SEO – Five Ways To Get Your Site Quickly Indexed By Google

How do you get your website discovered by Google bot? How can you get your site indexed quickly?

 

Google’s accuracy is a result of its effective indexing, therefore you want Google to do this to your site. In order to get your site indexed quickly, you need Google to crawl your site regularly. By updating content and using effective Google tools, your site has a better chance of being indexed promptly. Because new content on the web is discovered through sitemaps and links, it is important to know how to effectively make use of the resources available to you. Here is a short list of a few ways that you can optimize your Google indexing effort.

 

1. Create a Sitemap

Creating a XML sitemap on your website tells search engines when new content has been added. A sitemap will also tell search engines when to check back for updates on pages. If using WordPress, you can install Google XML sitemaps plugin. Once you have a sitemap, do not forget to submit it to Google Webmaster Tools. This will notify Google about your site. You can even send your sitemap to Bing’s Webmaster Tools as well.

 

2. Google Webmaster Tools

As mentioned above, Google Webmaster Tools is crucial for your indexing success. Use it to create a sitemap, check your crawl status, and fetch. Fetching is important because it allows you to request Google to crawl new pages or new content. You can submit URLs with links to new content ten times a month.

 

3. Create Social Profiles and Use Them

Because new content is discovered through links, creating as many social media accounts linked to your site is key. Take full advantage of the myriad of social networking sites available– make profiles, pages, or channels for Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google Plus, and YouTube. You can even link your website to already existing profiles. Do not stop there, you must be active! Make status updates, tweet, pin, and make videos. This will inform search engines tracking social signals of your presence.

 

4. Update Content Regularly

We mentioned above the benefit of Fetching with Google Webmaster Tools. But in order for this step to be effective, you must update content regularly. However, make sure what you are adding is quality content because valuable content attracts Googlebots. Fresh content of value can be visible content, Meta data, and SEO components.

 

5. Site Efficiency

Efficient sites are crawled more rapidly and indexed faster. There are a few simple things you can do to make your site more efficient and ultimately, indexed more quickly. Using clean W3C compliant code and an adequate text to html ratio makes crawling easy for the Googlebot, and this only betters your chance. Build your site to load quickly so that it can be indexed speedily. Moreover, having good internal link structure, making sure all pages are interlinked, is optimal for Google indexing. Lastly, simply creating good navigation will not only speed up indexing, but it will improve internal link structure.

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Jurgita Glodenyte

   

Jurgita Glodenyte

Jurgita Glodenyte is an online/digital & social media marketer, manager, strategist, consultant, trainer and public speaker. Her goal is to give companies she works with the tools to make them successful in a technology based economy. Jurgita has written a few books on digital marketing & social media.
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