frankleeceo - 9:28 pm on Jun 3, 2013 (gmt 0)
#1 Test and be patient.
Continuously test out the different content, style, layout, and functionality of your site. Measure different specs to ensure maximum conversion rate and money.
At the same time be patient and give it time for the changes to take effect, traffic does not tilt overnight for the majority of the changes made on your site, and the shift can sometimes be very subtle.
#2 Focus on the metrics that count:
Really figure out what really matters for your business. Ranking and keyword is really just noise. At the end, income money and actual traffic is the magic metric that really counts. Figure out the metrics that affect your bottom line and go from there. By stop stressing on the pagerank, etc, you can focus on the things that matter.
Network online and offline with other webmasters and your target audiences. Listen and understand what people want and need. Many opportunities do not appear out of thin air but rather be cultivated from somewhere.
#4 Avoid stupid mistakes
Avoid mistakes related to your servers and simple coding errors. This refers to making sure your site stays online, always ready for future expected spikes of traffic. And avoid simple errors such as noindex your entire site due to mistake coding.
#5 Never spam your own cash making site
If needed for testing and what ever purpose, never put your nest egg at risk. If a technique works, it is much better to do it on a small scale rather than "all-in" with your major site holdings. And even if a "technique" works, don't risk it with your cash cow neither.
#6 Don't Be Lazy and be willing to learn
Always have an open mind to learn and reshape your course of action along the way. This is an ever changing business, without the mind to constantly change your methods, you will be eliminated from the SERP, sooner or later.