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I can't seem to rank a website for Local SEO

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by hippo123, May 5, 2016.

  1. hippo123

    hippo123 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Alright guys, here is the back story. I picked a local service in my country, a relatively low comp and low MS search KW.


    I brought an EMD domain on 28th of March
    - Only thing is that the content on my page is rather thin. Maybe 400 words in total.
    - Used RankerX to build tiered linkings
    - Created local citations

    One of the competitor (ranked 3rd), does not even have the KW in his title tag! That competitor only has < 10 referring domains.

    Till today (5th May) my site is dancing around the keywords at 50-75 position.

    The question, what am I doing wrong? Is it because of the age of my domain? Or would it take longer to rank (Maybe 2-3 months?)

    I would be happy to engage one paid consultant to advise me too over skype. Please PM
     
  2. J-S-T

    J-S-T Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Its merely a month and a week since the website was created and you have already started building links...

    Work on your Onpage SEO first. Give it a Month, Build Links afterwards. Diversify your Backlinks. It should be easy to rank it i guess.
     
  3. GVSET001

    GVSET001 Regular Member

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    get some pbn links and guest blog posts. avoid spam link building
    also, new domain takes time to rank, build high quality links and wait for 3months
     
  4. VisualD

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    You know the problem, add decent content and go very low on exact anchors given that you have an emd. Plus, dont use tools and expect to rank automatically. You need manual tier 1s on good quality sites.
     
  5. arpitagarwal82

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    IMO, before going for mass links, you should try to get some social buzz (social signals like fb share re tweets etc)and niche relevant backlinks.
    For low competition keywords, niche relevant blog comments will serve the purpose. You can also add some quality web 2.0 links.

    Once you site start to rise in SERPs, go for couple of PBN links and then use tools like rankerX to build tier 2 links pointing to the web 2.0s and PBN links.
     
  6. SEO Sicko

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    Make your content somewhat lengthy with good keywords based on your niche.
    Your domain is not so old maybe that's a problem.
    Check keywords with keyword research tools for fresh competitive keywords.
     
  7. TRUE Media Partner

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    1) Domain is too young.
    2) You should work on the onpage optimisation.
    3) Then build some social signals.
    4) And only then start to set up other backlinks.

    Be pation, it can take 3+ month.
     
  8. Tosmekop

    Tosmekop Supreme Member

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    You should have read the very first, post-sales-pitch post, provided by a BHW Marketplace Moderator, in the RankerX BST Thread.
    Now I know we all hate to call ourselves "noobs", but the reality is that you may have a very long, highly avoidable, uphill battle ahead of you. Backlinking software should only be used to automate doing what you've already done, manually. The reason is because you need to know the effect that your actions will have on your bottom line. If I were you, I'd remove any Adsense/Google XML/Google Analytics/anything else Google from your website, and I pray that you're not using Chrome.

    Listen to the moderators.
     
  9. hippo123

    hippo123 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hey no offence Tosmekop, we all start from Noobs somewhere along our IM journey. I can say that I am still an inexperienced IM, so I am learning the hell of I can from all you guys here. (Hopefully to contribute back to BHW in the future) RankerX is the tool that I use for tier link building.

    I am not opening this thread to discredit RankerX, as I use them to build links to my 2.0s in an automated fashion. Appreciate your feedbacks on the Adsense/Google XML/Google Analytics portion.

    Appreciate all the other feedbacks and comments by the other BHWers here too. You all have my thanks.