6 Simple Tips to Rank High in Google’s Search Engine

Search engines such as Google are seen as black boxes that hand out page one search rankings for websites and blogs based upon secret and mysterious calculations. In essence that is true.6 Tips to Rank High in Google

Hundreds of scientists and mathematicians are constantly working in quiet rooms to increase the artificial intelligence of its search engine.

Some search engine optimisation experts  have used devious means to try and trick Google into getting ranked high in search results. This has been done via tactics such as “Black Hat SEO” that are used to try and fool Google. Google doesn’t encourage these activities and is constantly fine tuning its search algorithms to eliminate these practices.

Google’s objectives is to ensure that it is always delivering search results that users find relevant, interesting and also  timely. If they don’t keep doing this then people will stop using Google and then its $30 billion of revenue it earns off search advertising is under threat. Also breathing down its neck are rapidly growing social sites such as Facebook that indirectly are providing alternatives to Google (rumours are constantly circulating that Facebook is building its own social search engine). If Google doesn’t continue to deliver then its whole existence is heading for a slippery downward slope of Web extinction.

In the last 2 years Google has increased the importance of usability such as measuring the speed of websites and sites that are producing unique content , hence the targeting of content farms and de-ranking them.

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Google Loves Unique Content

What Google does like is great unique content. We have seen the rise in importance of content creation and curation as a marketing tool over the last few years. People use the web to find information, that is why Google is putting such a high value on unique content. Creating great contagious content that begs to be shared such as videos, blog posts and ebooks also has a big side benefit.  That benefit is that people will link to your website or blog and hence Google gives you big ticks in its search engine calculations the more often back-links are created to your blog and website from other websites.

This is is where the tactic of “offsite optimisation” starts to make its importance and presence felt and should be included in your SEO strategy. This is the final stage of getting Google to like you. (Read about the first stage here)

Off-page Optimization

SEO experts generally agree that off-page link building techniques can contribute around 80% of the effectiveness in any SEO campaign. Off-page optimization or building links, is by far the most important activity for assisting us in getting our website well ranked in search engines. And the key driving force in this, is backlinks.

The Importance of “Back Links

A link, or back-link, is the link that you use to be brought to another page. Backlinks are incredibly important because they are basically like “votes” for your page that tell search engines that other webpages like and utilise your page for information. The more websites that you have linked or “voting” for your webpage, the higher your ranking will be. Though, not all votes are weighted the same, as links from the homepage of major websites, like the Australian Government australia.gov.au, amazon.com or facebook.com, are going to be worth a lot more than a lesser known website.

So here are 6 tips for easy link building:

Tip 1:  Competitor analysis

Assuming you won’t be getting many links from those major sites, there still are easy link building tactics available to you. Begin your link building campaign with a competitor analysis. Basically, you want to repeat what your best competitors are doing, as one of the key link building principles is to match and exceed your competitors. Meaning, if you can go through and match all the links they have, or at least a majority of them, and find a couple of other ways to get additional links that they don’t have, you will be able to easily surpass them in searching ranking results.

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Tip 2: Content, content and content

As always, the best way to encourage people to link to your website, is by consistently providing new, compelling and useful content. Content, content and content, to steal a well known phrase.

Creating compelling, relevant and useful content; such as writing about your products, industry, general current market information with keyword oriented useful content will likely influence your website more than any of the other factor discussed here. After the Google Penguin update, regularly posted quality content is the recommended method to getting more traffic to your website. Ideally you should post at least 2 new articles per week, more being better, as Google will favour websites with frequently updated material that contains unique and relevant content. And if your website offers good content, other websites will naturally want to link to you as well.

When you are posting articles, don’t forget to apply the same principles of Title tag and Meta Description to your articles, and don’t forget to include your desired keywords or phrases.

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Tip 3: Guest blogging

Other ideas for a successful link building campaign include guest blogging. The general idea behind guest blogs is to get a link to your website posted on an already established website/blog. These links tend to carry more weight in Google because they are harder to acquire. Some sites will have very stringent requirements for the types of articles they will accept, so links from these sites have more value. Another popular and highly successful method is to contact bloggers or webmasters in your niche and simply ask them for a link. Or, ask to be a guest blogger for the sole purpose of getting the chance to link your guest blog posting back to your site. Establishing relationships with reviewers, authors, professors, enthusiasts, topic experts or anyone else who is operating a website in your niche area, whether it be through social networking or message boards, is a great way to build a network of people who might be willing to reference your website in their content.

Tip 4: Join web 2.0 site

Joining a web 2.0 site is an excellent method of developing search engine friendly links. If you are not familiar with the name, web 2.0 is the term used to describe websites that have a social networking component to them. Sites like Squidoo, StumbleUpon, and Delicious generate most of their content from the site users themselves. These types of pages facilitate interactive information sharing as well as collaboration, where you yourself can add articles that include up to 9 free backlinks per article to your website. Don’t duplicate any of your existing articles on your website and use them for either Squidoo or HubPages though, as search engines are filtering out content that way.

The best way to build links and create strong SEO benefits through Squidoo.com is by creating unique content that focuses on your keywords. Always try to incorporate multimedia, such as videos or images to gain more trust and authority quickly. It only takes a few articles until you’ll be able to add on a number of backlinks in your articles to your main site. I also really like Squidoo’s RSS feed widget, as this gives nice backlinks plus context to the links, which is great for search engines.

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Tip 5: Vendors, Partner testimonials

Always give online testimonials to your suppliers, business partners or anyone else you can give a testimonial to, as it is a great way to get free backlinks from legitimate websites. Don’t forget to include your strategic keywords into your testimonials and hyperlink it back to the appropriate webpage from your website.

Tip 6: Link request to your connections

And finally, source your own networks for possible opportunities to build more links. Business contacts, suppliers, distributors, family members, friends, even your children’s school, all have the potential for providing you backlink opportunities. If you have been nice to them and they like you, ask for a free backlink on their website. Of course, the higher page rank or relevant websites you can link to, the better. If you can manage to obtain powerful and valuable links from websites like edu.com, that would be highly beneficial to you SEO efforts.

There are a lot more tactics involved in SEO to help you compete and surpass your competitors in search engine ranking results. The aforementioned tactics are basic initial strategies that help build a strong foundation and starting point for your SEO efforts, and will immediately help you move your website traffic and search engine ranking results to the next level.

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 What About You?

Are you creating content that is valuable enough to be linked to? Is your content entertaining, educational, informative or inspiring?

Are you using multi-media such as videos and images in content creation or is it mainly articles? What content marketing tcatics work for your website or blog?

Look forward to hearing your stories in the comments below.

Guest Author: Huyen is a SEO Consultant at Result Driven SEO with a passion to help small and medium-sized businesses get found online in digital world through search-engine friendly website design, organic search engine optimisation strategies and tactics.” 

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    “SEO experts generally agree that off-page link building techniques can contribute around 80% of the effectiveness in any SEO campaign.”

    Um, *I* don’t know any such experts. That’s the craziest (wrong) statistic I’ve seen about SEO in a LONG time,

    • http://www.tastythailand.com Reeves

      LOL, that was the first thing that leapt out of the article for me as well. Such a ridiculous figure and completely incorrect. If that’s in there, how much of the rest of the article is going to be worthwhile? Really.

    • cash202

      I see no SEO experts here…

    • http://www.redcherryinc.ca/ SEO FOR INDIA

      I completely agree. Off site used to work but no longer. Content marketing and unique quality content is the key now

      • Daniel Taibleson

        And what is content marketing?

        Classy SEO

    • Gareth Mailer

      It’s a matter of semantics and are you not being a smidgen argumentative for the sake of it? Earning links = more visibility in search. ‘Link building techniques’, as far as nomenclature and most people’s definition of what this means, is probably a bit archaic.

      If it’s the assigned percentage contribution you are arguing against (not sure, you haven’t elaborated much) then maybe you have a case, but we often hear/read figures of 60-70% bandied about.

    • Daniel Taibleson

      People are agreeing with you…but you haven’t said anything…all you’ve done is disagree with Jeff. So let’s hear it, why is that statement incorrect?

  • parigi

    We have a website for a magazine that runs parallel to a main site, but on a different platform. Web traffic was fine to the magazine site till April 2011, when Panda struck. I think Google decided our magazine was a content farm, and pointed people to the main institutional website instead. Is this possible? We responded by clearing out any possible duplicate content, but even the magazine’s original stuff has traces on the main site (eg a headline pointing out). Now the pressure is on to quit the small sub-site and place the magazine on the main site platform. Any tips to get traffic back up?

    • http://twitter.com/HuyenTruongMBA Huyen Truong

      I haven’t gotten to look at your site yet but it seems to have suffered some sort of penalty from Google which is very serious, if you have submitted the review, pls make sure that you have followed their current guidelines before review submission, the review process might take months. Pls contact me on LinkedIn and tell me more about your problem I might be able to give you some suggestions. Thanks

      • http://www.facebook.com/kaamil.nakhasi Kaamil Nakhasi

        I have got the same kind of tactics applied on my site, http://piconect.com and we are trying our best to rank with those tactics. The penalty in this case I believe is due to duplicate content.

  • jringgold

    What a great article! The image you included implies the importance of adding tags in addition to completing the SEO section in your WordPress posts. I have read somewhere else that Google doesn’t give any credibility to the WordPress tags any longer so I have stopped including them altogether. I was just wondering if you had any more insight on this topic?

    • http://twitter.com/HuyenTruongMBA Huyen Truong

      Hi there, tags are still working for me, however remember to tag relevant keywords, don’t tag any keywords that are not mentioned at all in the article!

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    I would like some more help in trying to make my website gain a higher page rank. My page rank is currently 1 and I’m trying to figure out what else to do. I blog daily I have a couple of good high page rank back links, but I can’t get my page rank to mover from 1.

    • http://jeffbullas.com Jeff Bullas

      How long have you n been blogging and what is the blog website address?

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      Ovidio Garcia, Jr
      You can Keep posting quality content, that increase your page rank.


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    The blog should be part of your domain not separate. Creating content on your blog is important in onsite domains SEO with its fresh unique content

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      I have been involved on LinkedIn, concerning a discussion on your comment. Blog’s utilized on site and off site are useful. It would appear from the discussion, that most thought on site as well because the work load was less.

      Meaning not worrying about maintaining another site such as the blog. When building an off site blog you are doubling the work load, but are also gaining a valuable link source. Final outcome, it really is up to the user and what is intended out of it. Like formal or informal blogging.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sanjay-Modha/510522672 Sanjay Modha

    Hi Jeff,

    A great post. I agree with you – in my tests, off-page SEO can really make a difference and I have examples of websites that has zero content but ranking well purely down to the strength of my backlinks.


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    Is it still relevant? Aren’t back links getting unpopular?

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    Yeah unique content matters these days in SEO


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    Back links is like making friends but this time, you get equal benefits
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    What is the effective way of doing link building?

    • http://jeffbullas.com Jeff Bullas

      Create contagious and long form content!

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  • Venkat Reddy

    Content Content Content; NO, ABSOLUTELY NO; GOOD CONTENT; yes that’s what Jeff mean. Read the article completely before writing new post

  • Meg Cook

    This is the best article on SEO I’ve ever read.

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    Thanks for the tips Jeff we have some work to do now!

  • http://allininternet.com/ Michael C. Vang

    Right now Google does not give good value on Off Page SEo or Back linking. What is your opinion in this regards?

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    Yes I totally agree content is what matters the most. If you publish unique and quality content then you will definitely rank higher in time.


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  • Adnan Asghar

    Great tips, thank you! Now time to go and work with my website

  • thejuanmanila

    I have been blogging for 7 years already and I just couldn’t understand how SEO works… I sometimes feel my website is not relevant enough to make it rank well (currently, my website is still at PR1).

    My views per day doesn’t come up over 300 hits on an average and this is frustrating.. I don’t know where I am going wrong or what…

    Also, I just found out recently, that when two of the blog sites I knew personally made a back link from their site to mine, I never got a ping notification. How is that possible?

    A little advice and suggestions will be greatly much appreciated!


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  • mainakhan

    I completely agree. Off site used to work but no longer. Content marketing and unique quality content is the key now


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  • mainakhan

    “SEO experts generally agree that off-page link building techniques
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  • juel rahman

    Above the six point for getting google page rank most important competitor analysis and unique content. Otherwise do not expect page rank. Thanks for suggesting.


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    HI Jeff,

    And Special thanks to Huyen, These are great tips but when we talk about link building doing forum posting and article submissions but i have no such sites that i can do forums and articles. Besides that i just rank in my country Search engine like Google.in Google.uk . tips to improve page rank

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    Thanks a lot for this article. I run a travel website. It is about 2 years old an my PR is still 0/10. I am building backlinks, have unique content, but there is no improvment in my PR. What can I do wrong? My website is in slovak language.

  • AllenandTaylor Martin

    Says the two unknown people while commenting on the highest ranked site when searching “get listed higher on google”

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    “SEO experts generally agree that off-page link building techniques can contribute around 80% of the effectiveness in any SEO campaign.

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  • sam

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  • mainakhan

    ilding techniques can contribute around 80% of the effectiveness in any SEO campaign.”

    Um, *I* don’t know any such experts. That’s the cr


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  • Portman

    I totally agree with these ranking factors. We did a test for one of our clients, in which we wrote for him a blog post and and after 2 days marketed it really hard, gaining more than 80 likes and 89 retweets in that period. And we clearly saw that the traffic from search engines, especially Google has increased by at least 40% right after the article started to gain more likes and retweets.SEO SERVICES

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  • Josh Barrious

    Great article Huyen! You have taken some of the complexity out of SEO. All 6 of these tips work. We are getting a lot of feedback from content and SEM strategies: http://uluad.com.

    Thanks again,


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  • sydneydownunderguy

    I made a blog which now has 96000 hits – only 4000 per month though.

    its making a little adsense cash, not sure how to make cash out of it though.

    I have no ideas how to make it make cash. Maybe I should sell ad spots or guest marketing posts

    any ideas – I really would like some advice from some pro’s on what would make this make money. I do get a lot of hits for people moving to Australia.
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    the link to my latest post is here (this is really my own blog)


  • Chad

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    No it doesnt

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  • Priya Sahni

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    This page ranks well but is very outdated…

  • Jehudijel

    Thanks for the tips. Very useful…:)

  • Darragh

    Great tips Huyen!!
    Our website does stag / bachelor parties but our name is a little bit risqué so we can have issues getting it out there….
    ….would you have any tips? (bar changing our name haha)
    Our name is The Stag’s Balls :) ……and the site is https://www.thestagsballs.com/

  • Darragh

    Great advice Huyen!
    Can anybody suggest how to get around getting your name out there is it is a little risqué? (bar changing it obviously haha)
    Our website is http://www.thestagsballs.com but people can think it is something dodgy from the url haha….we do bachelor / stag parties!

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  • Teodor

    Thank you for advice, but for non-English websites like mine, Squidoo, Stumbleupon and so on are useless. Also, I tried for 8 years Facebook and Twitter but got zero results from there, wasting of time… But yes! Google SE is fantastic, helped me to get rid of economic crisis and stay on the market!

    • http://www.openforumghana.com OpenforumGhana

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    It’s always important to keep in mind that basics are still fundamental for good search optimization. Nice article, thanks for sharing.

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  • Poor-Homme

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    in my experience the factors that most affect SEO are On-page factors. especially URLs, titles and descrpciones

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    Guest blogging is quite often over looked. If your not getting enough traffic, focus on that. Second, build a e-mail list and collect leads.

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    One important factor to mention is that Google is about to aggressively track what sites are slow-loading and which ones are mobile friendly. User experience is an increasingly strong signal. April 21st of 2015 is when the latest algorithm update will launch, affecting mobile search (but not desktop search).

    • Jessica Bluline

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    Thanks for all these tips. I will use these tips to my blog which is specially designed for SEO beginners.

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      Nice way to sneak in a link. You think I can try?

      I do SEO

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    Great article Huyen! You have taken some of the complexity out of SEO. All 6 of these tips work. I run a website. It is about 8 month old an my PR is still 0/10. I am building back links, have unique content, but there is no improvement in my PR. What can I do wrong? My website is IndianIncome.

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    am also having great problems with my blog. Unlike other beginners my blog is listed on the first page of bing and google but i was aiming at making sales which am not getting now. My blog is http://losein1week.blogspot.com/

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    i am also doing SEO work for my website but still PR is 0..

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    Domain authority is one of the most important factors in ranking higher in the search engine results. Since Domain authority is primarily based on backlinks thus building quality backlinks is one of the best ways to rank higher in the search engine results. For example, this article might not have ranked on the first page of the search results had it not been published on jeffbullas.com.

    However, it is hard to say off page optimization contributes 80% to the SEO efforts. I believe unique content stands a better chance of ranking higher in the search results even if you publish it on a low DA website.

  • Shirley Gyrling

    I don’t agree with adding keywords into the meta data fields. Google has ignored this information for years. If I was SEO a competitor site, I’d go straight to the source code, read this line, and have their whole keyword strategy laid bare.

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    If you want immediate traffic SEO is not the way to go. Influencer marketing and social is more effective for new blogger. However, good SEO practice from day one will help new bloggers to build reputation and over time will start to rank in search engines. New bloggers should focus on content, social media and building an email list.

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