Okay, I will try to explain this as best as I can....I have a wesite. I also have a program that I purchased online that submits my websites to 200 of the top serach engines in 6 different countries. I have submitted all of my sites through this program but should I also submit them myself to google, yahoo, and others? Can I even do this?
And then my question about domains. My website is through webs.com www.parentingadeafchild.webs.com I wanted to purchase the domain but it tells me it is unavailable...however when I go to type in the addresss www.parentingadeafchild.com it goes nowhere....does this mean the webpage does not exist? How can I purchase this domain name or will I be unable to?
Thanks in advance for any and all help!
Someone may have bought the domain name and not used it. YOu can check godaddy or another domain seller and see if the name is listed for sale.
You are not supposed to submit your site more than once to google. To see if you are already indexed on google, go to their search bar and type in site:http://yourwebsite
If it shows up you are already indexed on google.
First thing that you did wrong is to buy a program that will submit your site to search engines.
Secondly, you can always submit your sites to search engines manually but even manual submission doesn't seem to work. If you want your sites to get indexed, get a few quality backlinks and you will not only see it indexed but rank well in SERPs. Hope that helps
The domain you mentioned above is available and could be purchased. I just checked it, now get it before someone else does.
That said, it is not necessary for an unavailable domain to lead you to a landing page, reason being it has not been assigned to a server.
Hope that too helps.
I purchased and used a submission program in the past. Over the years I have realized it really isn't necessary. The more you write the more times you connect all of your links (web address/URL) over time you will slowly watch your visits to your works increase.
About the Domain. Have you considered changing the .com to a .biz or a .net? It's still a Domain.
I have a Hub with a list of direct links to submit your web address/URL to major search engines and smaller search engines. I feel you will find my Hub useful. Let me know what you think. Best of luck.
Thanks for the help and I know it was a mistake to purchases it....I did it a while ago and still use it because I never know if it is working...I just hope it is:)
I am going to snag it before someone else does...thanks!
Domain still available. Hope you can get it.
Are you going to use wordpress on the site?
okay I have another question....I read another forum that said you should not buy your web hosting and domain hosting from the same place....I am new to all this can someone explain that as well? Thanks again.
I have heard alot about wordpress but like I said I am new to this and not really sure where to start....I figured the domain name was the best place to start...any advice and tips would be helpful but remember I am fairly new at all of this.
people tend to spread myths around. Christina, whenever you hear something about SEO and websites, just analyze whether it would be true or not. Google doesn't like automation in this form because it can do spamming, thus auto submitters are bad for SEO.
Now do you see anything that is wrong with buying domain and hosting from the same place? There is none, so if you want to buy them from same place, do it.
Doesn't make sense to me. The first time you sign up with a hosting company, they often offer you a free domain name, so it saves you money. Just steer clear of GoDaddy.
This can be a problem if you enter a dispute of any kind with the hosting company. If they shut down your site and lock you out of your control panel you can’t move the site to another hosting company.
I use Godaddy to buy domains and have never had any trouble.
You don't have to buy hosting and domain from the same place. Once you've got your hosting you can shop around and see if you can find a better deal for the domain elsewhere. When I bought my web hosting (for a ridiculously cheap price) I also got to choose a domain for free so I'm using that.
Once you've got your hosting and domain, Wordpress is one of your best options. Of course it depends on what the purpose of your site is. Wordpress is just a software that helps you build pages and a blog very easily.
Dean, I've heard people having problems with domain management with GoDaddy and I find their site a hassle compared with Name.com, which I also use.
I suggest you delete the links in your signature or your post will get snipped as spam.
I've purchased every domain I own through Godaddy and have never had a problem with them. I like that I can find promo codes online and get great discounts from them. I don't host with Godaddy, I host with Hostgator and have never had a problem with them either. Some people, and I'm one of them, feel that hosting with the same registrar is not a good idea because its like having all your eggs in one basket. But for the most part, people who have problems with Godaddy are usually the same people that are up to no good. Those are people trying to manipulate the SERP's with Black Hat SEO, skirting the lines and even crossing them on what is and isn't acceptable, such as porn.
With the Godaddy promo codes that come out nearly every day you can find .com's for less than $7 for the first year and $10 yearly after that. Unlimited domain names can be hosted on Hostgator starting at about $9 a month. I'm sure there are cheaper hosts but in my case, I'm an affiliate with Hostgator and if someone signs up through one of my links I earn $100 commission so 1 signup will cover nearly all the costs of a yearly hosting agreement.
Also, note to the OP hearingimpairedchild.com has better SEO qualities than the name you selected and it's available right now if you want to snag it.
That's a fair point and one I hadn't really considered. I have domain names through my hosting company and a couple of other places,simply because that's where I found them.
I guess if you use GoDaddy a lot, you'd get used to the site but I've always found it painfully slow, hard to find my way around and they keep sending me annoying emails.
lOl really? I think I get one email from them a month and its their newsletter and its full of useful SEO and webmaster info. You're right though, it is easier if you use them a lot. I use this site http://instantdomainsearch.com/ to search for domain names, they're really fast though not always accurate then I switch tabs to Godaddy and make sure the domain is available. Prior to all that, I do a Google search for Godaddy promo codes.
Submission using software programs is not looked favorably by search engines.
It is better to get it done manually. I can say it from personal experience.
Godaddy though a bit slow but has wide range of services including domain registration, hosting, domain sale, ssl etc.
In a way, it is one-stop-shop for web needs.
Wordpress is quite useful and handy to start with and it is easy to manage.
Godaddy is WAY better than Dutch domain reserve site I used this week - it let my only change the DNS once, and charged me extra for it, and then didn't let me correct my mistake. Compared to that godaddy's breaze.
These days I do use godaddy for all my domain buys, mainly because the decision to buy isn't connected (for me) to the decision to find hosting.
The thing with having them at the same place: it's easy to switch hosting, but if your domain is with the same firm, are they going to make it hard to make the domain switch to the new host? Though clearly (see above), you can have that problem with an independet domain registrar as well...
I have two hubs (a part 1 and part 2) on choosing a website host. I just published the part 2 hub a few days ago, in fact. I recommend them both to anyone just starting the process of choosing a website host.
I wound up switching to GoDaddy for my domain registrar, and like Richard, I'm using a different host for my sites.
Livewithrichard, I'm curious: What uses do you have for so many sites? You have my email address, I believe. Hint.
You shouldn't ever have to submit your websites to get it indexed in search engines. Tweet it, digg it, bookmark it at a few of the social bookmarking websites and if it has an RSS feed submit your feed to a bunch of feed sites and ping it. Your site will get indexed very very soon if you do it that way. I've had one indexed in a couple hours, submitting them to search engines is the slooowwwwwwest way ever to get your site indexed.
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