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Black/White Hat, How Many SITE-MAPS

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by No1here, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. No1here

    No1here Regular Member

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    I just wanted to post something that a lot of newbies might not know or might have forgotten about.

    Hell, I'm sure many pro's may have forgotten this too.

    I'm talking about SITE-MAPS!

    Yes, you might have a Google XML site-map but are you also catering to Yahoo? Do you have a .txt version of your site-map?

    Do you have an HTML version of your sitemap? Remember, these can be used by spiders as well as your visitors.

    What about foreign Search Engines?

    From my experience you need at the very least, 3 different version of your Sitemap minimum.

    Don't forget that Google is not God and it has competitors and turning your back on other potential sources of traffic is insane, especially in a game where we're trying to make money off our traffic.

    So this is just a reminder, find out exactly what type of Site-map each one of the major Search Engines around the world require and then make one.

    I'd like to emphasize Search Engines AROUND THE WORLD!

    It has been my experience that if you get one search engine (of respectable size and market-share) to give you a relatively high ranking, that is VERY likely to influence other search engines.

    So just a word to the wise, keep up to date on your site-maps and if you've only been making the Google variety then start making the other varieties too.
     
  2. oldenstylehats

    oldenstylehats Elite Member Premium Member

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    No1here Regular Member

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    Without a doubt, if you're not at least using that plugin you're doing yourself a huge dis-service.
     
  4. oldenstylehats

    oldenstylehats Elite Member Premium Member

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    I agree. I'm a firm believer in the power of sitemaps.
     
  5. youngguy

    youngguy Senior Member

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    Yes, agreed with oldenstylehats, Sitemap is the most powerful weapon if you know how to use it best!

    I used it to boost my PR up! :D
     
  6. No1here

    No1here Regular Member

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    I've been telling friends to maintain a sitemap for I don't know how long. I got out of the game for a number of years so I'm starting from scratch.

    The reason I posted about this is because I see a lot of newbies going for all the Xrumer and other programs but they seem to neglect the fundamentals.

    You can't have one without the other. What was true in the past is true today, you have to remember to take care of the basics. Even if you manage to get some traffic through and Xrumer blast, that blast could be way more effective if you maintain your sitemaps.
     
  7. zSpyderx

    zSpyderx Junior Member

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    Definately
     
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    Kakucis Registered Member

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    I haven't find software with can handle about million page site map. So what are your suggestions?
    How can i divide sitemap creation in parts because I need a huge site map?!