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People who say that content on itself ranks well (without links) suck

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by nik-0, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. nik-0

    nik-0 BANNED BANNED

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    I have this website of mine where I put about 100 articles targetting easy to rank keywords. 2 months later I still receive only like 5 unique visitors a day. Haven't done any linkbuilding just to test how articles rank out of itself.
     
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    With zero links I'd be curious if the articles are even indexed?

    Nice test. Now build some links and get the traffic :)
     
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    Have you done any internal linking?

    You CAN rank well without lots and lots of links.

    I have a website that is doing well for things like small loans etc in the UK.

    I have very few backlinks. 60 pages of content with internal linking is what is making me progress. I went from page 20 to page 4 / 2 it bounces around page 4 and 2. With more posting and internals and couple of decent backlinks, i will eventually sit top.

    The easiest links to get are the ones on your own website ;-)

    But you do need to get at least some links to your site. Try find a few DO FOLLOW blog comments, link to the sites home from any blogs you have, a few signature links etc. You need a bit of page rank flowing to your home.
     
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  4. nicknick

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    Well start a SEO campaign. What may work for some sites doesn't always for others. I've had micro niche sites rank with just content but the majority of them need something to boost them. The factors that determine this are different with every niche and every site.
     
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    I haven't build a single link and all of the articles are indexed. The main site itself got indexed cause when you register a domain with hostgator it automatically shows up at some list of theirs.
     
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    Was the content original content? Is it Wordpress based? Also, traffic and ranking are 2 different things. High traffic doesn't always = high ranking, and High Ranking doesn't always = High traffic. You can't judge your ranking based on how many visitors you get.
     
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    Yeah there is no internal linking really, besides putting it in the right categories. I just hired an outsourcer and gave him an author account to write up these posts and then I did nothing, just to see how far it would go.

    I will start my seo campaign soon, I offer seo services so I should be able to get this ball rolling ;)
     
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    Yeah it's 100% original and also Wordpress based and it are not some random keywords I chose, there has been some decent research for all the pages.
     
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    Willing to show me the blog in PM? I have my concerns about the quality of the content/keywords you are targeting. Do you have Google webmaster tools or anything to see if you are getting impressions (not clicks) for any of the keywords you are targeting?
     
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    No internal linking = no ranking. :eek:
     
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    Wordpress = ranking. :eek:
     
  12. nik-0

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    Don't wanna share my site but it targets company names so easier then that it's just not gonna be. My content is written by a poor Pakistan but later on I paid someone to proofread/edit the posts so that the grammar/spelling is 100%.

    I use statcounter and my adsense shows me that I get 4-5 pageviews a day. I used to rank for images semi-well but I stole all those images so I removed them later on to prevent getting my Adsense account banned for copyright infrighment.
     
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    Any website = ranking. Providing it is crawlable :eek:
     
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    As if your -18 rep wasn't already making this clear, you have no credibility at all.
     
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    nik-0 BANNED BANNED

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    negative rep doesnt say anything, I made a joke in someone's sales thread and got instantly min repped by 8 people cause they all missed the joke. Before that I acted a bit tough to some long term member here and there also 6 people started to neg rep me. You have to kiss asses to get +rep here :)
     
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    xealey Newbie

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    have got several websites that take some traffic (<200 a day) just by weak competition keywords. internal linking is a must, of course - cannot imagine a site with no links on it's page :)
     
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    I don't care about rep, i was trying to get it as bad as i could at one point for the lols.
     
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    Thing is, it's hard to link when there are no posts/pages yet :) so now that they are all done I'm way too lazy to perform interlinking ;)
     
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    It shocks me the amount of people that post on their sites with no internal links. What is the point of the content with no links?

    Google rank pages not websites. All your pages will pass juice to each other as soon as they are indexed.
     
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    Hehehe, it's not soo hard, just kick some long term members here and half the forum will neg rep you :) damn sheeps.