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No competition but still can't stay on page 1

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by k4rts, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. k4rts

    k4rts Newbie

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    Long time lurker. I've read this forum for hours and hours.

    I sell virtual products. I'm ranked #14 for my main keyword. My main keyword is in my URL(zzz.com/mainkeyword) I have about 2k backlinks pointing to my buy page and about 6k pointing to my homepage. I've done on page SEO. My domain is over a year old.

    Content is not king in this field. Most of my competition hasn't added new content/text in over a year. They have fewer backlinks than I do and poor on page SEO. Only 3 of my competitors on page 1 have the main keyword in their URL. Anything beyond page 2 are junk sites.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. seeplusplus

    seeplusplus Power Member

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    What is the quality of their backlinks?

    Also by URL, do you mean URL, or title?
     
  3. k4rts

    k4rts Newbie

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    The website sitting at #1 has about 1k backlinks. All of them are blog comments and profiles.
     
  4. Expertpeon

    Expertpeon Elite Member

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    Welp.. thar's ur problem.
     
  5. Typlo

    Typlo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    SEO is a large subject that I have studied in great detail for 7 years and I'm still learning.

    Google loves original content and high quality relevant backlinks. Follow those rules and you won't go far wrong.
     
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  6. SuperLinks

    SuperLinks Elite Member

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    You need quality backlinks at this point.

    You never really went into how your getting your backlinks, but I'm gonna assume they are low PageRank links. Look for resources for high quailty PageRank links, preferably homepage.

    Also remember setting up some networks of websites doesn't hurt either, and backlinking the hell out of those tier 2 backlinks which point to your money site.
     
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