Presenting your website to search engines is fundamental for the development of your general online strategy. The major search engine crawlers such as Googlebot, are powerful and comprehensive in their searches. However, if your site is not showing up on Google or other search engines such as Yahoo and Bing, you ought to consider a search engine submission tool. It’s easy to submit your site for search engine consideration by manually inputting your homepage URL in the search engine submission. The most popular Google search engine submission tool is the webmaster.
There is no assurance that your submission will be accepted by the search engines but this usually relates to legal requirements and terms. So unless you are planning illegitimate web activity or have an out-dated site you should have no problems.
The factors which may inhibit your site from being indexed by Google, including the following:
- The site doesn’t have many external links from authoritative sites which Google
crawls on a regular basis
- The layout of your site is intricate and Google can’t crawl it effectively.
- The site was launched since Google’s last crawl or was temporarily unavailable
during the last crawl.
Google offers guidelines on making a website crawl-friendly, which if applied correctly can help your site get indexed faster. Google’sWebmaster Tools is also a great means for examining errors on your site which may hamper Google’s crawl attempts.
A Google site submission is the initial step in attaining web traffic from which you can generate prospective customers and sales.