S.E.O. Where to start

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I have tried learning about S.E.O. and have learned a variety of techniques. I keep coming around to one question. Where Do You Start and what is worth doing?

The reason I ask this is everywhere you look people are contradicting each other. some say do this, some say do that. Some say don't do this, some say don't do that.

So now I have a bunch of techniques wondering have I wasted my time or not. What recomendations do people have?
#seo #start
  • Profile picture of the author WorldInternetForum
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    • Profile picture of the author Bruce Hearder
      If you are interested, sending me a PM and I'll send you an eBOOK i have put together on all the basics of SEO.

      Its not the definitive encyclopedia of SEO, but there's plenty of info in there that can get almost any website indexed in the SearchEngines, and how to rank well..

      If anyone is interested, send me a PM as well, and I'll send it to you

      Take care

      Bruce
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  • Profile picture of the author Easy Cash
    SEO is not rocket science.

    Here are a couple of tips.

    - Make sure the keyword you are targeting is going to be in the url.
    - Make sure you use the Google Keyword tool to find low competition keywords
    - Make sure you use exact match on the keyword tool
    - Use the allintitle search to check the competition

    Then - add content!

    Regards

    Gerry
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  • Profile picture of the author jeffrey19phil
    Thanks for all of the useful information.
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  • Profile picture of the author A. van Heerden
    It can be quite confusing, but you have to stick with one technique. Don't try to do too many things at the same time. Stick with something and see if you're getting the desired results or not. That's the best way to learn what works or not.
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  • Profile picture of the author Stella_Roberts
    The first step is to choose the most relevant keywords which you believe you target audience will search for. Keywords are terms that search engine users type in the search box to conduct a query. Only the right keywords describe the purpose and content of your website. This helps in showing your site as near to first page results as possible.
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  • Profile picture of the author megaresp
    Originally Posted by miles more money View Post

    So now I have a bunch of techniques wondering have I wasted my time or not. What recomendations do people have?
    I agree with Gary. SEO is not rocket science, but it does take time.

    Most SEO professionals insist on a minimum 3 month commitment, and often longer depending on the clients expectations. Why? Because it takes time to build the links, content and respect necessary to get a site to page one.

    I suspect you're already doing what's required, but perhaps have an unrealistic expectation in terms of the time involved. The odds of my suspicions being right go up if you have a new site and domain, and are competing for heavily contested keywords.

    If you want yet another SEO guide, check the DIY Guide in my signature. It's brand new, and covers everything you need to know.

    All the best
    Wayne
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    66 ways to get links (and traffic) to your site.

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  • Profile picture of the author Kappa
    I am new to this a certainly don't know everything. I am trying to optimize my blog, and the first thing I did after making sure my keyword phrase was part of the url, meta tags, etc. was purchase Angela and Paul's backlinks, and begin that process. It is a good solid start, and I am #1 in Google for my keyword without spaces, which gives me some solid traffic. I am actively working on my keyword with spaces. Not to contradict anyone who is seasoned veteran of this process.
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  • Profile picture of the author Carrie12
    First step in SEO according to me is Article submission
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  • Profile picture of the author lstoops
    Keywords come first. 1.) Use the Google Keyword Tool to find targeted keywords in your niche. 2.) Optimize your site or blog with those keywords. 3.) Get backlinks to your site or blog with very targeted keywords. Keep it simple!
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  • Profile picture of the author flaminjo
    i had one ebook called SEO Bible by Jarry L Ledford, i had purchsed it from a site, i have used it to acquire whatever little knowledge i have on SEO, now i see that this ebook is freely also available on internet, why dont you download it. is is really one of the best books i have come across.
    If you are interested, sending me a PM and I'll send you an eBOOK i have put together on all the basics of SEO.

    Its not the definitive encyclopedia of SEO, but there's plenty of info in there that can get almost any website indexed in the SearchEngines, and how to rank well..

    If anyone is interested, send me a PM as well, and I'll send it to you

    Take care

    Bruce
    bruce i also would like to have that ebook, would you like to pass it on to me also, sending you a PM ?
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    • Profile picture of the author webworx
      Hi,

      Yes it is not a bad ebook.

      you can download it here www dot westonwebworx dot co dot uk/seo-bible.pdf

      sorry about the link but not allowed to upload them yet
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  • Profile picture of the author seojr
    Originally Posted by miles more money View Post

    I have tried learning about S.E.O. and have learned a variety of techniques. I keep coming around to one question. Where Do You Start and what is worth doing?

    The reason I ask this is everywhere you look people are contradicting each other. some say do this, some say do that. Some say don't do this, some say don't do that.

    So now I have a bunch of techniques wondering have I wasted my time or not. What recomendations do people have?
    First place to start is home

    Where are you going to live
    where do all your visitors/customers live
    Then search google according to that TLD on the keywords simalar
    right down the results for those keywords
    start to look at a name that you think will sirt in nicely witht he most targetted keywords

    DEPENDING on the site your going for this will take some time, dont beat around the bush with this at all. It really will help you in the ling run. can have the impact on why you dont rank in alexa for 6 months, rank but are placed at 12 million + for 6 months plus or why you launch at 12 million and drop to under a million under a 3 month span before doing any form of linkbuilding or even site pinging
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