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2400 searches a month, 3rd place only 140 traffic..

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by boleklolek, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. boleklolek

    boleklolek Senior Member

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    Hello,

    Maybe you guys know the answer to this.

    I have keyword that has 2400 searches monthly on USA and Im 3rd place in google on that keyword, but GA shows me only 140 traffic from that particular keyword in the past 30 days.

    Now tell me why only that low amount? My title isn't some kind of shity one, it is better than the other 2..
     
  2. dazk2002

    dazk2002 Power Member

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    Have you checked your keywords on G trends? Make sure it is not a seasonal KW and that it gets a steady flow of monthly searches, every month.
     
  3. Servicesman

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    People only click 1 or 2 position . That's why your traffic only 140. You need to build more backlink or even add more article to rank another keyword.
     
  4. boleklolek

    boleklolek Senior Member

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    Its not seasonal keyword it gets steady flow through the year

    but hows that possible that 1-2 pos are getting all the clicks around 1900 I assume while 3rd position only 140? thats not natural 3rd pos should get at least 500
     
  5. virtualbyron

    virtualbyron Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Check your CTR rate in GWT, for exemple I have few keywors 2/3 with only 10% CTR because the first site is wikihow.com so everybody know it and don't look below, also try different title.
     
  6. boleklolek

    boleklolek Senior Member

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    This is what google search consle is showing me:

    Total clicks
    97
    Avg. CTR
    5,40%
    Avg. Pos.
    1,3
     
  7. Tove

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    That's a bit below average for 3rd position, you should have 250-400 at least. You need to split test with title and descriptions, try to capture people's attention.
     
  8. boleklolek

    boleklolek Senior Member

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    Im afraid if I change the title the ranking will drop
     
  9. islandman1010

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    Optimise your on site SEO. If your title and meta tag is bland you'll get clicks if people just decide to click on your site.

    If you optimise it properly and make it sound interesting and worth clicking you'll most likely get more interest thus more clicks.
     
  11. ttmschine

    ttmschine Regular Member

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    But if you're not getting any traffic anyway it hardly matters does it?
     
  12. boleklolek

    boleklolek Senior Member

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    ok I will change the meta title to something more of a clickbait
     
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    Ideally you want to be number 1 but making your title and description better might help get more clicks. Not much though
     
  14. Tove

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    Changing title shouldn't drop your rankings, but changing a url will, so don't change url.
     
  15. TayaX

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    It really depends on what google shows on the first page. If it's only regular ads, then you should get about 10% of the traffic.

    Now if google 1rst page for your keyword contains snippets, maps, shopping or anything else, it can drasticaly lower your CTR and visits.