How And Why To Ping Your Blog Posts

Posted : Thursday, July 05, 2012 | Post Author : Paul Crowe | 20 comments

Blog Ping LogoAlthough search engines will eventually find and crawl your latest blog posts there are some steps you can take to speed up the process.Simply sharing your latest posts on social networks can help as search engines can follow links on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ ect..One of the best ways to let search engines know you have updated is by Pinging them.

What Is Pinging

When you ping your latest blog post you are telling search engines directly that you have new content on your site.Most ping services will update among others Google Blog Search, Weblogs, Feedburner, Blo.gs and Icerocket.

Popular Ping Services

– http://feedshark.brainbliss.com/
– http://pingomatic.com/
– http://www.pingfarm.com/
– http://www.mypagerank.net/service_pingservice_index

How To Ping

With most ping services you enter the page or post title and URL an ping.Some allow you to submit multiple URL’s while some also let you add a description.It is important you only Ping your website or blog when you add new content as pinging when nothing new is there to crawl can be seen as spam.

So while Pinging alone wont necessarily help your sites search engine rank it will help your content get found by Google, Bing and others.

Drop Your Comments And Questions Below.

20 comments:

  1. GREAT!! I always pinging my blog post

    Regards Danialde4 ^_^

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  2. Pinging is just one of those small things that should be part of your marketing arsenal.

    I heard the other day that Ping.fm is not longer was closing down. Apparently it’s been replaced with Seesmic.ping. Haven’t used it yet, just something to be aware of.

    Liz

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  3. I never thought pinging could help. I will try this.

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  4. nice reading your post just noted down all the ping services.

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  5. Thanks I will try this

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  6. Yeah You’re Right..Pinging Won’t necessarily help sites search engine rank But it will help content get found by Search Engines..

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  7. Free Software DownloadJuly 6, 2012 at 8:26 AM

    Thank You

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  8. Thanks for the tip 🙂

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  9. Excellent post, and I definitely appreciate the suggested links! There are a couple there I wasn’t previously familiar with. Thanks!

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  10. This is the really best thing for indexing post very soon. Thanks for this awesome post.

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  11. wow great post thanks for the great idea

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  12. Thnx for informing about pinging services…

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  13. Thanks for the helpful content and links!

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  14. How long after pinging should you be expect your blog to show up on a google alert?

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  15. security free downloadAugust 22, 2012 at 12:40 AM

    thank you : )

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  18. good work bro

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  19. nice tips! thanks!

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  20. Still learning about this SEO thing and I started pinging my blog post just today.

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  21. thank you. i tried pingler but i noticed that pingler can not be used more than once in a day. i must sincerely thank you for the information you have given here.

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