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Google "Snippets" Hard to beat?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by twpro, May 30, 2017.

  1. twpro

    twpro Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Found a keyword that I want to rank for, its difficulty is only 14, and #1 website isn't that strong, but it has a "snippet" so when people type the search term in it gives them a bunch of info before they click onto their site.

    How hard is it to beat that? If I pass that site will the snippet go away?
     
  2. SEO

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    No, you have to win the featured snippet. Best thing to do is copy what they've done, but try to do a better job. Featured snippets love structured data like ordered lists, unordered lists and tables. Choose the most appropriate structure for the data, kind of copy what they've done. I've won featured snippets numerous times by taking a comma delimited list and turning it into an unordered list, or table. Also, it helps to put a header tag just above what you hope to be a snippet that kind of matches the query.

    TL;DR You can't push a Featured Snippet down in the SERPs, you have to win it.
     
  3. drew32091

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    Not sure if it will make it go away but from personal experience with them, they never give me all the info I need and I end up clicking on a link regardless
     
  4. nickjones91472

    nickjones91472 Newbie

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    i need help in this case too as i am ranking on even number 3 and 4 in google but cant reach snippets