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How easy is it to rank local SEO keyword?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by SEOfarmer, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. SEOfarmer

    SEOfarmer Regular Member

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    Are local keywords generally much easier than global?
    How long does it usually take for you guys to get to rank #1 on average?
     
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    Local are generally easier to rank.

    Its impossible to say how long it will take because competition is different for all keywords + Since the Google Panda update rankings seem to bounce around alot more.
     
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    it depends on which local google you mean

    ranking in google.si (slovenia) is gonna be rather easy - with good on page seo and content you will rank 2nd page easily in a matter of hours for medium competition
     
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    I think he's talking about local keywords in the sense of "plumbers in manhattan"
     
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    Toples Regular Member

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    What do you mean OP? New York Dentists type of keywords or keywords that will rank in local google as in Google.se or what ever.
     
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    Local keywords should be easier to rank for than global, just make sure your backlinks are from local too, if you were from the uk it would be best to get links from .co.uk or sites that rank high in the uk.
     
  8. SEOfarmer

    SEOfarmer Regular Member

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    I apologize if I didnt define it well enough.

    What I am looking for is an answer to local SEO
    which includes BOTH "keyword + location" and the actual location's country,
    such as Canada or US States like New York.

    Example:
    Bakery New York -> google (us)
    Bakery Canada -> google (ca)
     
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    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Yes, local keywords are easier than the keyword without a location.

    "Bakers" has more search traffic and more competition than "Miami Bakers".