Seo for beginners is my humble effort to throw in tid bits which a beginner should follow to go through the initial website setup and learn more about SEO.


Follow the steps to Gain an Upper edge with your Website

  • Buy a Domain From Godaddy
  • Buy Hosting From Hostgator
  • Update DNS on Godaddy Domain 
  • Add Domain on Hostgator
  • Install WordPress using Fantastico on Hostgator Cpanel
  • Select a Free theme From WordPress Repository 
  • Update the Title, Permalinks and comment settings in WordPress settings.
  • Create categories, Menu, pages and Post in WordPress
  • Outsource the content or write the content
  • Register on Google Analytics and Google Webmaster
  • Write custom Meta descriptions for all pages/posts using WordPress SEO plugin and follow other guidelines
  • Find guest blogging opportunities using this search string — Insert Keyword here “guest blogger” OR “guest post” OR “guest article” OR “Add Guest Post” OR “Submit Guest Post” OR “Submit a Guest Article” OR “Guest Post Guidelines”
  • Start experimenting with Paid ads Using Facebook ads or Go to
  • Start creating a list of Email Subscribers using plugins such as Popup Domination
  • Go to Aweber or Getresponse for your bulk email solutions
  • Inter link all the posts and pages using long tail keywords
  • Make you homepage Content/keyword rich and not spammy
  • Use Pinterest and Facebook pages to drive traffic and get social links(don’t spend too much time here)
  • Use Images, create videos and use it on your Blog
  • Use Citation Websites to get an upper edge and also these will help you improve your SERP
  • Write long posts(over 1000 words) so that you can be considered as authority and get good ranking 
  • Use ifttt to do posting on all social networks at once
  • Email one webmaster of a relevant website every day and ask for a link
  • Email all friends/relatives and Demand for a linkback if they have a website
  • Hire someone from Odesk to build manual links for you $3/hour
  • Visit Conferences/seminars/webinars related to your topic and try to mingle with influencers
  • Show your personality to the world, Hiding under a pseudonym is so 2004
  • Write an Awesome Ebook and other bloggers to distribute to their subscribers and use it as email optin Bribe on your blog
  • Create Powerpoint presentation and add voice – a new video is ready for YouTube with a link
  • Don’t search Google while you are logged in
  • Google can kill your site anytime, don’t try to please Google, Get subscribers who will come again and again


I am sure there are tons of other things that might need to be up on that list.

If Got something, please post it in the comments and If it is relevant I will add in the list with your name.