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Rent a site keyword research

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by honzarox, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. honzarox

    honzarox Junior Member

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    I have three websites Im renting out because they are ranked on the 1st page and they get leads to the brick and mortar businesses I am renting them out to. Im looking for more of these to rent out and I suddenly cant find any KW to rank for. Using Google Adwords, if I search for a "City Lawyer" of a US 200,000 population city, I get less than 10 exact searches. Other cities, it gets only up to the 10s or 20s of serches per month.

    Does anyone have experience with this? Seems I got lucky with the websites I am renting out right now. I mean even if I could get 5 leads for a lawyer, it would make financial sense, but come on, only 10 people search for "City Lawyer" in a 200k city?
     
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    compton13 Junior Member

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    Have you tried dui,dwi,bankruptcy,divorce with city and lawyer?
     
  3. honzarox

    honzarox Junior Member

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    Yeah. All of those have nada as an exact search volume. And this is a city that I know for a fact is very high on DUIs, fights and divorces...i dont get it :confused:
     
  4. volund

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    I rent out local search space and honestly I could care less about the search numbers. Unless you are getting paid per lead it really does not matter all that much. Lets say you rank a site #1 for your city attorney and then make the rounds until you get some lawyers office to pay you $250 a month for the spot. You really think that is going to be an issue, all they need to come out ahead is one lead and most of them will keep renting the space just to keep somebody else from getting it.

    You have to fit the price to whatever the niche is but most of those types of businesses are not going to freak out over a few hundred bucks, you should see how much some of them pay for yellow pages advertising. Usually once I fill a spot they stay forever as long as you keep the top spot.

    The thing you want to do is get the top spot first before you talk to anybody. You start talking to some local plumber or lawyer about seo and rankings and all that and you will see their eyes glaze over in a hurry.

    You rank the term first and then you point to the site at number one and say you could be there today for $xxx. Makes selling a whole lot easier.
     
  5. honzarox

    honzarox Junior Member

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    @volund thanks for your input. Makes sense, given that Im trying to sell the site out, not leads nor ads space.

    Cheers