SEO For Beginners: 3 Powerful SEO Tips to Rank #1 on Google in 2018

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SEO For Beginners: 3 Powerful SEO Tips to Rank #1 on Google in 2018

Are you new to SEO and want to rank 1 on google this upcoming year? Here are 3 SEO strategies that will boost your rankings! Subscribe here to learn more of my secret SEO tips: Find me on Facebook: Read more on my blog: Do you want to rank number one on Google in 2018? Well, I hate to say it, it's tough. Ten years ago it used to be easy, but now it's hard. And you know what? Unless you watch this whole video, you're not going to be able to rank number one on Google. Hi everyone, I'm Neil Patel, and I'm going to share with you three ways you can rank 1 on Google today. 1: Focus on content Google has this update called Hummingbird, and with Hummingbird, websites who just have content on everything won't do as well as sites which focus on one single niche and are super thorough. You want to be VERY thorough with your SEO content. Poke holes in your content and fill them all up, so then that way people are like, This is the end all site that you should end up reading if you're interested in dating online. 2: Optimize your title tag and your meta description Have you ever done a Google search, and noticed that every time you do it, there is this link at the top, and then there's this one sentence with a link at the top is called the title tag. And the description below is called the meta description. Now think of it this way, if you search for the phrase online dating, and you don't see the word online dating in neither the title or the description, are you going to click on the result? Well if you are, there's something wrong, because why would you click on a result that isn't related to what you're looking for? In addition to that, have you ever searched for a term like online dating? And have you ever noticed that the word isn't in the title or description? That's because Google tracks who's clicking on what listing, and they've learned that when a keyword is in the listing, that same keyword that you're searching for, they know you're way more likely to click through. So in your title tag and your meta description, make sure you include the keyword. But you can't just add the keyword, online dating, right? The easiest way and what I would do and I wish it was this simple; I will just put online dating, online dating, online dating, online dating. If I could put it 20 times so people would know that the article is on online dating, I wish I would get more clicks. But it's not that simple. Yes you have to include the keyword in your title and your description, but it has to be appealing. If it doesn't flow in a sentence, it's not easy to read, and it's not appealing or evoking curiosity, no one is gonna click through. 3: Use Google Search Console Did you know that Google gives you a tool that teaches you how to rank number one on Google? Yes I know that sounds ridiculous but it is true, and it's called Google Search Console. If you're not already a user of it, sign up. It doesn't cost a dollar. You're missing out if you're not using it. I can't emphasize that enough. So now that you're using Google Search Console.give it a few days because it takes some time to populate data. You'll see a screen that shows Search Analytics and this shows you all the pages on your website that are getting you traffic. But the cool thing about Google Search Console is they also show you which articles are getting impressions. Take all the keywords you're getting impressions for and start adding them to your copy. Now we have an article on Instagram, and it teaches you how to get over 300 targeted Instagram followers per day. The article is around 10,000 words. When I first wrote that article, it wasn't 10,000 words, it was roughly 2,500. I went to Google Search Console, I saw all the people that are searching for terms related to the article, I added them within that article. I made it more thorough and you know what? My SEO traffic more than tripled to that article. Yes it is that simple. And when I made that change, it didn't happen right away, but I noticed the results within 50 days. That's not a long time. Now that you've learned these three tips, I challenge you in which I want you to take these tactics and implement them, and then after you implement them, in the next 45 days I want you to leave a comment with your results. Because if you're not doing well, that means I'm not happy.

Comments to the video: SEO For Beginners: 3 Powerful SEO Tips to Rank #1 on Google in 2018

vivek saran 2 months ago
neil in your webinar you advised that use low ctr keywords for your website to increase traffic but why? because people advised for high ctr keywords please help.
Jhorna bigwin 2 months ago
Nice
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Thanks!
Adrian chic handmade 2 months ago
gracias por su información. hoy conocí su canal por recomendación de una estrevista. usted habla de una manera muy sencilla para lograr entender este mundo de la informatica, para mi es muy complicado pero necesario. gracias
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Muchas gracias!
kunjan virani 2 months ago
Thanks
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You're welcome!
Vishal Mathur 2 months ago
*_Yes google search console is really helpful but if the wevsite is new then no enough data will be provided by Google search console_*
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Baby steps. You need to start somewhere ;)
Lynda Linda 2 months ago
Thanks !!
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You're very welcome!
KiKi Virgos 2 months ago
These videos are so helpful, thanks!
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You're welcome!
annie lin 2 months ago
Neil, I am a newbie in affiliate marketing and I am not tech savvy at all but I actually created a website that has affiliate programs I recommend and I want to promote with an exit pop up. Should I really hire a Fiverr person to do an SEO opt for me just for now? My main focus as an affiliate marketer is really to gather emails and to promote the programs. Please let me know.
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You can definitely test that.
sikandar khan 2 months ago
need some help MR Neil Patel
sikandar khan 2 months ago
can you please help me for this
sikandar khan 2 months ago
i have a blog website of indian dramas and i need seo for my website for more traffic
Neil Patel 2 months ago
With what?
Marc Gray - The Wolf Of Online Marketing 2 months ago
Just wanted to give a shout out to you Neil, I used a trick for indexing for my 3 year old marketing site and it worked perfectly! It was on your site! Thanks, many of what you have taught has saved my full time marketing business! Keep up the great work mate! Marc
Neil Patel 2 months ago
That's awesome, Marc!! Very happy to hear that :)
Godwin Enerio 2 months ago
Thank you.
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You're welcome!
Davis The 2 months ago
I want to say that suport is amazing and I really appreciate the effort you've gone into putting everything together. You'll be helping so many people succeed and I know that you're going to be blessed millionfold :)
Davis The 2 months ago
yep, ;) (y)
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Thank you!!
Neil PM 2 months ago
I've watched a couple of your set videos and they helped my wife rank 1 for her videos. Thanks!
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You're welcome!
PV SG 2 months ago
You are a good man!
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Thanks!
Tag Creative Digital Marketing 2 months ago
Concise, detailed.super insightful!
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Glad you liked it!
Anders Dakin 2 months ago
Great video mate. Just wondering let's say you're setting up a post for a keyword that's hard to put into a article. A long tailed keyword how can you rank for it. Use related keywords?
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You can use different variations of that keyword
pablofre 2 months ago
Hi Neil, i can translate to Spanish, the 4th most spoke language, if you want to go that route.
Neil Patel 2 months ago
My blog is already available in Spanish ;)
Scott Adams 2 months ago
Great video and detail, is learnt a lot. Your audio is a little distorted and it sounds like you're yelling with the echo making it worse.
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Thanks for the feedback. That has been fixed in recent videos ;)
alexisaddicted 2 months ago
Waste of time, in case youre like me and came after some tech related content, otherwise good video!
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Definitely not a waste of time ;)
David Silva 2 months ago
Going to try it out. Mahalo! Very clear advice.
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Thanks, David!!
GoBeauty 2 months ago
Great tips thank you!!!
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You are very welcome!
Gisela Cornejo 2 months ago
Neil this is a great video.
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Thanks!
Shamith D A 2 months ago
Dear Neil, I am a huge fan of yours and has been following you closely. I have jst started a blog and done the 3 things you've mentioned. With regards to the point on Google search console, do I have to submit my site map only once OR on a regular basis (as & when blog posts are added)?
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You don't need to keep submitting it. You can do that once. If you want, you can Fetch as Google each new article to index them a bit faster but that also isn't completely necessary.
Nara Perry 2 months ago
Neil, can you please make a video on how to rank 1st page on YouTube. Many thanks
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Thanks for the suggestion.
Saksham Chandhok 3 months ago
Hey Neil, This is a really content that you have put together in this video and that actually sounds good. I'm gonna try this as soon as I can. Thank you for uploading such a great content. Would be looking forward for more of your videos to get help in SEO.
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You are very welcome!!
sarfaraz ck 3 months ago
How do I do off page Seo for USA website from India
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You should check out my articles about off-page SEO on neilpatel.com/blog to start learning the basics ;)
Remi88 Poker Uang Asli 3 months ago
Thanks alot off this tips
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You are very welcome!
Chris Norton 3 months ago
There is a lot of crap on YouTube but this video is legit. Let's beginners know of basic tools they can use. Thank you!
Neil Patel 2 months ago
You're welcome, Chris!!
Bipin Jungle 3 months ago
Sir It is really pleasing to hear you..Have Greetings from my side
Neil Patel 2 months ago
Thanks!
dev info 3 months ago
are you explaining or rapping ?
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Both ;)
Product Demonstration Videos 3 months ago
Good stuff, you're a light to digital marketing most times, I've purchased products and really like that these 3 SEO tips can see results in less than 60 days. Why? Because that's when most clients get bouncy and nervous! It also falls within my business guarantee time frame. Thanks, I can use it!
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You're very welcome!
Mayuri Lakudwan 3 months ago
It is not necessary to add keywords in the Meta-Description right, as crawlers don't crawl through it?!
Neil Patel 3 months ago
It is good to add the focus keyword in the Meta
Emini Lilmusbi BabaNla 3 months ago
Between Google Console and Yoast SEO, which of them is cool to use in WordPress for quick ranking and to see progress of the particular website.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
I use both.
Àlex Bartolomé Del Río 3 months ago
Hey Neil, where can i contact you?
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You can message me on LinkedIn
Mauricio Davila 3 months ago
Older by the minute
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Everything is ;)
Xpalha Som 3 months ago
Gostei! mais se deverias falar Portugues eu aprederia todos procedimento.
Xpalha Som 3 months ago
Está bem irmão.ok brother.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Eu não falo português ;)
Liam McNamara 3 months ago
There's a divergence in peoples attention spans today and the thoroughness of the content required to rank high. Think blog posts themselves will be changing a lot in the way they are broken down, not just a 3,000-word wall of text - albeit a quality wall. Attention > quality but quality is attention.hmmm. would be great to really break down and redesign what a post means and is
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Quality is always more important than quantity.
Charanjeev Obhan 3 months ago
Be thorough in your content Get your title tag and description meta data right Use the Google Search Console for analytics and add keywords to your content.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Great points :)
Carlos Alberto Nolasco Hernandez 3 months ago
Thank you very much for giving us your time and your knowledge. Thanks a lot
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You are very welcome!
Astrologer ML Sharma 3 months ago
Bhai saab aap hindi mai samjaye ge tho jada badiya rahe ga
Neil Patel 3 months ago
English please.
Moving Forward 3 months ago
Cleanouts of property. Such as evictions, apartments, Forclosures, home owners, businesses, Estate Cleanouts, storage. 😋 think ya get it. We offer the clean out and property up keep. Panting, lawn care, etc. No electrician, no plumbing, just preservation, maintenance type issues. I changed my phone number, could not keep. So now over whelmed at what to do. Applying some things right. Thanks for being a reliable source of usable information. And always responding. Truly love your attitude towards life 😉
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You're welcome!
Moving Forward 3 months ago
What is best blog webpage? How do you link to your webpage? Thank you Neil you are so freakin awesome.😉
Neil Patel 3 months ago
It depends on the niche :)
Razaul Mustafa 3 months ago
Is there any video on how to do keyword research and implement them inside the content? Thanks
Razaul Mustafa 3 months ago
Thanks, I have got them.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
I have a few videos on keyword research and quite a few in-depth articles on the blog as well.
SUPER STAR ZEZO 3 months ago
thank you
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You're welcome!
Christine Santos 3 months ago
Love your eyebrows!!!! 🤗🤗😍
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Thanks!
Pier-Olivier Marquis 3 months ago
Man, before I followed you advice (I had no SEO whatsoever on my website) I was on the 3rd result page of google. Now, I followed everything you mentioned and I am not even in the results. What the heck?
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Not sure what you did but if you followed my tips and implemented the strategies I talk about then you should have gone up in rankings, not down.
Scott M 3 months ago
hello
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Hi!
websites makerz 3 months ago
i like your style and want to make myself like that👍👍👍
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Go for it!!
shadan farooqui 3 months ago
I switched one of my website to ssl and ranking dropped drastically. What should I do now?
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Keep producing more content and optimizing what already exists to increase the rankings.
Nick Anson 3 months ago
I work with a golf company, and lately we have been approached by gambling sites to host their non-sponsored articles, where they provide the article and pay us for posting. Is this something that you would recommend staying away from? It seems like staying away is obvious, but research on this doesn't give me much direction.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Seems a bit sketchy if you ask me. It's best for you to focus on posting golf-related articles.
Shopify Smokify 3 months ago
Thanks for the info bro. will be back with a progress report. Subscribed!
Neil Patel 3 months ago
See you soon!
Lost Yogi 3 months ago
Challenge Accepted! 1+2 done, so will go for tactic 3 :) Great Video, Thank you for sharing :)
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Awesome! Go for it!!
The Relationship Couple 3 months ago
What about wix?
Neil Patel 3 months ago
I prefer Wordpress.
paul antony 3 months ago
But I don't know. Anything about blogging. can you help me to do blogging for a beginner
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Check out my blog:
paul antony 3 months ago
Brother dont know about how to blogging. but after seeing your. Videos. I like. To learn blogging.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Go for it, Paul!
null cycle 3 months ago
You speak too fast sir.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You can turn on the captions if that helps :)
EnglishWorkday - Learn Business English 3 months ago
Loved this video and your message.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Thanks a lot!
Marketing Mom 3 months ago
Apart from google console, do I also have to install google tag manager and analytics (which kills my brain)? Thanks!!!
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Definitely helps!
Practice of the Practice 3 months ago
You explained SEO really well, thanks!
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You are welcome!
Marty Rose 3 months ago
Ok. This is the video that did it. You have a subscriber for life! Been watching your videos and reading your blog for 2 or 3 days. Every one I've watched has been very good, but this is the one that spoke to me! I'm back almost blogging after a nearly 10 year absence. I can see a lot has changed in that time, and the changes are what I'm here looking for but man, your attitude and approach to all of this is just simply magnificent!!!!! What a difference from then to now! Thank you!👍😀💜
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Wow! Thanks so much for the kind words, Marty! Best of luck :)
Mike Orndorff 3 months ago
AMEN brother you are spot on
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Thanks, Mike!
Devoted To Christ 3 months ago
Neil, you're about the only online marketer I trust. I just purchased WP Commission Machine pro and upgraded. It is useless because theme is no longer compatible with Woocommerce. Do you know of something similar to this I could take a look at?
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Hmm. I am not positive. I would have to do some research and testing before recommending anything, though.
Tara L 3 months ago
Excellent video
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Thanks, Tara!
Benjamin Karlesent Moerane 3 months ago
I love your step by step guide. My site is getting organic traffic in less them 2 months and I'm in the insurance industry, n it is very competitive
Neil Patel 3 months ago
That's awesome, Benjamin!! Keep up the great work!
Ammar Aiman 3 months ago
I am taking up your challenge Neil. I am thankful that I landed to your website and ended up here. There are so much to learn from a successful blogger like you. But wait. I need to watch the video again. See you in 60 days.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Good luck, Ammar! See you soon :)
Finding Happily... 3 months ago
Wow! This is my niche somehow it hasn’t really worked for me
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Make some adjustments and push forward!
Finding Happily... 3 months ago
Hey Neil I watched your video on this topic for 2018. Wow things have changed
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Yup! Marketing changes quickly :)
David Behar 3 months ago
I should create a date website and write the exact articles you talk about Neil, hahaha
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Go for it, David! ;)
Freeflik 3 months ago
Neil Patel are you indian ?
Freeflik 3 months ago
Nice sir what I can think are you Indian by heart ?
Neil Patel 3 months ago
My family comes from India. I was born in England and raised in California.
LagunaTools 3 months ago
How do you feel about Wordpress tools like Yoast for SEO?
LagunaTools 3 months ago
Seems like a fantastic way to make sure all the basics are covered - especially for supernoobs like me :D
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Love it!
KN Edits 3 months ago
Sir can you create one video for on page SEO total practical
KN Edits 3 months ago
+Neil Patel Thank you so much sir
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Sure! Thanks for the suggestion :)
Sachin Srivastava 3 months ago
Kindly make video Hindi
Neil Patel 3 months ago
I don't speak Hindi
JustCallMe Dani 3 months ago
GREAT VIDEO. VERY DESCRIPTIVE. BE BACK IN A MONTH 👍🏾
Neil Patel 3 months ago
See you soon :)
Espetinho de Gato 3 months ago
Incredible content! Thanks so much for the tips !
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You're very welcome!
You tube Bangla 3 months ago
Thanks
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You're very welcome!
shoukath ali 3 months ago
wonderful bhai
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Thanks!
Ben Kabuya 3 months ago
One of the greatest videos I have watched so far. Great work Neil.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Wow! Thanks :)
punit dhawan 3 months ago
I've a logo Designing company & i am about to launch my website tomorrow with the help of NEIL Patel's fascinated videos. I did almost everything in my website when it comes to SEO, just waiting to get listed on Google :) Any guidance more Guidance Neil, PLEASE! Warmest Regards, Punit Dhawan
Neil Patel 3 months ago
That's what this channel and my blog are for ;)
Daniel Varghese 3 months ago
Wow this helps so much, Never learned so much in a video less than 10 minutes. Love the content.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Awesome! Thanks, Daniel!!
Emmanuel Barrientos 3 months ago
Great video ! How can I reach you? I’d like to see if your services are available ?
Emmanuel Barrientos 3 months ago
Neil Patel I’ve submitted for assistance with no response maybe I’ll try again
Neil Patel 3 months ago
consulting @ neilpatel.com
Aman Doad 3 months ago
Good work Neil, thanks !
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You're welcome!
BRANDThis! winwin2100 3 months ago
Let's give this a try.
Neil Patel 3 months ago
Go for it!
Action Media online 3 months ago
Thank you Neil !! Awesome as usual
Neil Patel 3 months ago
You're very welcome!
Neha Gupta 4 months ago
Neil do you know Hindi language?
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Nope
FAHAD KHAN 4 months ago
Hi, Question, how to target multiple cities with multiple Keywords?
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Blogging about those keywords and implementing local SEO tactics
LABOUR CREW 4 months ago
Even watching the video without ranking my page, I believed that your video will learn me and take my page to no 1 ranking, I will report back in 45 days
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Please do!
Date 4cash 4 months ago
Great video thanks! I will let you know what the results are in 50 days.
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Please do!
Tyler Forrester 4 months ago
Nice
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Thanks!
Filip Todoroski 4 months ago
Thank u
Neil Patel 4 months ago
You're welcome!
Aaron Roberts 4 months ago
Thanks Neil - great short and on point video! I am off to try and improve my SEO rankings. :-)
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Go for it, Aaron!!
11219tt 4 months ago
Curious what your thoughts on my theory of the 4th powerful SEO tip and that's lots of content, posted frequently. I understand the content has to be quality, but I've noticed increased traffic on websites that get updated regularly. It seems like Google doesn't like stale sites with little movement. Is this true? Is a fast-paced, regular release schedule of content another powerful SEO Tip?
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Depends on a lot on the niche as well. For news sites of course they want more content. But for marketing, for example, it's better to post two amazing posts per week than one mediocre post every single day.
Frank Fayo Nyakahuma 4 months ago
Amazing stuff
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Thank you!
Saipan The Hidden Vacation Wonderland Of America 4 months ago
Neil, while I really admire this video, and have LIKED IT and have SUBSCRIBED, I really NEED to know - Why in the HELL did you yell through the entire clip?
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Because I used to be terrible on camera. Now I am way better and way more comfortable. Watch the new ones and you'll see ;)
michaelguy 4 months ago
Thanks
Michael Guy 4 months ago
OK - That deserves one SEO trick for you. Pvt message me. Big Hug.
Neil Patel 4 months ago
You're welcome!
Karl Anders 4 months ago
Neil, competitor is getting backlinks from blog comments on high authority blogs, the username is the business name with a backlink to the website included. How do you do that?
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Links from blog comments are essentially useless because most people do them completely wrong. Saying Nice article and then leaving a link will not help you at all because no one will ever click on it. But if you add VALUE to the comment by adding value to the article and leaving a topically relevant link, then it could help.
Shivang 4 months ago
Going to a bar & talking, always better than tinder :)
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Always lol
Jon Ng 4 months ago
Google latest update will be stirring a lot things. What do you guys think?
Jon Ng 4 months ago
Awesome!
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Check out my blog tomorrow. I will publish an article about it
SpainForSale.Properties Marbella 4 months ago
is it still working?
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Yup!
The Outsider 4 months ago
Hi Neil, I love you videos. they are so detailed and straight to the point, I literally have four hours straight watching one after another, just awesome. Do you have any suggestions as far as cloud store vs shopify? I would appreciate greatly your output on this. thank you
Neil Patel 4 months ago
Thank you for the support! I haven't personally used them so it is hard for me to personally recommend one or the other.
Lilly Tatum 4 months ago
1. like 2. Sub 3. Comment done 4. I will do the same