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No Niche too Narrow?

As we see the effects and importantly the absence of results from the site development actions taken over the lass couple of months a pattern seems to be emerging.

We appear to be really quite successful in attracting people searching for a specific piece that is in our collection and the second rank of composers + MP3 but we are just not making headway on the broader topic areas. Rather than a very wide net we seem to look like a long line of individual baited hooks where the interests of potential visitors constantly fluctuates from one specific kind of bait to another - many very narrow niches.

It looks as if this is due to the competition for the broader keywords - it is not just the slow progress we have made with Google links and consequently Page Rank because there is a comparable pattern on Yahoo whilst MSN gives us very little coverage at the moment.

Once they get to the site most visitors listen to at least one sample which wasn't happening before we spotted this issue with Hitslink and rectified it with some clear calls to action. Perhaps it is time for some experiments with simplifying the next steps before we try to tackle the wider competitive issue.

We are off to Buda Pest for a little break now - back this time next week and in the mean time here is a Hungarian Rhapsody MP3 Ringtone by Liszt.

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