Help Needed Please !!!

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Hi Synthasite

I'm in serious trouble here!

Right, i need someone to show me and when i say show me i mean to consider me an idiot, what to write in this properties.

Window Title:
Description:
Keywords:
Page Heading:

Let's say for example to sell a pencil.

I'm very disappointed cause i was on first or second page in Google with many items when i decided to change something and now i'm not even in 3x page.

I want someone to write it for me so i can see what i was doing wrong please.
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Hi Andy,

Key words will help search engines identify your site. In the properties sidebar for each page you will see a field labeled "Keywords". Type your tags in there - your location, your business, what you offer etc. This is the place to put the sorts of things you'd expect people to be typing into search engines to find you. For example Pencil Sales, Washington DC.

You should also add a description into the "Description" field - this should be a sentence or two describing your site. An example of a description would be "The Quick & Easy Website Builder that Requires NO Technical Skills and offers free website hosting."

The "Window Title", which will become the title tag, is what shows up at the top of a browser when viewing your page, it will also be the text Internet users will click on in the search engine results pages (SERPS) to get to your site. An example of a title tag would be "ABC Store - Affordable Custom Widgets - Austin, Texas".

I hope this helps. I'll be interested to hear some opinions of other SynthaSite users who have had success with getting their sites indexed by Google.
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1 day your at the top of google the next your on page 3 - this is normal my friend. You know your business/site so you should be able to add keywords better than anyone else. All google does is search for words, think what would you put in if you were searching for 'pencils' and add this to your keywords.

Think how competitive the market is for your keywords, ex. videos - your not going to beat youtube by having just 'video' as a keyword but if you put 'angel sighting in new york video' you have more chance of joing them at the top if someone is looking for a video of a angel sighting in new york.

Remember perfect meta content does not equal high ratings. There are other threads at http://getsatisfaction.com/synthasite which will help you improve your google ratings.

For now follow these basic rules.

Window Title = short description of page. no less than 3 words

Desciption = Explain what is on each of your pages in about 10-20 words inc. a few 'keywords'

Keywords = (should be lower case with commas seperating words and phrases) ex. cheap pencils, hb pencil, mysitename, executive pencil, kids pencil, pencils, mysitename, pens, sharpner, cheapest pencil in UK, buy pencils, etc, etc, etc,

Page heading = google dont care

Keep in mind also that search engines dont like SPAM, so dont in a description use; pencil, pencil, pencil, pencil, This does nto help.

Hope this helps. Let us know how your google war goes .

Lee.
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Thanks Lee! Great advice as always.
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Thanks Everyone for your quick response !!!
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Hello Synthasite!

I think Lee was wrong on this one! First time when i published my website it was on second page in Google now can't even be found!

I have to say that last week i decided to improve things and i've changed few things on the properties toolbar and then suddenly my website disappeared.

I want someone to tell me what has gone wrong? I don't believe the fact that "1 day your at the top of google the next your on page 3" like Lee said, i still think i've done something wrong!

If anybody has got any idea please do let me know!

Thank you
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Have you filled in the sidebar again? have you verified your site and submitted a site map? Maybe your pages have changed since then and they need a new map, my site moves around from time to time in results - log into you webmaster account see what they say about what they found - its not possible you had a majic formula of keywords and by deleting them you have lost your results rank. see what it says in your webmaster account here http://www.google.com/webmasters/

Lee.
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I tried doing Lee and keep getting this message:
Verification status: NOT VERIFIED
Last attempt Mar 15, 2009: The verification meta tag is in the wrong location on the page. It must be within the first section of the page.
Would you mind giving me step by step instructions on where to put this? I tried putting a html box right at the top of the very first page. That didnt work. Also tried putting it in the text box of the very first page of text. This didnt work either. Where did you put yours?
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Hey girl...

I think you are looking for this if you are trying to figure out where to put the meta tag.

http://www.synthasite.com/tutorials/g...
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That is what I was looking for. I did it properly but I suppose I cant use the www.myauntcameback.com as it is a redirect. the www.myauntcameback.synthasite.com went through without a hitch.
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Hi Lee

I have resubmitted the sitemap republished my site i've changed the keywords, still nothing! I refuse to believe that in a matter of few days my site disappeared completely. I was on few products on first or second page and that gave me confidence, now i'm annoyed and frustrated. I don't wanna do something stupid to delete my website! I've done a lot of work in the past 3 months.

I don't know what to do!
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Google works on a every few weeks kind of time scale, did you check your webmaster account for crawl stats - have a good look through here

Diagnostics (content analysis) and Statistics

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Yes, i have checked the webmaster account! No errors to report ! I'll have to wait for few days to see what happens!

Thanks anyway!
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Hi Andy,

Your site has come on so much.

A small thing to consider is "key word stuffing" either in the text of your pages or the meta tags ( the keyword section). In Google, key words aren't believed to hold very much weight per se at this point in time, but the abuse of them seems to.

Google can penalise you if you go overboard on these. Your text is fine so just check your key words section. Hard to give a rule of thumb but something less than 10 meta keywords per page is enough.
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Andy,

There is a very good tool available which analyses your headings, keywords etc of your site. You simply type in your site name and a few seconds later you will see a comprehensive report.

http://website.grader.com
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Thanks Peter!

Very useful link! I'm now on first page on few items!

Thanks a lot !!!
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Wow Peter, Great Link! I now have plenty of work to do again as my site rated a whopping "3"! I needed a list like this so badly and really appreciate you sharing.