Link building is a waiting game. Many clients have asked me why they do not see changes in traffic or ranking before a month goes by. It takes time for the search engine robots to find those new links and index the pages they are linked to.
The Process Of Indexing Links
Links are what make the world wide web go round. Links are how we travel through the web pages of the world wide web. The indexing, or spidering, of links on a web page works much the same as the search engine submission process. In order for your new link to provide link popularity back to your website, the page the link is on must appear in the search engine databases. In other words, the link page must be indexed.
Why Do I Have To Wait So Long For Results?
When it comes to link building, it is quite simply a slow process. Even if you pay for a link, the page the link is on still must be indexed by the search engine robots in order to be included in the database, thus showing up in the search engine results.
Just like your web pages may take time to be indexed in the search engine databases, the same is true of the links you submit for link popularity. A link is on a page, it must be indexed to count.
What's A Backlink?
A backlink is a spiderable link (typically a text hyperlink) that points from another web page to your designated web page.
Finding Backlink Results
Google has limitations on the number of links that show up in their backlink search results. You may have many more links in Google than what is shown in the link query in the search engine results.
Is The Link Listed?
You can check to see if the page your new link is on is in the search engine database by using this search in most search engines search field:
or by page name: info:www.yourdomainname.com/articles.html
Waiting For Results
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