Episode #1051
How to Rank Higher Than Wikipedia
June 17, 2019

In episode #1051, we discuss how you can rank higher than Wikipedia. Tune in to hear how you can be one of the top-ranking search results.

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TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: How to Rank Higher Than Wikipedia
  • [01:10] When doing keyword research, if Eric sees Wikipedia as one of the top results, he knows he can compete.
  • [01:30] He follows the skyscraper technique to beat out Wikipedia and others at the top.
  • [02:40] Backlinko ranks well, because his posts are high-quality.
  • [03:45] Trying to compete with news sites will be the ultimate challenge. You can’t beat them.
  • [04:15] Neil recommends updating your content whenever you get traction.
  • [04:55] You’ll have a much better shot at beating Wikipedia if you combine a bunch of techniques (skyscraper, internal linking, etc.).
  • [05:09] That’s it for today!
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