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Maintaining Your Website's Search Position

10 quick and easy tricks for staying at the top of your customers' search engine results.
June 26, 2006

You invested a lot of time and money into search engine optimization to get your website in a good position. Your investment has finally paid off, and you find yourself on the first page of search results. After a week or two, though, you notice your website drops from the #5 position on page one to the #3 position on page two. Were all your SEO efforts even worth it?

Wait! Don't give up on search engine marketing yet. If your website seems to be losing ground, don't panic--get back in the web marketing game. Fight back with these 10 tricks, and keep your website from fading into oblivion.

SEO is an ongoing process that takes time, skill and patience. Schedule regular updates and keep those keywords and content fresh, and you'll be well on your way to holding your position. If you're frustrated because you're not getting the results you want, don't give up; it may take a few weeks before you see the results you want. If you're still having problems, consider hiring an SEO coach or an SEO copywriter.

Ayana Glaze is a freelance SEO copywriter in Atlanta, GA. Subscribe to her ezine, SEO Weekly, for SEO copywriting and online marketing tips or visit her online at