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This is unusual -- normally Google has my new pages in the index within a day or two.
We were crawled heavily on March 7,8,9,11 from freshbot...hundreds of our new pages showed up in the SERPs in the top 5 for their respective optimized search phrases on March 11...since then nothing...this means that freshbot liked the pages from an optimization point of view...but now the pages are sitting in a separate database waiting for the deepcrawl cycle to validate the inbound link relationships we have been working on...
When this happens then the pages will find themselves established in the main index and from there one needs to continue to build out good solid relevant content and continually work on those inbound link relationships...
You can expect this process to take about 90 days from inception of new content to inclusion into the SERPs....adjust your dreams accordingly...
The good news is it appears everything else is the same. A quick check on CNN and USA Today aren't showing fresh pages for the past few days either. (I checked for the recent Utah "Smart girl found" stories - nothing).
GoogleBot's been active every day, but I think with all of Google's new business ventures, they must be getting a little tired lately.
This is a point to pay attention to. I have several pages indexed right now which I know were not in the update, but have no fresh tags. Therefore, the results are fresh but not labeled as such. However, my index page showing in Google is a cached result from a while back. Conclusion: some of the current listings are fresh, others are not, fresh tags have been turned off to avoid confusion.