Google Sniper 2.0 - Problems with Keyword Research

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Hi all,

I find myself stuck on finding a suitable keyword meeting all the google sniper 2.0 criteria to build a sniper site with.
These are the criteria: at least 2k searches/month, less than 13k results when typing it in google with phrases, and being a buying keyword.
Considering the time invested, I find it worse than finding a needle in a heystack.
I invested in keyword sniper pro to find the long-tails that meet the criteria but so far no success.
I would appreciate some helpful advice from people more experienced, because I do know it is possible.

Greetings,
mantrixx
#search engine optimization #google #keyword #problems #research #sniper
  • Profile picture of the author greggreg
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  • Profile picture of the author abbesnwk
    Originally Posted by mantrixx View Post

    Hi all,

    I find myself stuck on finding a suitable keyword meeting all the google sniper 2.0 criteria to build a sniper site with.
    These are the criteria: at least 2k searches/month, less than 13k results when typing it in google with phrases, and being a buying keyword.
    Considering the time invested, I find it worse than finding a needle in a heystack.
    I invested in keyword sniper pro to find the long-tails that meet the criteria but so far no success.
    I would appreciate some helpful advice from people more experienced, because I do know it is possible.

    Greetings,
    mantrixx
    I can't belive that you mates continue to buy that kind of crap.
  • Profile picture of the author droog
    Originally Posted by mantrixx View Post

    Hi all,

    I find myself stuck on finding a suitable keyword meeting all the google sniper 2.0 criteria to build a sniper site with.
    These are the criteria: at least 2k searches/month, less than 13k results when typing it in google with phrases, and being a buying keyword.
    Considering the time invested, I find it worse than finding a needle in a heystack.


    Greetings,
    mantrixx
    Google Sniper is not a bad product (bought the first but not the second) but you are totally accurate about the keyword criteria. I mentioned in another post about a year ago that if you can find those kind of keywords you don't need Google Sniper to make money with them! There would be dozens of ways to make $$$.

    It's a little like saying find a keyword phrase that has "I want to buy ____" in it, make sure it gets at least a thousand searches a day and nobody is competing for it. Just follow that and you'll make money with this system.
  • Profile picture of the author alamest
    The product is good and in that product they have already mentioned that this might not work for everyone and might for work someone..

    All depends on your market..what I will say is don't just stick with one niche and cried out that it is not working..try with atleast 5 different niche..split test the niche and see which on is working because I am sure plenty of people are making money with this product idea but all depends on the market and the optimization.

    And one my friend told you can have millions of competition but you will find out that only 50 or even 20 of people are properly optimize for the keyword.

    The number of competition will grow because of social networks and google now index the social networks update as well so in the million competition you will 50% of that page will be from social networks..

    So everything depends on testing and testing the market..

    I hope this helps.

    Thanks
    Alam
  • Profile picture of the author Spiderpig
    I brought google sniper 2 primarily for the keyword research advice. Its something that I have a bit of trouble with too. I have 3 google sniper sites with only one ranking for my chosen keyword. From doing this I have noticed a few things... Firstly I wouldnt worry about the results in quotes too much, I aim for anything under about 100 000 searches, but more than that I take a look at the first ten results on the page without quotes..

    If I see a bunch of articles, yahoo answers,forum posts, squidoo lenses etc and no websites that look like they have any kind of authority I will take a shot at it.

    I also use market samurai for each keyword I am interested in working for, the SEO competition module I find very helpful, it will show you the number of backlinks, the page rank, if it has any edu or gov links pointing back to the site, whether or not there is on page optimization and the number of pages indexed in google for each site.

    I also use the allintitle and allinurl search syntax in google to see how many sites are actively optimizing there websites for a search term.

    I am only learning to, but this seems to work for me
  • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
    Guys, if you would just put a little bit of effort into promoting your site, you would be fine.

    With the google sniper system, you spend more time on finding a keyword than anything else.
  • Profile picture of the author cavalli11k2
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  • Profile picture of the author trev007
    Yeah, with Google Sniper i am having exactly the same problem. I have tried several different niches and global searches are fine. Try typing into google (phrase Match) and you find thoudands of competing sites. OK our friend here says under 100,000 should be ok. I suppose we are hoping to beat 100,000 sites with our basic seo techniques?? Anyone add to that?

    Trevor.
  • Profile picture of the author John Williamson
    It's a bit of an investment, but look into Keyword Sniper Pro 2.0 - I use it to find 'sniper' keywords for niche sites with great success.
  • Profile picture of the author Amnesia
    Same here. all these results are crap under 20k. I mean, something that makes sense
  • Profile picture of the author trytolearnmore
    GS teaches a very dangerous concept - find keywords with lots of searches and no competition. Not sure whether looking for an easy solution is the right way to go.

    And besides, the number of competing pages is BS.
  • Profile picture of the author keithneal
    Forget about anything but the top (I usually do 5) pages, if you think you can beat them, then you just found a keyword. And I'd stay away from domains like: example.com and go more towards pages like example.com/stuff/more_stuff/here_we_go.html
  • Profile picture of the author ahmar2
    I also purchased Google sniper this month after reading tons of +ve reviews on multiple places. Well to be honest it is not a scam. I mean the techniques he uses are legit however the problem is is Keyword finding.

    Google sniper was launched in 2011 and back then things were lot easier. If you have watched all the sniping videos you can see in video 2 george himself finds a great keyword in weight loss( the most competing) niche. However now in 2012 it is impossible to do. The criteria of even 30k competitors is hard to find.

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