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Why is my site not #1 even though I have a highe Alexa rank than my competitors?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by scr92, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. scr92

    scr92 Newbie

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    My Alexa ranking is about 3.8 million. I have gotten that up 200,000 spots in the past 4 days alone because I had a successful blog post. My competitors are around the 4.5-5.0 million range on Alexa. I am going to start writing more blog posts and have been becoming more active on social media in the past week. I also did some changes with meta-keywords, descriptions, and titles. I just don't know why I am not seeing an improvement versus my competitors. Any advice would be appreciated.
     
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    they have better off seo thank you.
     
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    In terms of what? I am targeting the same keywords as them. Are they doing it in a different way?
     
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    Also, my DA is 19 while theirs are all between 16-18. My page authority is 28.
     
  5. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Alexa means f#ck all. How is their onpage and offpage SEO? How does yours compare?
     
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    Are there specific tools to check their offpage SEO? Does this include social media pages? Thanks for the answer.
     
  7. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Well you need to check the quality of their backlink profile. You can use Ahrefs or Majestic or try the link in my sig.
    Also if you use Firefox/Chrome use these addons:
    https://moz.com/tools/seo-toolbar
    http://www.webrankstats.com/browser-extensions
    https://ahrefs.com/labs/seo-toolbar
    http://www.alexa.com/toolbar
    https://majestic.com/majestic-widgets/plugins
     
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    It all eventually does come down to SEO. In the short term, you may be able to overtake them. Like you said, one blog post and you saw an increase. But for consistent and to escape diminishing returns, you need to focus on your SEO. Average content with excellent SEO will beat Above average content with minimal SEO. If you saw a jump, it could be excellent content, just focus on SEO and you'll be fine. Cheers.