I have written a book and a number of informational products about search engine optimization and improving a website ranking on Google. The question I often get is, “Whats the secret?” Aside from solid search engine optimization best practices, there are just a few truly secret techniques that make the difference to anyone looking for number 1 rankings.
The reason why I consider some techniques to be true secrets is simply because they are not readily shared by SEO masters and others talking about top rankings. Why? The answer is that there are a number of reasons why these secrets are not shared by the most popular is the value associated with them.
Anyone constantly focused on SEO and you are anything like me, you probably want the fastest and quickest way to put your website on top of major search engine rankings. You know the value of having the number one position and want to get there.
For someone makes their income online, I can promise you that being ranked number one for a competitive keywords makes a huge difference in your online performance. The difference between a number one ranking and lower rankings comes down to making a living online or making nothing at all.
Okay, so what are some of these “secrets”? I would be happy to share one at no charge. Let me begin by saying that not every secret is complex or all that unique. Often times, secrets are simply techniques that applies in a unique way, create a significant difference. That is how I view these SEO secrets simply because they probably wont move mountains but can have a dramatic impact on your search engine rankings whether you have a website, blog, or squeeze page that you want to promote.
So here it is. If you want to achieve number 1 Google rankings for any keyword, simply follow the road map of the top ranked website for that keyword or keyword phrase. Does it sound too simple? Yes, it is simple but not easy. In order to duplicate the success of your number one competitor, you need to discover why he has a top ranking.
The first place and most important place to start is with back links. Back links are links to your competitors website. These links often contain link text that includes the keywords that they are achieving top results for. You want to duplicate this strategy and attempt to get links from the same websites.
The key to success is to find all of the sites linking to your competitor and then get links to your website from the exact same sites. The obvious challenge is finding who is linking to your competitor and then getting links to your site from the same web pages. The good news is that there are tools that can help you do this. In fact there are tons of them and some work better than others.
By duplicating this technique, learning which sites are linking into your competitor, you can significantly enhance your website ranking. This can be done for one keyword or many. This takes a good deal of work so begin researching the inbound links to your competitor and start your link building campaign using the sites they use. Your SEO results with improve quickly.