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Google Webmaster tools, Helps You Known When and Where Your Blog Was On the Search Engine Results

Updated on August 26, 2011

Google Webmaster Tool Explained

When come to tools for webmasters then Googles has got so many tools that any webmaster can always use to improve their blogs and WebPages. From their Google Adwords programs that enables you to search for how a particular keyword is performing regarding its bid price by the advertisers, the competition this particular keyword is attracting and to the number of searches the keyword is able to get on a monthly both national and international searches. Many probably may have not used these programs and are wondering how one can benefit from them. Here is one of the Google tools known as Google Webmaster Tool that one can use to monitor, evaluate and redesign his or her blogs and websites. Getting your blogs and website into Google webmasters tool is very simple as it will cost you nothing.

To get started with Google Webmaster click on the Google Webmaster Tools, this will open the webmaster’s tool window where you can upload your site. To upload your site you will have to click on the Add Site… button, which will open the a space where you will be able to enter your blogs and websites url, once you’ve typed your site’s URL click on the continue button, from the window that appears click on the provided meta file which will look as this <meta name="google-site-verification" content="j7C_YPJjQx2lA79ZRdYL5EOdrs-gHZluw_aUXM1F884" />”, follow the instruction as provide to continue with the installation of the code. Once you have verified your site, it will be listed on the Google Webmaster tool and you are now set to get the benefit of this wonderful tool. Now that you’ve installed the Google tool into your site the following are some of the features that you will be able to benefit as you use this tool

Functions of Google Webmaster Tool

Top search queries

This will give you the number of searches your blog featured on the Google search engine. The query will shows the number of keyword searches and at what positions they did appear. So if your blog feature on a keyword as “Make Money with Google”. You will be able to see exactly at what page it did appear i.e. on 1, 2, 3, etc


The other feature of Google Webmaster tool is that it will show your blogs keyword and their relevance to your page. The stronger the keyword is relevant to your blog the more searches it will receive on Google Search Engine

Link to your Sites

The beauty of this tool is that you will be able to who are the sites linking to you externally and those you are linking too internally. Other than internal and external links you will also be able to know your blogs pages which have already been index by Google Search Engine.

Google Webmaster Tool Explained

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    • oderog profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Nairobi

      @Thanks Andrew208 about your observation on this wonderful Google that many blogger and webmasters never use

      @EllenGraeger yes Google Webmaster tool is as useful for

      tracking traffic and searches your blogs appeared yet many

      blogger do not use it

    • EllenGraeger profile image


      8 years ago from Madrid

      Google Webmaster Tool is a good tracking tool.

    • Andrew0208 profile image


      8 years ago from Zion

      Google Webmaster Tools actually rock, this hub just inspired me the more to often use it. Thanks for sharing.

    • oderog profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Nairobi

      @fits4life thanks for your comments, I have been using

      Google Webmaster tools for one year on my tutorial blog

      and the results have been very amazing, you will be able

      to know phrases that Searchers used and your blogs features

      on the Search Engine page and on which page number


      @efeguy happy new year too, am great to hear that from you

      about my work and I hope many also benefit from my work.As

      for Google Webmasters tools is a great tool to use if you

      want to know where and when your blog features in any search engine, you will be able to know both the internal and external links without paying anymoney by using this Google Tool, otherwise thanks again for taking your time on my hub,enjoy yourself

      @shazwellyn - could you elaborate much than what you've written, otherwise you can always check on Google Webmasters Tool for more clarification and understanding

    • shazwellyn profile image


      8 years ago from Great Britain

      No.. I didnt get this at all.. I have bookmarked though for the future - it might click then x

    • efeguy profile image


      8 years ago

      hapy new year,been along usual your hubs are informative.great hub

    • fits4life profile image

      Cherri Brown-Jett 

      8 years ago from Richmond

      This article is very helpful, and gives me a better understanding of google. Thank you so much for all of your knowlege.


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