How do I get my site indexed/listed in the Search Engines?
It is a search engines job to find your website and 99% of the time it will but there are ways to ensure they do. We have broken this section down into two categories Google and Bing to prevent confusion; ( these are the two major players - other search engines are also available to submit to)
The first step is to get your website verified by Google - this means that you let Google know that your website belongs to you and they should let you know Google's view of your website and allow you to diagnose problems, discover your link and search traffic and most importantly allow you to share information about your website with them. You will need your Google Account details that you used in Step One.
You then need to use your Google account to activate the webmaster tools Google provides again this is free - you can do this using this link click here to go to Google Webmaster Tools.
Add your website using the button and then under the heading Your Sites click on your website url to go through the verification process. This is where you will need access to your hosting or if you prefer your website html code once complete you will now have access to information about your website.
Note: if you are using and error 404 redirect you may need to use the meta verification method.
You also have the facilities here to upload a site map and create a robots text file.
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Local customers already search Google for the products and services you offer. Create a business listing to be sure they find you.
Keep your address, phone number, hours of operation and more up-to-date. Even create coupons and display photos and videos, all for free.
Use the power of Google's data to learn where your customers come from and what they search for to find you.
Make sure you use relevent keywords in your listing title where possible and when prompted. ( don't worry if you do not know what these are yet - you can edit these later.
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Google Product Search
Increase traffic to your store with Google Product Search for free
Google Product Search helps shoppers find and buy products across the web. As a seller, you can submit your products to Google Product Search, allowing shoppers to quickly and easily find your site.
Increase traffic and sales
Product Search connects your products to the shoppers searching for them, helping you drive traffic and sales to your store. Your products will appear on Google Product Search and may even be displayed on Google.com, depending on your items' relevance.
Submit products for free
Inclusion of your products is completely free. There are no charges for uploading your items or the additional traffic you receive.
Reach qualified shoppers
Reach shoppers precisely when they are searching for items to buy on Google.
You can extract your feed using your SellerDeck Software simply selecting the Marketing tab from the top menu and then Export Google Product Search Data Feed. If you have had custom variables set for you to include extra fields in your product page you should use the Mole End Google Base tool to extract the feed for better results.
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Create a windows live id by clicking on the sign in to use the tools text and follow the instructions to use the webmaster tools to troubleshoot any crawl or indexing errors, submit sitemaps and view statistics about your website. You will need to add a meta tag to your website code.
Click here to go to Bing Webmaster Tools