Getting PDFs indexed and ranked.

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by CubanCohibas, May 8, 2012.

  1. CubanCohibas

    CubanCohibas Registered Member

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    Is there a way to get my actual PDF indexed and ranked in Google? As in, the PDF shows up in the SERPs, someone clicks it and is taken to the PDF, not a page where they can only download it.

    Thanks.
     
  2. RuiGomes

    RuiGomes BANNED BANNED

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    Sure, PDFs work like a page, except that you can't really optimize it that much.
    I've found keywords with thousands of exact searches and the top result was a PDF page. I was surprised and thought it was an easy target, but then I found out that the PDF had millions of backlinks to it and it would be pretty much impossible to beat.
     
  3. pavan

    pavan Elite Member

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    its difficult to rank pdf because you don't have any tags likeh1 h2 title tags
    its purely content + backlinks