How and when should I submit my website to Google?

Written by Glenn Murray

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What’s more, atrepparttar time of writing, most ofrepparttar 139451 top 11 don’t actually accept submissions. The only ones that do are Google (described above), Yahoo, and MSN. Here’s a list ofrepparttar 139452 available submit pages.

  • Yahoo – (offers free submission)
  • MSN – (offers free submission)
  • Alta Vista – covered by Yahoo submission
  • Netscape – covered by Google submission
  • Fast / Allrepparttar 139453 Web – covered by Yahoo submission
  • Ask Jeeves / Teoma – at date of writing was not accepting new submissions
  • Hotbot – at date of writing was not accepting new submissions
  • Lycos – at date of writing was not accepting new submissions
  • AOL – at date of writing was not accepting new submissions
  • Looksmart – at date of writing was not accepting new submissions

TIP: My SEO copywriting and advertising copywriting website reached page 1 of for my primary keyword, “copywriter”, without a dollar being spent on search engine submission. I only ever submitted my site torepparttar 139454 engines that offer free submission.

Do I need to submit my site to other search engines?

As a rule, no.

With an estimated 8.8 billion pages indexed (approximately 76% ofrepparttar 139455 Internet), Google is number 1 when it comes to search engines. It’s argued that once Google has indexed your site,repparttar 139456 other search engines will follow. Theoretically, you don’t actually need to submit your site to Google either because it’s always onrepparttar 139457 lookout for new content and will eventually find your site of its own accord. Google actually states, “Givenrepparttar 139458 large number of sites submitting URLs, it's likely your pages will be found in an automatic crawl before they make it into our index throughrepparttar 139459 URL submission form.” (“Google Information for Webmasters” - Personally, I wouldn’t like to takerepparttar 139460 risk.)

Having said that, it certainly doesn’t hurt to submit your site to other search engines (especially if you haven’t developed any content for it yet).


You don’t need to be an SEO expert or an SEO copywriter to submit your site to Google andrepparttar 139461 other search engines. And you don’t need to pay anything to do it. You just need to do it. And if your domain name is new, you need to do it NOW!

Happy submitting!

* Glenn Murray is an SEO copywriter and heads copywriting studio Divine Write. He can be contacted on Sydney +612 4334 6222 or at Visit for further details or more FREE articles.

Search Engine Optimized (SEO) Copy Ė The Down and Dirty Details

Written by Jon Wuebben

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5)Check your Links, Build if necessary Do you have any inbound links pointing to your site? If not, no amount of awesome copy is going to get your site high rankings. Links are very important. And even more so for Google. Go to and see what you have. Also check your competitors. If they have more than you, you need to get some high quality links. You can either do that yourself or hire someone to do it for you. It can be time consuming and expensive. But you gotta do it. It makes you look important torepparttar search engines. A good way to do it is to make sure you are listed on directories, including DMOZ and industry related sites. Go to to see which ones you should be listed on. Then write articles and submit them to article submission sites. That could potentially give you hundreds of links for free.

6)Use Go Rankís Analytical Tools is a fantastic free resource for SEO. They have a Keyword Density Analyzer, Link Popularity Analyzer, Top 10 Keyword Analyzer, Research, News and lots of other great stuff. Itís a great tool and something I use every day. It will help you in your SEO copy efforts.

7)Submit torepparttar 139414 Search Engines After youíve ensured that your website copy and allrepparttar 139415 other important SEO considerations have been completed, itís time to submit torepparttar 139416 Search Engines. Do it manually. Go torepparttar 139417 search engine and do it yourself. Definitely donít pay someone to do it for you. You may have to resubmit a few times, but eventually, your site will get noticed.

8)Tweakrepparttar 139418 Copy as necessary, Add New Content After your site has been up for a while, go back and take a second look. Ask friends and customers what they think of it. Can anything be improved? Youíll be surprised what you may hear. If something isnít working, fix it. Make it sound better. The other thing that you should also be doing is adding content regularly. Build free resources into your website. This will make your customers and potential customers happy, and it will make you appear to be more important inrepparttar 139419 eyes ofrepparttar 139420 search engines. Adding articles to your site is a great way to give your customers new, free content. Write about things that they would find interesting.

9)Partner with a Great SEO Firm You may want to also consider partnering with a great Search Engine Optimization firm. There are probably a hundred very good ones out there. There are also 1000 bad ones. Forrepparttar 139421 good ones, check out and They both list reputable firms. Whoever you go with, make sure they have a list of client success stories complete with stats to back it up.

10)Measure Your Success! Finally, measure your success. (or progress) Get a software program that will provide you with some web metrics as it pertains to your site. WebTrends and Statcounter are great ones. There are quite a few others as well.

As you can see, Search Engine Optimized copy is only part ofrepparttar 139422 overall SEO story. There is a lot to it, so make sure you cover every area. After all, we want to get your web site torepparttar 139423 very top!

Jon Wuebben is a professional Website Copywriter, SEO Copywriter and Advertising Copywriter with 10 years experience in B2B & B2C copywriting and marketing. He can be reached at (909) 437-7015, or online at for any copywriting project you may have or if you would like more articles or a Complimentary Website Copy analysis.

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