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How can i read my competitors website source code and what to do with the information to out rank them in the search engines for my main keywords?


Reading your competitors website is easily done by right clicking on the page you want to review and clicking view page source on Mozilla and something similar to that on Explorer and Chrome.

Once the code is up I would copy the page and paste it into a good notepad program like Notepad plus plus. That way you can review in detail what your competitor is up to.

The other part of the question is a little too complex to answer in this forum but I'll give you a couple of ideas to get started.

One doesn't simply need to outrank the competition for one keyword but to look at their website from a holistic level. Google has got this latent semantic indexing search pretty well perfected so you have to look at all the phrases and keywords they might be using to stay on the first page.

The Google search bot has become quite sophisticated and is now beginning to understand the intent of a page. Gone are the days of keyword stuffing to try and rank high in the search engine.

I'd go to their site map and see how they have their site configured. Are they providing links within each page to create a sort of heirarchy? Is it filled with good, helpful readable content? Do they have outbound links to higher PR sites to help the reader gain more knowledge?

Inbound links may be helping them but without useful information that's not going to get them to the first page.

Hope that helps a little bit  

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Nat Griggs


Online marketing for business. On Page and off Page SEO to get better search engine results. Quality Link building and why it's important for your business and your website. How to read your competitors website source code and what to do with the information to out rank them in the search engines for your main keywords. (This is so easy you'll be spending the rest of the day snooping on all your competition) Why you need an auto responder for your email on your website and where to find the free ones. Where to find the terms people are using to find businesses like yours. How to fully optimize your Google Places/Maps listing so you get the most search engine power from this free service. Why the name of your business in your domain is killing your web site traffic and what to do about it. Why you should hire someone to write a business "white paper" about your industry and products or service. Video marketing and why videos put up on You Tube can rank on the first page of Google for your business in less than 72 hours and sometimes even the same day. Plenty more that might be willing to share.


Online marketing for 6 years. Sales and marketing for 30 years. Experience in copy writing, website development, and on and offline lead generation. Expertise with search engine optimization, search engine marketing, list building and direct response marketing.

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