There are many companies offering first page ranking services guaranteeing top page listing in the major Search Engines for as little as 199, within 3,5,7 days.
The problem is the search terms that gain these results are unlikely to allow prospective customers to find your website.
For the website www.davidcouplandaccounts.co.uk first page ranking can easily be achieved for the search terms, davidcoupland, couplandaccounts, davidcouplandaccounts and www.davidcouplandaccounts.co.uk. Technically this has completed the ranking companies side of the agreement, but no one looking for an accountant is likely to find the site.
The ranking company will tell you they will work towards gaining top ranking for your preferred keywords and terms, but it will take time and will cost you more.
So why not try and do it yourself?
How do you actually getting top ranking? Unfortunately the reality is that it will take time but there are several extremely effective techniques that are invaluable and will speed up the listing and ranking process:
Submitting your site monthly to the major Search Engines using a guaranteed inclusion service such as http://www.premiumsubmission.com. Submitting monthly will increase the value of your website in the eyes of the search engines.
Change your site content and Meta Tags before each submission. This will over time enabling multiple listings for a single URL.
Incoming links from highly ranked sites. Try contacting sites similar to yours though not direct competition, and request mutual or ideally exclusive links to your site.
The frequency of keywords used in the text of your site.
Always choose a relevant