I am excited! Second page of Google.

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  1. samboiam profile image60
    samboiamposted 9 years ago

    I Googled, keys to a happy marriage, and discovered that out of the 2.37 million results my hub 5 Keys To A Happy Marriage was on the second page. Ranked 15th overall, that is if I counted correctly.

    I know it is not the first page but maybe this is a sign I am getting there.

  2. darkside profile image78
    darksideposted 9 years ago

    What keyword phrase has you ranked on the second page?

    1. samboiam profile image60
      samboiamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Darkside, I realized I left out that information on the original post. So I changed the original post.

      1. Rishy Rich profile image75
        Rishy Richposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Well, i have one hub which is in number 2 in google search list among 80 Million search results. The number 1 is also my forum post on the same topic. But nothing exciting cause the topic is a rare one & Im not getting traffic from outside hubpages. sad

      2. darkside profile image78
        darksideposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Good work.

        Check out the link Ultimate Hubber gave.

        I wouldn't be too concerned about ranking highly for that term, perhaps you should try and work the phrase [how to have a happy marriage] into your hub. 880 searches per month, and the estimated average CPC is $1.09. For [keys to a happy marriage] it is $0.05 which pretty much says that there's no advertisers bidding for that keyword.

        1. Money Glitch profile image72
          Money Glitchposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Hi samboiam, Congrats and keep plugging away at it. smile
          Darkside has given you an important key right here.
          Also, here are two hubs that can give an individual more of a boost; one is by darkside the other is Mark Knowles.

          http://hubpages.com/hub/celebrating-use … -victories
          http://hubpages.com/hub/How-I-got-my-hu … first-page

          Much success to you! big_smile

          1. rmcrayne profile image94
            rmcrayneposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Darkside's hub on Useless Keyword Victories is one of the most important hubs I have read on HubPages.  Big "Eureka!"  I have posted the link many times for hubbers that I thought could benefit from a "Eureka!"  Unfortunately, most of them get insulted and defensive.  hmm

            1. samboiam profile image60
              samboiamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

              Thank you for the links. I am open to all the help I can get. I want to reach the point where I am getting a payout on a monthly basis. No time to get offended when you have goals to reach.

        2. samboiam profile image60
          samboiamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          I appreciate the help. I finally figured out how to find the CPC for keywords. This is going to be a great help. Thank you again for the help.

  3. Ultimate Hubber profile image68
    Ultimate Hubberposted 9 years ago


    BTW the phrase is searched 260 times in a month according to https://adwords.google.com/select/Keywo … gacy=true.

  4. DonnaWallace profile image67
    DonnaWallaceposted 9 years ago


  5. lovelypaper profile image61
    lovelypaperposted 9 years ago

    It's great to find out how high you're ranking on Google.

  6. katiem2 profile image60
    katiem2posted 9 years ago

    I'm so proud of you, and now I'm headed over there to check out this fab hub.  Congrats smile

  7. raisingme profile image80
    raisingmeposted 9 years ago

    Well Done! 
    It certainly is a step on the pathway to success! cool

  8. MMMoney profile image60
    MMMoneyposted 9 years ago


  9. wavegirl22 profile image39
    wavegirl22posted 9 years ago

    here something that really looks good . .your latest hub is featured on the front page of Hubpages smile


    1. samboiam profile image60
      samboiamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Well looky there. Shari, thanks for letting me know. BTW I have published two more hubs since that one.

  10. McConnell Group profile image69
    McConnell Groupposted 9 years ago

    That's great! I try to use Proxies to see the actual SERP's, I find that Google uses your search history and alters the rankings.

    1. samboiam profile image60
      samboiamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Could you please translate? What is Proxies and SERP's?

  11. AEvans profile image75
    AEvansposted 9 years ago

    Congrats! I knew it would happen to you! smile Great job!

    1. samboiam profile image60
      samboiamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you so much. I am just now beginning to understand SEO and keywords. I have learned a lot this weekend and am looking forward to putting it into application.

  12. profile image0
    pinkyleeposted 9 years ago

    that's awesome hun. before you know it you will be on page one.

  13. mymagicview profile image68
    mymagicviewposted 9 years ago



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