Google Sitemaps Explained - How To Use Google Sitemaps

Written by Titus Hoskins

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Now there is already a flood of these generators popping up! Different ways of generating your XML powered sitemap file. More are probably appearing as you read this. For your convenience, three ways to generate your XML Sitemaps file are listed below:

Difficult - Google's Python Generator

That's a relative term, if you know your server likerepparttar back of your hand and installing scripts doesn't scarerepparttar 149343 bejesus out of you, you're probably smiling atrepparttar 149344 word difficult. Google supplies a link to a generator which you can download and set up on your server. It will cough up your sitemap XML file and automatically feed it to Google. Google XML Generator generator.html

In order for this Generator to work, Python version 2.2 must be installed on your web server - many servers don't have this. If you know what you're doing, this will probably be a good choice.

You don't need a Google Account to use Sitemaps but it's encouraged because you can track your sitemap's progress and view diagnostic information. If you already have another Google Account gmail, Google Alerts, etc. just use that one to sign in and follow directions from there.

To submit your Sitemap using an HTTP request, issue your request torepparttar 149345 following URL:

Hard - A PHP Code Generator

This is a php generator that you can place on your server. This generator will spider your site, and produce your XML sitemap file. Downloadrepparttar 149346 phpSitemapNG and upload it to your server. Runrepparttar 149347 generator to get your XML sitemap file and send it to Google. PHP Generator

Again, this is only hard to do if you don't know your way around PHP files or scripts.

Easy - Free Online Generator

These Generators are popping up everywhere, and Google now keeps a list of these 'third party suppliers' of generators on their site. Find them here:

One ofrepparttar 149348 easiest to use is and you can index up to 500 pages with this online Generator very quickly and it will give yourepparttar 149349 sitemap XML file Google needs to index your site. It will go into your site, spider it and index all your pages into an XML sitemap of your site. You can download this file, Compressed or Non- compressed and make minor changes such as settingrepparttar 149350 priority, changing frequency, etc.

Then upload this file to your site as sitemap.xml torepparttar 149351 root directory of your server i.e. where you have your homepage. Then notify Google Sitemaps of your XML file and you're in business.

Of course,repparttar 149352 only drawback, if you constantly add pages to your site you will need to also add these pages to your XML sitemap file. This won't be much of a problem unless you're daily adding pages to your site - then you will need something likerepparttar 149353 PHP or Python generator to do all this for you automatically.

Google is stillrepparttar 149354 major search engine onrepparttar 149355 web so getting your pages indexed and updated quickly isrepparttar 149356 major reason to use Google Sitemaps. If you want your site to remain competitive it's probably repparttar 149357 wisest route to take.

To learn more about the different Services and Programs offered by Google click here: Google Adsense & Google Adwords Copyright © 2005 Titus Hoskins of This article may be freely distributed if this resource box stays attached.

Effective Freebies On Your Website

Written by Bartek Roszak

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So keep these in mind when developing or choosing a product to giveaway for FREE:

•It has to have quality •It has to be targeted •It has to solve a problem •It has to have true value like something your competitors normally charge for •It has to be easily accessible and have no third party advertisements •It cannot be annoying or reminding to buy your main product, people will think your company is money hungry and doesn’t care of its customers.

Put yourself inrepparttar shoes of your customer, how would you feel if you wasted your time at a website and got a worthless product that wasn’t even worthrepparttar 145649 time downloading? How would you feel if you were reminded every time to buy someone’s product? We have to watch out for what we do, though it may seem appropriate and profitable for us how would your customer feel?

Taking advantage of giving away your FREE product

Always remember to…

- Collect e-mails, I can’t tell you how important this is; if you don’t collect e-mails just imagine how many customers you can loose FOREVER. Think of it in a way as if your customers are actually paying you since they are giving you their e-mail address, with a big list of emails you can do powerful campaigns that can bring you in massive profits. Makerepparttar 145650 product e-mailed to them if possible this will guarantee they give yourepparttar 145651 proper valid e-mail address.

- Brand your website URL or any other info ontorepparttar 145652 free product if possible, this way they can return torepparttar 145653 website anytime they wish and fulfill an order for your product most likely.

Watch your sales grow!

By followingrepparttar 145654 steps above you will gain great loyalty and trust from your customers. This means they will have confidence in your products; they will be more then willing to buy since they know who you are and know that your product will be consistent.


Remember take a risk, offer a product with a high TRUE value something that you would normally charge for, though it may appear to anyone this can loose you sales but it actually will skyrocket your sales since your customer will be highly satisfied and trust you.

Bartek Roszak has been marketing on eBay and the Internet with numerous websites and clients. His flagship website provides the ALL-IN-ONE Internet Marketing Solution, it also includes a premium hosting account.

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