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Is it possible to rank for a long tail keyword without the keyword appearing on your site?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by green12347, May 1, 2012.

  1. green12347

    green12347 Newbie

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    For example, if you just used the keywords in social bookmarking tags but did not use the keyword on your site, could you still rank?
     
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    Possible. And as you said "In Tags", if they are low competitive it's possible!
     
  3. green12347

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    The thing is, my site is in a niche that can be classified as a sub niche of something much bigger. So I want to use low competition keywords from the bigger niche to bring traffic to my site, but those keywords don't directly relate to my site. So I was thinking about just doing heavy social bookmarking with those keywords with a drip feed.
     
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    if you asked me this last week I would have given you an answer - now I have NFI
     
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    Yes, it's possible, but all depends on how tough is the competition. One of my site ranked on first page after one week without any article. I haved only EMD, but competition was really easy.
     
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    Yes, it's possible. If your site content have unique and good against competition.
     
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    Even part of the phase appearing in the content is enough. Eg: You can rank for "Dog Training" if you have a phase like "I have a dog. I wish his training gets over so that I can start playing with him".
     
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    Yes, but using the keywords you are targeting in content is advisable.
     
  9. Search9

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    It is possible, as others have said, depending on how long tail and how competitive. You may find variations of keyphrases ranking but it's by far the better option to use keywords within content and tags of pages you want to rank.