Common SEO Problems and How to Fix Them

Dealing with Google can be frustrating at times because customer service barely exist and trying to understand why your site isn’t on Google search list despite all your effort can get you haywire but do not let these horror stories dishearten you. Most, of the time if a site is experiencing Google problems, it is only temporary and SEO problems are rarely irrecoverable. It is simply a matter of finding out the underlying root of the problem. These articles outlines some of the most common SEO problems that plague web creators and the solution to the problem.

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1.What do you do when your site is not listed in Google at all?!

If you have just launched your site it is possible Google has not crawled your site yet. To find out you can do a quick spot check at “site:yoursiteaddress.com” into the Google search bar and check to see if the site pops up. If it doesn’t show it just means Google hasn’t acknowledge your site’s existence.

 

Solution: Generate a handful of backlinks to your site and intensive social sharing helps big time. For example, tweeting a link to your site a very quick and effective way to ensure your site is indexed and sharing it on Facebook, Instagram and getting others to share it helps. Within 24 hours your site should be up on Google search list. To find do the same quick spot check.

 

2.What to do when your business is not ranking for your business name?!

It may be surprising but business not coming up in the top position in Google for searches for the official business name is a common issue among brand new sites. Google is smart but sometimes you need to give Google a nudge to associate your new site with the name of your brand.

 

Solution: Again fix by building links to your site with your brand as the anchor text. It does take time though could take up to couple of weeks for Google to realize your site. A quick trick is to do a search for the business directory used in your country and include a link of that back to your website. The more link the better! Social media helps too.

3.What to do when your ranking have dropped off?!

Remember though you have reached the top spot in Google ranking but there’s no guarantee you are going to stay there forever. There are billions of website competing for that spot. Hence, it is an ongoing effort. So, if your ranking dropped off from the top position and moving further down chances are it has been affected by Google updates.

 

Solution: Keep updated on new Google updates. On the other hand, it is also a sign to setup your game as lowering rank means your competitors have simply acquired more links. So, always keep an eye on your competitors and try to find out how many backlinks they have got and the goal is to gain more than them.

There you have it. These are some of the most common problems in attempt to gain more SEO. Hopefully, it was helpful.

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