In order to get traffic to your blog it needs to be indexed by the major search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. One of the fastest ways to have your site indexed is to tell the search engines that you exist. There are many ways to do this, with many opinions on what the best strategies are. My opinion, there is definitely more than one way to get your blog noticed by the search engines. One step that any blogger needs to do
Bing is the revamped search engine of MSN and should not be neglected when it comes to trying to get your blog visible to the major search engines. I realize that Google is the king of the search engines and commands most of the search traffic, but there is still tons of loyal users who prefer the likes of Yahoo and Bing. Forgetting about them could be detrimental to your online business.
Google is the largest and most popular search engine being used to date. It is extremely important that you make your blog Google-friendly. What do I mean by this? Well
Submitting your blog to Yahoo Site Explorer is a necessary step in getting your blog noticed. It is relatively easy and should only take about ten minutes. There are two parts to this process as you will want to add both your actual blog (www.yourdomain.com) and your blog’s RSS feed. If you use a blogging platform such as WordPress or Blogger, your posts are automatically generated into an RSS feed
In this video, Aaron Wall of SEOBook talkes about how to create Google and SEO-friendly page titles. Page/Post titles are one of the most important aspects of any SEO startegy because people have a tendancy to filter information via headlines and ‘snippits.’ With so much noise and information-clutter out there, it is almost necessary to to make quick decisions about what kind of content we choose to absorb.
ReelSEO recently interviewed Dr. Pete Kocks, President of Truveo, the video search engine. Pete talks to ReelSEO about best practices for video search optimization. Here are two major points he talks about:
When we sit down in front of our computers and ‘Google’ a term on the internet, what we see on our monitor’s is usually taken for granted. Have you ever stopped and wondered how in the world does the information come back so quickly? How does the search engine know what search results to display, and in what order?