Whether you are buying a new domain to create a new project, or helping one of your existing projects grow, you will find these tips useful.
The first thing you want to do is get content on your website, the website doesn’t have to be fully completed but there has to be some content on it to start off with. As Google is now taking slightly longer than usual to index a new domain/website this is the first thing we wont to start off doing. The sooner your website is indexed the better, this will help towards SEO and when you are ready to release your website it will already be in Google.
To get a website indexed you need to build links on popular sites so the search engine spiders can find it and crawl it. You want to list it on the top social bookmarking sites like digg.com, reditt.com, Twitter.com etc as the search engines love these sites and crawl them all day long.
You can tell that Google has crawled your site as there bot should be listed in your awstats program, this program comes with all websites on reputable hosts. We always recommend Hostgator to our clients due to there professionalism, superb customer support and reliable service.
It can take several days from the point of the bots visiting your website to it appearing in the serps. To check to see if your website is listed we suggest searching for your domain name, that’s the easiest way of determining if your website is listed or not.
The next step is to submit your website and all its pages to the top social bookmarking sites, submit them to as many sites as possible. You can find a list of social bookmarking sites and other sites to promote your links on for free on our blog post called A Comprehensive List of 111 Sites To Get Free Links From In 2014.
Once you have exhausted the social bookmarking sites and submitted all your pages to each one you can then move on to the next step. The next step is creating promotional articles on web 2.0 sites, this will produce an inbound links as well as looking after your reputation by posting positive, informative articles about your business.
You will be able to find a list of web 2.0 and 111 other websites where you can easily build a link from, we suggest taking a few minutes out each day everyday until you have built a link from every site.