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Trying to rank my first keyword

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by kaplam, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. kaplam

    kaplam Newbie

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    hey everyone! I'm going to try to rank my first keyword ever.
    I did some research and I found something suitable with 9,000 monthly searches and 4000 local searches, I bought a domain that contains my keyword.

    i heard that domain age matters for SEO and the top website for the keyword has a 10 year old domain(allthough he established his website about 9 months ago) I wanted to ask if the domain age is going to make him tough to beat?

    also I have 9 year old domain(not the one I purchased now) is there any way I could use it for my benefit? (I heard something about 301 redirect....)

    all help or extra tips is apperciated :)
     
  2. akazzz

    akazzz Regular Member

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    Yes, domain age matters in SEO but not as much as backlinks. Not even close.

    For your aged domain, if it has a clean backlink portfolio I would do a 301 redirect and blasts to the aged domain instead of your $ site.
     
  3. baseballishere

    baseballishere Registered Member

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    Exactly what akazzz said it does matter but not as much. Stick to backlinks and good content and a steady traffic flow. If you do then you will be fine.
     
  4. radarsurge

    radarsurge Regular Member Premium Member

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    is the 4000 local broad or exact searches? I think either of your domains will be fine, it doesn't sound terribly competitive. If I were you, I'd start with a "all in one" service from the BST, get good link diversity and excellent anchor txt diversity. You can find a good package for about $100/month. After 2 months or so, do some targeted high PR links (blog comments, guest posts, whatever) to your main phrases - a couple hundred should be fine. make sure your anchor txt diversity is still in good shape and viola! you could be on the first page and ready to party... There is obviously lots to it, that's why a good service should be able to guide you accordingly, feel free to PM around and ask people who they like. Good Luck!
     
  5. fiverose

    fiverose Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Why don't you start with some low hanging fruits? You can start with some low competitive keywords first and slowly climb up the ladder.
     
  6. PirateHackz

    PirateHackz Newbie

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    It gives him a leg up but let's be honest, with Google's algorithmic updates, you never know who might get hit. So be smart, be steady and you may win out!
     
  7. RankGeek

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    All the best, mate! I'm sure you have a strategy for the content. As long as that's good, your site will keep climbing the rankings! Keep us posted :)
     
  8. redchillies

    redchillies Junior Member

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    Target LOW comp keywords and produce awesome content that is all about those LOW comp keywords. It takes time, patience, persistence, and compelling content to get pages ranked.