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  • RB

    Robert Bausmert

    over 3 years ago #

    The short answer: You can't.

    Slightly longer answer: You can but only when there is little to no competition for the keyword(s) you are trying to rank for, meaning: Your competitors don't have any backlinks either or the content of your competitors is bad and you can produce something that's way, way better.

    On a high level, you have to get 3 things right to rank in google.

    1. Authority (backlinks)
    2. Relevance (how well does your content match the searchers intent?)
    3. User experience (even if your content is the best thing ever if it's presented in a shitty way users probably won't go through the chore to get the information they want)

    There's no secret hack that helps you rank in Google overnight. Produce relevant content for the keyword(s) you target, make sure it is designed in a way that users can get value from it and build backlinks to the content itself or to your website in general. It doesn't necessarily have to be the exact content, although it helps to have backlinks to the content you want to rank. But then again, it depends on how competitive the keywords you target are.

    If you are not willing to put in the work to get all of these 3 things right and have patience (SEO takes a while to see results), then you should consider other channels instead of SEO.

  • KI

    Kevin Indig

    over 3 years ago #

    You can 100% rank without backlinks. The only exceptions are some highly competitive keywords, like "Credit Card", "Pay Day Loan", "Insurance", etc.

    What matters more is content and user behavior. Your content should be 10x better than the top 10 results for the keyword you want to rank for. You user signals should be really good (low bounce rate, high dwell time) but "good" is relative of course.

  • SY

    Sercan Yılmaz

    over 3 years ago #

    This is not easy. Maybe you can try low competition keywords. For example, you can find long tail keywords about your business and creat content.

    Google Keyword planner and keywordtool.io can help you for finding long tail keywords.