Originally Posted by silvan4now
well some time ago it was possible and i mean here around 7-8 years ago. now you are eaten alive if you do only on page optimization
Previously there are only few websites exists on the web and only some companies with high profile will took the risk of investing on websites. Now the competition is too high that if you are not promoting the site you will hardly get the business and your poor competitors will took the delight.
You can check this fact by putting any search term (single search term) on the search box and see the keyword competition, it will show you the number of websites competing for that term.