Gaining Trust With Google

Last Update: January 20, 2016

So, You Want Google To Trust You?


My past few posts have been all about content so you can bet this next one is going to be on the same topic. :)

Why though?

Because content is what you need for your ideal success. I personally promise and guarantee you that.

I focused so hard when I started out, worked 10x harder than I do today and I mean that 100%.

Some days I would write 3 entire blog posts going for 1,000+ words each.

You need a crazy heavy desire to make it happen and to do whatever it takes to create more and more content on your site, implementing the strategies that you learn and you'll get to where you want to go inevitably.

You're going to want to keep on creating content until you see what gets ranked and what is working. ALL content WILL lead to better rankings.

You may have already wrote a post that is going to get ranked but your site needs more trust with Google.

The ONLY way that you're going to build that trust is through content.

Google is only going to see WHAT YOU ADD AND DO WITH YOUR SITE.

Google only sees your action, not the ideas that you have in your head.


Cheers,

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Marcus2020 Premium
Colton you're pure energy keep up and success. My last campaign google I spent a lot and financially no gain but learn about my market niche which completely surprised me . I have a lot to learn . But I will do it. Take care.
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JasonLo Premium
You speak like Google is god... and yes, I pray to it every night for success lol. Jkjkjk..
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emmaking Premium
Thanks for sharing this Colton.
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TeresaS1 Premium
Great post. I appreciate and value your insight! Good luck to your success!
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pparadise Premium
Congrats and stay steady with your plans results will follow.
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Mattkeith Premium
Hey Colton

Do you only add to your website or do you post away from the website ??
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TheOldSilly Premium
Steady, valuable, quality posting IS adding to your website. You can also add to content into your existing pages.
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drlumsden Premium
DearMattkeith,

That is a good question.
I do both, and it depends.
I use links, or here is a tip about doing work on a document in Word, saving the document so it is safely kept, then moving it to new places, without loosing the document.
Perhaps you know this already, but here goes for the benefit of those who do not know:
Once your document in Word is complete,saved, then you hightlight the entire document.... press Cntrl A, immediately after press Cntrl C, have the cursor then where you want to postion the document from Word, and press Cntrl V, and up pops the Word document. WhaaaLa!
There is more to your question, but I hope this little trick comes in handy.
For the rest ,I can discuss this privately with you,
Just below, The Old Silly makes a good statement. He is wise more than silly.
For Google, Google wants to see you have traffic, otherwise they will put your site into wait- it -out mode for one year.

DRL
Premium member
drlumsden@hotmail.com
Skype name: marketingbyDavid
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esteadman Premium
Hi Colton,

This is great advice coming from a successful member. I just started less than a month ago and you have confirmed my belief that content and engagement are the most important factors to getting ranked in Google and better yet getting regular, loyal traffic coming back to my site.
Thanks for the motivating blogs, I'm reading all of them and putting them into action on my websites.

Ed
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Rainfalls Premium
Hey man this is EXCELLENT. You are an great encouragement. Thanks a lot.
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hsebastian Premium
Powerful words and a reminder to all to take action and move on. Thanks for sharing.
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Rainfalls Premium
True I need that!!!
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Alan-C Premium
Haha great words "don't trust words, trust actions." I laugh because they are so applicable here in China when I have been called a 'brother' on more than one occasion by people who are busily stabbing me in the back. These words are also true in the internet world. That's why I like WA because I can see a lot of action and not just words. Thanks for the post.
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pparadise Premium
Great and can I contact you

PParadise
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discoden Premium
Great advise Parre!
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Daniel7Scott Premium
great advice thanks!!!!
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WayneStewart Premium
Read a lot of what you had to share & say in Google, and am really moved by your accomplishments. I guess I am hard on myself and have made good progress with the current job & hours I work. Have known for quite some time now my biggest hurdle is to consistently write content, and that will be something I am going to have to personally overcome. Would love to be able to sit down with you for an hour & pick your brain. Lol
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stevecox Premium
Unfortunately many of my ideas I "have in my head"............stay right there and Google does not have access!

VERY GOOD POINTS AGAIN Colton
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minitrio Premium
Thanks a lot, well said :)
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CBuley Premium
Colton,
Yeah, what Arlene said! Kudos! I have several grandchildren older than you and you obviously know what you're doing/ talking about. Thank you so much for teaching this old antique (me) about internet marketing!! Only sorry I don't have as much time ahead of me as you do for you, friend, will go far!

Deepest appreciation,
CathyJo

P.S. I read somewhere here "If you want to know how the road is up ahead ask someone who is coming back."
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ArleenWright Premium
CathyJo... Hello there beautiful...!

My mother used to tell me that all the time growing up... I am shocked to hear this here about almost 30 years later LOL... Wow :)

I guess real Words of Wisdom, never go out of style
...!!!

Arleen Wright
Smile ;)...!
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CBuley Premium
Yes Ma'am I am an antique! LOL Your comment made my day and thanks for the compliment. If I am not already following you I will be soon. WA is the answer I've been looking for!!
Best of luck to you in all that you set your hand to!

CathyJo
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ArleenWright Premium
You are my hero and role model here at Wealthy Affiliate... Personally for me. Plus, the fact that you are a child in comparison to this half a century old lady...!!!
Which in fact is what drives me LOL...!
Thank you for not only inspiring this old lady but pushing her to become better at writing content young Sr.
Arleen Wright
Smile ;)...!
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FOXMOBILE4U Premium
hI CARLTON WOULD LOVE TO SEE YOUR WEBPAGE
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GiuliaB Premium
Yes, same here Colton, what is your website?
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Zidor Premium
Hi Colton - Came upon you and your history by accident - Success begats success -I follow you with anticipation

Zidor (Henry)
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BushiAntz Premium
As usual fantastic blog, Colton. In my opinion, I think the average amount of words you use depends on your niche.

For one of my site, it's a gaming niche and I have noticed that a lot of people leave the site quickly on my longer posts 1500+ words so I had to shorten this down.

What's your opinion on it?

P.S thanks to your blogs I have pushed myself to about 2 blogs and a gaming video almost everyday
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DianneBee Premium
I don't like long posts myself. I find myself thinking "please get to the point!". Yet I'm striving to write longer ones. And have.
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BushiAntz Premium
Yeah, I noticed that happening with my website so I shorten my articles down by about half (about 800-1000 words) and not only did they get more engagement Google also ranked me on the 1st page which ended up getting me my 1st few sales for that site.
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Thomas2011 Premium
This is great motivation, I have been able to do more on my website in the past two weeks than I have in the previous three months. I am really surprised that I am averaging between 1,000 and 2,000 words per post or page.
Thanks Colton,

Thomas
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stephhill Premium
This is a great reminder to us. Thank you Colton!
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Mike1942 Premium
Hi everyone, try and have a look at DISQUS and it's REVEAL! This could give you a huge boost in the Rankings!
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allisonhites Premium
Colton, do you recommend 1000+ words for posts as well as pages or should pages be 1500+?
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Mike1942 Premium
From what I found out on Google, they recommend 1200 to 1600 but don't take my word for it! It is entirely FREE.
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allisonhites Premium
Thank you for that answer. I've just heard several different things from members here so I wondered what the rule was. Or best recommendation at least.
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Mike1942 Premium
Hi Alison, again, I would suggest your read up on Google about this. They are the people who "wrote the book" on this and they will be the ones whose algorithm will rank your site.
But also have a look at my comment below, it could give your traffic a humongous boost!
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ColtonJames Premium
Hey Allison,

If a post that I am writing has an intention of specifically making some money through my affiliate links (reviews, buyer keywords, etc) then I try to be as thorough as possible. I always feel best about it when it is 1,000+ words.

You want it to be natural though so if you've gotten your entire point across in your post and went over everything in like 700 or 800 words or even a bit less then don't feel like it's a bad post. I have some keywords ranked page 1 spot 1 and it was under 1000 words.

Then I also have some posts that are simply general posts that are more or less 500 words, those don't really have any intention of making money within that post. Posts like that are just to have fresh, new content for Google to recognize me more.

Make sure to get your point across in the most thorough way possible. I'd say that shooting for 1,000ish words would be your ideal spot!
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allisonhites Premium
Thanks so much. I'm just trying to fill up my website with content and 1500+ for 30 pages is a bit daunting at times but I know once those are set that I won't have to stress it so much. I really appreciate the response.
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Jeg12 Premium
Hey there.

Thank you for this post. I need to get my bum in gear, so I can get my rankings up.

All the best.

Michelle
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MrAlexey Premium
Great post my friend, I am working now and you are motivating me in my darkest hours, thank you Colton!
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JuliusLT Premium
Your posts motivates me to work hard when I'm feeling discouraged and done (like today lol) !
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mskauai Premium
Actions speak waaaaaaaay LOUDer than Words -- any time of the day or night, online or offline --
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shelcg11 Premium
Your posts are crazy encouraging! Thanks for the pick me up!
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bethanybozz Premium
Great post Colton; You inspired me so now I'm off to write another post
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mijareze Premium
Content will get you conversions, which is why we're here.
Ed
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bjdluna Premium
Are you sure the almighty Google can't read our minds? I'm not so sure of that.
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Fred Chong Premium
A valid question but then action speaks louder, my guess:)
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chartdude Premium
Excellent Colton, thanks :)
Jim
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whitsunday Premium
I'm so glad Google can't read my mind...yet!
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JulietAA Premium
Wow! Thanks Colton.
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DreamN Premium
Well said! In other words, WORK AT IT! LOL! The more you write, the better you will write, as with most things. I love to write and I always have, but sometimes I get a little bit timid about it. Kinda silly, really. Thanks for the inspiration, Colton.
Dennis
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Everlight Premium
Thanks Colton. The old saying really powerful: Content is the king :)
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DLansing Premium
Thanks Colton. Short message, but very powerful. It is all about adding content :-)
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TechniSmart Premium
Great words of wisdom
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Pisquali Premium
Very true Colton, show your authority.
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Mike-Writes Premium
Great post! Thanks, Parre.
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rcsamra Premium
Love this, Colton. Thanks for the push. I read all of your advice of course because you are one that has succeeded! Wonderful that you share with all of us. You are an inspiration! Thank you.
Rachel
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Cavan Premium
Great way of looking at it, would love to put in 10 hour days into my site , but I try and do something everyday, your right all content will lead to better rankings......cheers
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Westwaters Premium
Hi Colton,
Very useful information. You have such an impressive profile with so much life insight for such a young man! I'm from the other end of the spectrum (retired) and missed out on the whole internet tutorial...I would like to follow you, your wisdom, and your willingness to help out anyone at any level. Continued success...
Warm Regards,
Kathy (Westwaters)
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SupportWeb Premium
Welcome reminder. Thanks Parre!
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AltairNet Premium
Thanks, Colton! I know anything you write is well worth the read, this blog being no exception! Keep up the good work.
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Ruthchicago Premium
Thanks for the renewed inspiration Colton!
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shaffer12 Premium
This info is great and everyone should listen
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krazykat Premium
Thanks for the boost Colton!
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Jrowlands Premium
As a new member I completely agree.
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Maxiam59 Premium
ain't that the truth all the best Max
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paulgoodwin Premium
That is amazing and you have so much energy my question is what happens when you get to page one in Google and you are at the top and stay there???
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ColtonJames Premium
Once you get ranked you can go back and add a tiny bit to the post to keep it updated to "today's" standards (the time for after you get ranked) and replying to all comments will also keep your rankings because comments are content as well!

Google just wants everything to stay fresh and updated frequently!
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paulgoodwin Premium
that is exactly right!!!
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mergie1 Premium
Shoo, and I barely manage 1 a day.
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ColtonJames Premium
One a day is still very good, I know Kyle talks about doing 1-2 per week to grow the business. One a day, three a day, five a day... the more the merrier!
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SJB Premium
You are so right! That's the ONLY way! Great post btw!
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andrel Premium
So, 3x1000/day content worth more than 1x1000/day high-quality content?
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ColtonJames Premium
Yes but one a day is still a very good amount to fly with. The more the merrier!
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NORZ Premium
Wow! How can you manage to create 3 blog post everyday? I mean, I myself ran out of ideas when I'm doing just 1 post a day.
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ColtonJames Premium
Do you know what the alphabet soup technique is? Also check out things like UberSuggest and Portent.
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NORZ Premium
Yeah I know how to do the alphabet soap. But the problem is I always ran out of things to write as if my mind is running dry. haha!

Okay bro thank you very much I'll check out on these 2. I'm also trying to come up with a template for content writing. :D
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TommyV Premium
Thank you for that Colton. You're a really great teacher.
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Jeg12 Premium
Hey Parre
Thanks I needed this info. I have been wondering if I will ever get ranked.

Thank you. Content is king.
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ValerieJoy Premium
Thanks Parre for this great post. I certainly can learn from you. I have not yet managed to write 3 posts of 1000 plus words in one day, although it would be great to do that.

I look forward to reading your next post :)

Valerie
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Lunaria Premium
Awesome Post
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ColtonJames Premium
Thanks :)
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Lunaria Premium
No problem :)
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