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Can I acquire and redirect a competitor's .com brand name domain to our own site if its available? [duplicate]

Example Scenario: A close competitor has their own website: example.co.uk but has not registered example.com, so example.com if freely available. Put aside any ambitions of 'easy' / blackhat SEO ...
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How to prevent a competitor from cloning my website

I run a website that provides meta-data from specialized electronics (data like weight, dimensions, applications, voltage, etc). It also compare products using all this data so user can see the ...
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My Competitor is bidding my brand name in their ads. How I could outrank their ads?

My competitor is using my brand as their keyword. I am running a resort at example.com and when the user type my brand name "example" on Google search my competitor domain is in first position. How ...
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Can I register and redirect a domain that is similar to my competitors to my site to rank when people search for my competitor?

Can I register a domain similar to my competitors and rank higher in google? For example, my competitor uses competitorwebsite.com, can i use competitorwebsite.news and redirect it to my actual ...
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Eve of 2018: It is possible for third parties to know our web stats?

As per today at the end of 2017, is it possible for someone (like a 3rd party organization or a competitor) to know exactly our web traffic stats? As a webmaster, I don't engage or sign up with Alexa ...
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Can I prevent competitors from finding the links to my site by linking through an intermediate domain blocked from SEO tools?

I'm facing a problem where competitors constantly trying to steal my links by outreaching. This is also useful in a black hat scenario. Create an intermediate domain, and redirect it to my main site, ...
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Is it legally problematic to use the same WordPress theme as my competitor?

I want to purchase a WordPress theme from ThemeForest, however, it is used by a competitor. Can they make a formal complaint that I have copied their site even though the theme is publically ...
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Is there a way to guess the keyword traffic for a specific URL using just search engines and page source?

For example, is it possible to guess which keyword searches are driving people to https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-use-postgresql-on-ubuntu-14-04 using just search ...
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Does Google sometime prevent new white hat sites from ranking at all in some verticals?

Assuming someone wants to implement a new viagra or akai berry e-commerce website. There is a lot of competition and this site does not really bring something new, other than a new online counter to ...
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What to use for rapid PageSpeed analysis — Google Insights or Chrome extension?

Which score is most reliable (and complete) to use when comparing different sites and pages to get a quick idea (e.g. between competitor websites without detailed analysis)? I am asking because for ...
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Can my competition force my clients not to list with me?

I have a listings site that lists cars. The cars are those of several auto dealers in my area. Many of them signed up with me, to list their cars and then I direct traffic to their business. However, ...
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Is it good to buy multiple domains for competitive reasons?

I am attempting to convince the higher ups at my company that spending $55 to renew one domain for a year is bad when they end up having 3-4 domains names for one website. They're reasoning for ...
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Competing against existing well ranked Websites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? What can I do to compete against existing established websites with Google page rank 3? I will try to ...
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Can I legally use a competitor's business name on my site to compare products?

Simply put, does a company have any grounds for legal recourse if their name is used on a competitor's website in the following manner? {Product Title and Description} (Comparable to {Competitor's ...
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Off page seo vs on page seo, market samurai competition check

I did a competition check with market samurai on keyword "really cheap widgets" The competition result is reflected in the attached image: They are huge sites but they do not have on page seo for my ...
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A tool that logs inbound links to a specified list of sites?

I'm doing some competitor analysis for one of our sites and working with a site based in an unfamiliar industry, I'm basically analysing the backlinks to our competitors. What would be useful is a ...
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my main key word is struggling to perform as there is already domain in that word?

( To respect the Privacy of our Competitors Brand and their Website Domain name and to follow Our Company Policy I changed Name of the actual Domain and Keywords for this question ) We are ...
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Is it possible to get information about competitor traffic?

Is there a possibility to get competitor website traffic info?
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Estimating where my competitor is getting most of their traffic from? Organic, PPC, or other?

I'm trying to figure out how/where a website gets its traffic. How are they successful with bringing in traffic? Via Organic, PPC, other? What is the best approach to estimating this? My thought ...
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Is it possible to find all the keywords for a site that rank it in the top 10 results? If so, how?

One thing I know for sure is that even if a site only had one keyword on it, it would be possible to rank for more than one keyword; in theory, based on the fact that a keyword being in the text of a ...
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What do you look at when viewing competitors websites? [closed]

BradB's post has me thinking about competitors websites, what do you look at, and how long do you spend doing it? I thinking along the lines of content (how much, how well written), site structure, ...