6 Ways To Attract Search Engines To Your Website More Often

Written by Priya Shah

Copyright 2004 Priya Shah http://www.PriyaShah.com

Adding fresh, updated content to your website isrepparttar surest way to get search engines engines to spider your site more often. Search engines are known to index sites updated on a regular basis more frequently.

Updating and adding torepparttar 128267 content on your website frequently will give you an advantage inrepparttar 128268 search results and also help you expandrepparttar 128269 number of search terms or key phrases you can get found for.

There are many tools and resources you can use to automaterepparttar 128270 process of adding fresh, updated content and creating more spider-food on your website.

Here are six ways to add fresh content to your site:

- Weblogs or Blogs

A blog is an online diary or journal. Setting up a blog is easy andrepparttar 128271 many free blogging services make it possible for just about anyone to get started.

Several blog programs allow your users to create an account and post their comments to your blog, thereby adding more fresh content for you.

I use Blogger.com to create my own blogs likerepparttar 128272 Number One In Your Niche Blog. http://www.numberoneinyourniche.com/blog/

- Newsletters or Ezines

Publishing a regular newsletter or ezine is an excellent way to add content at regular intervals and get repeat traffic to your site. Archiving your newsletters online is one way of automatically updating your pages and adding new content.

As an example seerepparttar 128273 archives of my newsletter online http://ebizwhiz-publishing.com/archives/

- Content Management Systems

Content Management Systems (CMS) allow you or your website visitors to add, edit or delete content to your website without having to create and formatrepparttar 128274 pages manually. Article exchange scripts are a type of content management system. There are many zero-cost or open-source content management systems like PHP-Nuke or Post-Nuke, that are often included with hosting packages and require no set up.

Search Engine Tips & Techniques

Written by Terri Seymour

Search Engine Tips & Techniques Terri Seymour www.seymourproducts.com

As you are building your site or getting your site built, you need to do as much as you can to ensure higher rankings inrepparttar search engines. There are a variety of little tips and techniques you can use to do this.

Meta tags & keywords - Meta tags are included inrepparttar 128266 section of your site and are read byrepparttar 128267 search engines. The two most important kind are "description" and "keywords" Description is a description ofrepparttar 128268 content of your site and keywords is a list of keywords relevant torepparttar 128269 page.

Research what people are searching for and use those searches (relevant to your site) in your meta tags. A great little keyword search tool is available here: http://inventory.overture.com/d/searchinventory/suggestion/

Find more great info on meta tags here: http://www.metamend.com/search-engines-meta-tags.html

Site content- Make sure you match your site content with your meta tags. Also, keep updating your site content. Search engines love new content. Try adding articles to your site or doing a blog. Do NOT let your site get old and stale!

Blogging - A blog is basically a journal that is posted on a web site. A person who blogs is a blogger. Blogs are usually updated daily or every other day. Blogs can be used on personal or business websites. Blogs can draw a lot of targeted traffic to your site. You can create your own blog here: http://www.blogger.com/start

Site map - A site map is simply a page that lists all repparttar 128270 links on your site. This makes it easy forrepparttar 128271 search engines to spider your site. A site map page is a good navigational tool for your visitors as well. It contains links to all important pages of your web site and it gives your visitors an overview of your web site structure all in one page. Take a look at these well designed site maps. http://www.ireland.com/about/map/ http://www.google.com/sitemap.html

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