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Germans, is it easier to rank German or English sites in general?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Paulie W, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. Paulie W

    Paulie W Regular Member

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    Kralj187 Senior Member

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    Pretty much this, even though I speak perfectly German (I'm not one) I never seriously went for that market. But I know from some close friends that you can make some good money there as well.
     
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    Paulie W Regular Member

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    Do you know if they take a service for german backlinks or if they do it themselves?
     
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    Stufferizer Regular Member

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    I provided some GER SEO services in the past.
    Surely it is easier to rank if you compare number of backlinks/authority vs. english sites.
    The severe difference is the cost in maintaining a productive linking environment - it is very hard to find i.e. cheap german writers and all nice automatic tools like spinners are basically only working in english*. In the end you have a much less return on investment when compared to english sites.

    *I know, not in principle but de facto comparably useless in other languages to my experience.
     
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    CrushL Junior Member

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    I'm currently trying to rank some german sites (doing SEO myself). I'll add some info when I'm done testing :)
     
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    mdmostfa Regular Member

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    That would be great.. Please keep us updated
     
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    If you're a german, then go for the german market. There are less com, and it will be easier to rank.
     
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    MadStacks BANNED BANNED

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    Going for the German market in my opinion is great because of the currency you accept. Being in eCommerce I would say
    currency means a lot and I have less competition say in the German market and I have tax advantages.
     
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    The major problem for creating links is content, spinners are basically non-functional, quality german writers are more expensive in comparison to english content and your target pool for linking domains is also more limited.