There’s a lot of buzz in the blogosphere lately about Google’s seemingly instant indexing of blog posts. Unlike static sites, which may get indexed every week or so, Google is crawling blogs within minutes, thanks to it’s new Google Blog Search feature.
Darren over at ProBlogger cites that his “Widgetbucks” post was indexed in 20 minutes and became #1 for the its topic. Another blogger was awarded with a huge influx of traffic which resulted in over 700 comments on her post about The ProBlogger 3rd Birthday Bash Giveaway.
Although Google’s search ranking methods are usually shrouded in mystery, we can assume from these two examples, that Google may be using its Blog Search feature in collaboration with its general search to retrieve the most up-to-date information on any given topic. (Frankly, it’s about time)
So what does this mean for you, as a website owner? Get Blogging! Google is giving you an open invitation into its highly prestigious Top Rankings placement…don’t let it pass you by. By writing a short blog on a daily or weekly basis you have the ability to drive thousands of visitors to your site. And we all know what traffic means: Traffic + Visibility = Money!
If you would like to set up a blog on your website, Contact Me! Not only do I love to talk about blogging, but, I also have a secret formula for blogging success which I would love to share with you.
Update: This post became #8 for Secret Formula for Blogging Success within 10 minutes!
Update #2: Number 4 Ranking in 25 minutes….Number one here we come!