When you ask who your competitors are, you can name them two or three Photo Retouching without blinking. But what if I tell you they may not really be your competitors? And are there other "competitors" out there that pose a much greater risk to your online success? That's a crazy story, isn't it? It may not be. When you think of your competitors, you probably think of them in the same space as you regarding the products or services you sell. And yes, it's your competition. But when it comes to the web, they may not be your real competitors unless those competitors fill in the first page of related keyword results. The companies, companies, blogs, Photo Retouching tweets, social profiles, directories, etc.
that dominate the first page of results are real competition, Photo Retouching even if they aren't really business-competitive. Anyone who occupies the search result space you are looking at is the one you are competing for. advertisement Continue reading below Suppose you have an impulse purchase that you want to sell at a local supermarket. Your product isn't a candy bar, gum package, or magazine, but you know that the checkout lane is the perfect place to present it. Therefore, these products are not direct competitors, but are competing for 3-foot real estate in the checkout lane. It's Google Page 1! Obligation to avoid organic competition It is inevitable that competitors in your business category will be ranked in many of the Photo Retouching same keywords as you.
But so are many other websites that create content around or inside business categories, such as information sites, DIY sites, and blogs. Much of that content is ranked in the same phrase you are looking for. You may not be competing with those websites for dollars, but you are definitely competing with them for audience access. Let's look at Photo Retouching an example using the search phrase "wedding photos". advertisement Continue reading below Looking at the first set of (my) results, as you might expect, there are some wedding photographers, but there are also photographer directories and blog posts for wedding photo tips. Wedding photographer screenshots These non-competitors occupy these coveted top positions, so your job is to understand how you remove them.