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SEO Checklist: 39 Actionable SEO Tips for Your Niche Site (#16 is Rarely Talked About) [Updated February 2017]

Filed in Case Studies, SEO by on February 21, 2017 12 Comments
SEO Checklist: 39 Actionable SEO Tips for Your Niche Site (#16 is Rarely Talked About) [Updated February 2017]

Do you know the biggest traffic source for the majority of successful niche websites? It’s not their email list or social media (though email especially should be a major part of your strategy) It’s Google Search! Let’s be clear; without a strong SEO foundation and a steady stream of search engine traffic, it's hard to […]

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38 Places To Find the Best Keywords In Your Niche (And 62 Screenshots Showing You How To Get Them) [Updated February 2017]

38 Places To Find the Best Keywords In Your Niche (And 62 Screenshots Showing You How To Get Them) [Updated February 2017]

I don't know about you... But every time I have to come up with a list of keywords for content or SEO using only my brain, the results are pretty lame. For example, if I had to come up with keywords for say 'App Development'. I'd come up with some real obvious ones like 'get an App developed' […]

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15 Ways To Build Powerful Whitehat Backlinks That Will Rank Your Niche Site (Updated 31st January 2017)

Filed in SEO, Ultimate Guides & Resources by on January 31, 2017 56 Comments
15 Ways To Build Powerful Whitehat Backlinks That Will Rank Your Niche Site (Updated 31st January 2017)

Everyone tells you that getting high authority whitehat backlinks is the only long-term and sustainable way to stay on top of Google search rankings. They’re right! A research by Moz shows that there’s a very direct relationship between quality backlinks and Google search rankings. The higher the quality of your backlinks, the higher your search […]

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7 Simple Tips To Increase Your Niche Sites Search Engine Rankings

Filed in SEO, Traffic by on November 7, 2016 11 Comments
7 Simple Tips To Increase Your Niche Sites Search Engine Rankings

Articles optimized for search engines are like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for digital marketers. You just can’t have enough of them (and for good reason as well). As search engines are still the most important traffic source for most niche websites, and a place at the top of Google’s 1st page for the right keywords […]

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How to Create and Promote Content to Get 200+ Badass Backlinks In A Month

Filed in Blogging, SEO by on June 2, 2016 10 Comments
How to Create and Promote Content to Get 200+ Badass Backlinks In A Month

Let me guess: You are reading this post because of its title. No? I'm willing to bet you're looking to get a super flow of backlinks in a short period of time. But here the ugly truth of life comes: No one cares about your content or how awesome and compelling it is. It begs the question: What […]

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[Case Study] How I Found 100 Keywords For My Niche Site In Under 26 Minutes (And How You Can Copy Me)

[Case Study] How I Found 100 Keywords For My Niche Site In Under 26 Minutes (And How You Can Copy Me)

I love a challenge, don’t you? So, when Stuart came to me and asked if I could follow Chelsea’s keyword research SEO article to see how many keywords I could find in a hour, I said... “An hour? Screw that! People don’t have an hour to do keyword research, give me 30 minutes and see what […]

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[Step by Step Guide] Watch Over My Shoulder As I Do On-Page SEO, For My Niche Site, To Get More Google Traffic

Filed in Case Studies, SEO by on March 11, 2016 15 Comments
[Step by Step Guide] Watch Over My Shoulder As I Do On-Page SEO, For My Niche Site, To Get More Google Traffic

I’ve admitted it before, and I’ll probably find myself admitting it again: As someone who does content marketing for a living, I tend to believe more in the drive of the actual marketing rather than SEO. Which gives me the tendency to disregard on-page SEO way more than I should. In fact, since I established […]

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Find Your Niche's Most Important Keywords in One Hour or Less: The 7-Step Guide

Find Your Niche's Most Important Keywords in One Hour or Less: The 7-Step Guide

Back in May, I wrote a post that got a ton of hits… and was one of NicheHacks’ posts that had the most on-page time. It was about 23 different places you could uncover valuable keywords, including 29 screenshots on exactly how and where to find them. You guys found it so helpful, we created […]

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3 Practical Ways to Replace Your Black Hat Rankings With White Hat Strategies

Filed in SEO by on November 25, 2015 5 Comments
3 Practical Ways to Replace Your Black Hat Rankings With White Hat Strategies

I feel like we’ve got a fairly open, helpful, (and can I even say loving?) NicheHacks community that likes to help each other, so I’m just going to come right out and say it: When you’re new to the game and you start a niche site from scratch, you inevitably get involved with some sort […]

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Discover The Best Backlinks For Your Website And How To Avoid The Worst

Filed in SEO by on September 25, 2015 3 Comments
Discover The Best Backlinks For Your Website And How To Avoid The Worst

Backlinks are important for your niche website. They can be your ticket to heaven or hell. Good backlinks can boost your SEO and help you achieve better rankings while bad backlinks can cause Google penalties that are hard to remove. To rule the rankings in Google in your niche, you must have the majority of […]

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3 Easy Ways To Get Powerful Backlinks Without Doing SEO

Filed in SEO, Ultimate Guides & Resources by on September 22, 2015 28 Comments
3 Easy Ways To Get Powerful Backlinks Without Doing SEO

I hate link building. Nothing is filthier than a person whose life is based on building backlinks on authoritative sites. Don’t get me wrong – I have no problem with the principle of link building. What frustrates me is this single word attached to the process of acquiring backlinks and developing a link profile for […]

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[Case Study] Watch Over My Shoulder As I Do In-depth Keyword Research For A Site In The Survival Niche

[Case Study] Watch Over My Shoulder As I Do In-depth Keyword Research For A Site In The Survival Niche

It always feels good to write something people love. I try to do it every time I write a blog post, but you can never really predict these things, you know? When I wrote 23 Places to Find the Best Keywords In Your Niche (& 29 Screenshots Showing You How to Get Them), my goal […]

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Protecting Your Niche Site From A Google Penalty - The Ultimate Guide

Filed in SEO, Ultimate Guides & Resources by on June 21, 2015 17 Comments
Protecting Your Niche Site From A Google Penalty - The Ultimate Guide

We’ve all heard stories about different business tycoons around the world going bankrupt overnight. You know, the “once a millionaire, now a homeless beggar” kind of stories. It happens all the time. If you’re a niche marketer, though, you could easily end up in a similar situation (or even worse) if you don't act quickly. […]

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The Beginner's Guide to Niche SEO

Filed in SEO, Ultimate Guides & Resources by on June 17, 2015 19 Comments
The Beginner's Guide to Niche SEO

Are you thinking about creating a niche website, or have one that isn't performing well in organic search but want to do niche SEO? If so, then you may need to get back to the basics. The basics of search engine optimization, that is. In this post, we're going to look at four ingredients that […]

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The Best List of SEO Tools: 22 Tools You Can Stake Your Rankings On

Filed in SEO by on June 4, 2015 9 Comments
The Best List of SEO Tools:  22 Tools You Can Stake Your Rankings On

Search engine optimization has come a long way. From keyword stuffing, article directories, and online bookmarking to link prospecting, link poaching, and broken link building, SEO has gravitated away from being a numbers game to being a full-fledged marketing campaign that prioritizes quality above all else. This is evident with the algorithm changes Google, arguably […]

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The Ultimate Guide: 17 Ways To Build Links Without Writing Content

Filed in Content, SEO by on May 25, 2015 13 Comments
The Ultimate Guide: 17 Ways To Build Links Without Writing Content

Even though Google passed out ranking penalties like Halloween candy for sites who’d built backlinks for their pages via what Penguin deemed black hat practices, don't assume that the overall strategy of finding backlinks for your site should be forgotten about. After all, Google still looks at your traffic and the quality of sites linking to you as […]

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How To Use Parasite Websites for Easy Clickbank Rankings

Filed in SEO by on March 17, 2015 24 Comments
How To Use Parasite Websites for Easy Clickbank Rankings

It's not 2007 anymore and ranking a brand new website for profitable keywords is rarely easy but there may be a way with parasite websites. This is especially true if you’re trying to rank in typical Clickbank niches. How many 'get your ex back' or 'forex trading' websites do you think affiliates launch every year? […]

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6 Common SEO Hacks Left Undone & What They Cost You

Filed in SEO by on December 1, 2014 16 Comments
6 Common SEO Hacks Left Undone & What They Cost You

SEO is a beast. It’s so big, there’s absolutely no way for you to conquer it all. There’s so much expert advice out there that if you don’t deliberately choose not to listen to 75% of it, you’ll be confused forever. But in the same way SEO can be your worst enemy if you’re trying […]

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The Google Sandbox Effect And What It Means For Your Niche Sites

Filed in SEO by on July 23, 2014 44 Comments
The Google Sandbox Effect And What It Means For Your Niche Sites

This is a special day for NicheHacks as it's the first ever guest post to be published and what a great first post it is, I hope it's the first of many! The post is by Dan Thompson. Dan is a niche site builder & local SEO consultant. He also runs Domain Colosseum an expired […]

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I Asked 8 IM Experts – What's The Best Keyword Software Tool?

Filed in SEO by on January 12, 2014 62 Comments
I Asked 8 IM Experts – What's The Best Keyword Software Tool?

So, what's the best keyword software? I asked 8 internet marketing experts including Ryan Diess, Brian Dean, Charles Float, Matthew Barby, Justin Cook, Nick Le Roy, Shoemoney & Pat Flynn to get a wide range of opinions, check out what they said about the best keyword software below...   HOT TIP: Here's why you need keyword […]

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