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Our Main Competitor o.O

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DHSellerUK, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. DHSellerUK

    DHSellerUK BANNED BANNED

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    Hey guys,

    So I'm based in the UK and we have a competitor -
    seo-creare.co.uk (ain't giving them another backlink)

    They're less than 2 years old (same as the domain)
    They have 404,000+ backlinks with the anchor text = seo

    They're ranked #1 in the UK for "seo" and are absolutely destroying all the varitations of "seo".

    Our domain age is 1 year and we have around 50 clients, we could probably generate 100,000 backlinks with the anchor text "seo" from these alone, good idea or no?
    I know this may be a noob-ish question but it's more towards i want to see your guys opinions, i was going to drip feed each clients site (that i got permission) 1 site at a time.

    Thanks for the help
    - DH
     
  2. watley

    watley Power Member

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    A domain name appearing in text actually appears to help rankings, regardless of whether or not there's a hyperlink. You ought to obscure the domain a little better than that.

    If you're in the contention for "SEO" in the UK, I think that's a fine idea, as long as you keep the anchor text percentages under control.
     
  3. catardat

    catardat Senior Member

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    I don't see them on first page. Anyway, I'd go for brand anchor just to be safe.
     
  4. cocococo

    cocococo Senior Member

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    You don't need 100k backlinks to get to page 1 for seo, look at iknowseo, hes already ranking on page 1 for that term, and hes a member here am sure of that, You need solid link profile, and amazing high pr links, that will get the job.

    Edit to add: dont bother about the likes of seo-craere, they turned over 2million last year, and don't think their clients comes from online, its all having a massive team of telesales cranking out sales call
     
  5. ShadeDream

    ShadeDream Elite Member

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    They're not on page 1. Maybe in your location but not generally in the UK.
     
  6. DHSellerUK

    DHSellerUK BANNED BANNED

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    I turned off localized searches.. they're #1 for broad search of "SEO" targeted in the UK.
     
  7. lanbo

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    Clear your cookies and double check - they are not appearing on the first page:

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  8. Shilas

    Shilas Registered Member

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    I can recommend you to use the tool Impersonal.me (Free) to change the geographic/language preferences of your searches. :)

    Remember to log out of your G account and clear your browser anyway.
     
  9. ComputerJunkie

    ComputerJunkie Regular Member

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    They are not rank one for me and I'm from the UK too :s
     
  10. Hinkys

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    Just keep driving quality backlinks as you did until now and slowly start doing more of them. Just keep a steady flow. Rankings are hardly definitive as these days it seems every person gets different results for the same query (if only by a margin). A solid link profile will just mean you appear more and more on people's results.

    And I can't help but notice, you're running a seo company but asking how to outrank your competitors? If you're running a legit business then the only real answer would be to do whatever you're doing for your clients but on a larger scale.
     
  11. freezeice04

    freezeice04 Power Member

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    Use a proxy to check their rank positioning. Or you can use serpfox