Getting Indexed properly in Google

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Real Estate Services with Strategic Internet Marketing Consultant

No matter what type of information your website presents, it is important to get your website properly indexed by Google. While there are many other search engines on the web, Google holds the lead for searches at 71.86% as of October 2008 (Source: Hitwise).

To get properly indexed, you have to take into consideration two main methods used by Google to index the internet; crawling and indexing.

The Googlebot is a robot used by Google to crawl the internet and find new and updated pages to index. There are two crawler versions used by Google; the Freshbot and the Deepbot. The Freshbot only looks for fresh content, while the Deepbot uses links within your site to index more pages and content.

When the Freshbot or Deepbot finds a new page or updated content on a page, it will then pass that information to the indexer which sorts through the content for indexing by Google. The Google indexer then analyzes the pages, sifts through the content and uses relevant keywords within the page content to index the page in Google's massive database.

So how do you get your pages ready for proper indexing by Google? Visit http://www.cherylwaller.com

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Rainer
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Shane OnullGorman
Eau Claire Wisconsin, Real Estate Agent & Realtor- Buy or Sell
Eau Claire Realty, Inc.

Im not sure what you guys are talking about here. I was simply referring to how Google indexes. I understand Google indexes each page and I think my point is still valid that basically no matter what you do, on a small site under several thousand pages, Google will index each page. Its basically just a matter of time, whether its within minutes, hours or weeks, but if its a small site with not much new, regular content what difference would it make when it gets indexed?

I also know that Eau Claire Real Estate receives the most searches and is also the most highly saturated set of key words. If you look as you pointed out "search eau claire wisconsin real estate" is much less saturated and my search page of my site usually ranks pretty well for that phrase which is why I am putting anchor text from here to that page. I am also anchoring a few other phrases to my home page. Each page of my site has specific key words that I am trying to rank for.

December 09, 2008 04:07 PM
Rainmaker
162,491
Cheryl Waller
Strategic Internet Marketing Consultant

Shane,

In order to help you understand to what we are referring, I am going to break down your questions:

QUOTE "I understand Google indexes each page and I think my point is still valid that basically no matter what you do, on a small site under several thousand pages, Google will index each page."

Correct. No one has said anything to the contrary. The article is talking about getting properly indexed for your keywords and content.

QUOTE: "Its basically just a matter of time, whether its within minutes, hours or weeks, but if its a small site with not much new, regular content what difference would it make when it gets indexed?"

Again, the article was about 'proper' indexing. In other words, dont use 'click here', 'see this' or 'more info' when linking. Use keyword anchor text and good content. (in addition to a myriad of other things such as proper page titles, keywords, descriptions etc)

As for the remainder, the dealer above was simply pointing out that you are using words in your anchor text that if removed could be to your benefit. When you say ‘saturated’ I assume you mean competitive and you are correct that ‘search eau claire wisconsin real estate’ is not competitive. Neither is ‘click here for eau Claire real estate’. That’s because people that are searching aren’t using that phrase.

Check out the google keyword tool and verify this for yourself if you like.

 

December 10, 2008 01:04 AM
Rainmaker
238,588
Kevin Cavanaugh
Lic. Associate Broker, ABR, GREEN
Keller Williams Hudson Valley Realty

Cheryl, you have  some truly awesome information on here.  Thank you.

January 21, 2009 03:21 AM
Ambassador
827,232
Connie Harvey
Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate
Pilkerton Realtors

Cheryl, I followed your Anchor Text video over to this. It is so very helpful.

"Google indexes web pages not sites, so create one page for each topic and each page has a chance to rank highly for its topic. Use your index page as a 'directional sign' to Google with anchor text leading to all the information on the rest of your site. Google just wants to know what your site is about and what the links point to. Make Google's job easier and it will index you the way YOU WANT to be indexed."

Is this index page the first page of the site, like the table of contents?

May 08, 2009 02:25 PM
Rainmaker
206,451
Bernadine Hunter
SFR, ACRE
Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty

I've been following this post and the responses. I'm learning as much from the responses as the post, as it is widening my total understanding of the topic.

November 19, 2009 02:08 PM
Rainmaker
162,491

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