In 2008 a google search for sunflowers would have found gardeners tips in the top 3 results. Now it would be luck to be found in the top 3 million. We are number 115th for the more specific ‘sunflowers gardeners tips’ as Tips for Easy Sunflowers from 2015.
So why are the mighty fallen?
- We have not kept up with search engine etiquette, metrics and optimisation techniques preferring to have our fun with with 2000+ somewhat random posts.
- There are a great number of tipster sites and commercial businesses whose need for traffic drives them to focus and stylise there offerings.
- Google algorithms and analytics are far superior to those of 10 years ago.’
- We were not mighty and do not claim mightyness yet but we hope to keep sowing, growing and gardening.