What is Pinging and Why Do You Need to Ping Your Blog?

You probably might have heard about blog ping or ping your blog but what Ping your blog is Ping and what it does? Basically doing Ping is to say , pinging all the search engine that you just updated your blog. And since search engines (and people) love to read new and fresh content, they are more likely to take a walk over to your website to see what’s new. This may not only mean more traffic and visitors to your blog, but you will be in the search engines faster (or at least that’s the theory) are listed.

So how do you ping?

There is actually quite simple ping to your blog, you just have to head over to a service do it for you or put it in your blog configuration to it will do automatically. Since it is very easy to do it manually and hardly takes any time, let us at this first.

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There are many free websites that will do ping your blog for you, but by far the most popular services that would have to be is Pingomatic and Twingly PR 5. Both accomplish the same tasks so only choose one, so you do not “double ping ‘, which does not please the search engines. It is really as simple as entering your Blog URL and name, the review of all general pinging services and press going. Then transfer your website to say that you have just made some new posts and that people should be taken.

Setting it up, to do it automatically.

Most blog services like WordPress and Blogger have their own built-in ping tool. This will save you a lot of time, as they will automatically do the work for you once you publish your post.

In WordPress is simply a matter of going in your admin panel, settings and then pinging and adding a list of places that you want to ping in order. The plug-in “Smart Update Pinger” that will download from the WordPress site it even easier.

In Blogger, go to Settings, Basic, and make sure the “Let engines blog” Dropdown is set to Yes.

How often should you ping?

Every time you write a new post. Yep, it’s that simple, a new post and publish it, then head over to one of the pinging services and enter your information. Done. Well anything that I’ve left and you would like to add please feel free to add in comment section.


Apoorv Agrawal

Apoorv means one who has not been before so I am! Being a student trying my level best to be a blogger with an aim to help everyone I can :) is where I would love to review and interview !

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  1. I just publish my blog, and tweet about the content four times a day. I don’t think I need to ping. Hehe.

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