11 May 2010

How to get to number 1 in Google

Posted by kilbot | Filed under: Frequently Asked Questions, News, Web Development FAQ

Firstly, let me make it clear; anyone that guarantees you number 1 position on Google, Yahoo or Bing is either lying or delusional, you should turn and run from such “SEO Consultants”, “Link Building Experts” or “Social Media Gurus” as quickly as possible (OK, social media gurus don’t have much to do with search engine ranking but you should run from them nonetheless). There are no quick fixes for increasing your page ranking and no guarantees you will reach number 1.
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30 Oct 2006

Alexa Top Sites in Australia

Posted by kilbot | Filed under: News

Top 500 sites in Australia as reported by Alexa, take it with a grain of salt but it is handy for SEO to get an indication of which search engines Australians are using.

Google fills first and second places, which fits with data collected on my sites. Yahoo are next and then MSN.

Interesting to note Yahoo tops the rankings in the United States. I would suspect the figures are a little skewed to the type of web user would would install the Alexa tool bar.