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    Most searched is not my goal


    We sell tickets to events. (not a reseller) and the most searched words to get to my site are not the words I am trying to rank for. Because we are the only ones who sell those tickets and we wil
    be #1 or #2 anyway.

    I am looking for an SEO company to help me and one of them says they will still try to rank me for those
    keywords. That seems like all they want to do is say "we got you to number one" ..when I don't
    care.

    I am looking for rankings for keywords that attract CLIENTS to sell tickets not people to BUY tickets.

    The SEO company told me it would help my Domain Authority if I ranked #1 and got lots of traffic even
    though that traffic it not what I am looking for.

    Any thoughts on this?

    Does anyone else work to rank for words that most visitors are typing to get to their site?

    Thank you!

    Gary
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    The quality of the traffic is probably the most important aspect of SEO..

    The SEO company told me it would help my Domain Authority if I ranked #1 and got lots of traffic even though that traffic it not what I am looking for.
    1. A SEO company using the word "domain authority" is a red flag.
    2. They seem more bothered about their ego opposed to getting the client ROI

    I'd go elsewhere...
    Last edited by matt1966; Feb 4th, 2018 at 11:06 AM.
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    I do not concern myself with domain authority.
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    Originally Posted by DirectHits
    I do not concern myself with domain authority.
    Thanks for the arrogant reply.
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    Originally Posted by TicketSeller
    Thanks for the arrogant reply.
    It was intended to be helpful. I am a professional SEO, have a successful SEO firm did not want to see you wasting time and money chasing domain authority.
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    I think things like Domain Authority and Page Authority do contribute to your rankings as the higher these numbers in theory the more trusted your site it.

    regarding getting people to sell tickets rather than buy tickets you need to work out what those keywords are and implement.
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    Originally Posted by DirectHits
    It was intended to be helpful. I am a professional SEO, have a successful SEO firm did not want to see you wasting time and money chasing domain authority.
    Thank you! With that background your comment is now much more helpful

    I know...it's hard to deal with us newbies...
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    Originally Posted by TicketSeller
    Thanks for the arrogant reply.
    You should be grateful he did reply, he doesn't get paid to sit here and answer your questions. How rude...


    Originally Posted by WDS Sydney
    I think things like Domain Authority and Page Authority do contribute to your rankings as the higher these numbers in theory the more trusted your site it.
    Sorry but that doesn't make any sense, what do you mean? Google and Moz are two seperate entities
    Last edited by matt1966; Feb 4th, 2018 at 10:12 PM.
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    Originally Posted by matt1966
    You should be grateful he did reply, he doesn't get paid to sit here and answer your questions. How rude...




    Sorry but that doesn't make any sense, what do you mean? Google and Moz are two seperate entities
    I agree his first comment was rude. But the next one was perfect.
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    I wasn't calling DirectHits rude... :-)
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    If I was selling cars as a business and I was gaining some amazing links that ranking my site and improved my site's authority I would be really happy. However, if I found that more than 50% of people where finding my site after looking for terms such as "rent a car", then I have discovered that my site's authority has improved, but for the wrong service... I do not want people to come to my site if they are looking to rent rather than to buy.

    Essentially you want to build authority, but it HAS to be relevant to your service. I do not want Google to think my site is more about 'renting' than it is about 'buying', even though they are both about cars.

    Keep it relevant.

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