How to Get Your Site Indexed By Google [in under 60 seconds]

Over the last couple weeks, I have been working on getting a few long tail keywords ranking on the first page of the SERPs (Search Engine Results Page). Part of that effort has been to tweak the onsite SEO.

Things like the:

  • Meta Title
  • Meta Description
  • In context content, i.e. the body of the web page

I want to ensure that the long tail keyword that I am targeting is included and used in the right places. Once the changes are made, Google needs to “see” those changes and take them into account.

If you want to make the same changes to optimize your on page SEO, you can force Google to crawl your page immediately. In my case study, I made changes and the site was crawled within 6 hours.

(Keep in mind this site mention in the case study has over 400 referring domains due to blog commenting and this 6-Step Link building plan so it may get crawled quickly.)

Here is what you can do to accelerate the process:

Once your page is indexed, you still need to wait for some time for the search algorithm to be updated. It might be 10 minutes, 2 hours, or 2 days – no one knows and I bet it varies based on the niche.

If you prefer to read about the process, here is the official documentation from Google.

More on Meta Descriptions: Check out this Meta description masterclass

About the Author: Doug Cunnington is the founder of Niche Site Project. He shows people how to create Affiliate Sites using project management and a proven, repeatable framework. Doug loves creating systems, using templates, and brewing beer (but usually not at the same time).

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10 comments… add one
  • Al-Amin Kabir Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:10

    Thanks for the video Doug.

    Do you know any way of quick indexing the links we build in Web 2.0, or any other sites?

  • Eric Carrell Sep 1, 2015 @ 6:11

    Great timing, Doug. I just started to use the fetch tool yesterday, and I still have plenty of questions. Thanks for sharing!

  • LCH Nov 7, 2015 @ 6:22

    Thanks For Sharing Doug, I Have been using this Technique from past few Months, One Thing Which i was not aware of was that We Can Also Re-index Pages If We Have Made Any Changes to Them.

  • Tandos Jan 7, 2016 @ 8:06

    Thanks, I’ve just discovered it. I just fetched one of my links, let’s see if it works 🙂

  • Johan Jan 8, 2016 @ 3:16

    Thanks Doug I was wondering if there was a way to speed up indexing!

    Quick question to you or your listeners – what is your preferred tool / website for checking SERP / keyword rank for your URL. (I sometimes battle to find my position on google at the start of SEOing).


  • Seneha Jan 26, 2016 @ 9:04

    Thank you for the Awesome Tip Doug.

  • Tohi Feb 19, 2016 @ 22:46

    Well this is great

  • Ash.if Oct 10, 2017 @ 14:33

    Thanks Doug. It’s been a while I publish a few articles and Google not index them. I fetch all them. 🙂

  • Montana Dec 23, 2018 @ 1:40

    Awesome, many thanks for sharing this. Cheers! 😀

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