Here's a question I'm often asked by people: How long after creation does it take for a page or site to show up on a Google search? The chart below from the Website Group attempts to answer this question in a simple way. The real answer is that there is no simple answer. The results … Continue reading How long after creation does it take for a page or site to show up on a Google search?
When people ask me for advice about what name they should give their website address, I usually suggest that they pick two or three. Here I explain why. Your Business Name Dot Com You'll always want your organization or business name as a website address. That way people searching by that name will be more … Continue reading Choosing the Right Domain Names
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This morning I checked to see where IowaCityWebDesignArtist.com ranks in a Google search for Iowa City Web Design. I was pleased to see it is at position #18. Rankings fluctuate, but in general the site has been showing up on page 2 recently, which isn't too bad. My other sites showing up on that same … Continue reading Iowa City Web Design Artist – Google Rank Report