Is your website on Google and Bing SERPs?
Determine whether your website is in Google’s and Bing index.
If your site isn’t in Google and Bing, it’s commonly for one of the following reasons:
- Your website isn’t well connected to other sites on the web.
- Your website is fresh. You’ve just launched a new website, and search engines like Google and Bing haven’t had time to crawl it yet.
- The design of your website makes it difficult for Google and Bing to crawl effectively.
- Google and Bing received an error when trying to crawl your site (it’s usually caused by inappropriate robot.txt setup).
- Your “accidentally” block Google and Bing from crawling your website.
It’s straightforward and super easy to submit your website to Google’s and Bing’s index.
To submit your website to Google, you need to create an account with Google Search Console. Google Search Console provides tools to help you submit your new web page and content to Google index and monitor how you are doing in Google Search. You can even set up alerts on critical issues that Google encounters with your website in Search Console.
However, with new updates from Google Search, you don’t even need to submit your website manually. Google is now a fully automated search engine that uses web crawlers to explore the web every second, looking for new websites to add to the Google index. If you have a good connection with other relevant websites, there will chance for your website to get indexed constantly. Moreover, your website rank is also improved.
Similarly, to get indexed by Bing, you will need to create an account with Bing Webmaster Tool. Not only help your website get indexed by Bing Search, but Bing Webmaster tool also provides you with unique SEO tools. It let you explore your website, analyze your site’s backlinks, manage keywords and more to help your website reach your targeted audiences.
The first step to getting your website on search results pages is to ensure that the search engines like Google and Bing can find it. The most efficient way to do that is to submit a sitemap. A sitemap is a file on your site that tells search engines about new pages or changed pages on your website.
Still don’t see your site in search results after implementing all the above suggestions? Here are a few questions that need your answers:
- Do you serve high-quality content to your audiences?
- Is your content easy to access on all devices?
- Is my website secure?
- Is your website hosted on “spam IP”?
An SEO expert is trained to improve your website’s visibility on search engines. There are various SEO materials, and free /paid SEO online coaching that you should learn enough to be well on your way to an optimized site. In addition to that, you may want to consider hiring an SEO professional that can help you audit your pages.
Deciding to hire an SEO is a big decision that can improve your website and help you save time to focus on your most important thing – your business. Make sure to research the potential advantages of hiring an SEO, as well as the damage that an irresponsible SEO can do to your site. Many SEOs, agencies and consultants provide helpful services, including:
- Review of your website content
- Review of your website structure
- Provide technical advice
- Content development and content marketing
- Search Ads
- Keyword research
- SEO training
- Review of Local SEO
Before beginning your search for an SEO, it’s a great idea to become an educated consumer and get familiar with how search engines work to avoid being scam with lots of promises, guarantees and 0 result.
If you’re thinking about hiring an SEO expert or agency, the earlier, the better. A great time to hire is when you consider a website redesign or planning to launch a new website. That way, you and your SEO will ensure that your website will be designed to be search engine friendly from the bottom up. However, a good SEO can help you with improving an existing site.
If you are in need of hiring an SEO, you can reach us for a Free 30 minutes consultation to let us understand more about your website and your requirement.