If content is king, howcome a blog with almost no content ranks 1st at SERPs?

  1. Ashley Usher profile image78
    Ashley Usherposted 6 years ago

    If content is king, howcome a blog with almost no content ranks 1st at SERPs?

    I'm trying to rank for a highly competitive (advertisor) niche keyword and a blog with almost no content (single post, 373 words, unreadable content for human beings, several non-working pictures and one ad, and %18 keyword density!) ranks 1st for this keyword. This blog has the keyword in its url and published 15 days before mine. My blog has also the keyword in my url, 6 posts with unique content (300-500 words each with pictures, % 3-%4 single keyword density). The blog with no content ranks 1st and mine ranks 22nd for this keyword, howcome this is possible?

  2. LucidDreams profile image68
    LucidDreamsposted 6 years ago

    Well, it is hard to tell without knowing more. How long has your blog been published? Are you using a blog subdomain or a custom url? Backlinks from highly regarded and trusted sources?

    With the constant Google updates to Panda and algo changes, there is no way currently that I know of to understand search engine rankings. You probably just need to be patient and keep writing high quality content while waiting to see how things shake out.

    1. Ashley Usher profile image78
      Ashley Usherposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your comment. The blog which ranked 1st at SERPs, is a blogger account published in January 1st 2012, my blog which ranked 22nd is also a blogger account published in January 15th, 2012.

 
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