What are you looking for?
One of the most impactful developments to the Google SERP has been the introduction of the featured snippet.
What is the featured snippet?
You’ve seen them plenty of times before – most likely whenever you’ve asked a “how to” question to Google.
Featured snippets, also known as the quick answer or knowledge graph, is essentially an area at the top of page 1 where the searcher’s query is answered right then and there.
By the time you finish this article you’ll not only know all about these coveted SERP positions, but you’ll know how to steal them from your competitors as well.
I’d like to introduce you to Ivan Gordiyenko.
Ivan is a customer of mine and one day he emailed me about a site he was flipping – a site he sold for $200k.
He ended up telling me the story about the site and how he ranked, monetized, and flipped it. As he told me about his site, I thought to myself how great of an interview case study it would be.
Graciously, Ivan agreed, and not only that… he pretty much spills the beans on everything he used to rank the site. Enjoy.
Growing up, I used to hate reading. And not in a typical all-kids-hate-books fashion. I would actually avoid reading at all costs.
For book report assignments, I would purposely choose books that had movie adaptions. Anyone ever read Hook… I mean, Peter Pan?
When I was 19 years old, I read a book that literally changed my life (listed below). It had such a profound effect on me that it forged a habit of reading that I’ve carried out to this day.
Over the years, I’ve compiled a list of must-read books that have had significant effect on my life, both professionally and personally.
I’m happy to be sharing them here with you.
Most folks are familiar with the various types of SEO.
We have black hat SEO, where people are using techniques like content automation, backlinking software, hacked sites, and sneaky redirects in order to climb the ranks.
On the other side of the equation, we have our white hatters, who like to stay within the guidelines of Google’s terms of service.
Somewhere in the middle, we have the grey hats, who dabble in a bit of both.
But, you may not have heard about the ever elusive band of SEO’s called the “tin hats.” In a nutshell, tin hat SEO has a lot less to do with actual “ranking” then it does with “generally being freaked the hell out about everything crashing down in a single instant and ruining everything you’ve setup for the past year.” Read about the origin of the term “tin hat” here.
Tin hats are often the butt of jokes in the SEO community. They’re made fun of because of their lack of actual progress in ranking and earning due to the immense amount of time spent geeking-out about Google reading their emails, tracking their IPs, and discovering their foot prints.
Laugh as you might, but we all have a little tin hat inside of us. I know I do.
What if I told you there was a way to make your PBNs stronger than they already are?
That there is a way to make them more relevant to your niche and thus, when you link them to your money site, your site becomes more relevant and ranks easier.
To add, what if I said there’s also a way to get them to provide more link juice than they already do?
And that you can do all of this, without needing to create a single link to your PBNs.
In fact, you can do this all for less than $5.
I’m going to show you how to do all of the above and in typical fashion, you’re going to see real test results showing it in action.
This post will highly deviate from the format of my regular posts.
I’ve had quite a few requests to release a case study where I delve into the actual steps I’ve taken to get a site ranked higher and generating more profit.
So here we are.
In this article, we’re going to take a look at a particular affiliate website that grew in monthly profit by 179% in less than two months.
I’ll reveal the exact actions that I took to improve the site’s organic rankings and conversion rate optimization (CRO), resulting in nearly double the profit.