By following a few simple steps you can achieve a higher
Google ranking for your website. You can easily achieve a top ten spot or even
be number one in the world. SEO (search engine optimisation) companies have been
born out of our ignorance of the website industry and they will charge you vast
sums of money for something you can probably do just as well, if not better, and
all for free.
How do I get a higher Google ranking?
The golden rule. Be realistic and choose a search word or
phrase that matches your website but is not in high demand. To get the best
out of www.buyfromtheuk.co.uk
you would ideally want 'UK business directory' as a keyword search phrase.
'UK business directory' has a search result of 71,000,000 and getting a top
ten place would be near on impossible. So search keywords until you find a
lower search ratio. You are looking for under 2,000,000 hits. I went for
'The great British business directory' and within 2 weeks I had the number 1
You have your search keyword, now you need to either
design a website or change yours. The first job is to call your websites'
main page by the keyword you have chosen. My default page is called 'The
Great British Business Directory'. The next step is to include that keyword
in as many places as possible within your website. Start with text and then
name photos and anything else, to include that word. Change or use, website
page descriptions to focus on that keyword. Publish your website.
Submit your site to all the search engines.
http://www.addme.com/ is a great free
Promote your website. Use Twitter and Facebook and make
sure your type in your website address. They post your details on search
engines almost immediately. Google will start to see that your website is becoming
Join business directories EG
www.buyfromtheuk.co.uk and place
Google loves links. Get as many links to your site as
possible. Try www.linksroom.com
You need website traffic and lots
of it. Until you hit the big time, you can cheat and sign up to AutoHits
http://autohits.dk/?ref=1099589301 its free
and can bring in thousands of visitors a day automatically.
Time! Google is a slow beast. What you do today, may take
a couple of weeks for it to affect your Google website rank. The older your
website is and the more you promote it, the higher the Google ranking you
Join Google webmaster tools and track what people are
doing on your website. It will tell you where your website is ranked for
certain searched words and phrases.
I hope the above helps you to achieve a top ten Google
ranking for your website. Feel free to post this advice elsewhere.