You can add your blog and postings you have to submit your blog to the major Search Engines. This is because there are millions of sites out there on the world wide web and the search bots/spiders will not come to your site/blog unless you inform them that a site has been constructed and needs viewers.
There are millions of sites on the web and viewers nowadays have to rely on the search engines to inform them of the best site for the subject they are looking for. Unless you submit your site to the search engines they will never come to know of your site/blog.
TO REMOVE YOUR SITE OR PART OF IT FROM GOOGLE INDEX GO TO Removing my content from the Google index.
After submission the search engines send their spiders to crawl over and index your site and putit in their cache. These ‘spiders’ are automated programs which periodically visit your site to see if you have made any changes to it.
One advantage of hosting your site on the Blogger platform is that Google’s spiders periodically visit your site. To add your site to Google head over to :
and sign in with your Google Account. Copy and paste the URL of your site/blog into the text box at the top for “Add Site” and click OK. Google adds the site and the next page opens on which click “Verify your Site”. On the next page clickdown arrow besides “Choose Verification Method”. Here select ” Add a Meta Tag” and a metatag is generated for you. Copy and paste this metatag into your template just below the tags. This part ofthe template is the second part outlined in Parts of Template. Save the template. Also add this Metatag :
This is so that when Googlebot visits your page it will index it and follow all the links within it.
To prevent Google from indexing add NOINDEX NOFOLLOW instead.
Now Go back to Google Sitemaps page and click on Verify button. Now click on “My Sites” link at the very top of the page under “Google Webmaster Tools”. A page opens up to show a list of all the sites you have submitted to Google. Click on “Add a Sitemap” on the same line as your blog/site. The ‘Add Sitemap’ Page opens up and click down arrow next to “Choose Type” and select “Add General Web Sitemap”. In the third line text box under ‘My Sitemap url is’ paste the feed url of your blog which is :
Instead of ‘MYBLOGNAME’ type in name of your blog. Click on Add Web Sitemap Button.
This completes the process of adding the sitemap of your blog to Google. There is no need to upload any sitemap file to blogger or to your blog.
If you only want to add your site to Google without adding a Sitemap go to :
ADD YOUR BLOG TO GOOGLE BLOG SEARCH
To add your blog to Google Blog Search go here and add your blog URL in the text box provided and click’Submit Blog’.
ADD YOUR BLOG TO YOUR CUSTOMIZED GOOGLE SEARCH PAGE.
Go to http://www.google.com/ig and create a personalised search page. Click on Add Stuff link at the top. In the next page which opens click on ‘Add by url’ link next to Google Search bar at the top. Enter the url of your blog feed in the text box provided and click on Add. The feed url for classic blogger is :
Enter your blog name instead of “MYBLOG” above. The feeds url for Beta blogger are :
ADVANCED GOOGLE SEARCH OPERATORS :
To see who is linking to your blog type “link:http://myblog.blogspot.com” without the quotes in the search box and press Search. Notice that there is no space between link and the blog URL.
To see sites similar to your site/blog type “related:http://myblog.blogspot.com” without the quotes in the search box and press Search. Notice that there is no space between related and the blog URL. This is a good way of finding out your competing sites.
To see your blog cache in Google type “cache:http://myblog.blogspot.com” without the quotes in the search box and press Search. Notice that there is no space between cache and the blog URL. This will give an indication when Googlebot last visited your site.
To see information about your blog type “info:http://myblog.blogspot.com” without the quotes in the search box and press Search. Notice that there is no space between info and the blog URL.
To see how many pages Google has indexed type “site:myblog.blogspot.com” without the quotes in the search box and press Search. Notice that there is no space between site and the blog URL.