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Micro niche websites are still easy to rank in 2019 ?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by shaggy99, Jun 16, 2019.

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  1. shaggy99

    shaggy99 Registered Member

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    I read a lot of posts of people who managed easy to rank websites with 10 - 20 posts , with a main keyword with about 1000 searches per month. Other people said that now is much harder to rank a micro niche website, than it used to be.

    I'm trying with a website with 20 posts, and I can't rank for the main keyword over position 50 in Google, and for the long tail keywords I can't get better than position 8 - 15. The first page is occupied by websites with Domain authority over 30 - 40, while mine had 9.

    The pages of competitotors don't have more backlinks than my pages, and some of them even don't had backlinks. But it looks like my micro niche website need a lot of backlinks to compete with them.

    Should I try with other niche, or I should add more posts, because my website is too small and micro niche sites are useless?
     
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    I have also some micro-niches with only 20 posts and less and that works pretty well for the moment, I start to see some good improvements but it's still a bit soon to say ( it's less than 3 months I have launched them ).

    For two of them, I am already on the first page with some keywords I would focus. ( for info, most of my posts get between 1300 and 2500 words )
     
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    What kw search per month those 2 have?
     
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    Easy to rank for something with no competition at all. Won’t bring much traffic.
     
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    It could be that your site is being sandboxed. Better still, maybe your keywords are not as easy as you take them to be. How long are your posts?
     
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    Did you checked the internal backlinks of the ranking pages? Pages're ranking even with not many backlinks, however, if they have internalinks from pages with lots of backlinks and especially from their homepage, they will still have enough power to rank on you.
     
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    It's not just domain authority (Moz metric) your site has to build, but also an improved domain rating (Ahrefs). Backlinks with high DR are more correlated with improved rankings (according to Backlinko), so always preview prospective links for that metric. You can join Ahrefs to use their tools for this, or some online DR checkers, like the one at smallseotools.
     
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    They are not useless. I have a micro niche site with low to medium competition keywords and its 6 months average earnings is $1500 a month. Traffic is still rising. Quality content plus link building are the keys for me.
     
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    What are Micro Niches ? Any example please
     
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    The page I try to rank for main keyword had 1200 words, and other pages that I try to rank for long tail had 2300, 1500, 800 words. Rest of the pages had between 300 - 500 words.

    The long tail keyword I try to rank with the page with 2300 words is now only on position 24, and it had about 400 - 500 searches per month.
    The long tail keyword I try to rank with the page with 1500 words is now only on position 12, and it had about 200 - 300 searches per month.
    The long tail keyword I try to rank with the page with 800 words is now only on position 8, and it had about 30 searches per month.
     
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    It all depends on the competition, niche, domain and milion other factors and ur optimization skills, write valuable content.
    Sometimes sites with shiity content on easy niche can ranks to google top, but it does not happen often and you have to work on it.
     
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    Is your website and content well optimized?
    You need to dig a bit more here because as you said your competitors don't have enough backlinks. Maybe they are using PBN links.

    Just do 1 thing download a free copy of website auditor from seo powersuite website.
    If you need help to start follow the videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkrHnEYOfqdzu-Th3lYNfy48fEzAuIYhV

    Check for optimization factors and also do content audit of your pages as shown in their videos. Follow the recommendations and you will end up finding new keywords, optimizing your website and also content. You should see improvements after this.

    This has been working for my websites always. You can also use page optimizer pro they also offer free trail.

    If this doesn't fix your rankings your competitors are definitely using PBN links. In that case just send some quality PBN juice from the marketplace.

    Hope that helps you to fix your rankings.
     
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    Micro niche websites still work incredibly well, why? Because they have a huge amount of relevance. Micro niche sites of today are different to the micro niche sites of ~2010 you'll struggle to make a very small micro niche with low quality content. You need to go a little broader and cover the niche. Talk about everything in the niche. If you choose Wellington boots then review products, write best style post, write informative post (guides, how to etc.).

    Authority Hacker has a great article on how to best big authority sites:

    https://www.authorityhacker.com/site-architecture/
     
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    Are you using amazon affiliate? Or ads?
     
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    There is always space for a new micro niche site, you just need to figure out right product, or right moment to promote it. For example, it's good to keep in touch on new popular products with trends like it was with selfie sticks before. If you create a page with the right time, for the right audience your website will bring you some traffic. It's not worth to go for extremally small keywords, because even ranked on 1st page won't bring you anything.
     
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