Msg#: 11982 posted 6:25 am on Jun 16, 2006 (gmt 0)
My site has been up and running for about 3months. While other SE indexed 20,000+ pages of my site, Google never went beyond 500. Is that because my PR is 0 or what? Do I have to submit sitemap to Google? Comments or advices will be highly appreciated..
Msg#: 11982 posted 6:33 am on Jun 16, 2006 (gmt 0)
I don't believe it makes a difference as long as your site is spider friendly (no session id's etc). I have problems with Google spidering a year old site that is only a PR4, it has been jumping between 26 and 79 pages out of 2000 for 2 months even after I submitted my sitemap 6 weeks ago. So I would say getting more quality links is far more important.
Msg#: 11982 posted 6:50 am on Jun 16, 2006 (gmt 0)
Maccas is probably right. My own opinion is that it doesnít hurt and since it is relatively easy to make a sitemap, why not do it to have a more complete site. If your link structure is very deep, or your links are dynamic in nature, a Google sitemap will help the spider find itís way around.
I se no reason why not to have both a sitemap for Google and another sitemap for my users.
Msg#: 11982 posted 8:09 am on Jun 19, 2006 (gmt 0)
Getting valuable link is hard, alot of sites wont mess with you. I've had many people turn me down because they don't like my site or because I only have a PR of 2. Some times they ask me how much traffic I get and when I wont give them a number they wont tade links, it sucks.
Msg#: 11982 posted 1:24 am on Jun 20, 2006 (gmt 0)
I finally got a google site map thing set up, still not sure if I have done right. I guess I'll find out in about a month or so. Being how my site is already link in googles, as the way google see its most of my pages are low.
I do have some issues with the way its index me or index pages that never even where on my server.