Wednesday, 1 November 2017

How To Submit Your Site To Google, Bing, Yahoo Search Engine

Submitting your site to popular search engine guarantees a steady flow of traffic to your website/blog. Google, bing/yahoo search engine are the most popular search engine available on the web and a source of traffic for any website. In other to sustain your blog and possibly earn from it, getting traffic has to be a priority for you. Many people quit blogging because of the frustrations derived when the write a quality post and no one to view your unique post.

Today in this post, my goal is to show you how to submit your site to Google and Bing/yahoo webmaster tool, so that your blog/website gets a good backlink from them. Also, how to submit your sitemap to the webmasters' tool, how you can monitor your search index reports. And also see if any of your posts have not been indexed. But before then, here are the top reasons why submitting your site to a search engine is one of the best SEO Technique.

WHY YOU NEED TO SUBMIT YOUR SITE TO SEARCH ENGINE DIRECTORY

1. Increases blog visible

As a blogger or website owner, your goal would possibly be to rank high (1st position) on search engines when a user search for a content on search engines using a keyword related to your niche. Submitting your site to search engine helps search engine bots to crawl and index your site sourcing for possible keywords, which are used to serve results to the user.


2. Increases traffic and daily pageviews


A fully indexed blog shows in search engine results. Whether or not the reader clicks on your link, as long as your URL shows on the search engine PV are increased on your blog in the form of backlinks. If the user clicks on your result, then you might have gained a new audience for your blog.

CHECK: How to retain and Engage your blog Readers


3. Search Engine Optimization 


Quite self-explanatory. In my previous post, I gave a detailed explanation of What SEO is truly about, and how it applies to blog, you can find the link to that post here.

4. Increases earnings (for a monetized blog)

As simple as that. Increase in page views increases earnings.

Those are just a few out of numerous benefits derived from a fully indexed blog. Having said that, let's get back to the main reason for this blog post. Mind you, the traffic doesn't just generate at an instance, it takes a bit of time for your posts to be fully indexed.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR SITE TO GOOGLE WEBMASTER

✔ Goto Google Search Console

✔ Sign in with your Google account (preferably the admin account to the blog you want to add)

✔ Click on add property


✔ Enter the URL of the website in the next page.

✔ You'll be required to verify that you own the website >> Select any of the verification methods, preferably add HTML code, Copy the Code.



BLOGGER PLATFORM
✔ Go to your blogger dashboard

✔ Click on theme >> Then edit HTML

✔ Locate the head tag. Or use Ctrl F to search >> Input <head> then press enter



✔ Paste the verification code you copied below the head tag >> Click on save theme

✔ Go back to Google webmaster and click on verify >> Your website will be added

New to blogging? Read. How to create a blog for free on blogger.com

WORDPRESS PLATFORM
✔ Login to your WordPress Dashboard Click on Settings >> Click on Traffic

✔ Paste the verification code you copied inside Google box as seen in the image below

✔ Click on Save

Read: How to create A blog for free on WordPress

HOW TO ADD SITEMAP TO GOOGLE SEARCH CONSOLE

1. To add your sitemap, Go back to Google Search Console and click on sitemaps >> Add Sitemap

2. Input your URL on the box provided and add /sitemap.xml
http://yoursite/sitemap.xml

3. Click on Test sitemap >> Then add



HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR SITE TO BING/YAHOO WEBMASTER TOOL

1. Goto bing webmaster tool >> Sign in with your Microsoft account (Or create a new one with your email, if you don't have)

2. On the webmaster dashboard, click on ADD SITE >> Enter your site URL



3. Again, you need to verify your ownership of the site, select Add HTML file >> Copy the code provided to you.

4. If you are on blogger platform, follow the same procedure listed above to verify your site.
Those on WordPress should do the same (but in this case paste the code on BING box). However, if you are not on any of these platforms, you can verify yours by locating the source code of your website, then paste the verification code anywhere on the source code.



5. After pasting and saving the code, Go back to the bing webmaster tool and click on VERIFY >> Your site will be added

READ ALSO... How to boost your blog/website traffic (2019 working tips)

NOTE: There is no limit to the amount of property (blog/websites) for you to add, as long as you can verify them. Also, It may take time for you to start seeing the results, But it must surely come. Hope this post will help you in your blogging career. Keep tuned for more interesting updates from NdBlogger

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