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Rich&Lisa Roman



Joined: 09 Aug 2017
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Location: Colerne Near Bath

PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:59 am    Post subject: Website doesn't appear in google search? Reply with quote

Good morning, we have recently gone alone in managing our holiday cottage.

I have created a website an this is now active, however it does not appear on the google search engine. Any ideas?

www.romancottagecolerne.co.uk

I would welcome your feedback on its content.

Thank you

Rich
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Lets Go To Puglia



Joined: 14 Apr 2016
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Location: Puglia, Italy

PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It takes a lot of hard work and persistence to get a website to appear in Google Search. You need to research keywords, work out what are best for you, post content on a regular basis and just keep on working at it! There is no easy solution. Lots of "companies" will offer you SEO (search engine optimisation) placement but few deliver. I have yet to find one who will. Facebook, Twitter presence linked to your website will help ... refreshing your site as often as you can, everybody is fighting to get on page 1 and not many manage it. Good luck
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Rich&Lisa Roman



Joined: 09 Aug 2017
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Location: Colerne Near Bath

PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you Debbie.

This is a steep learning curve for us. We initially advertised our cottage through an agent, although this didn't work out for us.

Now trying the independent route.

Fingers crossed

Lisa & Rich
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Website - www.romancottagecolerne.co.uk
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JP



Joined: 17 Jun 2015
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Location: var france

PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's not as easy as just having a website, it reportedly costs OD £5m a year to keep at the top of the google searches. Get yourself on some of the many book direct with the owner Facebook groups and get your name out there with you website address. It's not easy and can take a lot of time everyday advertising, answering questions and looking at people's requests but it does work.
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greenbarn



Joined: 30 May 2009
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It used to be the case that you had to submit your new website to the search engines, but I understand thatís no longer necessary (calling on any experts to correct me here!).
However, itís likely to be a week or more before your website URL will be known to Google and returned in a search.
Getting your website to be found based on keywords is a different matter entirely, and all the talk of SEO comes into play.
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Jenster



Joined: 08 Mar 2016
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have you looked at pages 2, 3, and 4 of the search results? We are on page 4 for most searches. Still being found though. A Google my business/Google maps listing will help - the map comes up on page one for searches like 'holiday let [your area]' so useful to be on it.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jenster wrote:
Have you looked at pages 2, 3, and 4 of the search results? We are on page 4 for most searches. Still being found though. A Google my business/Google maps listing will help - the map comes up on page one for searches like 'holiday let [your area]' so useful to be on it.


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