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Ranking number 6 in SERPs but no Traffic !

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by ingredible, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. ingredible

    ingredible Junior Member

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    Hi,

    I have a blog (german blog) which is now ranking for its main keyword on place 6 in google - this keyword has (as said by the google keyword tool) about 60.500 search volume (in Germany) per month - but I dont even get 1 visitor from this keyword .. wtf? really now I am so down with my nerves .. because I have about 12 sites and noone is ranking good .. this one ranks "good" and doesn't bring me any traffic.

    Its a german keyword and it ranks in g00gle.de on place 6 ...
     
  2. GooglesMostWanted

    GooglesMostWanted Regular Member

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    Is it exact searches? Or broad?
     
  3. ingredible

    ingredible Junior Member

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    oh shit ... its broad - I am with stupid - alright exact searches are 170 per month omg .. ok at least I learned something
     
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  4. rufioho

    rufioho Newbie

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    I totally learned this sad lesson in the past this same way.

    So listen up people, new marketers, with google keywords tool make sure EXACT match is selected on the left hand menu.
     
  5. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You know what, that little error will help others that do not know and read this thread... good that you started the thread and good that you admitted that you made a mistake.

    Someone buy this guy a beer.
     
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  6. HatIsBlacked

    HatIsBlacked Regular Member

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    Got a question

    The Keyword tool user interface is very confusing. In the right hand side there is the Find Keywords box. I've used that and hit search to find my keywords.

    After reading this thread, I can't believe there is another way to generate keywords. Match Types does not appear for me unless I type in an include term. WTF? Never saw this before.

    When pressing the search button, nothing happens. So I have to type in the keyword again in the find keywords box and hit search? Whats the point of "include terms" then!
     
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  7. cyvex

    cyvex Regular Member

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    I also learnt the heard way! so yeah guys starting out,, take note ;)
     
  8. Fwiffo

    Fwiffo Power Member

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    good stuff, best way to learn

    you're not a pro until you've made every mistake there is :)
     
  9. bibirisca

    bibirisca Junior Member

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    That is the best quote i've read in the last few months. It makes me feel good :)
     
  10. GooglesMostWanted

    GooglesMostWanted Regular Member

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    Yeah don't worry.... Most of the "PROS" here have made this same mistake.
     
  11. olusegun

    olusegun Newbie

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    Keep churning out unique SEO optimized content and post comments and try guest blogging. It worked for me.