Pinging your blog is an integral part of your blog promotional activities. A ping is an utility to let the search engines and the blof directories know of an update on your blog. There is more about this written in an article titled ‘What is ping and what we mean pinging a blog‘
In this article we will see, one of the websites that help to ping you blog to various directories and search engines. This website is ping-o-matic.
How do you ping your blog using ping-o-matic?
Here is a step by step guide to ping your website to the web world.
Visit the website ping-o-matic.com.
Fill your blog details like
- Your blog name
- Blog Home Page URL
- RSS URL
Once you’ve filled the blog details, choose the services to ping. I would recommend check all to choose services.
Click on the send ping once you’ve filled your blog details and chosen all services to ping.
Once the above steps are complete, the pings will be sent to the services you chose. The completion page will confirm on pings sent to the services chosen.
Also, bookmark the pinging complete page to your bookmark bar on your browser. This will let you ping you blog by simply clicking on the bookmark and this time you don’t have to undergo steps 1 to 4.