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How do I get on google top page for free

I just started my new webpage and would appreciate any suggestions on how to move it to the top page of google. I have painted all my life but suck at technology. Any ideas will be appreciated.
 

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It is difficult to give a detailed answer when this question has been discussed a lot.
Search as much as you can first.

Free is almost impossible.
After hiring someone to do it, it's almost impossible.
Pay Per Click is almost impossible because you may run out of money.

I said "almost" because you can do it.
Search and learn first, not just here and then see if it's worth it.
Good luck!
 

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Thanks guys. I don't want to spend a lot of money that I don't have, but I do spend all my free time on the computer promoting my site. This would be easy if I only had me to worry about but as y'all know it is also about my employees and there families.
 

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Hi Brian,
Like George said, it is possible, there are a lot of threads here. You may want to post the link to your website for suggestions. Before worrying about SEO, make sure you have content for customers.
 

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Hi Brian,
Like George said, it is possible, there are a lot of threads here. You may want to post the link to your website for suggestions. Before worrying about SEO, make sure you have content for customers.
Does having your website in your sig line matter?

(How are ya Chris? Good to see you:))
 

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I just started my new webpage and would appreciate any suggestions on how to move it to the top page of google. I have painted all my life but suck at technology. Any ideas will be appreciated.
True a paperhanger like myself has an easier time being listed at the top of a google search, but even in a bloated market like painting, you need to have not only content, page names, meta names, and all the rest of the tricks, but what REALLY put me on top was a page for each town I wished to be within my service radius. Yes, that was about 50 separate pages, but it sure paid off. Yah see, google sees 50 pages of UNIQUE CONTENT and can't help itself but to have many of my pages on their first page.

And with LOTS of studying you can find out the latest ins and outs of how google decides to rank. An no, it don't take no couple of weeks to see the results.
 

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I have done my own webpage with WIX. Posted it a few years ago but let it laps. Opened it back up about a month ago and now trying to get all the bugs worked out. Thanks Chris
www.housewrightspainting.com
Any advice is greatly appreciated
Brian,
Have you considered other platforms/options? WIX and flash based will be a bit more work tech wise to optimize. Think of your website as a resource for customers, not just something to get "on #1 google search". You need content first.

Does having your website in your sig line matter?

(How are ya Chris? Good to see you:))
Hi Dan,
Doing well, thanks, how are you? How is the homestead coming along?
On the sig line, I think Carls answered it pretty well here.. Like I mentioned to Brian, having info that is useful to customers (both ones searching for a painter and ones researching you) is more important (IMHO). Your site looks good, your about me page is great! Happy New Year!
 

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Thanks guys. I don't want to spend a lot of money that I don't have, but I do spend all my free time on the computer promoting my site. This would be easy if I only had me to worry about but as y'all know it is also about my employees and there families.
Ranking and a Wix website are like mixing water and oil. This is going to be a long uphill battle for you. You will need a completely different platform if you are serious about SEO.

#1. Your Title Tag Makes No Sense.

Housewright Painting house painters paint contractors Lewisville Texas

Try: Interior and Exterior House Painters in Lewisville Texas

#2. You Need More Pages

5-10 page websites simply won't cut it when you are competing with contractors who've hired out their websites to professionals. Your footprint is too small. Google ranks webpages not websites.

#3. Ditch The SEO Links Badge

This looks horrible on your homepage... And will not help you, at all. You need trade specific directories, local business directories and other trade related links. But this is pointless unless you focus on #2. More Pages!!!
 

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I just started my new webpage and would appreciate any suggestions on how to move it to the top page of google. I have painted all my life but suck at technology. Any ideas will be appreciated.
Its really easy!! If you would like to rank higher I would be willing to help you out in exchange for help with my rankings. clear all your browser history and type in Calgary painting company or Calgary painting, my website is calgarypropainting.com

if interested you can contact me at [email protected]
 

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No, and backlinking from your own site isn't really a big factor for SEO anymore. Google is much smarter than that these days.

Mainly WordPress just because it's incredibly easy to use compared to other stuff on the market, is relatively cost effective, and gives good looking, professional websites quickly. I'm rebuilding my company's website from the ground up. Our last service was horrible- still mucking through HTML for page and text formatting like it's the 90's still. Wordpress is all GUI. That equals time saved and much better look. I'll post a link when I'm finished.
 
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