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Is SEO dead? or we can say Is SEO have anyworth after Panda and Penguin?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by r.s.mahanti, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. r.s.mahanti

    r.s.mahanti BANNED BANNED

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    I know we have discussed N number of times on this topic. But here is something very interesting. I am working on a very competitive commercial keyword. The top 10 sites are really powerful. I never thought i will be able to break in top 10 atleast for 5-6 month.

    My site is hardly 4 month Old. What I am doing these 4 months is adding unique content to my site like crazy. Piling up unique content in my site. I never create any backlinks to the site. Just unique contents. I never checked rankings till I experience some nice flow of traffic to my site. I checked my rankings and surprised to see my site in top 10. My site is dancing on the first page since last few days, not settled yet. But It is like impossible to have my site in top 10. No chance my site had because the top 10 sites have thousands of quality links compare to zero of my site.

    Now I am surprised, if it is possible to rank a site with content only, SEO hardly have any worth. I will double up the content and speed up the process and see if it can hit the #1. Lets see, will update you guys.
     
  2. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Are you getting traffic for other keywords? When I was doing content based sites, I would get alot of traffic from everything but the keyword I was trying to rank for.
     
  3. seobuzz

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    I did not know your niche , but I am pretty sure it's quite easy. I also have similar experience with one of my sites. But when the niche is enough 'competitive', you can't rank your website with only content. One thing is quite certain world of SEO has changed a 'lot', but its importance can not be ignored. Power of SEO has only become stronger than ever after these updates. And in this changed scenerio most 'SEO' people will find it difficult to rank their sites. But one who really know the art of SEO can always deliver.
     
  4. r.s.mahanti

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    @http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/members/188986-roparadise.html : I am getting traffic for my keywords. and my site is dancing on first page. I checked the ranking using 4 different tools.
    @http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/members/195421-seobuzz.html : na, its not easy, very competitive. sites in top 10 are powerful eCommerce sites + authority sites.
     
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  5. jsmith250

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    for #1 on G searches is not enough only good content, It is important to have unique content but is not enough, but you can try!! maybe #3 you will get.
     
  6. r.s.mahanti

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    I will be happy with #3 for this keyword. earlier I was planning to fill it with load of content than use linkemperor to rank. Now I ll only concentrate on contents for next few months.
     
  7. masterjani

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    seo is not dead, actually we can easily rank the sites to the first page for moderate competition keywords by posting quality content, but sticking it for so long time is a big problem. For that you need strong backlinks. Eventhough your site is ranking, better to carry on your seo efforts in a light way to see long lasting results.
     
  8. rockong

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    I wouldn't say SEO is dead, but I've had similar experiences in terms of just ranking based off content. How many articles did you put into your site on a monthly basis? All keyword optimized I'm assuming?