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Targeting 500+ searches a month is it worth it in volume?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by nilomas, May 21, 2012.

  1. nilomas

    nilomas Regular Member

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    I'm looking to start a new authority site, and was looking at all the keywords for my niche and I came across a bunch that where around 500-1000 local searches a month. Obviously all of them are going to be low competition so easy to rank for. Is this worth doing if you had a bunch of keywords I mean if you get #1 for just 3 keywords that's ~1500 people a month coming to your site. Rather than targeting big keywords that will take awhile to rank.
     
  2. Theodore

    Theodore Power Member

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    Yes its well worth it, every bit counts and it will add to your diversity SEO Wise, thats more important then ever now. If you build your site to be an authority site and you set it up properly your site should rank for them keywords anyway if the keywords are easy.
     
  3. Piscola

    Piscola Registered Member

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    It depends , I have a site target for a keyword that has 1500 unique searches, in my case the site was for adsense, the CPC was like $5 , easy to rank, i currently in 2nd position, and 1 recieve 1-2 clicks a day, is not bad for the amount of visitiors, and i recover my investment in the short run.

    I all depends what you are trying to rank for, i mean the niche, services or products, etc..
     
  4. dp40oz

    dp40oz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I made really good money off of a #1 ranking for an exact 590 searched keyword. It all depends on how good of keyword it is.
     
  5. Ghoast

    Ghoast Power Member

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    Just a heads up - You're not going to get 100% of the traffic.. If you're number one you'll get around 50% and then it's down from there..

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  6. maximviper

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    If the keyword is Buying keyword then definately go for it.
     
  7. moonlighsunligh

    moonlighsunligh Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Aren't 600 searches around 300 visitors per month. So with adsense you would earn around $10 per month. Or around $80 in case it is a awesome converting affiliate product. Yet usually you cannot just register product name as a domain name.
     
  8. rippy

    rippy Regular Member

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    I had a client that gave me keywords that have 12-72 exact searches / month, 15 of them.
    I was like what is wrong with you, lets go for something more general that will bring you traffic.
    And client said: No, I only want these, I just need one sale a month and I am more than happy.

    So depends on your business.
     
  9. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    It all depends on your niche. I rank for some keywords with <300 exact match searches. However, a single client in this niche can easily mean >$10,000. So in my case it's well worth ranking for.