Yola Site not INDEXED after a year!

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I am honestly at a loss. I've done everything possible. Listed my site on other sites, published stories, countless times redid my webmaster tools, use social media, etc! I am honestly at a loss! PLEASE, I need a solution! I've worn out my patience and are sitting at the verge or pulling my hair out!
www.owlshouse.yolasite.com
PLEASE HELP!
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Debbie Viljoen Hedenskog

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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Debbie

I am sorry to hear this. However, it does look like your site is indexed. When I search on your domain name, your site comes up in the search results.

Can you let us know why you think it is not indexed, and what happens when you search for your site, so that we can assist you further?
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Debbie Viljoen Hedenskog

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Oh my goodness! WOW! Sorry for bugging you! I had a look last week if it was indexed and thought today I better go to a forum for feedback. Wow! Thank you!
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Happy to hear it, and well done for persevering with your site! Let us know if we can be of further assistance.
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Laura Thomas, Social Media Coordinator

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Hi Debbie,

I spent some time on your site and you've done a lovely job. I especially love the photos and information found on your South African Owls page.

I can understand your alarm because when I search in Google just using "owl house" or "owls house" as my search terms, there are 19 million to 85 million search results. That means there's millions of pages of search results and your website is buried in there, most likely, far from the top. That is why your full URL needs to be entered into search in order to ensure a first page placement. That's far from ideal if you want customers who don't already know about you to find your website.

The good news is, there is more you can do! The easiest step you can take to improve your natural search results is to register a custom domain name. These are given more weight by search engines and should help your site begin to rise higher up in search results.

We also offer Yola Gold which provides Traffic Builder and Local Boost, two tools to help improve your websites search performance.