SUBMITTING YOUR SITE TO BING (WINDOW LIVE) SEARCH ENGINE
2. Click on "Submit your site to Bing". Then, enter your website or blog URL in the box provided for it and also enter the characters for image and finally click the Submit button.
3. Next is to verify Blog/Website Ownership. Here Bing provides three (3) different methods/options for you to prove ownership of your website/blog. But the simplest is by adding bing meta tag to your website headtag, WordPress theme or Blogger template.
4. Choose the Bing Meta tag Option and copy the Meta tag. Paste in into your website headtags or wordpress theme or blogger template.
5. Go back to Bing Webmaster Tool page and finally click on Verify Button.
HOW TO SUBMIT SITEMAP TO BING
1. Login back to Bing Webmaster Tools
2. From the dashboard click on the site you wanted to add the sitemap
3. Now the site dashboard is in and click on add sitemap as shown below
4. Fill your details and save. If you use Google blogger platform and your post is below 500 you can use the first sitemap but if above 500 and not upto 1000 use both the first two.
If you have more than 1000 posts on your blog, you will make use of the code below, add each line one by one
atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500 atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500 atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500
Apart from Google and Bing, there are also other search engines listed below:
- Gigablast www.gigablast.com. Submit at www.gigablast.com/indexphp?subPage=addUrl&page=about&
- JoeAnt www.joeant.com Submit at www.joeant.com/suggest.html
- Open Directory www.dmoz.org. Go to appropriate category page and click Suggest URL.
- Wikia Search search.wikia.com. Click the Add button on any relevant search results page.
- 1 2 3 Submit Pro - websitesubmit.hypermart.net
- AddMe! - www.addme.com
- AddPro.com - www.addpro.com
- SubmitExpress - www.submitexpress.com
Increasing your search optimization is key to driving traffic to you blog or website, and the process couldn't be easier if you don't follow instructions given above.