Number 1 In Google?

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At the time of this writing, although this blog is number 1 in Google for the keyword phrase “internet business make money online” (without quotes; click here to see it in action) and a number 7 ranking for the keyword phrase “make money on the internet” (without quotes; click here to see it in action), I’m by no means an SEO (Search Engine Optimizaton) expert.

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If you don’t know what SEO is, SEO is simply the process of improving your search engine’s ranking for the keywords you are targeting, as I’ve explained before in this post.

As far as SEO is concerned, I’m essentially doing only 4 things to get the results I’ve gotten:

1. Get as many 1 way incoming link from as many sites as possible

This means that you go out there and gather 1 way link from other sites to your site (make sure that the sites you’re trying to gain links from is “do-follow”, or to put in another way “nofollow free”). You can do this via blog commenting, forum signatures, social networking and bookmarking sites, submitting your site to directories, etc.

However, doing this manually is a monotone process which can get VERY time consuming and VERY boring (at least for me). Personally, I really hate doing repetitive tasks like these, which is why I’ve been using professional link building services for my link building campaign for almost 2 years now.

Not only does this save me hundreds of DREADED hours trying to find 1 way incoming links to my site, it saves me the hassle of having to keep track which sites have I submitted to gain a backlink to my site.

I might as well invest my money into professionals who know what they are doing and use the time I saved to focus on other more important larger-scale aspects of my business.

Seeking reciprocal linking partners where “I link to you and you link to me” almost no longer works. You might say that this method still work. But why invest your time and energy soliciting these kinds of links when you can instead build 1 way incoming links by spending the same amount of, if not less, time and effort?

2. Use the keyword you’re targeting as the anchor text for the incoming link

Getting 1 way incoming link to your site is great ONLY when you use the keywords you’re targeting as the anchor text of the link.

For example, let’s say you’re trying to target for the keyword phrase “make money on the internet” (without quotes). When seeking 1 way incoming links from other sites, be sure to make the phrase “make money on the internet” (again without quotes) hyperlinked so that when people click this link, they’ll be taken to your site.

This is VERY important and it will play a huge success in the success of your SEO campaign. The more incoming links (with your targeted keyword phrase as the anchor text) you have, the better your sites’ ranking will be in Google.

CAUTION: If you’re seeking links from a lot of sites, be sure to vary your incoming links a little. You should have at least 3 different but related keyword phrases that you’re targeting. Doing this will help your site “fly under the radar” so that Google will not penalize you.

3. Make sure to put the keyword you’re targeting into the title tag

Although not as important as the first two factors mentioned above, inserting your targeted keyword phrase into the title tag will help your search engine ranking.

You do this by using the <title></title> tag within your site.

Using the same example again, if you were to target the keyword phrase “make money on the internet” (without quotes), you’d use this:

<title>Make Money On The Internet</title>

You can insert additional words before or after your targeted keywords to make your site look natural to human eyes as well.

4. Make sure that the keyword you’re targeting is mentioned in the body content of your site

This is the least important factor compared to the other three when it comes to ranking your site on Google.

If you can, strive to insert your targeted keyword a few times (DO NOT overdo it) within your site and you should be fine.

So to summarize, if you want to rank well in Google (especially number 1 in Google), you have to:

1. Get as many 1 way incoming link from as many sites as possible

2. Use the keyword you’re targeting as the anchor text for the incoming link

3. Make sure to put the keyword you’re targeting into the title tag

4. Make sure that the keyword you’re targeting is mentioned in the body content of your site

Last but not least, make sure you IMPLEMENT the methods outlined above. If you simply read and learn and you don’t do anything about it, you won’t get any results. Period.

If you have trouble motivating yourself to take action, then please read this beneficial article by my mentor Jonathan Leger. I’m sure it will help move you forward to take the actions you should have taken ages ago.

I’d love to hear your thoughts, so please leave them in a comment below…

17 Responses to “Number 1 In Google?”

  • Battlefield Clans on June 27, 2010

    SEO is actually really not that difficult to understand, it’s just very time consuming. You really have to be dedicated.

  • Thanks for the SEO tips.
    And.. I didn’t know the big G could penalize you for incoming links. ???

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  • Summerlin luxury homes on January 17, 2010

    You have provided most straight forward information related to SEO. For me its really hard to understand the terms related to SEO, but after reading your article, I have changed my view & your article have helped me so much. Thanks for sharing such an informative article.

  • Welly on September 24, 2009

    @Jane: Blog commenting, forum posting, writing articles and submitting them to article directories are some common ways to do that.

  • Jane @ change management on September 23, 2009

    The information was useful. But, could you tell us how to attain links from other sites? This will be useful for me to gain knowledge as how to make a Successful SEO backlinks.. Angeline

  • Agus Mulia on July 7, 2009

    Thank you for the valuable information, bro! Keep pointing me in the right direction.

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  • Welly on June 25, 2009

    @Peggy: Yep no problem. Take action alright :)

    @Thin client: Everybody has to start as a newbie. Keep growing and I know you can do it!

  • Thin Client on June 25, 2009

    My Best Teacher, I’am NewBie and I want to be success in internet marketing likes you. Your are the Best ! Thanks so much for sharing this great information.

  • Peggy on June 24, 2009

    Thanks for the SEO course. I think everyone can use additional info when it comes to this topic. I know I can.


  • Welly on June 24, 2009

    @Shane: Glad you found value in this post. Come back for more!

    @Julia: Exactly. That’s what it takes to rank your site in Google :)

    @John: Happy to be of service.

    @Don: That’s how my subscribers are meant to be treated :)

  • Don Goldwyn on June 24, 2009

    Many thanks for this Informaton You certainly are the Best Friend I have for giving “Free Advice”
    It is well appreciated.

  • John Nero on June 23, 2009

    A really comprehensive one page crash course on SEO. Thanks a lot for this!!!

  • Julia at Blog Finder on June 23, 2009

    Thank you for sharing this great information. I agree that SEO is a mix of online and offline website optimization. Online optimization is primarily link building and offline optimization includes the optimization of the content, meta tags, headings for search engines. The best keywords should be wisely used in the text, titles, and meta tags to rank better in search engines.

  • Shane Purcell on June 23, 2009

    Hi Welly!
    Thanks so much for the Google information, I am a new Marketer just put up my site and Blog and WOW! I now know what to do! thanks for the Linking Hint I will use them! You give way more value for FREE then I have purchased in $100′s of dollars of IM Products thanks for Mentoring us Newbies!

    Shane Purcell
    The PLR Doctor

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