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Huge difference between .co.uk and .com ranking positions

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by pr0ject, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. pr0ject

    pr0ject Power Member

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    Hello,
    my main keyword is ranking on first page for G.co.uk (enlgish) but only 7th page for G.com (english). On .com it used to be on 2nd page but now is dancing all over the place between 5h and 7th page for .com

    The things is, I haven't made any linkbuilding that targeted .co.uk in special so how can results be this different? Should I expect my results on .com to be similar to co.uk after the dance settles?

    Thanks
     
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  3. pr0ject

    pr0ject Power Member

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    It's not country specific, it's domain.me
     
  4. anteloff

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    .me is country specific :) Montenegro.
     
  5. pr0ject

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    Ok I didn't know that but still, I don't think it is the explanation for the difference in rankings beteween .co.uk and .com
     
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    Could it be the language in the article? Like Uk English spelling of words?

    Links maybe - even if they aren't newly built, maybe Google has indexed back links from uk based domains or from other sites with uk links to them?

    Or maybe just us comp is a lot stronger and recently maybe Google devalued some of your back links causing your us rank to drop?
     
  7. pr0ject

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    Not much competition in the niche and my amount of .co.uk links in my backlink strategy is very residual (close to none).
    Actually in google.com the keyword sometimes appeaers in the 2nd page but only stays there like 10 minutes, then goes back to page 6 to 7. Dancing like crazy, while in the .co.uk it's pretty much always in the 1st page.

    I'm also doing the checks using multiple trackers to check this and when using my own browser to make manual checks I make sure I use incognito and proxy.
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2016