does seo really work?

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I have made several website in my time and some of them have gotten number 1 in google but they never really resulted in more then a few hundred to 1000 hits a month. and a little revenue. in order to make $10,000 I would have to have thousands a of websites. I mentioned this becuase I have heard & read claims that some people make that much. I couldn't possibly update that many sites/blogs.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jmart11
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    • Profile picture of the author prefamous
      Originally Posted by Jmart11 View Post

      do you even know what seo is? if u did you would know the answer that that simple question

      I love it when people answer a question with a question.
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      • Profile picture of the author Nunotmp
        Of course it works. People use search engines for everything. I think I have used Google 5 times today. Once to find how to make a garlic spread, once to figure out what can be causing my car not to start, I even googled how to crush garlic. I found what I was looking for. If you optimized your site for "how to crush garlic" and ranked #1-#5 then I probably visited your site. That is the purpose of SEO.
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        • Profile picture of the author prefamous
          Originally Posted by Nunotmp View Post

          Of course it works. People use search engines for everything. I think I have used Google 5 times today. Once to find how to make a garlic spread, once to figure out what can be causing my car not to start, I even googled how to crush garlic. I found what I was looking for. If you optimized your site for "how to crush garlic" and ranked #1-#5 then I probably visited your site. That is the purpose of SEO.
          I never doubted that you can get some traffic from it, But I don't seo is enough.
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          • Profile picture of the author Nunotmp
            It depends on what you are marketing. If you have recipes for lasagna on your site, seo might bring in traffic but not much money because the searcher is not looking to purchase or click anything besides recipes. If you are optimized for headphones the customer might find your site expecting to purchase or click to purchase something so it has more value.

            That is why people spend so much time doing keyword research. You dont want to target something that is not going to bring in money.
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            • Profile picture of the author prefamous
              Originally Posted by Nunotmp View Post

              It depends on what you are marketing. If you have recipes for lasagna on your site, seo might bring in traffic but not much money because the searcher is not looking to purchase or click anything besides recipes. If you are optimized for headphones the customer might find your site expecting to purchase or click to purchase something so it has more value.

              That is why people spend so much time doing keyword research. You dont want to target something that is not going to bring in money.
              I am trying to do cpc(adsense, adbrite and the like)
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  • Profile picture of the author BlastMySite
    You have to research your niches/keywords better before building websites.
    Quantity does not mean more money, nor rankings mean more visits. Do your research, create websites around profitable niches and you won't need to create thousands of sites to earn some money.
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    • Profile picture of the author prefamous
      Originally Posted by BlastMySite View Post

      You have to research your niches/keywords better before building websites.
      Quantity does not mean more money, nor rankings mean more visits. Do your research, create websites around profitable niches and you won't need to create thousands of sites to earn some money.
      I have done all this and have made some money. But to me it's not worth my time unless I can grow it into making thousands a month.
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      • Profile picture of the author BlastMySite
        Originally Posted by prefamous View Post

        I have done all this and have made some money. But to me it's not worth my time unless I can grow it into making thousands a month.
        Then you haven't done a proper research.
        I have websites with a single keyword bringing $100+/day. The money is out there, all you have to do is find your way. Probably the traffic is not your problem, but monetization of that traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author gPlayer
    SEO works and it'll continue its work in the future. But you need to be fresh. And you need to stick in whitehat method.
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  • Profile picture of the author Devid1
    SEO is the key of success in online business.
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  • Profile picture of the author EnzoBlaque
    Wow.. well how else do you think websites find themselves in high ranks on google? Luck? Voodoo? or SEO?
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
    Originally Posted by prefamous View Post

    I have made several website in my time and some of them have gotten number 1 in google but they never really resulted in more then a few hundred to 1000 hits a month. and a little revenue. in order to make $10,000 I would have to have thousands a of websites. I mentioned this becuase I have heard & read claims that some people make that much. I couldn't possibly update that many sites/blogs.

    Or instead of trying to create thousands of websites you can pick keywords and niches that get far more traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author nik0
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    No SEO doesn't work, we all just love to waste our time! :rolleyes:
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