I've had a website design site up for a while now, it's very localised (mentions target town heavily without stuffing) but doesn't appear until page 7 on a reasonably worded localised search (website design [town]) (there's stuff PAGES ahead of it that has nothing to do with the search).

It has had zero clicks for months (see below). I've almost given up wondering what on earth I've not done/done wrong. Strangely. whenever I build and launch a site for others they're on pages 1 or 2, but sites I build for my self can't get ranked above page 5.

Could it be that my personal hosting package is being targeted by some black hatters?

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  • How many versions of your site have you added to search console? With and without "www"? Both HTTP and HTTPS? Adding all four can help. Google will usually only report data for the one to which it actually sends traffic. – Stephen Ostermiller Jun 21 '17 at 15:06
  • One with, one without, with the 'with' being the preferred domain, both http, no https. – Marodo Jun 21 '17 at 15:35
  • Does your site support HTTPS? Google usually sends traffic to HTTPS is both are available. – Stephen Ostermiller Jun 21 '17 at 15:36
  • I don't have a certificate for the site as it's only interactive through a contact page. – Marodo Jun 21 '17 at 15:38
  • OK, then that doesn't sound like it is the problem. – Stephen Ostermiller Jun 21 '17 at 15:38

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