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spazzer
10-17-2010, 09:28 AM
Hi,
I uploaded my driving school website a week ago to my server ,it has been found in google but doesn't rank good at all, I have done some stuff with keywords etc, is it to soon to be ranked properly yet ?
Cheers nick c

Corrosive
10-17-2010, 09:37 AM
Yes. SEO takes time as well as effort.

DWcourse
10-17-2010, 05:45 PM
Actually it's probably already ranked properly. If "stuff with keywords etc" was all it took, everyone would rank #1. SEO is an ongoing project, not a one-time fix. So you've still got a lot of work to do:

1. What keywords are you targeting.

2. Do the headlines and text of your pages use those words?

3. Do you have any external links (hopefully on relevant sites with one or more of your keywords in the link text)?

4. Have you "claimed" the business as recommended here: http://www.dreamweaverclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37325 (BTW, http://getlisted.org/ is also a useful tool for help in claiming local listings).

You also need to promote the site offline on business cards and any company stationary, ads, etc.

Finally you need to have realistic goals and ranking #1 for "driving school" probably isn't one of them. Your real goal is to drive more traffic (pardon the unavoidable pun) to the site and convert more of that traffic to students. Measuring you success doing that will help you determine if your effort are bearing fruit.

spazzer
10-19-2010, 01:03 PM
Hi All,
I have submitted my sitemap but google seems to say there are no internal URL's

Submitted URLs Submitted Downloaded Sitemap
8
0 URLs in web index


, is the above correct ?, can anyone explain as I have links to my pages in the nav bar at the top of the page but google says there aren't any ,sorry if sounding vague but want to understand more before I start changing things about !

Thanks Again NC

Cheers, Nick C

domedia
10-20-2010, 08:17 PM
Sitemaps and meta keywords are not going to increase the your ranking in Google. Just keeping it real. :)

edbr
10-21-2010, 01:28 AM
remind us, what is the URL of your site?

spazzer
10-21-2010, 09:43 AM
Hi edbr my URL is www.drivingschoolnorthampton.com

edbr
10-22-2010, 01:12 AM
have a look at this link for the page analysis,
http://www.wmtips.com/tools/keyword-density-analyzer/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.drivingschoolnorthampton.com %2F
i would maybe look at the the words and phrases. Driving is high but lessons schools learners not so much, i would try to improve these in phrases too. But you will need patience here

spazzer
10-22-2010, 01:35 PM
Thanks for reply,
That's helpful thanks edbr, I don't mind hard work, just need to gain some knowledge to know what needs to done !
Thanks Again,
Nick C

d a v e
03-18-2016, 06:24 PM
look at the dates on the posts - 6 years ago!