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Real competitors?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by maxken75, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. maxken75

    maxken75 Senior Member

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    the real competitors are in "keyword" or Keyword
    for example

    i digit my keyword on google without "" and it return 10000000000 pages
    the same keyword with "" return 1000 pages

    what is my true competitors.
     
  2. hahah

    hahah Newbie

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    If you are thinking that usual person doesn't use "" in searching...
     
  3. blackhit

    blackhit Super Moderator Staff Member Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    With or without the quotes:

    The real competitors are the 1st ten results.
    Check them out to see if you can beat them.

    Another tip: Google isn't always showing you the right amount of competing pages on page 1 of the SERPS.

    Click a couple of times to dig deeper into the pages with results to see if they really exist.
     
  4. caneman

    caneman Regular Member

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    I agree the real competition is on SERP 1 using no quotes, and it is also helpful to see the number of pages that come up in a inurl inanchor intitle search.
     
  5. CallItLikeIseeIt

    CallItLikeIseeIt BANNED BANNED

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    what I would like to know is what exactly is it that you need to comepete with against these sites to rank? do you necessarily have to beat them in no. of backlinks?
     
  6. stylefab

    stylefab Newbie

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    Both quality and quantity of backlinks
     
  7. peter2002

    peter2002 Senior Member

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    You can also check if you can do a better on-page SEO optimization than your competitors did.