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There is no denying that Google is the king of the hill when it comes to search engines. A page ranking in Google decent worth much more than look better in other less prominent search engines. The reason for this is the overwhelming popularity of Google. A large majority of Internet users use Google services in the search for quality content online. With the large number of people who use a high page rank acts as a great publicity opportunity for your website.

Due to the amazing number of websites to submit their websites to Google, think tanks in Google decided to go with Google Sitemaps. This service, launched in June 2005, makes presentations to Google Web pages much easier, but with the added advantage of detailed reports about the visibility of the rendered page in Google. With Google Sitemaps webmasters can continuously inform Google on their websites as well as possible modifications you can do to help improve your position in Google. This program serves as an additional service to Google's normal crawling, although it is considered that the use of Google Sitemaps can do a better job than regular tracking.

Google decided to go with the Google Sitemaps program as a way for the search engine to provide better search results to its users. With the current limitations of Web crawling, usually not all pages are discovered. It is also difficult to determine whether a page has changed. In many uncontrollable variables trackers sometimes only guess. With Google Sitemaps is easier to get a better picture of all possible URL on a website, as well as the frequency of the changes made. Knowing these variables makes Google search a more robust and successful experience as users are sure to always get a fresh index web pages.

To take advantage of the Google Sitemap program, webmasters need only to download an open source tool called Sitemap Generator that helps in creating a sitemap using the Sitemap protocol. Google hopes that eventually the web servers that support the protocol for webmasters who will take no further action other in order to participate in the program.

Google Sitemaps also accepts codes to make free or generated by third party suppliers, and even lists down all the software available third party within the pages Google Sitemap.

XML-Sitemaps. com is a provider in a manner that provides free Google Sitemaps Generator for webmasters who will also produce an HTML site map.

Google's software and service developers are constantly adjust and improve the Google Sitemap program to better meet the needs of webmasters. Because of this, new features are continually added to the program site.

Some new features have been incorporated now revolve around the reporting aspects of the Google Sitemap.

When a site has been verified, Google Webmasters can display statistics and errors on the website and web pages. The information to be included are:

* The URLs that Google had trouble crawling and why. Also included are the most frequent statements that led to their websites as well as those that brought traffic to their sites.

* Distribution of PageRank Web page

* The common text in external anchors to other web sites use to link their websites.

These new features as well as others who are still developing, brings enormous benefits to webmasters, as it makes the task of building a website much easier. It also simplifies certain tasks that webmasters do to better manage your website ranking page. Ultimately, you give your websites the best exposure, and the inclusion of more of its websites in the Google index.

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Google Maps may restrict search results, so it is suggested to use very specific search keywords like area, zip, category, etc. to get more, deeper & better results while  scrape data from google maps.


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Google Maps may restrict search results, so it is suggested to use very specific search keywords like area, zip, category, etc. to get more, deeper & better results while  scrape data from google maps.

If this is true. Wondering why google recommend webmasters to add sitemaps?

Although I think the writer is referring to site maps not google maps.


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I found your post quite amazing. The information provided by you is really great. This will surely help most of the people. Thank you.

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