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What's the deal with sitemaps? Should I update them?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Jared255, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. Jared255

    Jared255 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi,

    So I tried submitting my sites to G webmaster tools and my ranking flew up. I have created sitemaps for each of my sites and submitted them.

    Should I update the sitemap when I make a new page? If yes, is there a way to get one that automatically updates? Currently using xml-sitemaps.com. These are all static HTML/css sites.

    Thanks

    Jared
     
  2. ahiddenman

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    Yeah i would update them just to be sure. This way you will index everything you update so the search engines see whats been updated etc
     
  3. coachw1

    coachw1 Regular Member

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    yes. update them frequently.

    dont necessarily have to submit to big G all the time. if you're site has enough backlinks pointing to it it'll get crawled. dont forget to ping too.

    google will find your updated sitemaps.