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Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Logician, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. Logician

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    If website A is outranking website B with 5 backlinks, while website B has 4 Backlinks, and everything else is exactly the same, how much content do you think it would take for website B to out rank website A if no more backlinks were allowed to be added? (all backlinks being of equal value)
     
  2. edgematch

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    hmmm....let me solve it
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  3. Logician

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    You still calculating?
     
  4. Numbuh362

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    It depends on many other factors such as age of the domain and the quality of the backlinks.
     
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    Why would it depend on many other factors, if I said assume everything else is the same and backlinks are equal in quality?
     
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    How much existing content are we talking about? Ezinearticles size or 10 to 20 posts size?
     
  8. Logician

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    Lets say they both have 10 crappy articles with 500 words per article. How many more crappy articles would website B need to out rank website A without adding any backlinks or other elements?
     
  9. Numbuh362

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    Understanding search engines and ranking are kind of like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYAq-7sOzXQ no one knows how it works XD many factors affect ranking.
     
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    Assuming neither is banned, etc, I'd say if you added 5 more it'd probably overtake the other, especially if the new articles are LSI relevant to the kw you're targetting.

    This is probably too hard to test in real life though, as you can imagine the hipothesis "everything else being equal" is a big one...
     
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    That's pretty much it man.

    Indeed correct conclusions, variations and possible results.

    But I got stuck in the part where I had to microwave my phone for 12 minutes dude :L

    Still can't watch results.
     
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  12. Logician

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    A lot of people say, "content is king," so does that make backlinks queen in a game of chess? It seems like there's a lot of people claiming to be Bobby Fischer, but only carry checker pieces.
     
  13. srinu0812

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    Probably, a 5-10 original articles will do the job, But backlinks have more impact than content. As you said, backlinks are not to be added, add 5-10 keyword rich articles.
     
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