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CTR From SERP

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by bahus, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. bahus

    bahus Regular Member

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    I managed to rank one of my pages from 40-50th position on SERP to 10-11th however I don't see ANY traffic increase. In fact I was getting more traffic when the page was sitting on 40-50. The page ranks for 1 primary keyword, singular has G estimated volume 40,000 and plural 6,000.
    I have other pages ranking like 15, 17, 20 that are getting way more traffic with lower estimated volume than the one on 11th.

    I keep asking myself if this is normal or am I missing something. Has any of you had similar experience ?

    P.S. I checked the ranking using 3 different services so they are accurate.
     
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    nakamura Senior Member

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    You have to get in the Top 5. There is where you get lots of traffic.
    Maybe it depends on the niche and it is not that popular anymore. Did you check GWMT and the %CTR ?
     
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  3. bahus

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    Thanks, the rank increased 2 days ago, I don't have the latest CTR from GWT.
     
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    Ain't no one clicking #10 spot.
     
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    bahus Regular Member

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    They do, but the traffic is the same like the page was on 4th and 5th SERP. With 40,000 + searches a month getting from 40-50 to 10-11th I was hoping for an increase in traffic. Seeing how well the product was selling from 4th and 5th page I put everything aside to rank that page higher.

    May be I'm paranoid, but I start to think that despite higher ranking G may not be showing the page to everyone, may be it applies to new posts/pages.

    I have another fairly new post that ranks nowhere and it getting a lot of organic traffic from G out of the blue. Which doesn't make any sense.
     
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    Penumbra Power Member

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    Check popularity on google trends, google keyword tool is late at least 1 month on updating searches per month.
     
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    If we're going to assume the OP isn't just another victim of personalization or ranking for a junk term, then you should look at who is in the 1-9 positions. If these are people who cash moneys and strong content, then forget it. You'll soon fall into the abyss of mediocre like the rest of the 99%.
     
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    Well, I don't try to rank for a junk term, I have outrank my competition except for the retailers who hold 1-9 positions. Content isn't junk either, it is not only double checked with copyscape and Plagiarism Checker X with very restrictive rules for uniqueness, but more importantly I make sure that it is very useful to people searching for it. Can pass manual review and isn't spammed with affiliate links.
     
  9. john franky

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    When you increasing content as unique and quality the traffic will increase automatically in search engine. You must have many back links from other related high page rank sites that will make inflating your site traffic and content should be more understandable.
     
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    keep backlink to get top 3, its key of traffic!