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Almost no backlinks top 10 highly competitive

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Quamz0, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. Quamz0

    Quamz0 Newbie

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    I have been noticing a trend of sites in an incredibly highly competitive niche I'm working on in the financial sector. They have very good on-page SEO <150 backlinks of random things usual long tail and they rank top 10 and have a pr of 3+. All of these sites are 4+ years old. Just wondering how google is figuring their position?
     
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    Transportantes0 Registered Member

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    In my opinion, onpage backlinks are now more important that offpage backlinks because it looks more natural in googles eyes. It is very important to have good content and onpage backlinks.
     
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    KHer0 Senior Member

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    pretty simple, authority. A niche I compete on had a furious competition between sites with no backlinks but fucken hard authority. I even met some 100 authority site score :) and the youngest is 7 years old. this is gonna be fun :)
     
  4. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    ... what the hell are you talking about. On-site links don't count towards page rank, you know that right? lol

    There are a large number of ways to hide back links sources... Just do a Google search for: ai link guardian (Disclaimer; service offered by the company I work for.)
     
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    dbyrn Power Member

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    Maybe they are using redirects?
     
  6. Quamz0

    Quamz0 Newbie

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    Jesus man... what are you going after "buy insurance" or something lol
     
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    Do they have an authority link like from Wiki or something? they are carry some weight.