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I see my site ranking on 10th position for a 1,500,000 searches per month keyword

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by thakarpratik, Oct 30, 2015.

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  1. thakarpratik

    thakarpratik Power Member

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    Hi All
    I am trying to figure out why am I not getting traffic, when I am ranking like 10th position for a 1,500,000 per month search keyword.

    Webmaster shows only 4000 Impressions with 37 clicks for that kw

    Should there not be lot of impressions when you have such high volume keyword?

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    Mostly because people are finding what they want within the first 5 search results.
    While using Google searches do you scroll through all the results listed on page #1 or just rephrase your search if you don't find what you're looking for within the first 4-5 results?
     
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    thakarpratik Power Member

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    May be the are finding it in the first 5 results, but that doesnt explain the Impression count, which should be a lot more than what it is now
     
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    Mention your keyword here, maybe we can help you out :p
     
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    Maybe with ads, images, rich snippets etc. your #10 gets pushed to the second page
     
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    send me your keyword by pm to check what is happening.
     
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    Is your keyword one that google shows its own results for at number 1?

    Hope that makes sense.
     
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    Lots of variables including Google data centers etc to contend with. He may be seeing it from where he is but its prob bouncing into the second page
     
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    thakarpratik Power Member

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    Thank you guys, but even if being on 2nd page, what makes me think is the impression count, that should probably be in 5 digits rather than just 4 digits,
     
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    Is it a brand/celebrity keyword ?In that case the top three results gets 90% of the clicks and it isn't surprising that the other positions get no clicks.
     
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    I bet that your stats are not from exact match instead its broad match. I have seen this too many times.
     
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    More than one kind of traffic. Is your site attracting traffic based on interest or is it passerby traffic? So, the question drills down into actual interest. You have to also remember the numbers are indicators of traffic counted as clicks in which case most of that includes bots and tool based traffic I have been designing and uploading sites for years mainly wordpress and joomla and when I scan the reports of newly loaded sites I see lots of traffic from tool based software like backlink builder tools and bots. Now that fiverr has arrived I get way more traffic from comment spam. So just like being on a raft in the middle of the ocean and you get thirsty. You'll need some kind of desalination machine or other filter system to get water you can drink or at best a way to collect rain. Thus the search for targeted traffic. You may want to look into more traffic methods based on interest and insight. My Favorite tools for reaching targeted interest are 'Interest Architect' and 'insight Hero'.
     
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    Are you focused on ranking that keyword? Or is your site ranking for other terms on not that topic. If so see if there are any ways you can increase the ranking by optimizing the page. But since your ranking #10 on a 1.5 mil search keyword, your gonna hav to get in top 5 to see some large traffic
     
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    I am focused on ranking that keyword on top 5, but i am not sure with this stats, that my SEO investment would get me the ROI if I am on Top 5 for that term,

    looking at the current impression and clicks from Webmaster

     
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    The same thing happened to me, 45,000 searches a month, little traffic. I started to get meaningful traffic when I moved from 9th to 5th position. My best guess is that's the nature of the keyword, for some, not a lot of people will bother to look at what's below the middle of the screen. Just because Webmasters tool is showing a lot impressions, that doesn't mean that people are actually looking at it.