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Ranking 1-2 for high search volume keyword, low response?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by WeWontBeAlone, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. WeWontBeAlone

    WeWontBeAlone Regular Member

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    I've created a website for a show similar to say.. "Watch Family Guy" so people can stream Family Guy; now, this keyword has about 150,000 monthly searches says google's KW planner, but for some reason I'm only averaging 30-80 users online at any given time? That's a bit low, normally Id be ok with that but I have another website that ranks for multiple keywords in the same genre but the main keyword only has about 40,000 monthly searches but I'm averaging 500+ users at all times..

    Why is this? Am I looking at google KW planner data wrong? I don't really understand why ranking 1-2 for such a high keyword (and my website is also fully functional) would distribute me such poor results?
     
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  2. Ambitious12

    Ambitious12 Elite Member

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    Volume is great but high competition keyword needs more work,You must work with high quality links like guest post,editorial etc.
     
  3. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    What about actual traffic numbers ? How many uniques per day? Because you might just have now number of online users because of a high bounce rate or something.
     
  4. Tove

    Tove Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    1st spot usually gets 30-35% of search volume, which in your case is 50k per month, should be around 1.5k per day. So your stats are fine considering visitors come and go.
    You should check how many traffic you get per day, if its lower than 1.5k, your CTR might be bad and you should make your title and description which appears on serps more interesting.

    If guy who is second has more interesting title, you will get less clicks = less visitors
     
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    Check the bounce rate & make sure the title/description is more attractive than your top 5 competitors. This greatly affects the search volume your site gets in the top 1-3

    It's possible that your site primarily ranks for this one buy keyword, while the other one ranks for multiple mid-comp keywords amounting to way more search volume.
     
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