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Is this a wise SEO strategy?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by starvinmarvin, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. starvinmarvin

    starvinmarvin Junior Member

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    I'm thinking of creating multiple mini-sites, each site targeting a specific niche, a single product and a single keyword. So the plan is to research a keyword within the niche with a decent amount of monthly searches (>8000) not too bad on competition (<20,000) and then register an EMD (exact match domain) with the keyword. Then I'll hire someone or pay a service to build back links for me with that one specific keyword. What do you think? Is this a reasonable approach? I know there's a lot of talk about EMD's being devalued recently, but I still figure having one has to give some boost.......
     
  2. ActionTaker

    ActionTaker Power Member

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    Lol starvinmarvin. I guess you're a south park fan.

    About your strategy. Start with something less than 8k. Learn to properly analyze stuff first. The analyzing based on amount of pages is one factor that I find misleading. Eventually it's only top 10 you fight against. Then, you're saying you'll outsource everything. I say it's better to get your hands dirty first before you get such thoughts. Get an impression, test stuff. Build web 2.0 manually just to see how it is done.

    Unless you have so much will power nothing can hold you back, it's better to aim lower with your first project and make it a success rather than fighting for too long with something you don't see a return on for ½ year to a year.
     
  3. starvinmarvin

    starvinmarvin Junior Member

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    Thanks. Yes, I use Market Samurai and I do make sure to analyze the Top 10 competition very closely. I've done plenty of manual link building (just not in conjunction with this particular strategy) and I can't stand it. That's why I'd like to outsource that part. You have a good point about aiming a bit lower to start though, just to have an easier time at success.....
     
  4. ActionTaker

    ActionTaker Power Member

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    I've just been working on a project for 6 months and it finally hit page 1 (for the second time. It bounced back before) I hope it's gonna stay as I've done some really solid high quality shit the last couple of weeks but you have no idea how frustrating it's been to be on page 2-3 and believing I was stuck. I've been in IM for a long time with very little luck (well, luck or not, I haven't made that much money through my own sites) and finally starting to see some bucks rolling in. $10.5 through adsense yesterday, $7.1 today.. As I said.. It takes a lot of will power if you aim high at first.
     
  5. ActionTaker

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    I think it is emotionally healthy to some extend to do some manual stuff once in a while. It gives a feeling of self discipline, I find, to be able to sit down and do the hard work.
     
  6. SweTech

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    Don't trust tools exclusively. Learn to analyze the numbers yourself. Regarding SEO-strategy...

    Do trial and error. If it doesn't work.. read some more.. try again in a new way. Rinse and repeat.
     
  7. mark27

    mark27 Regular Member

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    I agree with starting small. There's a completely different psychological picture when you're struggling against medium-hard competition seeing no results vs. dominating a few low comp keywords then taking what you learned to the medium-hard.
     
  8. starvinmarvin14

    starvinmarvin14 Regular Member

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    Nice username ;)