Episode #898
Day in Life of a Newbie SEO
January 15, 2019

In episode #898, we discuss a day of the life of a new SEO. Tune in to hear what we did when starting out.

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  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: Day in Life of a Newbie SEO
  • [01:05] Eric made Light Show Videos and thought the site was going to be a hit.
  • [01:30] He thought people would want to see laser light shows from music festivals.
  • [01:48] He did keyword research and found high volume keywords.
  • [01:58] Then he created content by finding YouTube videos of light shows and writing about them.
  • [02:32] He then started reaching out to similar sites and got a few cross-links.
  • [02:50] He ranked #1 for keyword “light shows”, but he found that he wasn’t making money.
  • [03:20] Neil created a job board, but he wasn’t getting any traffic.
  • [04:08] He also did outreach and tried to make connections.
  • [04:23] After changing his email template, he got 1 response.
  • [04:41] It takes a lot of fine tuning to be successful.
  • [05:20] Double down on what works.
  • [05:33] Don’t just focus on traffic, remember to track revenue.
  • [05:57] That’s it for today!
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