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View Poll Results: Is Page One of Google Important to Your Success
I owe it all to Google page 1 2 13.33%
I have grown well with the help of Google page 1 8 53.33%
I have been on page 1 but got very little new work 1 6.67%
What the crap is page 1 4 26.67%
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Old 11-24-2010, 06:09 PM
delaford321 delaford321 is offline
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I think if you've got a good site and a consumer that is likely to log on to find his or her lawncare (I.E. more of an urban/suburban person under age 50), then it matters alot.
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Old 11-24-2010, 10:04 PM
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This is where the new media money is going to be made. tv ads are dead because everyone has a dvr or they get their content on the net.

in my opinion google pg one is almost as good as printing money.

Lawn service searches in my area put me on page on four times, but i'm thinking it's time to start spreading it around to other keywords.
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Old 11-25-2010, 01:58 AM
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In short, what you wrote says that you are incrementally building your website traffic.

Over time, with content, and time invested.
I think I can handle that, assuming it's done roughly the same way everyone plays, clean and fair I have no problem with.

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It surprising how many people expect some way around that.
That's where I have a problem.

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The key is to avoid paying someone $3000 for website work, only to have them or someone else who paid $4000 totally neutralize the first person's $3000 investment.
I think you'd be more pissed if someone whooped your $3000 guy with $40.

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in my opinion google pg one is almost as good as printing money.
Exactly, and about as questionable in terms of how you got it.

That having been said, I do agree that it's almost a requirement nowadays,
what you folks speak of, page one results, the key being that it be for SOME
kind of search as in... Not necessarily the one I wanted, but most anything I can
be happy with, so long it's at least somewhat related to what I do.
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