Climb Online launches tomorrow. That’s climb-online.co.uk
Our SEO product is unbelievable….!! It will change the way SEO is done in the UK. White Hat, ethical techniques that get page 1 results.
— Mark Wright (@Mark_E_Wright) January 4, 2015
“product” ugh. I do hope this has been thought through in the last 6 months.
Here are my odds.
- 10-1 site launches with meta noindex intact
- 15-1 search spiders blocked from crawling entire site in robots.txt on launch
- 4-3 site contains populated meta keywords tag
- 3-2 site is accessible both with and without www. URL prefix
- 3-1 “as seen on BBC” banner on homepage
- 4-3 massive image of Mark on homepage
- 3-1 cheesy stock images
- 2-3 main images without alt attributes
- 3-1 doesn’t load on mobile
- 4-1 broken links
- 5-1 mentions SEO tactics such as directory submission
- 15-1 link wheel diagram
- 5-1 “get up the pecking order” appears on the site
- 4-1 offers “guaranteed results”
- 3-1 offers three-tiers of package: silver, gold and diamond.
- 3-1 contains testimonials despite tomorrow being the launch
- 3-2 contains “about us” page with no details of anyone who has worked in SEO or PPC delivery for longer than 12 months
- 10-1 contains exact match OBL in footer
- 1-3 Someone complains about Mark’s use of <h1> tags on Twitter within 2 hours of launch
- 2-1 more than 5 audits of the site appear online within 48 hours of launch
- 3-4 gets free press links thanks to massive promotion on license-fee payer funded BBC
- 2-1 gets a link from the BBC
- 3-2 FrankPR get Mark on at least three BBC local radio shows this week
- 1-5 more tweets about Katie Hopkins that Mark Wright tomorrow
- 1-2 site is still outranked by climbonline.co.uk for its brand name in 2 months time
- 4-3 climb-digital.co.uk sees a mysterious upturn in business
- 1-3 other £150/month agencies bid on [climb online]
- 2-1 backlink profile acquires large quantity of exact match anchor text links within 3 months of launch