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Google + exact match domains

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by seocrab, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. seocrab

    seocrab Senior Member

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    I've been trialling the recent much-hyped link shortening method to rank an exact match .wordpress blog and these are the results:

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    Took 2 weeks to reach the top of bing and Yahoo but the site is still stuck at the bottom of Page 1 on Google.

    The ranking method is loosely based on the "How to rank top 10 for anything" thread here: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/black-hat-seo/639393-how-rank-top-ten-anything.html (WITHOUT the PBN).

    I'm seeing fewer and fewer exact matches in Google SERPs. Is anyone still ranking top with exact match urls on Google? And if so do you also use your keywords in titles (i.e. ww.keyword-here/more-about-keyword-here).
     
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    fxphil Senior Member

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    EMD still hold lots of value. Not as much as in the past but and it depends on the niche but it does still hold value.
     
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    I just starting building a site for a EMD I've had for a while now. Redirected to a sub domain for the general niche but I try to avoid the KW in the rest of the URL path as I might over do it.
    Example http:// sport.betting.com not sure how it will go yet.
     
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    Great, how many url shortner you used for this?
     
  5. Martin1971

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    Hi,

    I have a EMD, Exact MS 1900 (verry hard competition)

    Although i rank it with High PR links it is on #10 in google now, i do NOT use the keyword in subdomains / innerpages

    Example

    www.exactkeyword.com (ms 1900) ranked #10
    www.exactkeyword.com/2thkeyword (2900) ranked #8
    www.exactkeyword.com/3thkeyword (14800)ranked # 12

    All pages same onpage seo (100%) and same amount off backlinks

    So i think we can say EMD has almost no value in g**gle.

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    Martin1971
     
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  6. ikilledkenny

    ikilledkenny Junior Member

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    got some value when ranking google, got lots of value when ranking bing and yahoo.

    I made a few sites in the loans niche a while back for BST's testings. all of them ranked page 1 (bing and yahoo) in less than 2 weeks with no backlinks at all. (1 pager sites)

    but general speaking if its not short term site i don't go with emd's and not even pmd's... just find a weird memorable name
     
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    How competitive is your keyword/niche?
     
  8. seocrab

    seocrab Senior Member

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    Adwords competition says "medium" but after looking at the top ranking sites, I'd call it very easy (lots of spam ranking highly).
     
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    I am using a 2-tiered link shortening technique, with the top 10 shorteners (based on PR, DA metrics) send to the domain, then more shorteners send to those (about 50 each). Instead of the PBN I used social shares (to the domain) and some key manual links (YouTube and blog comments).
     
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    lol , that adwords comp is for ads not for organic.

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    In his defense he did say "adwords competition" I think he was just giving us an idea of that competition as well (like are people willing to pay for it) then he went on to say the actual seo competition - I'm just speculating but I think he actually did it right even though most get tripped up on that.