Get New Pages Indexed on Google Faster Via Social Media

I was reworking a page for a client who wanted to rank higher for a certain keyword phrase.

I rewrote the page, embedding the phrase in the text and tags, artfully, if I say so myself.

It's Easy to Get New Pages Indexed on Google

Once the page was republished, I went to Google Console and requested Google crawl the page. Every few days I would check to see if Google had visited the new page yet. I did this by checking the cached URL. (You don’t want to know.)

It had not been visited. So then I remembered another way to get Google to visit a page. I simply posted its link on my business Facebook and Twitter pages.

Within a day it was visited and he was showing up in the #2 position for a local search using the targeted phrase.

This was a good reminder to me that sometimes it’s the easiest steps that get things going with SEO.

Easy Web Tip 292: To help Google find your new web page, post a link to it on your Facebook, Twitter, and other social media pages.


    • Katherine Andes

      You’re welcome, Bret. BTW Our friend this morning who was complaining about Google not serving his pages … well I checked and his page isn’t indexed. Hopefully, he’ll let me into the backend to see if he has a “no follow” on his pages … or maybe something else is wrong.

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