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No Unique Content Yet Ranks Almost Every Term

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by kertoon, May 16, 2015.

  1. kertoon

    kertoon Newbie

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    I am referring to the quote site Brainy Quote. There is no original or unique content. All the content is available in the Internet. Yet, this site is ranked for number one in almost all the terms, like ability quotes, love quotes, etc. I don't think it is penalized by Google. It has lots of backlinks.
    Can someone explain this?
     
  2. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    Because the site was created in 2001 before the muppets with their junk sites started ruining the internet.
     
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  3. Spawnie

    Spawnie Power Member

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    Haha - best reply ever (y)
     
  4. Doge Links

    Doge Links Registered Member

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    There might be good optimization for keywords they are ranked with.
     
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  5. emperormo

    emperormo Newbie

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    Domain age and authority does a lot for a website.
     
  6. 7th Sense

    7th Sense Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    ^^ yeah they are right!!.. The reason is because of the domain age...
     
  7. jak19

    jak19 Elite Member

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    my guess is pure luck
     
  8. Seven4

    Seven4 Power Member

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    Old domain == big(gest) authority.
     
  9. charliebrooker

    charliebrooker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    There are just some sites that have built up such aged trust that they won't be knocked down by the algo. That's why when Google wants to topple a few they have to release an update to target them.

    It's all part of the game. Build authority, make money, get knocked down, someone else takes your place and you resort to adwords. Repeat in an infinite loop.
     
  10. godspeed007

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    Love your reply man

     
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    The domain age and high authority links for the site is the reason for ranking in the first.