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Ranking for "Search Engine Opimization"

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mistajay1031, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. mistajay1031

    mistajay1031 Registered Member

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    So I'm try to rank for SEO locally in my town. I read a few times around here that you shouldn't target the keyword SEO because you are then competing with search engines. How should I go about ranking for "SEO in my town" and "my town SEO"
     
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    The same way you would for any other key term, build a site, add content and backlinks over time. I don't understand why it would be any different?
     
  3. mistajay1031

    mistajay1031 Registered Member

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    Yeah, I understand that part. My confusion started when some people on the board were making fun of others were for trying to rank for "SEO". This led to me questioning my efforts.
     
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    It'll be easier to rank for the term on a local scale, though. Which is perfect for what you're going for.
     
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    On site optimization is the key factor to rank for local keywords. Don't use only the exact "seo in your town" as anchor, try to use vast amount of related search terms as anchor.
     
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    Don't just keep it to your town, add neighboring towns as well. Get some press releases done with local papers, link to/from them.
     
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    mistajay1031 Registered Member

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    Thank you for the extremely helpful replies!
     
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    Why you are only looking for your seo in your town?just spray your site worldwide
     
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    local keywords is easy to rank when compared to global.. so try with local and be sure that u have enough potential..
     
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    srinu0812 Supreme Member

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    Also, choose the right extension for your domain. Good luck :)
     
  11. mistajay1031

    mistajay1031 Registered Member

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    Yeah town I'm using is more of a county, so it would include many towns. Definitely sticking to local for now.