Question: Does the farmer update affect the ranking of directory sites? What’s the best strategy for competing when the top-ranking sites for you primary keywords are directory type sites? (like listings of local services, etc)?
Answer: This is a tough one. We had a client who had a vacation home in Lake Tahoe, California. So his problem was that the listing services outcompeted him for his searches. So what can be done?
Those are the best strategies of a 800 pound gorilla service is crowding you out. It’s tough!
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