Would Great Content find traffic automatically?

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One of the myth when I discuss with many webmasters is they prefer to write good content and tend to think Google would give them good traffic and readers but actually this is not true. No doubt Google does tend to rank the content well but the only factor to rank your content is not the quality of the content but there are many other major factors like how is the competition in the topic you have written about and what is the quality of other articles which already tend to rank well. Content is King is true but you cannot ignore the competition when you are in Era of competitive global market.

I would give an example from SEO Forum about Search Engine Optimization FAQ's which is a sticky thread and its one of the best composed FAQ's for SEO but it never got ranked in Google. Search yourself for terms like SEO FAQ's or Search Engine Optimization FAQ's and you would not see Go4Expert in first 10 pages in Google.

Does this mean that the content is not good enough to rank. Probably comments would tell you the answer to this but then the main reason for it not ranking well in Google is because its too competitive market when it comes to SEO and so to rank any content well in SEO market needs lots of work. So should we give up on this depends on your conviction but I would definitely Not. See how well Go4Expert Ranks for SEO Forum. Not on the first page but close to 3rd page.

The point I was making is if its competitive niche you would not survive only with good content but you would need to market it as well. I visit many members signature links and see this issues very common and so this may be something to think about.
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Izaan's Avatar, Join Date: Oct 2007
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I do agree with you on this and if all good things would have ranked on top organically Google would not have made billions in PPC
mayjune's Avatar, Join Date: Jun 2009
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Its like there are so many guys and girls who got a good face and acting skills to be actors, but they do need that network, contacts, promote themselves and a little bit of luck to become the number 1 actor!
Obviously acting skills (content) is most important, but acting alone sometimes may not be enough to be famous!
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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Nice Analogy
seopeter's Avatar, Join Date: Sep 2009
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yup.....for example on SEO keywords, many companies are trying to rank and write fresh content daily in blogs....but only top ones comes in top and even google seo guidelines url is behind
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Originally Posted by seopeter View Post
yup.....for example on SEO keywords, many companies are trying to rank and write fresh content daily in blogs....but only top ones comes in top and even google seo guidelines url is behind
Very True.
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kean's Avatar, Join Date: Nov 2009
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Great idea!
technica's Avatar, Join Date: Dec 2007
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Have you tried getting some backlinks for those two sticky threads?

May be after that they will rank in good position.