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    using Google Webmaster Tools, plus another cutie called submitnet, to submite website almost two months. but the ranking stays in abyss of pages and pages and pages and pages and pages…!! useless! the Content Keywords section in GWT shows a bunch of useless/rediculous keywords such as ltr, deal, removal …

    Then resubmitted a sitemap of only useful pages with well thought words in all “meta” places. after 2 weeks google indexed only 3 out of 19 urls. what is gone wrong?

    how to cleanse the Content Keywords? flush away the stupid ones and bring in new ones or less stupid ones? What am I missing (except money)?

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    It would be easier to comment if could see the site, Press Release articles are always good, firstly they provide enriched content secondly they can be submitted to directories.

    Remember not to stuff the key words or that can set you back too.

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    http://www.derust.com.au

    accroding to Webanalytics
    daily visits avg: 35
    daily hits avg: 234
    Monthly Sites: 500

    according to Google Webmaster Tools
    Impressions: 170
    Clicks: 16
    Sitmap: submission date 6/2/13, processed 13/2/13, 19 URL submitted, 3 indexed (as of today)
    content keywords (what a nonesesnse!):
    1.rust (3 variants)
    2..paint (5 variants)
    3.ltr
    4.removers (2 variants)
    5.primer (2 variants)
    6.epoxy
    7.steel (3 variants)
    8.tank
    9.surface (2 variants)
    10.fuel (2 variants)
    11.salt (2 variants)
    12.quantity
    13.wax
    14.coatings
    15.deals
    16.degreaser (2 variants)
    17.rustbuster
    18.prevention
    19.removal (4 variants)
    20.coating (2 variants)

    I would expect for example
    1. rust remover
    2. rust proofing paint
    3. salt remover
    4 …

    what should I do? more patience?

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    Hi Speculator,
    Google has indexed 41 pages/PDF files, etc from your website. Any one of these could qualify for various search phrases.

    SEs do two things:

    1. Match the search terms.
    First a page from your site needs to match the search phrases. So if someone is looking for a supplier of your types of product in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane and they use one of these words in their search query, you are unlikely to get into the search results list because you don’t use any of these words on any page of your site.

    So the first step is to have a plan for what sorts of search words you want to target for a top ranking spot.

    You probably want to target a range of different search methodologies. Some people will search by:

    • What you do: Eg Online store, shop, supplier, etc.
    • Product categories: rust treatment, fuel tank sealents, paints, degreasers, etc.
    • Brand words: Slosh, Tankgard, etc.
    • Location words: Australia, Sydney, etc.

    There will be a bunch of others…

    2. Score ranking points
    Ranking top of search results is a point scoring competition. SEs assign ranking points using hundreds of possible parameters. These are mostly based on the “score” of the individual words used in the search query, not on the exact search phrase used. In fact, Google has said that around 20% of the 16 billion search phrases used each month have never been used before.

    This is why Webmasters Tools gives you a report of individual words, not search phrases. This report is a guide, not an absolute.

    Your Webmasters Tools report is telling you that You have “rust” as your #1 word and “remover(s)” in the number 4 spot.

    What you need to bear in mind is the level of competition for different search words varies and hence, so does the number of points needed to rank #1 for any search phrase.

    With the search phrase “rust removal” you are not just competing with products for cars, you are up against all other non-car rust removal products so the competition is much stiffer than a search for “fuel tank sealers”.

    In fact for the search phrase, “fuel tank sealers” you rank #16 in my Google search results. Score some more points for either of the 3 search words and you are likely to jump onto the first page of results.

    What a SE is trying to do is find the web pages that best match the searcher’s query. They are looking for web pages about a specific search topic.

    Your sites’s Home page heading is telling the SEs it is about:

    “Corrosion Specialist | Metal Repair | Rust Removal | Rust Prevention | Corrosion Prevention”

    The problem is your page content does not support this. It looks like a shopping list of unrelated products to a SE so it is unlikely to rank well for any competitive search phrase.

    This is how Google “reads” your Home page. You won’t find much about “corrosion”, “specialist” or “repair” on the page – you are confusing the SEs with conflicting statements.
    Regs,
    JohnW

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    webmaster tools info is not very accurate at all and quite delayed in updating.

    JohnW is right you need to do a bit of reading up on how Google works http://www.seomoz.org/beginners-guide-to-seo

    If you want to see what Google currently has indexed for your site and which version of the pages it has cached then just do a query on your own site:

    https://www.google.com.au/search?q=site%3Awww.derust.com.au

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    Thanks JohnW and cino.

    I am trying to do a house cleaning. Keep only 20 URLs and remove the rest. That’s why I submitted a sitemap of 19 URLs two weeks ago. Before that I had had submitted a sitemap via submit net for all pages of the entrie site, and none of them had key words defined in meta tags.

    How to remove the unwanted URLs from Google cache or sitemap?

    My thought is that when, for example, a user type in ‘rust remover’ then google look for pages like
    http://derust.com.au/pd_safer_rust_remover.html
    or http://derust.com.au/pd_sp10.html
    only.

    how to achieve that?

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    speculator, post: 152050 wrote:
    I am trying to do a house cleaning. Keep only 20 URLs and remove the rest. That’s why I submitted a sitemap of 19 URLs two weeks ago. Before that I had had submitted a sitemap via submit net for all pages of the entrie site, and none of them had key words defined in meta tags.
    Hi Speculator,
    Forget sitemaps. A 20 page website does not need one and it has NO impact on ranking results.

    The keyword meta tag is 100% irrelevant, useless and a waste of time! Google has never used it and no other SE with more than 0.1% market share has used it since around 2002.

    Ranking well in SEs is far more complex than can be adequately answered in a forum like this. There are hundreds of parameters used by a SE to rank web pages. Begin with reading Google’s Search Engine Optimisation Starter Guidelines.

    PS. I just saw Cino’s suggestion. That is another good starting point.
    Regs,
    JohnW

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    speculator, post: 152050 wrote:
    Thanks JohnW and cino.

    I am trying to do a house cleaning. Keep only 20 URLs and remove the rest. That’s why I submitted a sitemap of 19 URLs two weeks ago. Before that I had had submitted a sitemap via submit net for all pages of the entrie site, and none of them had key words defined in meta tags.

    How to remove the unwanted URLs from Google cache or sitemap?

    My thought is that when, for example, a user type in ‘rust remover’ then google look for pages like
    http://derust.com.au/pd_safer_rust_remover.html
    or http://derust.com.au/pd_sp10.html
    only.

    how to achieve that?

    Read the two guides posted and you will get a good idea :)

    Those pages that you don’t want shown up on Google are showing up because they are still linked within your website.

    You can de-index them by using robots.txt or adding the robots meta tag on the pages you don’t want showing up.

    http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html
    http://www.robotstxt.org/meta.html

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    Thanks all. Will try.

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