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Authority site vs micro niche site

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by novel92, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. novel92

    novel92 Regular Member

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    Hey guys,

    i am planning to build an authority site based on specific health topics and the keywords there are extremely easy to rank.

    I am talking about keywords, where an EMD would directly appear on the first page if you just give the site a title and a h1 headline.

    So i would like to create like 10 articles a day, every single day for a month or so for that authority site.

    I am not planning to build links at all for the articles based on all this easy kinds of keywords and since i will build that authority i think that i will get very good rankings after a while because of posting a lot of articles.

    So the question is:

    Is it better to build an authority site or just EMD's based around the keywords since i would rank faster with the EMD option.
     
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  2. SpookSEO

    SpookSEO Senior Member

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    I think they key to this question is with what you said "since i would rank faster with the EMD option"

    Just because something happens fast will not make you more money in the long term. If you do not need urgent cash returns right this minute, then taking a bit of extra time to build a more sustainable long term site (an authority site) will be your best option.

    I will also note that starting out with 10 articles a day on a brand new site is ambitious. Maybe start with 1 or 2 a day, and increase the pace when you see they are being indexed by Google.
     
  3. supportnhelp

    supportnhelp Regular Member

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    You must do authority site. and do few quality links, yes only quality links.
    but also do some important EMD's too, that will help later to rank stronger your authority site.
     
  4. Ramus313

    Ramus313 Power Member

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    I always thought the general consensus was that authority sites should have brandable domain names, not EMD's.
     
  5. edgematch

    edgematch Elite Member

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    Then you have found such a treasure. Why not go for both? Post one article/day on authority site and build many micro niche sites (I don't know how many easy to rank keywords you have got).
     
  6. novel92

    novel92 Regular Member

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    Yeah i want to maximize roi.

    For 100+ keywords it would be pretty expensive to buy EMD's, even if they would rank fast.
     
  7. Cad01

    Cad01 Regular Member

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    Hi,
    I agree, in my opinion go for both, build a great authority site and a couple of EMD's with different competition, to see how hard it really is to rank your keywords.