Today I’m going to share with you how I get one of my old websites back to top 10 in Google, spending very little time and money.
But before I tell you what I did, let me give you a brief background about this particular website.
I have a niche website that I created back in 2004 and it has been in the top 10 in Google for a competitive keyword for years.
To give you some idea, that ‘single word’ keyword gives 6,900,000 results in Google, i.e. more than 6 million websites are fighting for that keyword.
A few months back, I realized that the sales from the website dropped. I suspected that my ranking in Google had probably dropped. Indeed, it dropped out of the first page into the second page. The exact ranking was 12th position. Just missed the top 10 by 2 positions.
To regain my top position, I needed to get lots of backlinks fast.
Thus, about 2 months back, I engaged a freelancer to submit the website to 1000 link directories for less than $30. That’s all I did.
A few days ago, I realized that sales from the website increased. I went to Google and checked. Indeed, I’m back to the top 10. I’m now in the 7th position.
From this experience, I once again prove that directory submission is still a viable promotion method.
Some Advice In Website Creation
When I first started creating niche websites to profit from Adsense and affiliate sales, I followed the advice of the ‘experts’ – follow your interest.
I wrote very good articles and each website took me one month of intensive effort!
Soon, very soon in fact, I ran out of interested topics and I had nothing to write. It took me a while before I decided to create websites using Private Label Articles.
I’m glad that I made that decision.
The traffic and earnings from some of the websites created using Private Label Articles outperform those ‘sweat and toil’ websites I’ve created.
For example, one of the websites I’ve created using Private Label Articles is now consistently generating more than $500 a month from Adsense. The highest record was $700 in one month. It took me only a few hours to create the website and a few hours to promote it.
I’ve tried at least 4 different Private Label Article services in the market and there is only 1 that worth my time and investment. Unfortunately (or fortunately?), that website will be closed on 30th June 2008, i.e. it will stop accepting new members after 30th June 2008 (but existing members will still continue to receive new articles). When it reopens, probably after 3-4 months time, the same service will cost you double.
If you are just starting out but are committed to build some passive income online, I suggest you grab this PLR service that I use before it’s closed to the public and ‘naively’ follow the instructions laid out by them, especially their 90-day challenge as well as my step by step guide. If you can just do that, you will thank me one year from now.