Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Handy Pinging Services

Pinging: The process of "notifying" blog search engines that you've updated your blog.

Manually pinging several different search engines to notify them of your blogs new content can be time consuming and tedious; and thanks to pinging services it is not necessary.

Once you have your blog set up and ready to go, try using any of the pinging services below for a simple and quick method of notifying numerous search engines of your blogs new content.

There are times in which pinging services aren't running correctly, so getting familiar with several different services is recommended. Take advantage of the bookmarking option for a straightforward method of pinging with that service in the future- be sure to lable your book mark accordingly; more-so if you are using the service for various blogs.

Common websites that are pinged are:

  • Weblogs
  • Blogdigger
  • PubSub
  • TopicExchange
  • BlogStreet
  • Syndic8
  • BulkFeeds
  • Feedster
  • FeedBurner
  • BlogMatcher
  • Blo.gs
  • Newsgator
  • IceRocket
  • My Yahoo
  • BlogsNow
  • Weblogalot
  • Technorati
  • BlogRolling
  • MoreOver
  • BlogPeople