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Site indexed, but main site not ranking, just article

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by iliketurtles, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. iliketurtles

    iliketurtles Regular Member

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    I built a site a few weeks ago. Unique content, a couple of links, the usual. I was expecting to rank just about now, but when I google my main keyword all that is showing up is one of my articles, and that`s on the third page.

    How come my main site is not ranking? Any ideas?
     
  2. oyim2000

    oyim2000 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Sometimes it can take longer than you expect. Slowly build your links and you should see your main site ranking.
     
  3. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Google ranks based on relevant content, and your article page has much more relevant content than your homepage. You will have to outrank your article with backlinks and anchor text for the keyword you are targeting.

    Also, dont consider it such a bad thing that your article page ranks higher than your homepage. More people are likely to click through to a targeted page with the content they are seeking. They are also more likely to spend time on your website rather than click away fast.
     
  4. dik_bajing

    dik_bajing Registered Member

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    Since it is a new site you need to add more backlinks. I suggest you to use article marketing. It is awesome technique. Also, use linkwheel tactics.
     
  5. DavidKauzlaric

    DavidKauzlaric Newbie

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    If you could PM me or post the URL, that would help in diagnosing potential indexing/ranking issues that may be presenting themselves. I've had this problem before with clients websites and it's very annoying but there is usually a reason for it!
     
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    n0de32 Junior Member

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    Just wait.... all I can say.
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