Everyone wants to be successful online these days because the Internet is the only place they feel they can be “boundless” as there are opportunities for just about any market/niche provided that you do things that “works” and avoid things that doesn’t help you reach to your customers and sell your products and services.
You not necessarily need to have a product-related website to become an online sensation. You can promote and sell other’s products as an “affiliate” and still make a healthy income through your website.
But most bloggers, website owners, and entrepreneurs usually make the same mistakes over and over again, and as a result, they usually fail. But success online is really simple. If you do things the “right” things, the “right way, and at the “right” time, you’ll start to generate 5-figure income from your website, within 6 months from now.
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Do a keyword research for profitable keywords.

If you really want to be at the top 10 position of search engine result pages, you’ll have to go after profitable keywords that have high search volume, but low competition, so that you can quickly rank .
Keywords such as long-tail keywords and product name keywords are usually profitable as these keywords aren’t targeted by most companies, but people still search for them because of new trends and technology changes that often arise.
But that doesn’t mean you do not “target” on competitive keywords. Eventually, you’ll have to compete with more broad and generic keywords to drive more “targeted” customers.
Do a keyword research, using Google Keyword Planner tool, before you post anything on your website. You’ll have a list of keywords to build content around it and quickly reach out to your “target” audience, as a result, save plenty of time, energy, and money on your end.
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Optimize your website.

Once you have a list of keywords in your hand, optimize your website around it. Using these keywords, describe your website in the home page (use “all-in-one-SEO” plugin to do this), create search-engine URLs, submit your site to major search engines, create XML sitemaps, submit your site to feed burners, etc. These small steps may not seem to make a huge difference, but it will ensure that your site is properly optimized for search engines to properly index more pages on your site.
Use keywords in your titles. Most people use titles (headlines and page titles) without inserting keywords in it, or titles that are not relevant to their niche, or simply plain and boring titles that you see everywhere. Instead, try to see which title generates more clicks on your website and use similar types. Visit your competitor’s website/blog to see how they’re pulling all the traffic with their titles, and use them on your pages too.
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Use keywords in your content.

Most people think that stuffing keywords in their content will game search engines into believing that the content is highly relevant, and thereby, rank their site higher in search engines. That’s far from the truth. Keyword stuffing will never get your website rank higher, especially after the recent Penguin and Panda updates has rolled out.
Using “keyword stuffing” method to influence rankings of a site is against the Google guidelines which will not only drop your website from search engine rankings, but also ban your website from displaying on it. As a result, not only you will lose your brand and online reputation, but also compromise your online credibility from the eyes of search engines.
Instead of keyword stuffing, use keywords “naturally” and in a balanced way. For best results, focus on including other variations of keywords in your articles, pages, or blog posts to target variety of users who use different keyword phrases to search for the same products and services on search engines.
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Create a balance between content vs. links.

Once people land on your website, you have to be responsible to guide them right from the start. Posting contents without any links to other relevant section is like leaving the visitors figure themselves out what to do next. They’ll feel confused and go somewhere else.
Instead, include important links inside your content to continuously guide your visitors on your website, thereby offering good use-experience and helping them find relevant information at ease.
But just don’t overdo it – inserting too many links on your pages will be considered “spam” by search engine crawlers. If they find you’re trying to trick search engines, they’ll abruptly drop you from the rankings and ban your site from displaying in the search engine result page (SERPs).
Interlinking content on your website increases the PR of each page, and affect the overall PR of your website, thereby, making your website more “trustworthy”, the only thing you need to become successful online.
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Bonus Tip: Include strong “call to action.”

People are using search engines to find products and services that will help improve their lifestyle. Most of them may not be “ready” to purchase it, but may be looking for more reasons as to why they should buy products from you.
With your content, you can give them enough reasons to show them why your products will help them make a difference in their life. With call to actions at the end of each post, you ask them to take action if they’re “ready.”
Subtle “call to action” will compel people to take actions – signup for newsletter, like you content, comment on it, share it with their friends, or simply order or download products from you.
Although a “call to action” isn’t a sure-fire way to get 100% conversion rate, but at least you will increase it by 50%. That’s how most of the online business makes money from, and you should too.
Include “call to actions” after the first paragraph (if your visitors already know about the product), or with the content, or at the end of the post where they’re ready to take the next step. In addition to text links, you may also include banners, buttons, flash, or any other form of clickable link.
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