HOW DO I GET GOOGLE TO CRAWL MY SITE AND INDEX IT FASTER?
In a recent article, I shared with you the Infobunny process of getting an article indexed fast. The basic principles to get Google to crawl your site are to really tell the page crawlers that you have published something new and interesting. And not just to tell them but to tell them with authority. You want to be shouting out loud to get Google to crawl your site and index you fast.
Below you will find the Infobunny 8 Point Checklist to get the spiders interested in you to get you crawled as fast as possible. But there is something you must understand. Fast indexing of a site comes automatically with having an established domain. A new site will always take longer to index than a site with a consistent publishing and content creation record. An established blog has backlinks, it has regular visitors, it has organic traffic. These are all signals for the Google bot to visit and keep visiting without you having to complete any of the 8 steps below. Build you sites reputation, publish consistently and use the Infobunny 8 Step Checklist, That is how you get Google to crawl your site faster.
Google Indexing Explained
Indexing web pages and articles is the process of making your content available to search engines. You create a new article and then your invite google to crawl and index your page. Once you are indexed Google gets to work and adds you to the SERPS. Obviously, the quicker Google crawls your page the better.
Tweet This HOW TO GET GOOGLE TO CRAWL YOUR SITE FAST. HERE IS YOUR HOW TO CHECKLIST
1/ Before you even begin your article
Do your keyword research. How will visitors find you, what is your audience searching for? Select your keywords and keyword phrases carefully. Add then throughout your article with variations.
2/ On-page SEO
Have you implemented H1, H2, H3 tags? Are your images named? Do your images have alt image text? Are you using your chosen keyword or phrase in the article title and subtitles where possible? Have added a killer meta description?
3/ Share, share and share some more
Social sharing is really the beginning of the process to get Google to crawl your site. Because by the nature of their popularity social media pages tend to be very good signals for the Spiders to crawl your page as they point to you. Likes comments and shares reinforce to Google that there is something worth indexing at the end of the link.
4/ Share your shares
You have already shared your post to Facebook, Twitter Etc. Share your shares to your lesser socials to give them more influence.
5/ Ping your new page
Pinging more than likely be covered on publishing if you are using WordPress because it is part of the setup. If your platform doesn’t automatically ping when you publish then just visit a good Ping service. We recommend Ping Farm or IndexKings.
What’s a Ping?
Ping is a basic Internet program that allows a user to verify that a particular IP address exists and can accept requests. Ping is used diagnostically to ensure that a host computer the user is trying to reach is actually operating.
Are you are a blogger? Then ViralContentBee is a MUST site to implement into your strategy to get Google to index your site. You can read more about ViralContentBee here How To Make Your Blogs Go Viral
7/ Blog about your blogs
Create quick turnaround content that points back to you on blogging socials.
8/ Create Backlinks
Create backlinks by visiting related blog sites and commenting with value to what is being said.
Tweet This MY NUMBER 1 INFOBUNNY TIP TO GET INDEXED FAST AND TO GET GOOGLE TO CRAWL YOUR SITE
This tip fits into Number 8 on the checklist and involves Steemit.
Steemit really is a runaway train when it comes to getting Google to come and visit your site.
Here is an example of how Steemit can be used to get the Google Bots attention
I have an article on Infobunny called The Facebook Habit. Last I checked it was ranking page 1 in the SERPS position 2. I wanted to test and see if I could get this article to move up to position one. So I headed over to Steemit and created another blog on the same Topic. This time called Facebook Addiction – 8 reasons why you have a social media addiction – Infobunny
Check the screen capture below
The newly created article has not only indexed on Google but is appearing in the SERPS at 43. The indexing process and SERPS result were gained in just 1 hour. The idea of this article is just to create support for my main article. We want it to rank well so we implemented our Steemit Blog SEO strategy. We just used different keywords so it wasn’t competition but was still related and linked to the main event.
If a site is indexing on Google in an hour or less then Google loves that site. It has authority and clearly has the Google spiders constantly crawling it’s pages. And these spiders are diverted and sent back to my main article here on Infobunny.
I hope you found this article on how to get Google to index your site useful. If so please leave us a comment below.
I’m now off to Steemit to create a cut-down of this How to get Google to crawl your site FAST article ;-)
UPDATE – 17/02/2017
Check out the screen capture below. It has taken a little over 4 hours for this article to Index in position 22. The next step is to now move this article up the SERPS. To do this we will set up some more internal backlinking and external backlinking and to backlink social shares.
Tweet This UPDATE – INDEXED AND APPEARING IN THE SERPS IN UNDER 9 MINS
By following the steps above I managed to get my What are Nofollow and Dofollow Links? indexed and appearing in the SERPS in under 9 minutes. The article was indexed before i had even finished my initial round of social media sharing. 😉