In October last year, I laid down the gauntlet and swore I would take the number one spot in Google’s search results for my own name. My opponent was none other than the politician, Nick Ramsay, who happens to be a fellow Brit, born in the same year as myself! Supported by internet powerhouses Wikipedia and the British Conservative Party, it was going to be tough…
Rising to the top
Five months later, and I’ve done it! I’m now No.1 in Google’s search results for my name. The key to my success was probably not telling my competition I was competing with him! 😉
What’s your Google battle?
If you could get your own blog or website to rank higher in the search engines, what “family-friendly” keyword or search term would you want to rank higher for? It would obviously need to be related to your site. One of the more popular search phrases for people in this community is “Japan blog”, which returns GeishaBlog.com as the first result. I bet that one gets a few hits!If you have a comment, find me on Twitter at @longcountdown. I'd love to hear from you!