Domain Links when assessing keyword?

Discussion in 'Link Building' started by TheGateKeeper, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. TheGateKeeper

    TheGateKeeper Regular Member

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    Hi guys, I am trying to assess wether or not to attack a specific keyword.

    I checked the top 10 results and they all have less than 100 page backlinks, with a high search volume. But the problem is that they have a LOT of domain backlinks (over 30,000).

    How will this effect me?

    Can i still compete in this niche?

    Thanks.
     
  2. ozone100

    ozone100 Newbie

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    When you say domain backlinks are you referring to sitewide backlinks...as in footer/sidebar links? If so I wouldn't worry about these. Google has gotten very good at devaluing footer/sidebar links. This isn't just speculation, Google has patents specifically aimed at determining which sections of a website are the header/footer/sidebar/content area. You should be good to go.