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Ranking #1 google local with just a city name (no Address)? Can anyone lend some advice?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by txhepoker, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. txhepoker

    txhepoker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hey Guys,

    I have a niche that has a person ranking 1st in all local for many keywords. The profile has no photos, no video, no address other than city, state, zip.

    If anyone can lend some advice of ranking local or how the above mentioned is obtained.. Please advise...

    Thank you and have a great day!!
     
  2. jon_xx_x

    jon_xx_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Build links?
    Profit?
     
  3. txhepoker

    txhepoker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    30 links according ahrefs. 50% of them are in niche....

    no adsense or monotized as it is an local service business.

    The only think I can see is that is located directly in the middle of the city. As no address is present It should show here I am assuming...
     
  4. icex999

    icex999 Regular Member Premium Member

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    I've gotten my best local rankings from directory listings (like yelp, yellowpages, etc...just google the city and the type of business it is and you'l find plenty of places to post the site...if you don't want the address involved, find those that will let you reference just the city and not the street. Google places citations are also a strong influence on local search in-general. And, as Jon said, backlinks are important here too...get some that have the city in the anchor text [pinterest can be a good and easy way to accomplish this by putting the city name as the description.

    If you want to, you can PM me the competitor's link and I can give you an idea of what he's doing that you should mimic more specifically.
     
  5. SEOWhizz

    SEOWhizz Power Member

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    If its a service area business it's very likely to have an address, but it will be hidden.

    Hiding addresses may work for a time, but the owner may run the risk of a call from G or even their listing being deleted.
     
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  6. juana

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    You got my phone so call me maybe