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Re: Desperate to get found on Google

  • Subject: Re: Desperate to get found on Google
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 05:49:16 +0000
  • Newsgroups: alt.internet.search-engines
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [ Catherine Milton ] on Friday 10 March 2006 18:36 \__

<snippets />

>> > Hi Catherine,
>> >
>> > More links is the real key. Links from relevant sites. Find who links to
>> > your competitors and ask them to link to you.
>> >
>> > Your linking structure could be better also to make better use of what
>> > you have. Change the home link on all pages to South African Tours Home
>> > or whatever you would like to target on the main page and see if you can
>> > get people to link to the main page with those keywords in the title
>> > like this:
>> >
>> > <a href="www.africanbush.co.za">South African Tours</A>
>> >
>> > This might help in some way - but you need more links, links, links!
>> >
>> > Didn't have much time to look in depth - hopefully someone else will
>> > have more details for you.
>> >
>> > Good luck with it!
>> >
>> > Jez.
>> I'll probably be pulling this statement very arbitrarily, at a very
> arbitrary
>> moment. Yet, the discussion above struck a nerve, so I hope to get a a
>> certain message across to Catherine.
>> <rant>Is it just me who is disturbed by the idea that sites without
> inbound
>> links don't count whereas those that get them artificially flourish? Many
>> have said this before, but it's probably worth repeating. Where has
> fairness
>> gone? The search enGine, probably pre-occupied with self-defence
> mechanisms
>> (due to spam) discriminates against a /huge/ majority of the Web and urges
>> Webmasters to waste their time 'link hunting'.</rant>
> Yes, I agree.  I seem to be spending more of my time on links than
> anything.
> I've joined Link2me (am I allowed to say that?) but have found that  a lot
> of the links are all stemming from one source - meaning that for 20 links I
> add to my page, there is only 1 recognised link to mine.  That's no
> bargain! And with some of them I'm linked for a day, and then they take my
> link away,
> leaving me once again with extra non-recprocal links.  Is there any honour
> left in this world??

Only to those who believe in karma.

Best wishes and good luck, Catherine.


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