Super Simple Blog Ping Trick for WordPress
After the keyword research and competitive analysis, you just spent 3 hours writing a great blog for your website – with a 10-minute snack break and a two 5-minute potty breaks, of course. You click Publish and off it goes into the world wide web for everyone to read and to be archived for centuries to come. As one of the best blog posts you’ve ever written, this could potentially bring in a lot of traffic and a lot of money.
So I ask this question- how will your blog bring in a lot of traffic? When will it get crawled?
You’re Only Getting Started
Now is the point when you need to start socially sharing your blog post. Share it, tweet it, bookmark it, and share it in other blogs and start discussions on LinkedIn so you can drop that link in there unexpectedly.
It’s time to get the word out that your blog post has arrived. Facebook wants to know… so does Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit, okay.. here’s a fairly decent list of social links you can share your blog on:
Not Finished Yet!
Maybe sharing on ALL those sites is a bit of overkill, maybe not. You can be the judge there. But did you know there are hundreds of websites out there that are dying to display your content? Oh yes, they are begging to know your blog exists – but you just have to tell them it’s there. We have a little trick that you can do to alert all the search engines and sites that your blog is ready to be crawled. Here’s how you do it:
Log into your WordPress admin, go to Settings, then Writing, then paste the following list in the Update Services box. That’s all there is to it!
And that’s it. Rest and get ready for your next blog!
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