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What do you do when you're site is stuck on page-2?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by godknowseverything, Oct 4, 2018.

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What helped you to bring a site from page-2 to page-1?

This poll will close on Oct 4, 2028 at 10:29 AM.
  1. on-page seo

    41.7%
  2. PBNs

    41.7%
  3. Content relevancy

    8.3%
  4. Social signals

    16.7%
  5. Interlinking

    25.0%
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  1. godknowseverything

    godknowseverything Regular Member

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    What I've tried so far?

    1. Social signals

    2. Interlinking

    3. Adding more content for relevancy

    4. Rewriting the content

    5. More PBNs with closely matched anchors

    6. Playing with on-page SEO.

    Nothing has helped me.

    Any suggestions would be highly appreciated.
     
  2. safeSEOboost

    safeSEOboost Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    1. Social signals: not for moving up 1 page
    2. Interlinking: yes
    3. Adding more content for relevancy: yes
    4. Rewriting the content: no, unless it was bad
    5. More PBNs with closely matched anchors: yes, but does not have to be closely matched anchors
    6. Playing with on-page SEO: yes
     
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  3. EliG_SEO

    EliG_SEO Junior Member

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    I rewrote my content 2 days ago and gain massive ranking. The difference with my previous content is that :

    - Before : I repeated my main keyword everywhere to create density.
    - Now : I use images to create density and use my 40 <h3-h4> to push semantic keywords.

    I passed form 11th (where I was struck since a month) to 1st (low comp of course).

    Hope it help you.
     
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  4. godknowseverything

    godknowseverything Regular Member

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    Guess the previous content was over-optimized for the target keywords. Thanks for the tip. Will try this.
     
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    tell us what kind of competition keyword you are aiming?
     
  6. LeanLow

    LeanLow Senior Member

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    Nothing, it's natural for a KW to be stuck on page 2 for a long time. Unless you've overoptimized onsite or offsite, of course.
     
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  7. godknowseverything

    godknowseverything Regular Member

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    It's been stuck there for 6-7 months now. It's not moving no matter whatever shit I do at it.
     
  8. Aman687

    Aman687 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    It depends on every page/site, you can do tons of stuff if you have audited your site properly. One can optimise their content more (add more if needed), increase relevancy, optimise and diversify anchors, etc. You know what you have to do to your site/page when you know what is needed to do on that site/page, but thorough research is required.
     
  9. Dave Linken

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    Interesting. Do you optimized the H1 title also ?
     
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    cham rox Power Member

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    what about the word count and the article quality of the competitors? Did you check those points?
    Try to pass the word count and the article quality of the 1st page sites.
     
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    Writerly Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You can add more relevant content and optimize it. Also, interlinking is crucial, of course.
     
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    update your content
     
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    techwap Registered Member

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    can you explain more about 40 <h3-h4> , it's not clear for me
     
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    some few good links, but little by little
     
  15. JamaicanMoose

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    I'll throw them at my homepage whenever I make a drastic change to the site design. Else, I don't buy them unless the site is brand new.

    I've been focusing on interlinking more the past few months. I've seen great results on a page when the number of contextual interlinks exceeds the number of external links.

    You should always be adding new content.

    It's good practice to monitor your main competitors' pages. Make sure your content has everything that theirs has. If it doesn't, add it. I rarely rewrite existing content unless it's to include more internal links.

    Anchors depend on your current anchor ratio. But more PBNs usually does the trick.

    You should always be optimizing this.
     
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  16. EliG_SEO

    EliG_SEO Junior Member

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    Of course. Title tag and h1 each have a different main keyword.

    All my pages are pillar pages (2000+ words). It gives me natural looking h2 for my main keywords, but also h3 and h4 for semantics.
     
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