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If your site is crawled frequently, there's no need to use lastmod, the crawler will get around to it.On a site with about 300 index-able pages, I currently use Google Custom Search (although working on my own) as my site search utility. I have evidence that if I update sitemap.xml lastmod, the updated page gets indexed very very fast, in a few minutes to an hour usually. Otherwise it takes between 1 to 3 days for my pages to get re-indexed.