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I think I've hit a Google brick wall?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by googleme7, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. googleme7

    googleme7 Newbie

    Jan 13, 2010
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    Internet Marketing
    Hello Everyone,

    So I decided to jump into a business a few months ago. I knew a few people that worked in this industry and they have websites with PR values of 3, 4, 5 etc... I've been working on my site for about 4 months now.

    Building Wordpress links, Profile links, and more. I also had the advantage of getting links from high PR value sites directly related to my industry from the friends who have been running the same sort of business for 7 plus years. My site is currently on the bottom of page 3 for the one letter keyword in my niche but hasn't moved in 2 months. I'm surrounded by sites that have PR values of 4 and 5 and there are sites far behind mine in the SERPS with higher ranking.

    Being on the 3rd page for the single best keyword in the industry is great but I'm wondering if I've hit a brick wall. I've been building links with high PR domains and doing profile links for the past 2 months but haven?t been able to break the bottom of page 3 barrier. My domain has only had content on it for 5 months now, but I feel like Google won't bump me up anymore and I'm starting to get frustrated:confused:.

    My website is new and fresh and there are sites above mine in the ranking that are simple HTML sites that are old and dated. I have a blog and update it with unique content regularly. I'm starting to think Google puts a lot more emphasis on domain age then I originally thought, and because I can't speed up time I'm trying to find new ways to improve my SERP results. Any thought and opinions would be great.

    Thank You
  2. dannyhw

    dannyhw Senior Member

    Jul 16, 2008
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    Software Engineer
    New York City Burbs
    They do probably put too much emphasis on domain age, but not to the point where if you're really doing good SEO you can't come out on top. It's a good way to get ahead in lower competition markets.

    If it's such a good keyword, you might just be competing with sites that have very high quality links. When you get into a market like this, you might get to a certain point with spammy links, but you'll hit the position where you start competing with real quality. Check out the links your competitors have and try to get creative.
  3. lablinks

    lablinks Senior Member

    Apr 22, 2010
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    I feel the exact same way with almost every site I work on lol

    ..but then one day I wake up & I see I've jumped another page up. I've noticed adding several PR5+ links with less than 30 OBL speeds up the process.