Google ranking

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  1. Lily Rose profile image87
    Lily Roseposted 9 years ago

    Just wondering, does it take time even for a site that contains good keywords (high epc & search history) to rank high on a Google search?  I know how important these things are to getting traffic, but I'm wondering if it would show up on page 1 or 2 right away (if it's worthy) or if there are other factors, such as time in existence, that count...

    1. relache profile image86
      relacheposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      yes

      1. lrohner profile image79
        lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        The correct answer is, maybe. I've had some hubs/blogs jump up very quickly, and some that took some time. It all depends on how niche your keywords are.

    2. myra636 profile image60
      myra636posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I wrote a hub the other night with some advice form a friend on the key words and with in 8 hours I was 9th on the list for google. check out this site <snipped promotional link>

      1. arunjain1989 profile image53
        arunjain1989posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        hey i know it may sond dumb but i am not able to put my comment on the link you gave,can you help me

    3. Rynaldos profile image76
      Rynaldosposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Here's some good info. Fact is, when you go on Google and search something, it is a well known fact that you probably WONT skip to page 3 or 4 in the searches. Google crawler takes time to crawl and index your page. Your PR will be based on not ONLY your keywords, but several other factors of which also includes your backlinks etc. This will tell google that your site is important and you will get higher PR ! Its everyones aim to land within the first 5 pages of Google.Do some good SEO and get as much backlinks from similar sites within the first 5 pages of google. There you go !

      1. darkside profile image81
        darksideposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        You're confusing Google Search Results with Google PageRank. They're two different things.

        1. Rynaldos profile image76
          Rynaldosposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          You are always going to knock me down arent you ??

          1. darkside profile image81
            darksideposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            I could have started with "Hopefully Rynaldos, I hope you don't throw another tanty" but I thought I'd give you a chance.

            Obviously you don't take correction well.

            Go and do some homework.

            Google Search Results and Google PageRank are two different things.

            If your only response is going to be another hissy fit, don't bother replying, as I'll be ignoring you.

            1. Rynaldos profile image76
              Rynaldosposted 9 years agoin reply to this

              Not planning a haffy ! Thank you though

        2. Lily Rose profile image87
          Lily Roseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          I didn't realize that - can you please explain the difference between Google PageRank and Google Search results?  What's more important?  Thanks Darkside!

  2. livewithrichard profile image87
    livewithrichardposted 9 years ago

    One of the main focuses on keywords shoudl be competition.  Google only has 10 spots per search page so if you are using high competition keywords then it's going to take a whole lot more effort than writing a keyword rich article.

    1. Lily Rose profile image87
      Lily Roseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      So you're saying that I want a keyword who's "green" bar does not fill the rectangular box for competition?  Does what I just said make sense?

      1. livewithrichard profile image87
        livewithrichardposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        That's right plus you want it to have enough monthly search volume to even bother with.

        1. Lily Rose profile image87
          Lily Roseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          I wondered a lot about that because a lot of other poeple say go for high competition and I wondered why - if it pays well and has a lot of people searching for it, low competition is good.  What you say makes a lot of sense - thanks!

  3. asalvani profile image69
    asalvaniposted 9 years ago

    Many websites that are on top of the search engine are not getting any clicks, or maybe one. I think it's more important to concentrate on your content and possible backlinks.

    It is more convenient to be on top when you are running a business.

    So I suggest you to write and not to worry.

    1. Lily Rose profile image87
      Lily Roseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Guess you're not interested in making money?  I am definitely concentrating on content and backlinks, just trying to wrap my brain around the whole SEO/keyword thing...

      1. asalvani profile image69
        asalvaniposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Of course I am, two of my Hubs are already on top of the search engine. And I do use the SEO tips, but i've noticed a lot of visitors from other websites because of the backlinks, which gave me the first revenue. So I think is more like a multitude of things...
        Best wishes:)

  4. mugshot profile image79
    mugshotposted 9 years ago

    ranking is also judged by inbound links etc not just keywords.

    1. Lily Rose profile image87
      Lily Roseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You took the words right out of my mouth - that's what I was asking.  Thank you for that answer.

      Thanks also to you, Relache!

  5. Lonely Writer profile image52
    Lonely Writerposted 9 years ago

    I am new here, but I published a hub about Texas Tech recruiting and in less than 24 hours it was no. 4 on Google for "2010 red raider recruting" and no. 12 for "2010 texas tech recruiting". I simply wrote a rather lengthy piece breaking down each recruit, threw in any video I could find on youtube and threw in one image. Look up link-bait on hubpages and follow their suggestions to score high, especially in a niche market.

  6. vancouver profile image39
    vancouverposted 9 years ago

    Google Loves Hubpages, i just hope the local contests to write multiple hubs havent attracted spammers who write low grade content. Im sure HP will figure out a way to slow them down,

    smile

  7. Kadmiels profile image53
    Kadmielsposted 9 years ago

    Wow there are a lot of good hints and tips here to SEO i feel a hub comeing on then i looked and there are 10 thousand hubs on SEO lol

  8. Lily Rose profile image87
    Lily Roseposted 9 years ago

    Thanks for all the great advice - when there's so much to learn, it seems reassurance, in the form of more learning, helps!

 
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