Out rank a forum post

by adams3 5 replies
Hi
As part of keyword research, I see a keyword with 35-40 KC (long tail pro metric), and at the first page (or even the #1-2 ranks) I'm seeing forum posts, will I be able to outrank them with a post on my blog?
the blog is new and doesn't have backlinks.

Thanks.
#search engine optimization #forum #post #rank
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  • Profile picture of the author expmrb
    If forum posts are ranking then I am pretty sure that they have quite good backlinks. Because forum urls are not like blogs they are hard to rank. Yeah, you can outrank through your blog. Your blog just needs good backlinks. Check your competitors link profile what type of links they are getting and from which sources. Then try to build your link profile.
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    • Profile picture of the author Alex July
      Originally Posted by expmrb View Post

      If forum posts are ranking then I am pretty sure that they have quite good backlinks.
      Why do you think so?
      If a create a thread here on WF, with a specific keyword in title, chances are, it will rank well, because of website's authority. And it will be on the first position without backlinks.
      And yes, it will be difficult to outrank it with a brand new blog, even if you buy a few backlinks.
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  • Profile picture of the author vikpathania
    Yes, you can outrank that forum post. But, for this you need to put a lot of efforts.

    Create engaging content, start discussions on the posts. Get some good backlinks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Albert Tan
    If forum posts are ranking on the first page, most likely you would be able to outrank them.

    First I would reverse engineer its backlink profile to see what major factors are ranking them.

    Then check their content.

    Your strategy is to outperform the forum posts by your BETTER content and MORE & BETTER BACKLINKS, especially from sites Google trust.

    Hope this helps.

    Albert
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  • Profile picture of the author seoexpert7
    Create more quality backlinks. Its help you get rank.
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