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Which page should I submit to search engine? Home page or Index Page? sleepy msg:226256 4:07 am on Feb 6, 2004 (gmt 0) Can someone please tell me which page should I submit to a search engine and why?
cbpayne msg:226257 5:45 am on Feb 6, 2004 (gmt 0)
Don't submit any - its a waste of time, energy and money. I have not submitted any new site or page for over a year or so. Google et al are crawler based search engines, which means they find you by crawling links. King of Bling msg:226258 12:33 pm on Feb 6, 2004 (gmt 0)
If you don't have any links pointing to your site, submitting your home/index page to Google is worth the effort. Kind of a virtual 'Hello, I am here' notice.
Home and Index are usually the same page... be careful of naming conventions.
xbase234 msg:226259 6:17 pm on Feb 6, 2004 (gmt 0)
In addition to the home or default, it doesn't hurt to submit the site map.
To the linking point, you should also focus on getting a link to the home file (and site map if possible).
sleepy msg:226260 6:19 pm on Feb 6, 2004 (gmt 0)
...oops ... I meant HOME page vs SITE MAP page ... which is better? King of Bling msg:226261 3:49 pm on Feb 9, 2004 (gmt 0)
Submit one and G will find the other.