Link Building – The DIY Way

For best results on search engines, you need a number of incoming links from sites that are related in topic to yours and that do well on search engines themselves. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’ve seen proof of this in the sites that I’ve developed. All other things being equal, the sites […]

New Site – dreamcakes.ie – Getting Results First Week Online

I warn clients upfront that their site will not really do well in search engine results for any time from 3-12 months (maybe even longer for sites in very competitive industries: holiday accommodation, property, etc.). The site www.dreamcakes.ie launched on the 31st of October, just in time for a Wedding Fair that the client was […]

Accommodation/Travel Site Owners – Time to Update Your Site

We have noticed that traffic to the accommodation and tourism related sites that we manage jumps significantly in January, when people are searching the net to plan/book their summer holidays. This often catches site owners off guard, as many take a bit of a break from thinking about their sites at this time of year. […]

Search Engine Submission Services. Why?

Why are web development and search engine optimization companies still offering ‘Search Engine Submission Services’? Sites (pages, actually) get into the search engines when their automated ‘bots’ find their pages through links on sites that are already in the search engines. Per Google – http://www.google.com/addurl/ – “We add and update new sites to our index […]