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Dominating The Discussion

Reddit, Quora, and other top-ranking forums in SERPs.

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Discussion Forums That Dominate in SERPs

An analysis of 10,000 keyphrases where product reviews rank highly revealed that Google’s “Discussions and forums” SERP feature was present in 7,702 of them.

Here are the Top Ranking Forums Overall:

Forum / Niche / # of SERPs

  1. Reddit / Everything / 7,509
  2. Quora / Everything / 3,513
  3. What To Expect / Parenting / 207
  4. MetaFilter / Everything / 176
  5. Tom’s Hardware / Technology / 139
  6. Red Flag Deals / Deals / 103
  7. Rich Steves Travel Forum / Travel / 95
  8. DP Review / Photography / 74
  9. Ars Technica / Technology / 60
  10. AVS Forum / Audiophiles / 59
  11. Audio Science Review / Audiophiles / 49
  12. DC Urban Moms & Dads / Parenting / 48
  13. MacRumors / Technology / 43

Glen from Detailed investigated further to find out if new forums rank well, how many individual sites Google promotes in them, whether or not forums on subdomains or subfolders ranked better, and whether or not the top-ranking forums are owned independently.

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