Are you just submitting to article directories? they will do you no good in the long run. Forums the same.. social media is good for getting traffic an interest but will be having no direct impact on your rankings.
Originally Posted by lomas1984
I would guess your page 2 result is probably for a very low traffic keyword.
As seo_am says you need to do a bit of reading, check his sig links and read the stickies on the forum, if you have any specific questions then fire away after that.
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