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Old 6th February 2008, 06:01 PM   #1

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I am glad to be here. I run a new carpool website called RideSearch.com. I just started it in January and have been on the news twice. It is pretty cool. Now my only problems seem to be search engine ranking and generating traffic. I am here to learn from you people who have been running sites for a long time. Thanks for having me.

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Old 6th February 2008, 07:35 PM   #2

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Great idea and a nice website. Your page rank will increase as people use the site, which takes time. One idea to generate interest and links is to start a blog where you relate stories about carpooling, post news articles, highlight members, etc. Of course, include mentions and links to your main site where appropriate.

There are many other tips found in this forum and by asking questions. Good luck and welcome!

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Old 6th February 2008, 08:32 PM   #3
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Welcome, Brian! remember, nothing happens overnight, just stick with it, and you will see results. It's all about quality content and providing a good service, and you will see your rankings gradually improve.

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Old 6th February 2008, 08:40 PM   #4

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Old 6th February 2008, 09:59 PM   #5
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Old 7th February 2008, 07:58 AM   #6
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Welcome Brian,

What a great idea. I used to commute 1 to 2 hrs each way to work and when I car pulled it was so much nicer. Not only did you save on gas, the environment and wear and tear on your car, you had someone to chat with and that made those long 2 plus hrs in the car stuck in bumper to bumper traffic fly by. Good luck getting your message out there. Have you tried Press releases with some newspapers. Not sure if you could get the AP to pick it up. Gas prices are hitting everyone so hard, I would think this would be something you could get a storyline on.

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Old 18th June 2008, 09:44 AM   #7

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It's been six months since I started ridesearch! The site is doing great and I am on the first page for keyword carpool. The question is now: how do I maintain this? Thanks,


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