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Hydropackulicity Contest Ends

Well, this is it — the day of reckoning is here!

The Hydropackulicity SEO Contest ends today. I hope I did what it takes to remain on Google’s page one.

I don’t know if it is clear just what hydropackulicity is, but now it is a word recognized in the Google search engine, all because of a silly little contest. If nothing else, I learned a lot about SEO and the power and influence of Google in the web world.

And I had fun!

Hydropackulicity Helps Meet Goals

In setting up this blog website for the Hydropackulicity Contest I have met several goals:

  • Learned more about blogging and using a WordPress site as a website.
  • Posted over 15 articles. I love the way WordPress encourages you to get to the next level!
  • Brought my website to page one on Google search for keyword Hydropackulicity.
  • Learned some tricks and tips for good SEO. SEO requires constant attention to keep top ranking with the ever-changing web. But sometimes it still seems like page rank is random.
  • Practiced and improved my writing and research skills.
  • Tried using Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and other social networks as marketing tools.
  • Tested several sites with Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools. Google is awesome!

Another Hydropackulicity Product

No low-flow shower heads for me. Take a look at this baby!

Multiple shower heads, the Hydropackulicity shower head system

The Hydropackulicity shower system, perfect for really dirty people.

Beware of the Black Hat

Beware of using Black Hat SEO such as “link farms”  and “keyword stuffing” in your SEO.

I was going through comments marked spam on this blog, and since I have written several posts about using SEO on your website, I usually check where the comments came from. Many are suspicious, like this one:

This is a comment to the webmaster. I discovered your “The Hydropackulicity Conspiracy Theory hydropackulicity” page via Google but it was difficult to find as you were not on the first page of search results. I see you could have more traffic because there are not many comments on your website yet. I have found a website which offers to dramatically increase your rankings and traffic to your site: http://www.linklegends.com/free-trial. I managed to get close to 1000 visitors/day using their services, you could also get lot more targeted traffic from search engines than you have now. Their free trial and brought significantly more traffic to my site. Hope this helps :) Take care.

Actually, I received this comment twice on the same day from two different email addresses, but the same company. This company advertises SEO help and promises high ranking pages in a short time by using “bulk link building” and “article marketing”. The company promises 10,000 links in the first month. Be skeptical about using a SEO service that advertises like this because they are considered spammy by Google and eventually will penalize your site. Google algorithms can detect a sudden increase in backlinks.

Here is another suspicious comment:

I’m also commenting to make you understand what a really good experience our princess obtained reading through your web page. She came to understand a wide variety of issues, which include what it is like to have a wonderful helping heart to have most people with ease grasp selected problematic topics. You undoubtedly surpassed our expected results. Thanks for producing the beneficial, trustworthy, revealing not to mention unique thoughts on your topic to Kate.

This content is so generic and could apply to any topic but doesn’t really say anything. While the spelling is perfect the grammar and sentence structure is just weird. The website attached to this comment points to a site that looks suspicious with many keywords, but no text.

Building a top ranking website occurs naturally, and it takes time. Having good, useful content with legitimate backlinks is the best way to get a top ranking website. Don’t try to trick the system.

I know what you are thinking – I am not using the best practices by putting the keyword Hydropackulicity in every article I write in order to get top ranking to win a contest. If I were trying to sell hydropackulicity, I would write about it in a way that is useful to people. I am learning alot about what works and what doesn’t so that I can build better sites.

I hope this helps you too!

Hydropackulicity Contest draws near

For those following the Hydropackulicity SEO contest at HTC, we are in the last stretch. With one final week to go, I am clinging on to the bottom of the first page of the Google search, currently number 9 as of this writing. Sarah Johnson remains the one to beat. I still haven’t figured out if it is by sheer luck, or if she has some tricks up her sleeve.

Sorry if there was some confusion in my hydropackulicity contest countdown, there was a discrepancy about what our last class date was, and the contest ends on our last class date. I have reset the countdown clock to end on May 14 at 5:30 p.m.

My strategy for SEO basically to add new content at least once a week, and that is really hard to keep up with a busy schedule. I have tried to get good backlinks and that also proved to be difficult, because most legitimate businesses won’t link to you unless you are a good business partner, but not in conflict with their business. A link from the StarTribune would have been great, but the editor I talked to wasn’t very excited about a story on SEO unless there was new information I could provide. I thought I could get a link from HTC website that sounded promising initially, but then my contact failed to follow through. One thing you don’t want to do is get backlinks from spammy sites. Google will put you on the black list. I have found t requires a lot of work to get decent backlinks.

Strategies that may be working best for me are consistent posting and using Categories, Tags and  Key Words. They help Google do a comprehensive search. However the content needs to be current because Google likes to position trending information towards the top. I won’t divulge other strategies until the contest ends.

It has been interesting, to say the least. Our class has created a new word that Google now recognizes as a legitimate thing. Google will now fill in the rest of the word when you start typing hydropackulicity in the search field. Google search results are now about 9,800. That’s cool to think in a few months time, you can create a whole new search subject.

The Hydropackulicity Conspiracy Theory

This is really spooky.

I was reading an article in Darren Jensen’s blog about a controversial cover up in the hydropackulicity world http://hydropackulicityconspiracy.wordpress.com/. I found it an interesting, but highly unplausible theory, which came to light because of a single document with the word hydropackulicity redacted. I don’t believe for a minute that any merit should be based upon one article in an obscure manual. After all, hydropackulicity is a relatively recent phenomenon (since January 2012). The redactions look like they were “Photoshopped ”.

The entry in Herr Kwattch’s journal is just some big German words being thrown around by an uneducated dumbkopf and most likely just a misspelling of the term.

I believe hydropackulicity is real, and growing – just check out the recent websites about the subject. I believe it is here to stay. I am suspicious that this another online hoax. I should look it up on Snopes to be sure.

However, I am uneasy as I write this blog, because after I had closed out of that website, my browser showed this curious message:

Area 404 message

This message was found after closing out of a blog about a hydropackulicity conspiracy theory.

What do you think?