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How difficult is it to outrank news sites?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by wanaknow, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. wanaknow

    wanaknow Newbie

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    I have a decent keyword where the top 2 results in google are .gov and then there is a bunch of news sites like the bbc, reuters or newspaper sites. They seem to change the whole time as new content is posted. Are these sites very difficult to outrank?
     
  2. mindlesswizard

    mindlesswizard Supreme Member

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    I don't think that it will be very difficult for you to out rank them. What is your niche ?

    The news site may be appearing for some news feeds in the SERP. Or are you competing them with the same keywords ?
     
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  3. black101

    black101 Supreme Member

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    most news site wont seo they inner pages, they have enough authority to rank.

    in the top 10 do you have also some yahoo answer and other such sites?
     
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    you can outrank them, i think, but then again it depends on the keyword itself.
     
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  5. wanaknow

    wanaknow Newbie

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    thanx for all of your input everyone
    they are appearing under "news". its in the property/real estate niche
     
  6. wanaknow

    wanaknow Newbie

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    No yahoo answers just news sites. If I seo the pages properly will it be enough to outrank the news sites authority?
     
  7. Beven

    Beven Elite Member

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    Your best bet is to analyse the other sites under them. If the other sites are SEO optimised and still aren't outranking the News sites then I would steer clear.
     
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    tony_d Elite Member

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    Beven gave you good advice, I agree entirely... just look at those around, and see what they've already tried :)
     
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  9. wanaknow

    wanaknow Newbie

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    Good idea. thanx will do
     
  10. JoeMongan

    JoeMongan Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Use ahrefs to check your competition and see if the have optimized their pages. You are going to need a lot of high
    quality and relevant content though since news sites have a lot of fresh high quality content added daily.

    -RK
     
  11. selfmadeselfpaid

    selfmadeselfpaid Newbie

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    Its very easy to outrank them. Use high quality links along with readable content and you can't go wrong.