site disappeared from google

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my website was showing up on google, but it disappeared tonight. Any ideas why?
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Don

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Don

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This is weird, but an hour later the site reappeared. Any ideas why?
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Nazlie

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Hi Don

I will ask one of our SEO team to answer this one, as it sounds like it is something they might be able to assist you with. Please allow 24 hours for one of them to respond to your question.

Thank you
Nazlie
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Hello Don,

Unfortunately it is difficult to predict how the Google Algorythms work and your site's ranking can change at any time and this affects your sites ranking.

I would suggest making sure your keywords are correct and that your content is up to date... The best thing to do is to continue to add fresh content to your site, optimize the content with keywords and meta tags, and also work on gathering more backlinks as this is a very important part of how the search engine ranks pages.

If you haven't yet, I would suggest you take a look at our tutorials on SEO here: SEO tuts

I hope this helps. If you need any further assistance, please let us know.
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Thanks Jeremy, I got your email this morning. I've made every attempt to get the keywords in place, added a metatag thing from Yahoo into my keywords, and perhaps maybe I need to add some religion as well to get it noticed, lol.

The weird thing is, I can get the site into google by typing in "massage" then greenshield (insurance plan).. then location.. and it shows. Other than that, it just won't pull up.
ie. search: Massage Greenshield Essex Ontario
and the site will come up.
Essex is a small town in Ontario, so you'd think there wouldn't be that much competition to get onto google, btw.

but if I enter " massage therapy Essex ontario", it won't pop up on any google page, but it did up until Monday afternoon.

If anybody wants to know the site it's"
http://yourpersonalmassage.yolasite.com/
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Hello Don,
A really great tutorial to look at would be the Optimizing your site for local search tutorial. I think you will find this information to be helpful.

Emmy
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Want to know something funny? I just typed in "where can I get a massage in Essex Ontario" onto MSN, and low and behold, I see "site disappeared from google" on page 2 of search results. In other words, I can type things in forums and they appear on search engines before my website ever will. Werid I'd say!
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Nice observation Don! That is because this forum has a really high ranking in Google due to high traffic volumes, age, backlinks etc. So yes, there are many times that you will add something to a forum and it will become part of the search results due to the rank of the forum. That said, this is why it's good to participate in forums as this can be helpful to your SEO :)

Emmy