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How to Get Google to Index Your Website Fast

After you create a website for your business, probably the next thing you want to happen is for people to find it quickly. Of course, the first step for this to happen is for search engines like Google to recognize your website. Typically, however, it takes a while for a browser to find your website and add it to its index. So the question now is, how do you ensure this happens as quickly as possible? Here are some effective ways:

Create a sitemap

A sitemap is an XML document that tells search engines how often to check back for changes on specific webpages and when new pages have been added. If your website is built on WordPress, you can use the Google XML Sitemaps plugin. This tool automatically creates and updates a sitemap for you. You can also use other tools such as the XML Sitemaps Generator.

Submit your sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools

Sign up for Google Webmaster Tools, then add your new site by going to Optimization>Sitemaps and adding the link to your site’s sitemap to Webmaster Tools to notify Google about it. Doing so will also inform Google about the pages you have published.

Submit your URL to search engines

To submit your URL to Google, sign into your Google Account and go to the Submit URL option in Webmaster Tools.

To maximize your use of these steps, feel free to consult a leading SEO firm.

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