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How to Rank #1 in Google

Updated on August 21, 2015

Today you are going to read some of the proven and effective #1 rank search engine strategies. To be honest, #1 rank on search engine is not a miracle. It is not something which can be achieved in a few days. At times, it may take weeks/months or even a year. But if you follow the search engine guidelines and white hat SEO strategies only then you can bring your website on top of search engines such as: Google, Yahoo, Bing or any other.


Following are the actionable strategies you can start using right now.

Info graphics
.edu & .gov links
Citation
Citation Reviews
Content
Google Map Listing
Social Media Presence
Testimonials
Videos


Info-graphic

An inforgraphic is a great way to represent information or data visually. To make infographic look good, you can use diagrams, pie charts, text, numeric, special symbols, images etc. Rather than wasting time in writing XXX words you can easily convey your message through inforgraphic. A picture paints a thousand words. It is human tendency to be attracted towards visuals (i.e. images, videos etc.) rather than plain text.

Benefits:

1) By sharing infographic to different websites can help you to bring huge amount of traffic and sales.
2) Infographic also helps to generate a unique connection with visitors.
3) A well designed infographic can people force to share and click on it.
4) You can share infographic into sites like:

Pinterest.com
Flicker.com
WordPress blog

.edu & .gov Links

One link from .edu or .gov sites is equals to the 100 links from regular sites or may be more. Now this is something which is not going to be easy at all. But, if you can generate links from these websites. Surely you can get your dream results. To get links from these websites, you can create informative content and contact them for submission. But make sure this content had not created for the purpose of any kind of advertisement. Some of the instant approval .edu & .gov sites are as follows:


https://www.academia.edu
https://www.fcc.gov/blog
http://onlinebusiness.syr.edu

Source

Citation

Citation can help to increase online business appearance. Basically citation is reference to the business name, address, phone number, website links etc. Most important and highly recommendable free websites for citations are as below:

Yelp.com
Yellowpages.com

Citation Reviews

Customer reviews are very important as view point of Google’s search algorithm. Because reviews always shows the experience of old customers whether it is good or bad. Good reviews about your business can people help to better understand about your products and services.

Source

Content

“Content is like a king”. Unique, quality and informative content can create a big difference in your search results. Informative content is also helps to engage visitors and keep them into website for most of the time.

Google Map Listing:

This is yet another powerful way to marketing your business online. Google map listing provides you an edge especially when you are targeting local market.

Benefits:

People can easily rate or review your business.
It helps to increase online presence.
Excellent opportunity to enhance business brand.
Up to date information is available.
Can include special offers, event dates (if any) etc.


Source

Social Media

Regular social media presence on channels such as:

Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin
Google+

would be effective way of promotion and can help your business grow like wildflowers.


Testimonials

Customer testimonials can be a key element. Testimonials can be in the form of Audio, Video or a simple text. Testimonials work because they explain how the product satisfies a consumer need.

Videos: It is not necessary that every website should contain videos. But to have videos on website is definitely a big advantage. Because most people love to watch videos rather than spend time in reading thousand words article/blog.Some example of video sharing sites are as below:


http://www.dailymotion.com
https://vid.me
https://vimeo.com




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