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How is this possible? SERP 4 out of 10 in page one, rank top 4, same domain

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by legendary123, Jul 2, 2017.

  1. legendary123

    legendary123 Newbie

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    Can any one please enlighten me?

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  2. SolveMyMaze

    SolveMyMaze Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    The URLs are slightly different as are the metas. When you're googling that keyword then it'll bring up the closest matches.
     
  3. legendary123

    legendary123 Newbie

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    But still. How does he do it? What's kind of backlink can be this strong I wonder? Any idea?
     
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    Well I'd hazard a guess that there aren't many matches for it that are extremely close to the keyword you've googled.
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    oh cool, i dont need to create filler pages for page one
     
  6. MillieNelson

    MillieNelson Registered Member

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    google is total of confusion mate they never does exactly same way they did for other domains
     
  7. MikeyMikey13

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    This will be down to the authority of the page. In my niche one site has the top two spots for every keyword, some even more.

    It relates to the amount of power between DOMAIN 1 (position one) and DOMAIN 2 (i.e the second site that shows up, but different domain). The more power at domain 2, the less places domain 1 has.

    This comes from months and months of testing in my niche.
     
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  8. danparks

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    I remember not so long ago Google stated that they were going to limit duplicate results for the same domain on page 1. So, one domain wouldn't dominate the search results. They wanted to give the user more diversity of choice, and a better search experience.

    I haven't seen that. Here's an even better example. Search for:

    backpage las vegas

    I see *every* result in the top *20* as a subdomain of backpage.com.

    True, subdomains can be thought of as separate domains. But there are only two subdomains here: lasvegas.backpage.com and nevada.backpage.com.

    Does it seem like a good "search experience" to have one website (two subdomains) own the top 20 of a search result?


     
  9. kickthat

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    I don't get what's confusing you or why you would assume it has anything to do with backlinks?

    Firstly, it would depend entirely on how competitive the keyword is - if not very compritiv then it would be perfectly reasonable to assume one site with an exact match domain could get a few pages ranking for it.

    Secondly, as @SolveMyMaze pointed out, it would come down to relevance. If others are trying to rank for this, they could be beaten by this guy down to his exact match domain, coupled with good onsite SEO.

    Whilst it is perhaps a little unusual for the same domain to be ranking quite this many results, two or three from the same domain on page one is not all that uncommon. What makes you think this is particularly strange?
     
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  10. kickthat

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    I would generally answer no to your question, but it seems to me that if you were searching for 'backpage Las Vegas', that you want to see results from backpage.com for the Las Vegas area, so the results being delivered are highly relevant to your search, right?

    It would likely be the same if you searched for 'Craigslist Las Vegas'.
     
  11. danparks

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    But it's not.


     
  12. legendary123

    legendary123 Newbie

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    Basically the search term is "Hundred Palms Residences", its a new real estate development in Singapore.

    Every month there will be a new development that comes up with a new name in Singapore and marketers will scramble to get the SEO done for the name of the project.

    I just don't understand how can his domain rank so well, I'm not an SEO guy, and hence the question.

    Is there any way to beat this guy, at all? Most other website have exact match domain name to keywords too, but not ranking.

    Pardon my noobness.