What's the first thing you do when you're looking for a local business to help you solve a problem?
Making an investment in a digital marketing campaign centered around the inbound methodology is a long-term play.
Why don't I see my website when I do a Google search?
For such a simple question, the answer sure is hard to nail down.
Google processes 40,000 of our searches per second worldwide, but even the most seasoned search engine optimization (SEO) experts among us can't predict how the search results are ranked any better than a coin flip.
That said, learning the basics of search engine functionality and a bit about how people use search engines will give you a better understanding of the context of the answer to your question, if not the answer itself.