trouble building backlinks... am I doing something wrong?

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Hi.
I'm fairly new to the internet marketing world. I picked up a few course that really opened my eyes to how this stuff works. One course is targeted to clickbank and one is targeted to physical products. Both seem to offer a lot of value. I've been implementing the strategies for the past month or so and I have 2 sites up- one aimed at clickbank products and the other at physical products. I'm in the "backlink building" stage for both of them. I've decided to start with the physical product site first. So far (over a period of about a week and a half), I've gone to socialmarker and created bookmarks in the "best" as well as the "do follow" for my site. Then I created an article and spun it using a spinner and submitted it to a couple of article directories (goarticles and ezinearticles so far) I also made a Squidoo lens (with the same spun article) and also tweeted that on Twitter. So far, Market samurai is not seeing the site indexed and not a single backlink. I am not under any delusion that this is "all it takes" I just want to see 1 backlink show up before I go and dedicate all of my time to this process. I just want to know that this is actually going to get my somewhere. So, sorry for the long post, but my main question is how long should I expect before I get indexed by Google. The courses I bought and the stuff I've read online seem to indicate that social bookmarking alone can get me indexed in 24 to 48 hours, but I've simply not found this to be the case. Any help is appreciate here. Thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author Mountainmotorman
    Back links do not show up over night! First, it seems you state your site is not indexed yet? If this is a fact, get the site indexed in Google first. It is easy... Next, sit back and relax a minute. Backlinks can take a few weeks to start showing up. I know this makes a person anxious but, it is how things are on the net!

    Oh yeah, I use www.buildingyourbacklinks.com for getting back links easy!
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  • Profile picture of the author LilBlackDress
    Hi Stan,

    If you are using Wordpress make sure your Privacy under Settings is set to visible.

    I am going to PM you a little tool to help you get your site indexed.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gerald Arno
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    Hey man,

    it takes at least a few weeks
    to build some serious backlinks.
    Make sure to be consistent with
    spreading your content out there.

    Keyword research is one of the most
    important aspects, when it comes
    to getting ranked on the first page
    of google.

    You can use the following tools which
    are mostly free to generate more traffic
    and build backlinks.

    1) Forum Marketing
    2) Article Marketing
    3) Video Marketing
    4) Tribes
    5) Social Media Networking Sites
    6) Social Bookmarking Sites
    7) Pings
    8) Private Syndications
    and more...

    Most of them are for free and you
    can reach a solid ranking very soon.

    Send me a mail, and I can help you
    out.

    All the best,

    Gerald
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  • Profile picture of the author contactscape
    Hey Stan

    Good to see you're making the effort, keep at it and you'll see it pay off.

    As for backlinks, yes it does take time for them to propagate, article directories take their time sometimes to publish your article so you'll need a bit of patience there.

    Consider writing articles where there is "flow" to your article. A good article is not always something that is "written" well but something that has "conversational" flow to it. You could make use of a digital recorder and record your thoughts first, replay it to yourself and see how it sounds, and modify it accordingly before writing the article. Another good tactic is to use something like Dragon Naturally Speaking to record and convert your voice to text, the way you speak is more fluid than the way you write at times.

    Hope that helps

    Cheers,
    Ange
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  • Profile picture of the author stevestan
    Hang in there, i know its not easy, try to commit to 20 backlinks a day and google free traffic system. they should be at the top. its free and awesome. it will deffinately get you up the search engine without spending a penny.
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    • Profile picture of the author stannmaple
      Wow! Thanks everyone for the help! I can't believe how many responses I got in less than 1 hour!
      As I'm new to this, I'm trying to take in as much GOOD information as I can. One thing that I've heard a lot about it "white hat" and "black hat" methods. I really want to stay away from anything that is going to get me banned or de-indexed. Anyone know if this google free traffic system is going to do that? I'll keep working at it. As I said, this is my first time doing this. I'm sure once I start seeing backlinks show up, it will really motivate me to press on even further. Until then, thanks so much for the helpful advice!
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      • Profile picture of the author GrowTallerNiche
        Write articles. Build social bookmarking links to those articles. Build social bookmarking and article links to those profile pages of the social bookmarking sites. Repeat while keep finding new article sites and social bookmarking sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author Han Fan
    Stannmaple,

    Welcome to the warrior forum family

    Let's do a quick reality check here, If guru said it takes a long time and hard work, you would never brought the product or course at 1st place... If you are new to IM, that's something you will realize

    better know it now, than after you purchase so many courses...

    You have to look for long term value...

    anything you mastery in life takes time, trial and error..etc..

    be patient, you will be there


    Step 1:

    make sure your privacy in word press is turned on.
    the options says allow google spider to visit...

    Step 2:

    Submit Your Sitemap to google webmaster
    Submit your site to analystic
    Submit Your feed to feed burner

    Step 3:

    Use software like RSS bot submit your feed to all other major
    RSS directories

    if you just start out, just submit to these two sites:

    feedagg.com
    feedage.com

    your site feed is something like this:

    http://yoursite.com/feed

    assume it's a wordpress site

    Step 4:

    make sure your host your site, at popular host
    such as hostgagor...

    Step 5:

    Social book mark, every PAGE at least 5 of them

    Step 6:

    It sounds like your articles are already out there..

    Social bookmark: every article links
    Ping them all

    pinggoat.com

    Step 7:

    Takes all URL's above, make into RSS feed

    go to link2rss.com

    Step 8:

    Take the feed from step 7, submit to RSS directories..

    If you do all the steps above, with 24-48 hours

    Your site will show up...

    go to google type:

    site: yoursite.com

    it should show up, if that's what you mean by index.

    if you target at certain keywords, it's not showing up your site
    at 1st page, that means you have more SEO work to do..

    Let me know if you need anything else...

    Han





    Originally Posted by stannmaple View Post

    Hi.
    I'm fairly new to the internet marketing world. I picked up a few course that really opened my eyes to how this stuff works. One course is targeted to clickbank and one is targeted to physical products. Both seem to offer a lot of value. I've been implementing the strategies for the past month or so and I have 2 sites up- one aimed at clickbank products and the other at physical products. I'm in the "backlink building" stage for both of them. I've decided to start with the physical product site first. So far (over a period of about a week and a half), I've gone to socialmarker and created bookmarks in the "best" as well as the "do follow" for my site. Then I created an article and spun it using a spinner and submitted it to a couple of article directories (goarticles and ezinearticles so far) I also made a Squidoo lens (with the same spun article) and also tweeted that on Twitter. So far, Market samurai is not seeing the site indexed and not a single backlink. I am not under any delusion that this is "all it takes" I just want to see 1 backlink show up before I go and dedicate all of my time to this process. I just want to know that this is actually going to get my somewhere. So, sorry for the long post, but my main question is how long should I expect before I get indexed by Google. The courses I bought and the stuff I've read online seem to indicate that social bookmarking alone can get me indexed in 24 to 48 hours, but I've simply not found this to be the case. Any help is appreciate here. Thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author stannmaple
      Holy smokes! Thanks so much for the great information! I'm going to have to re-read all these posts. I don't even know anything about RSS or ping- not even sure what it all means, so I'll do my research. Thanks again!
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  • Profile picture of the author gtk29
    I think the sites link2rss and pinggoat are not working. Or is it me alone?
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  • Profile picture of the author pethanks
    Just be patient and you will reap the harvest soon.
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    • Profile picture of the author stannmaple
      Thanks again for the help. I've read a lot of posts on here and my experience still does not seem to be lining up with what most people say. From what I've read on the forum, it seems social bookmarking usually gets sites indexed in less than a week (much less) - I don't mean on the first page of Google- I just mean to have Google see my site at all. I'd be happy with page 1000! I'm sitting here at about two or two and a half weeks after social bookmarking article submission, web 2.0 submissions and even signing up for a 3 way link service and not a single backlink is recognized by market samurai and google doesn't even see my site. I assume Market samurai's page rank tracker is accurate. I should mention too that I use my main keyword in all of my anchor text on my articles etc. I also have privacy set to public, I've submitted a sitemap etc. Am I doing something wrong? Thanks again!
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  • Profile picture of the author ilief
    rank tracker in MS is not working properly lately. It shows me as not even indexed for a keyword that Im on page one for.
    Im sure they will straiten it out soon
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