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03-29-2010, 03:15 AM
Im trying to get my website to list up on google.
I've added it to webmaster tools and its all been verified, i discovered i need meta tags to get it to list abit higher in the search results.

this is the website: http://austviewwindowsanddoors.com.au/

this is the code

<meta name="description" content="Located in Wangaratta and Shepparton, Austview Windows & Doors specialise in the supply and installation of residential and commercial windows and doors, security screens, balustrading and showerscreens. ">
<meta name="keywords" content="Glass, Aluminium, Windows, Doors, Wangaratta, Shower, Shepparton, Screen, Balustrading, Security, Splashback, Glazing, Austview Sashless ,Windows, sashless ,double hung, timber , aluminium , domestic , commercial applications, frameless glass sashes, Acrylic lift block bonded ,double glazed double, hung sashless windows , acoustic ,energy conservation, Flyscreens , security stainless steel ,Supa ,supply horizontal sashless sliding windows, custom manu-factured, Melbourne, Australia,Canberra ,New South Wales,South Australia,Tasmania,Victoria,">
<meta name="Charset" content="UTF-8">
<meta name="copyright" content="Copyright 2010 CSM Davey Designs">
<meta name="designer" content="Charles Davey">
<meta name="email" content="charlie@csmd.com.au">
<meta name="robots" content="index, follow">
<meta name="googlebot" content="index, follow">
<link rel="icon" type="image/x-icon" href="/favicon.ico">
<link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/x-icon" href="/favicon.ico">

alternatively you can view the page source on the website
i applied the meta tag about a week ago and google said it has crawled the site on the 28th of march.
is anyone able to give me some help to get the search results working?

03-29-2010, 03:37 AM
the only meta tag that might be of use is the description as the search engines will use this as your site description and 'possibly the robots but other than that they will not help you .
keywords for example have been meaningless for more than 5 years./
content, good linking good quality backlinks that would be a stsrt

03-29-2010, 06:13 AM
Some text might help. All the pages I looked at were 'under construction'. No header tags to speak of. Think you are worrying about the next step on before finishing your pages!

03-29-2010, 10:01 AM
To get your self noticed on google you need to also get some high ranking links or listing in directories. I would recommend Hotfrog and also set yourself up a google web masters account as this helps with listings in google.

Also your content needs to good and make sure the word density is good i.e if you a web designer in birmingham you make sure you have website designer birmingham listed within your body of text and other references to web design.

However you need to finish your site first and then get it live before optimising it.

03-29-2010, 10:43 AM
thanks for the info. Ive got a webmaster account, still trying to figure it out after 3 week at it.
i also have another site, which is my portfolio site (finished) and i having major problems getting that up on google without having to be specific


03-29-2010, 11:10 AM
That's a nice site :)

You are missing a couple of tricks there though. First, lose the 'splash/welcome' page. They are not good for SEO.

Secondly, scemantic mark-up. Where are your header tags etc? The page is just paragraphs at the moment. You need to represent the important items on the page.

Google will pick it up but it can take its sweet time :)