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Top of google places?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Kamoro, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Kamoro

    Kamoro Junior Member

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    Hi,

    Got in touch with a website that would guarentee me number one spot of google places, how can they give me such guarentee, what is the parameters to rank number one in google places? is it the same thing as ranking in the SERP, backlinks and a good optimized website?

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  2. milans

    milans Regular Member

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    Just build a lot of backlinks and fill in your google places as complete as possible. With video's and a good description.
     
  3. GrizzlyAdams

    GrizzlyAdams Regular Member

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    I wouldn't work with a company that can guarantee anything with a third party like google involved. Especially something as fragile as your google places listing. They may do fake reviews, bad backlinks, just poor quality black hat methods to get it rising temporarily. But it would be a short term gain. I suggest you look for a more reputable service, some type of reputation management firm that works on improving your rank, naturally, and safely. Any guarantee like that is often times a scam.
     
  4. Kamoro

    Kamoro Junior Member

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    Interessting, how would a reputation management firm work on this, what methods do they use? So to rank good for google places you should have alot of reviews and backlinks? But in some google places i see companies with less reviews be ahead of comapnies with alot of reviews and good reviews.
     
  5. GrizzlyAdams

    GrizzlyAdams Regular Member

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    Here you are sir, a good thread discussing google places ranking.

    How To Rank Above Google Places

    In the future use the search feature on this forum, it is extremely helpful.
    As for the reputation management company, if you're comfortable doing the ranking yourself, I would suggest you to study and do it yourself for best results. :)
     
  6. websitezbuilder

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    Ive been working with a guy who guarantees top Google Places listings for over a year now and has delivered on every single one (as long as they approve and they think it is possible) so I wouldn't ride it off completely but make sure that they give you plenty of examples of their work and you make sure there is a money back offer in place if they don't deliver as stated. The link posted is about ranking above Google places but in most cases, this doesn't happen, you will find that most local keywords are filled by the 7 pack first and then links and you will find very few that have organic listings above that. In regards to the reputation management, this would be good for posting positive and "non-spammy" reviews and making sure that your listing doesn't get any bad press but besides that it is called rep. management for a reason and local seo is called local seo for a reason. Go with a dedicated specialist, don't be shy to shell out some change if you want top results, there are some reputable firms out there that can provide such results.
     
  7. bigballin6161

    bigballin6161 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Who is this guy?