SEO and Search Engines

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. SEO is a well known word in now a days as It is every website’s requirement. SEO is a big topic and no doubt thousands of articles have been written on the topic. Today I am writing something for beginners who just have start SEO for their websites. The first step towards SEO is submission of web sites to major search engines. Google is a one of the top search engine but we must know that this is not the only search engine. There are also other well known search engines. So we have to submit and optimize our website for that search engines.  In March, 2011 the market share approximation of major search engines is Google 65.7%, Yahoo 16.1%, Bing (MSN) 13.5, Ask 3.1 and AOL 1.6. (Watch Chart below).

search engines

 

Indexing  Site in Google Search Engine

  • Submit  url

You can submit your website url to Google Webmaster Tools (It is set of tools to submit and optimize a web site to Google. All is you need is to submit your site by following the instruction provided by the Google Webmaster Tools.  All you need is to have a Google account or Gmail account. The webmaster tool url is:-

http://www.google.com/webmasters/

 

  • Using Site Links (backlinks)

In this method if you successfully add your url in any website which is already indexed by the Google and the site is in good ranking in Google, your site will be indexed in very short time. And if the site has good ranking in Google and also have a good numbers of backlinks then your site also may find good ranking in Google.

Indexing  Site on Yahoo/Bing Search Engines

You can submit your website url to Yahoo / Bing Webmaster Tools (It is set of tools to submit and optimize a web site to Yahoo/Bing. All is you need is to submit your site by following the instruction provided by the Bing Webmaster Tools.  You need a Microsoft account The webmaster tool url is:-

 

http://www.bing.com/toolbox/webmaster

You can submit your website home page at following address also:-

http://www.bing.com/toolbox/submit-site-url

but the best method is to sign in webmaster tools because there are many other features like reports and SEO tools is available.

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