tools if they worth the money, but I won't say no to free ones either.

    2. Is it worth it building you're own PBN?

    3. As a business website, my website won't have lots of content, should I add a blog to it?

    4. If using many services form here such as PBN ones, should I be afraid of being penalized?
     
  2. clau777

    clau777 Registered Member

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    1. use search option
    2. see number 1
    3. absolutely
    4. not if they are legit, again see number 1
     
  3. rdt21

    rdt21 Newbie

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    I have asked for opinions and personal preference, not for directions. Thanks!

    To avoid future ideas like the one above. I've seen bunch of softwares so far I would like to have more ideas about them.
     
  4. jailedbygoogle

    jailedbygoogle Newbie

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    Before Google screwed up the keyword tool this year I've seen that the other tools tend to contradict with Google's own tool, so they could be ironically even worse. But now, they might be your only bet..... :(

    You could try Jaaxy
     
  5. thebigweb

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    Hello, here is my personal opinion: -

    1) Keyword research I use Longtail Pro, GSA for mass link building for tier 2-4 (sometimes I outsource this to a great guy on Fiverr). Scrapebox is a must as it does so many things.

    2) I have several PBN networks. I can't recommend these enough. Unfortunately they can work out expensive. Just make sure to build them properly.

    3) Try to have a blog. It's an easy way to add content even if its just a paragraph with a bit of news about you product once a week.

    4) Build your own PBN even if it's small to begin with. It's an investment and you have FULL control.

    Hope than helps.
     
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  6. rdt21

    rdt21 Newbie

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    Thanks for the reply guys,

    Just a question about the PBN, how many blogs you're network contain?
     
  7. thizzladen

    thizzladen Power Member

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    I've been having much more success with FB ads recently than with Google. I see Google as more of a long-term goal and FB ads more of an instant way to target the people you want to focus on and put ads in front of them. (I think it's much cheaper too).

    Depending on your niche it might work. If your site is more consumer based I'd go with FB, if it's business based, try LinkedIn (But I've never used it)...

    I'd also do this...

    Find your biggest competitor and google search "(competitor) review" , get a list of 10-20 blogs that are reviewing them and send them an email like this:

    Code:
    Hello,
    
    My name is (Name), I'm the sales manager at (Your Product/Site/Whatever). I noticed you did a review on (competitor) and I'd like to extend and affiliate offer to you that I think would work very well with (Blog Name). Our product is (Product), it's a highly improved (product type) that focuses on the weak points you mentioned on (competitor)'s review. Our current affiliate structure is:
    
    50% Per Initial Sale + 10% Recurring Income for the life of the customer's subscription
    
    Thank you for your time, and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me and I will respond asap.
    
    Best Regards,
    (your name/fake name etc.)
    (Company Name)

    This is pretty much almost a copy/paste of one of my emails so it might not work EXACTLY right to describe your niche but this is just to give you an idea. Put your own twist on it to make it relevant to your product.

    Getting those blogs to affiliate for you will give you content on the web, and when those people from your FB ads who don't know about you search for your product reviews they'll see content from blogs who are trusted in that industry.