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Will you use a sitemap?

Discussion in 'Google Sitemaps' started by sarahk, Jun 5, 2005.

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I'll add a sitemap to my site...

Poll closed Jul 5, 2005.
  1. It's done already

    37 vote(s)
    56.1%
  2. It's a priority for this week

    4 vote(s)
    6.1%
  3. I'll do it but it's not a priority

    17 vote(s)
    25.8%
  4. I'm going to wait until a hack is available for my site's software

    3 vote(s)
    4.5%
  5. I'm going to wait until everyone else has given feedback on their experiences

    4 vote(s)
    6.1%
  6. It's a load of nonsense and won't gain widespread acceptance

    1 vote(s)
    1.5%
  7. I don't really understand what's going on!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. sarahk

    sarahk iTamer Staff

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    sarahk, Jun 6, 2005 IP
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  2. ZuraX

    ZuraX Active Member

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    #42
    Thanks! I seen the first thread you meantion and that made me really interested in this. Thing is I dont have spreadsheet experience and was scared I would mess something up. :)
     
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    martaay Peon

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    #43
    my site is an very established one that has no problems being indexed whatsoever, how important would you say it is that we implement sitemaps? I also read somewhere that even googleguy said whether you participated in sitemaps or not it would have no effect on your SERP's!
     
    martaay, Jun 15, 2005 IP
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    minstrel Illustrious Member

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    #44
    If you have an established site that is well-indexed and spidered regularly, I doubt very much that you'll see a noticeable difference by adding a Google Sitemap.
     
    minstrel, Jun 15, 2005 IP
  5. WebDesignPro

    WebDesignPro Peon

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    #45
    I just want to say that Google sitemap.xml.gz files do work.
    In 4 days we saw results better than we were able to accomplish for a dynamic content site that hadn't been properly indexed in 1.5 years. Now 10's of thousands of pages are indexed.

    The tool that we recommend can be found here:
    http://www.web-design-pros.ca/forum/viewforum.php?f=12

    We'd appreciate it if you would register to provide us with feedback on it.

    It spiders dynamic content (php, jsp, asp)
    It filters unwanted pages
    It generates a sitemap.xml file
    It generates a sitemap.xml.gz file
    It can report bad links
    It can ftp the file
    It can anonymously ping the GoogleBot
     
    WebDesignPro, Jun 15, 2005 IP
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