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How hard will it be to outrank my competitors?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DopeTM, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. DopeTM

    DopeTM Junior Member

    Dec 22, 2012
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    Well I am trying to rank on a 30k monthly search result with my new wordpress site. The top leader has about 800 backlinks total. how hard is this going to be to rank? and what should I start doing first?
  2. apoorv

    apoorv Regular Member

    Aug 31, 2011
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    The difficulty depends on the strength of their links, and a lot of other things nowadays. For very difficult niches, I've seen new sites come up, stay for a while and drop for no reason for a while and then come back up. To be ranked stably, it might take a bit of time.

    You should look at your competition's backlinks (Ahrefs), see how strong they are and that will tell you what you need to do. A combination of some strong backlinks — and if you have the budget, you can buy some aged domains and create a very small network of your own pointing to these sites with Google authorship and all with 3-4 articles each — with enough time will do it.