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Beating The Official Sites?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by xPWN1t, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. xPWN1t

    xPWN1t Regular Member

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    So I found my keyword. Tons of exact searches and low competition, but, the problem is I don't think I can beat out the first two or three results. Reason being is these are owned by the official company that make a product which is my keyword (it's a game). They don't have the keyword optimized on their page as it is an informal way of typing the keyword but is used more often. Do you guys think I could do this? Or is it worth ranking at number 4 with 49,500 exact global per month (I expect searches to go up more than 6 times in the coming months)?
     
  2. isashusband

    isashusband Newbie

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    It depends on how you expect to monetize your site as well as the market. Many times, review sites right under the "official" product sites can make excessive profits as people either (1) Want to get independent reviews/ thoughts about the product or (2) Want to find the place where they can get the product for the lowest price. If you can offer up those two things in your site, you can profit even from the 3rd or 4th spot.
     
  3. Sacrilege

    Sacrilege Regular Member

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    You won't beat them. If their brand is getting 49,500 searches a month, it's a reasonably strong brand. You can however have a review site right under them.
     
  4. vedavyas

    vedavyas Junior Member

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    Don't waste your time,google is very good at finding brand sites.I have seen branded sites ranking 1 with less than 10 links and my site with 500 links in the second.
     
  5. GoldenGlovez

    GoldenGlovez Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Have to agree, outranking branded sites is extremely difficult. But as another person said having a review site sitting right underneath the main brand can bring you some good converting traffic.