The first thing you probably want to happen after launching a blog or website is getting it indexed by Google. If you don’t index your site on Google, you won’t get any traffic from it even if you create content. Not indexing a site on Google is one of the biggest mistakes most new bloggers make. If you are also one among them and want to index your site on Google really quickly, this tutorial is for you where you will discover few quick ways to index your new site on Google search results. The very first thing you need to remember is: it’s free to index your new sites on Google. You don’t have to pay anything. I have started a lot of blogs on WordPress over the last couple of years and I know how easy it is to index a new site on Google. So without much ado, let’s talk about the details. 4 Simple Steps to Index Your New Website on Google #1. Submit your website’s URL to Google via Webmaster Account If you want to show your website content on … [Read more...] about How to Index Your New Site On Google Really Quickly?
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When we create a website, one of the most common issues we must address is how to list the site in search engines like Google. Whenever I talk to newbies who are not aware of how the search engine works, they think that they need to pay Google or other search engines to list their website. This is is not true, of course. You can show your website in a Google search for free. The only thing you need to work on is helping Google to find your blog. I have already shared my case-study on how to index your new website in 24 hours, and in this guide I will talk extensively about submitting your site map to Google’s Search console. Google search console (Formerly Google Webmaster Tool ) is a free tool that lets you control your website from the search engine’s perspective. I will not go into detail about GWT as I have already covered it in previous posts. In case you missed it, here is the first article to get you started: First we need to understand what a site map is, and why … [Read more...] about How to Submit Your Blog Sitemap to Google Search Console
As more and more people demand for highly relevant and quick information when searching online, Google continues to change and update its searching algorithm for better results. Many Internet marketers employ the use of SEO techniques to achieve higher ranking of websites in the search engine results. However, this can only occur if done correctly, and lawfully. This means staying away from illegal, unethical ‘Black Hat’ SEO techniques and using ‘White Hat’ SEO techniques only. Everyone has the right to begin with the most basic things to optimize their websites, such as ALT and TITLE elements for non-text content, Meta tags for descriptions, .xml sitemap for aiding Google crawl through your website, unique title tags for each page of your website and much more. However, while you move towards more advanced SEO tactics, there are some that will more or less affect your website’s traffic and harm your site’s ranking in Google search results. Such SEO … [Read more...] about 10 Black Hat SEO Techniques That Harms Your Google Ranking
Google webmaster tools displays problems related to crawling of Google spiders and access & displays information of Google search data of a website. GWT gives you a chance to look at the issues from Google search engine’s perspective. Google Webmaster Tools service is one of the most useful SEO tools for bloggers. This was my only reliable companion at times when I experimented with my blog and went close to screwing the Google search results that led to my blog. Thanks to Google web master tools for helping me save my blog in such occasions. 1. My blog was permanently moved to a new domain My Blogger blog had previously been associated with the custom domain name www.nodalo.com. (Read: how to use a custom domain for a blogspot blog.) For the sake of SEO – to use a relevant keyword ‘ interview ‘ in the domain of my career advice blog, I wanted to permanently move my blog to a new domain name called www.interviewmantra.net. While you are permanently moving … [Read more...] about Two occasions when Google webmaster tools saved my Blog
When Panda hit ShoutMeLoud last year, I spent almost months of time to fix all old content and improve them. Even after months, I’m left with almost 40% of content which requires editing and have scope of improvement. Now, as I talked in my How to recover from Google panda post, the very first step is to get rid of low quality content. Now, you can either simply use noindex tag and put a URL removal request using Google Webmaster tool to remove it from web index or you can work and re-optimize them to get traffic in coming days. One of the major step which I used to identify low quality content or content which was not performing well is by using my Google analytics stats. I use Google analytics to track my blog traffic stats and it’s one of the best free stats tool available in the market. If you are new to analytics, you should consider reading: What is Google Analytics and how to add analytics to WordPress blog. So, every time I had to manually search for page/post on … [Read more...] about Google Analytics JS Bookmarklet: Check WebPage Traffic Instantly