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Authority Site Layout/Strategy

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by brettehl, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. brettehl

    brettehl Regular Member

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    I'm currently researching for an authority site and since it's my first time I want to make sure I'm not making a huge mistake. I'm currently basing my site off a very broad niche, and in that niche I have 4-7 smaller categories that the main article is based on keywords that have 2k-15k searches per month.

    In those smaller categories I found 10-15 different keywords for each category which range from 250-1500 searches per month with nearly zero competition. So obviously these won't drive hundreds of visits per day but each should drive 3-15 searches a day and once they are all added together and along with the category keywords once they are ranked I should have a fair amount of visits.

    I'm just wondering if this is an effective strategy for an authority site.
     
  2. lagger

    lagger Power Member

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    Yes this is a great idea. Not only does it add to your kw diversity it gives you small "rewards" along the way.
     
  3. RoamingDevil

    RoamingDevil Junior Member

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    Yes..Its good..but find more keywords and do some SEO..You can drive 1000s of visitors daily :)
     
  4. brettehl

    brettehl Regular Member

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    Yeah, I mean I have found around 60 of the smaller easy to rank kw's, and that was just the few that I picked out when I was scanning through Longtail Pro, I can easily find probably around 100-500 more small kws to rank for.
     
  5. AR!ZONA

    AR!ZONA Regular Member

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    You have a decent idea to start, but just remember:

    You don't have an authority site!


    You have niche site.

    An authority site has been around for a bit, has more than one topic, and has lots of inbound links.
    Build it. Then build more. Then build a huge Authority site.
     
  6. YellowBoi

    YellowBoi Registered Member

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    The word AUTHORITY SITE gets thrown around too much. A real authority site is something like wikipedia, space dot com, webmd, a site you instantly go to on a said subject. A high pr site that is trusted in the big G's eyes.

    But yeah, what you want to do it set up a silo structured architecture where you target each main keyword as a category, with the secondary keywords as page or posts to funnel the theme flow to each category. If you get it up right, you'll have a solid seo'd site that'll rank high.

    Good luck
     
  7. brettehl

    brettehl Regular Member

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    Yes, my mistake on the authority part, but hopefully it will become an authority :p.

    But thanks, i'm not sure if I will want to make a journey thread. I won't give up on the website, but I don't want to give up on the journey and leave people hanging.