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How do you start a Foreign Lang MNS?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by AGman, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. AGman

    AGman Power Member

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    Anybody have any insight on how to start a MNS that targets people who speak Spanish?
    Would I need a www.domian.es or something other than .com? or do I buy the .com and just have all my content in Spanish? How does this stuff work?
     
  2. AGman

    AGman Power Member

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    foreign lang seems to be wide open, many KW just have youtube videos as top results
     
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  3. honzarox

    honzarox Junior Member

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    +1 on this question...

    have been dabbing at this and have a few MNS englishdomain.es etc, articles in english but geared towards local market, going for the expat market. They rank quickly.

    How would one go about offsite SEO, linkbuilding? Is an english .com less valuable than a .es backlink?
    How does one get Auto Approve .es backlinks?
     
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  4. AGman

    AGman Power Member

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    Does anybody have any insight on this?
     
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    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    I would recommend using a .es domain or whatever country you want to rank in. Also, in Google webmaster tools set your site primary location to whatever country you want to rank in. Additionally, you should host in the country you want to rank.

    Other than that do link building as you normally would. However, if you can try to get as many links as you can from the target country. Such as Spanish social bookmarking sites.
     
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    For Spanish, I would go with .com seeing as there are many Spanish speaking countries. As someone as said already, there are definitely advantages for local domains, so the question would be, are you targeting just Spain? or many Spanish speaking countries?
     
  7. AGman

    AGman Power Member

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    I am not really sure yet, and dont know where to start looking. Part of me just wants to find a low comp high search spanish KW and use google translate for all the content.
     
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  8. honzarox

    honzarox Junior Member

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    Doing an SEO analysis for a competitor of a niche I would like to go for, they have 150 backlinks, not the best onsite SEO. All of the backlinks have no PR and have 0 value [based upon SEO Spyglass] - they are all local sites related to this website and it appears there are two blogs that have it in a sidebar link and this is where about 100 of the 150 BL come from. So if I get a .local domain, blact a few BL, make a few 2.0's and some directory listings, I should be able to overtake this.

    Might try it. Its a local gym eshop, search volume should be around 3000+
     
  9. AGman

    AGman Power Member

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    This is why I want to get into the foreign lang game, from what I can tell it would be a lot easier to rank. Let me know how it goes man, and if u want to JV on something shoot me a PM
     
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    sorry i almost don't speak spanish , i just know some word so i haven't no idea !
     
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  11. Heatz

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    From my experience the N°1 problem with Spanish MNS is low paying EVERYTHING.

    CPA offers are almost non existing and when they do appear they have the lowest conversion rate I've seen, and if one does convert the income generation is insulting. Besides, they are targeted to one specific Hispanic speaking country, with a total 23 main different ones in the world right now, and another 9 that use Spanish as their second language its hard to fix one country as target on sight, and doing 32 different sites for pennies is not that smart.

    Adwords has the lowest competition around (hence lowest PPC for Adsense if you think about it), so maybe you can dominate PPC traffic from Adwords, but the real issue is: will it actually convert into profit when they get to your site?

    Also, you'll have to build your own lists for the all main marketing software around, and it's really hard to find any good PR site for you to use as a linking source, so it's a hard start.

    It's really difficult to make bank when you first have to pay someone to translate your article and then make them translate it again when you see your keywords are not being used properly, then you have to teach the translator on-page SEO... It's a complex game to make money if you don't have native level speaking/writing of Spanish and the rewards are not warranted (nor that big).
     
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