WEB Sitemaps - Are they important?

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  1. nashstradamus

    nashstradamus New Member

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    What are your feelings on the importance of sitemaps?
    How much does it really help to index your site?

    Also, how many of you have authenticated your sites with Yahoo! and Google by uploading certain .html files or other methods?
     
  2. biawokauns

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    yes, they help with indexing. but, a RSS feed is :bowdown: since google has feedburner now

    i authenticate every site with yahoo, msn, and google with either a xml sitemap, or rss feed
     
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    i'm trying to optimize some business websites and figure that adding a sitemap and authenticating is the easiest and most effective things i could do immediately.

    bia, anything else you do to optimize?
     
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    yes they're important. i went to a workshop in vegas and the guy was saying if you're a sales company it's not a bad idea to put the sitemap as the front page so people can easily find what they came to buy.
     
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    different kind of sitemap son
     
  7. Yuppy

    Yuppy Have a seat right there....

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    That's more for human, I think the poster was asking for the one that gets indexed by search engines.
     
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    oh, my bad
     
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    boy is my face red. you should repost this on your forum and see if your non-existent user base finds finds this humorous as well.
     
  11. Yuppy

    Yuppy Have a seat right there....

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    oh hay hows my alexa traffic rank?

    not bad for a site thats not even a month old.... :dunno:
     
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    lmfao.
     
  13. pkr

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    You know alexa doesn't mean shit, right? :hsugh:
     
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    :rofl:
     

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