When will my website appear in Google?

19-05-2010, Category SEO/SEM

A corporate website’s launch, i.e. the moment when the website is published, is actually not equivalent to instantly appearing in Google search results. If a newly created website replaces an old one, Google only needs to update the information in its own database (called the index) with respect to the new information. However, if an entirely new website with a new URL address is published, Google needs to find it first and add it to the index. It is possible to add a URL to Google under http://www.google.pl/addurl/?continue=/addurl. However, no one has ever confirmed that this actually works or how long one needs to wait for a website to be added. SEO specialists never use it and claim that in order for a website to be added to the index (=indexed) Googlebot needs to find it first. Googlebot The...