How to Get on Google Page 1 Not Using Your Keyword

Last Update: May 19, 2019

Would you like to know how to get on Google Page 1 not using your keyword? We all do keyword research looking for that perfect word to get us high rankings, but there is another way to get on the first page of search.

WRITE INFORMATIVE LONG FORM CONTENT

You will always get some push back from content writers when they hear long-form content. I feel that reaction is based on their unwillingness to write enough content. Like Neil Patel says, "make sure your content is super in depth, answering any question that may arise."

There is a good reason why the majority of top ranking pages are more than 1,500 words long, according to serpIQ. The more content there is for Google to index the better chance you can rank for keyword queries that you never intentionally used in your content.


Not only am I on Google Page 1 for my target keyword, but just by typing in a related keyword query I am also on Page 1 Position 1, as seen in above image. This review I had written was about 4,200 words long, giving Google plenty of diverse keywords to rank me for.

It is important to remember that Google does not rank our content solely on our target keyword. Google wants to highly rank content that best answers the keyword query typed into its search bar. By providing information on Shaqir's connection with MOBE, I rank #1.

To see how you too can get high Google Page 1 rankings using Google Search Console and not only your reseached target keyword, click the below link to the tutorial. Remember, Google is looking to display content that best answers whatever keyword is typed into its search.

How to Rank on Google Page 1 WITHOUT a Target Keyword

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SStubbins1 Premium
Thank you for this insightful post. It is very educational and informative. This will allow me to improve as I move forward.

Peace💗
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Happy I could share this information with you and the community.
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CandP Premium
Awesome! Great tips, Rob and we shall follow suit.
Writing in-depth really seems to be a key factor.
C & P
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you C&P. When you write in depth content you are adding value, which is a ranking factor. When you do not write in depth content, then your content doesn't provide enough information over that of other similar websites.
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Cinderella5 Premium
Great Info
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boomergp08 Premium
Tank you.
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Brenda63 Premium
I’ve been reading and watching Neil Patel in his YouTube channel. He does mention that rich snippets are one way to get at top. But not need to do that, he suggested like you said not to focus so much on keywords but focus on quality content. I’d like to see a tutorial about how to do that. Thanks for this tutorial.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Neil talks about quality content in one of his videos. He says to always write in depth content and then go back and see if you have provided enough information to answer any questions that people may have after reading it. Content is basically descriptive conversation in written form.
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Nadia27 Premium
That's great. Thanks
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome.
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