While many website owners worry about how discoverable they are in traditional search engine results, there are many additional ways to be discovered online. Google Image Search (and other image-based search engines) can be a valuable source of traffic. Best of all, Image search is not as competitive as traditional search results so you have […]
What if your coveted .com domain name is taken? Should you settle for a .net, .org, or one of the new domain extensions like .best, .buzz, or .cool? What if your domain name is being held ransom by a domain-reseller who wants thousands of dollars for it or won’t even return your emails?
Is it […]
Data from Google can tell us a lot about what’s popular in the world. After all, when people are curious about something, generally they will “Google it”. In fact, Google has created a website called “Google Trends” that lets you track the popularity of search terms over time. It even lets you compare musical genres. […]
Take a breath. It’s not the end of the world. You typed in your band or artist name into Google or Bing . . . and nothing. Your band’s not there. Or maybe your band did come up, but at the very bottom of the page. Or even worse, you showed up on the 2nd […]
Having a unique and easy-to-discover (and remember) domain name is important. But what happens if your chosen domain is not available for purchase? In some cases it may even be smarter to change your artist name then to settle for a confusing or inferior domain name that can’t be found […]
Making sure your website is properly indexed by major search engines like Google and Bing is fairly easy. You can also check when the last time your pages were indexed and how many pages of your website have been indexed.
Note: A new website can sometimes take a week or more to get discovered by search engines. Sometimes […]