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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tips – Add a Sitemap

When you look around the web, you will find a lot of tips for optimizing your website for search rankings. Like many things in this world, anyone can do many things without paying a professional to do them. Here are some search optimization tips that you can potentially do to improve the page ranking of your website. 

Tip #7: Install a sitemap on your website to get better search engine crawls

search engine optimization tip - use an XML sitemapOne of the easiest things you can do is install a Google Sitemap  that gives a full map of all your posts, pages and archives. The sitemap is literally a file that maps all your page of your website so that search engine crawlers can index it better. 

There are several sitemap generators on the web that would crawl your website for free and generate a Google-standard XML sitemap. You should generate a new sitemap at regular intervals and submit the new sitemap to the popular search engines including Google, Bing etc.

Note that for SEO purposes, when someone mentions sitemap, it has a very specific meaning, in a specific format. To make it easier for search engines to crawl your website and find all your valuable content, make sure that your sitemap follows the rules and guidelines set down by search engines.

We are exploring different ways you can do to improve on your page ranking on search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo. Follow us on Twitter @EvolutionPoint to get more tips on search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM).