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Many bloggers are facing indexing problems and here are some sure-fire tips that helps to quickly index your blog posts. It is always good to have quick indexation of blog posts in search engines, but it depends on many factors.
If you blog is related to news or live events then it is very important to get your blog posts indexed in Google or Bing in just minutes of time after they are published.
What is Search Engine Indexing ?
Search engine indexing is a process in which search engine collects and stores data from a blog or portal. Whenever a search query is executed, the stored data will be recalled and the ranking will be given based on many factors.
Tips to Quickly Index Your Blog Posts
Patience is the key to get success in blogging. If you have recently started a new blog, then you have to wait for some time to get your posts indexed in search engines. Many factors are to be considered and here are some important points.
1. Regular Blog commenting
Blog Commenting is a good habit for any blogger and it is recommended to comment regulary on blogs with high Page Rank. Also, it is the easiest way to get some quality baklinks in short span of time. Blog commenting helps to draw some minimal traffic, which helps to engage with your readers. Here is a great post which was written by Amrik Virdi about getting traffic from blog commenting.
2. Increasing Post Frequency
Regualarly update your blog, it helps crawler to set the indexing and crawling time for new posts. Improve your blog post frequency, so that crawler will come back to your blog whenever some fresh content is published, this helps to quickly index your blog posts.
3. Update Ping List
Whenever a new article is published in your blog, these ping services will help by pinging the search engines. The more ping services you have, the more traffic to your blog!
There are many free Ping services avaialble and here is the list of some popular ones.
Update this list in your WordPress blog settings page and rest of the work is done by them.
4. Using a Tumbler Blog
Tumblr is free blogging service and it also helps to quickly index your blog posts. Follow these steps to make the most out of a free tumblr blog.
- Create a Tumblr Blog and Go to the customization page
- Redirect your Tumblr blog to New Domain or New Post
- Start Reblogging and Liking (using Heart Shaped Icon) other blogs
After a few (say some 20-25) reblogs or likes, Your post will get indexed.
There is no gurantee in working of this, but it helped many bloggers in getting their blog posts quickly indexed.
5. Using PuSHPress Plugin
PuSHPress plugin schedules pings in a really quite faster way. Simply install this plugin and a hub support will be added to your WordPress Blog. Whenever a new article is published on your blog, the hub distributes the content to all subsribers (feedburner, Google Reader etc).
Thats it and hope you like these ultimate tips. If you still face any problems regarding indexing of blog posts in Google, drop a comment with your blog link, We are always glad to help you.