https://findanyanswer.com 2.8m Organic Traffic on a 3 month old website

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I came across this site a few weeks ago as well when doing keyword research. I have no idea how they're ranking so high, but I have to say I'm impressed. They literally just copy a shortened version of the content from other sites and then have a link to an iframed copy of their whole page on the site. So even the link which they use to "credit" the author doesn't go to the original author's site, the visitor still remains on their site and is just shown an iframed copy of the site they ripped the content from.

I have no idea why Google allows this and rewards them with millions of visitors every month. So much for quality, original content being king, right?
 

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I came across this site a few weeks ago as well when doing keyword research. I have no idea how they're ranking so high, but I have to say I'm impressed. They literally just copy a shortened version of the content from other sites and then have a link to an iframed copy of their whole page on the site. So even the link which they use to "credit" the author doesn't go to the original author's site, the visitor still remains on their site and is just shown an iframed copy of the site they ripped the content from.

I have no idea why Google allows this and rewards them with millions of visitors every month. So much for quality, original content being king, right?
Google has issues.

I cloned my own site as a test and managed to outrank the original for several pages. Got up to 1,800 keywords in Ahrefs before I took it down.

As far as I know, bing can identify the original far more consistently.

Bing hasn't even indexed this high quality website:
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Essentially they are scraping google SERP..
Example


Now compare this to Google SERP https://www.google.com/search?clien...bwbkP9N-A2AE&q=What+is+contact+paper+used+for

It scrap one box...then went to 1st related search under "Searches related to What is contact paper used for" and so on...


You are welcome :)
 

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Essentially they are scraping google SERP..
Example


Now compare this to Google SERP https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&sxsrf=ALeKk00Sbh7tJVheGoIGTZrMOJCjQqV17g:1606200247729&ei=t6u8X8eALLubwbkP9N-A2AE&q=What+is+contact+paper+used+for

It scrap one box...then went to 1st related search under "Searches related to What is contact paper used for" and so on...


You are welcome :)
Thanks mate. I was looking into it.
Probably achieved through something like screaming frog. https://www.screamingfrog.co.uk/how-to-scrape-google-search-features-using-xpath/

Just feed it 300,000 questions and off you go.

I guess the hard part is perhaps categorizing the questions, I don't know if that can be easily automated.
 

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Thanks mate. I was looking into it.
Probably achieved through something like screaming frog. https://www.screamingfrog.co.uk/how-to-scrape-google-search-features-using-xpath/

Just feed it 300,000 questions and off you go.

I guess the hard part is perhaps categorizing the questions, I don't know if that can be easily automated.

seems like a script

 

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seems like a script

That is interesting. There's a number of sites using the same tactic.
 

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WTF is this shit:
ansanswers.com
everythingwhat.com

That's some low effort nonsense right there.
 

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This strategy could be used for quora scraping as well. Basically a script could be made to scrape quora questions, and their answers with few filters in place.

I might do it.

I'm sure there are a ton of applications.

Review site with Content Egg

<h1><Product> Review</h1>

Buy It Now on Amazon
Random Product Score
"some bullshit about aggregating reviews around the internet to save readers time and money.
<scraped content from serps>
related questions....

Pump out 300k pages... profit.
 

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I'm sure there are a ton of applications.

Review site with Content Egg

<h1><Product> Review</h1>

Buy It Now on Amazon
Random Product Score
"some bullshit about aggregating reviews around the internet to save readers time and money.
<scraped content from serps>
related questions....

Pump out 300k pages... profit.

Haha, pretty good idea. There is actually endless opportunities with this strategy.
 

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As a developer generating sites like these is relatively easy. The hard part is getting them to rank from my experience. In this instance it looks like it was an e-commerce site until a couple of years ago. So might be an expired domain.
 

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As a developer generating sites like these is relatively easy. The hard part is getting them to rank from my experience. In this instance it looks like it was an e-commerce site until a couple of years ago. So might be an expired domain.
There's some super trashy ones like estudyassistant.com that are ranking with basically zero backlinks.
Volume seems to be a key component.

I wonder if they'll crash and burn in a month or two.
 

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This strategy could be used for quora scraping as well. Basically a script could be made to scrape quora questions, and their answers with few filters in place.

I might do it.

arent you scared of Quora coming after you?
 
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