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How to Get on the First Page of Google

Here are some tips on how to get on the first page of Google.

There are so many things you can do to help your website get on the first page of Google but here are a few factors that will improve your chances immensly, these tips really do work.

  1. Make sure your website is mobile friendly.
  2. Change from http to https.
  3. Get around 30 backlinks per month from high authority website’s.
  4. Make sure your website is optimized for the keywords you want to be found for.
  5. Do regular updates, maybe install a blog and link it to your social networking site’s so that when you update your blog, it automatically updates your social network too.

That’s it, your done. No5 is an excellent step forward once you have dealt with the other four elements, No5 is brilliant because it will help get your message out there and will also encourage people to follow you and know about your business and the products and services you offer.

Here is a useful blog post to get you started, if you view this post about the Google mobile friendly test you will see a link so you can check if your website is mobile friendly, a good starting point.

You know, i can’t believe how many website’s are doing it so wrong, their website is years old, not been updated since it was built and they can’t understand why they are not at the top of Google? incredible.

We are actually working on a company website that was built in 2007, 10 years ago and it’s just being revamped, unbelievable.

Businesses need to ask their web designer what will they be doing to get their website on the first page of Google, it’s an honest question, what use is your website if no one knows it’s there?

You may as well have a thousand brochures printed and hide them under your desk.

Like i say, there are four crucial elements on how to get on the first page of Google, the fifth is something you really should start doing to help your business grow over time, let’s face it, your competitors are already doing it so why not you.

If you are a UK business and you need some advice, just drop me an email at the address below with your website address (URL), what keywords you want to be found for and what position you are currently listed in Google, i will happily reply with some free advice.

Please don’t try and get found for single words, such as loans, furniture, plumber etc, what you have to think about is what people may type into a search engine, for example, say you are an accountant and you are based in Leeds, you would be optimizing your website initially for “leeds accountants”, or “accountants in Leeds”, with these “long tail keywords” you are more likely to get on the first page of Google, imaging trying to get high listings for the single word “accountants”, also, people often prefer to do business locally, and if they can easily find you locally, then that’s got to be a result.

With our clients who pay us for marketing their website’s we make sure they are mobile friendly, we change them from http to https, (we also divert their http pages to their new https pages to avoid duplicate content), we build approximately 30 backlinks per month and we either provide regular updates for them or give them the functionality to easily do this themselves.

If you would like some help with the tips on how to get on the first page of Google, contact today.

When you sign up to a high authority website to place your link, some website’s only accept comments, others website’s will let you upload some content with your backlinks. Here are a few of the website’s we use;,, amazon, sony, xerox, ted, symantec, dell to name a few, get yourself signed up and add your backlinks.

It does take some time to sign up to these website’s and add your links or content but it’s well worth the effort in the end, do make sure you are adding slightly different content to each website.

Do try and get backlinks from website’s or blogs that are related to your own niche, stick to website’s that have a high domain authority and with the all important dofollow link type.

However, any backlinks that are of high authority can only be a benefit to your own website, even if they are not in your niche.