Improving Existing Hubs to Increase Traffic - Part 2

  1. lobobrandon profile image88
    lobobrandonposted 5 years ago

    As some of you know, I have been doing a small case study on my hub on watering tomatoes where I look for keywords in which I am in the top 2 pages of Google. Once I get a list of keywords I would like to improve my ranking on, I then analyzed the top 20 results and saw what they were discussing and added new, in-depth, well-researched information to my hub. As expected I saw some amazing gains in my ranking. For part 1 of this check this thread out:

    I am creating a new thread for this, as it's something I would like most people to see. Check out this case study by another guy who apparently was doing the exact same thing (I'm not surprised): I would suggest you watch the short video on that page.

    I didn't want to update you guys on the current rankings until the end of March, but since I am creating this new thread, I thought it would be wise to do this:

    I've seen really good gains in ranking for the top terms I was after. Overall, very happy with the results thus far. (NOTE: These are just the keywords I was not already ranking #1 for. I have not lost rankings for other terms. See the attached image or you can see it here if the attached image is too small:

    Keyword - Original (Week 2) [Week 4]{Week 6}
    KW1 - 4 (4) [2]{1}
    KW2 - 2 (2) [1]{1}
    KW3 - 5 (2) [1]{1}
    KW4 - 6 (3) [3] {3}
    KW5 - 11 (7) [3]{1} (This one actually belongs to the second group (below), but I did mention this subtopic a bit already, I'd have to move it to the new section once that's done)
    KW6 - 6 (3) [3]{2}
    KW7 - 5 (3) [3]{4}

    These keywords were not really worked on. I still saw some gains, on account of adding more content to the hub and a mention of the keyword once or twice. An entire section can be dedicated to this batch of keywords. This is something I will be doing in the coming week.
    KW8 - 5  (5) [6]{5}
    KW9 - 7 (5) [4]{4}
    KW10 - 7 (8) [8]{3}
    KW11 - 6 (6) [5]{5}
    KW12 - 8 (7) [6]{4}
    KW13 - 10 (8) [7]{5}
    KW14 - 10 (11) [11]{6}

  2. chef-de-jour profile image95
    chef-de-jourposted 5 years ago

    This is solid research. I congratulate you in your spirited, scientific endeavour. And your rankings prove that the keyword theories work out in practice, in GoogleLand. Not only that, you're sharing the knowledge, which will help others eventually, from beginner to veteran. So, you have earned kudos mon ami.

    1. lobobrandon profile image88
      lobobrandonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hehe, thanks smile


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