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Google ranking is BS

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by mcaorg, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. mcaorg

    mcaorg Registered Member

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    I'm in a particularly difficult and competitive niche for my website, and I'll have to honestly say that I know the industry and I know the other websites out there that are ranking and I can honestly say that my website is by far much better quality wise for the niche and keywords. I provide REAL information and not just BS stuff, but video-clips, real tips etc. Every single day I post at least one 500 word article and people actually leave comments and interact on the website. Yet I see these super BS websites ranking at the top of my niche which have barely readable content. I'm ranking for some long tailed keywords and I get a decent amount of traffic, but nothing great.

    All in all, it seems like Google's claim that a site with "quality content" is total bull, and its all about tricking the system with the current google update in order to get good rankings. I used to be ahead of the game with xrumer and ranking sites #1 for over a year, etc but then after panda I didn't feel like losing an entire site because I was using blackhat methods to rank

    I mean all you have to do is type in "make money online" or "make money," and you will see how google is ranking spammed videos on youtube in the first 3-4 slots. It's really pathetic.
     
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    sashablack Elite Member

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    are you able to track your keywords that you rank for?
     
  3. Vaspar

    Vaspar Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yes I saw this and all these youtube videos using Paid Links Like SAPE From Famous Network And They Make Links On Domain and 301 it youtube Example [ 301workfromhome.com]
     
  4. -Jericho-

    -Jericho- Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Welcome to the world of SEO.

    It is what it is. You can get mad about it or try to work with what you have. Google uses algorithms that are quite dumb and people do everything they can to manipulate them. Get used to it.

    If you're in this for the long haul those sites will probably at some point or another tank. Your goal should be to continue what you're doing on your site but you also need to do more off your site to help it gain authority.

    Rarely in life is it about who has the best but who's best using the system to their advantage.
     
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  5. seoguy99

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    Good websites gets little traffic in starting but soon they go viral. You dont know when will your website go extremely viral. May be this day comes after 1-2 month.
    Instead cursing to google you should also make spammy sites like others and keep working on your current one. I have gone thru the exact phase, you have written above but i kept pateience and keep publishing nice content on site and after a certain time things gone viral overnight...
     
  6. nixhound

    nixhound Newbie

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    I agree. OP you should just keep focus on the things you are doing right and what is in yourontrol. Continue to post high quality articles, focus on the right keywords, and build good quality links and it will come in time.
     
  7. mcaorg

    mcaorg Registered Member

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    I totally hear that, and I'm planning on continuing to run with this because I actually think for the first time, I have a legit site that people like.

    Can anyone recommend some good offsite seo i can do, that is safe and pretty conservative?
     
  8. AR!ZONA

    AR!ZONA Regular Member

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    Sure, go back to the Ole Timey methods of gaining readership, like relevant site outreach. Write to the best blogs/sites in your niche and see what kind of link you can get from them, whether its guest blogging, link trading, a shout out on their social platforms, or just a straight up friendly link.

    I find that established websites have the strongest link juice, and that just a few of these will help your profile greatly.
     
  9. abyssal_miss

    abyssal_miss Power Member

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    yah, unfortunately there's a shit ton of keyword stuffed pages that keep appearing during every update. This time it looks like they're here to stay, when usually they disappear after a week or so. I've seen these keyword spammed sites, just absolute garbage sitting in top spot for a few keywords over my authority, 50+ article site.