I’ve said in the past that I’m deeply sceptical about the role of SEO in achieving good Google rankings, but, in light of what I’m seeing as a result of my local search experiment, I think it’s time for a clarification. When I asked about SEO being BS, I should have been more specific. Certainly [...]
local search experiment
Almost two weeks ago I started an experiment to see how fast a web page on this blog, featuring Montreal Italian restaurants, would move up in the search rankings. My hypothesis was that newspapers could own this kind of local search if they’d just unlock some of the information hidden away in their archives and [...]
Not going gangbusters. I’ve started running Google AdWords whichis bringing in a trickle of traffic along with some minimal organic. Will keep you posted.
Oh dear, this morning we had dropped down page four, from the number one spot to number six or so. I linked from a relevant post at another one of my blogs to try and give the page a bit of a boost. I’m also going to go in and freshen it up since Google [...]
So far, so good. We’re now on page four of the results. If we stall, we’ll try some linking and publicity and maybe even buy a Google ad or two. Please feel free to contribute your thoughts.
Reviewed by Lesley Chesterman and Gazette critics This is a list of some of the hottest new Italian restaurants in Montreal along with a few old stand-bys. All come highly recommended for one reason or another. Please feel free to add your favourite Italian restaurants in the comments section and be sure to provide specific [...]