Since the advent of Bing (a Microsoft introduced search engine) on 3rd June, 2009, a multitude of online marketers –both beginners and some old hands are aksing about how to submit website to Bing. Bing which is one of the leading searching engines on the internet can efficiently drive traffic towards your website and even rank it high in its web listing categories. In days to come, this search engine might become the major search engine online because Bing is integrating with Facebook –the leading social network media on the internet.
In this text, we shall be looking at how to submit website to Bing to get the traffic you have always longed for. All you need to do is to carefully follow the step by step procedure and make your website Bing friendly.
Like Google and other top search engines, there are two separate ways to submitting websites to Bing –through Bing webmaster tools, and through Bing submit site page. But this tutorial shall talk about how to submit website to Bing through Bing webmaster tools.
How to Submit Website to Bing through Bing Webmaster Tools
1.Log in to Bing webmaster tools via bing.com/toolbox/webmasters/. You can use your Hotmail or MSN ID to sign in to Bing webmaster tools.
2.Click the add website button
3.Input the URL of your site into the opened box
4.Click the submit button and you’ll be directed to a window where you’ll have to verify your ownership. There are two ways to verify your ownership –adding XML file to the space where the site is hosted, and adding meta tag to the index page
5.Choose the most suitable way for your site. For instance, it is recommend that people using wordpress blog should save XML file in the server space for convenience when changing the site template
6.Now click the verify button to verify your ownership.
It takes 24 hours plus to successfully update your site in Bing webmaster tools. Therefore, you need to visit the webmaster tools again to confirm whether the site has been added or not. In the event of any error in adding the website, there would be instructions on the screen to correct the error. Just follow the instruction to correct the error.
I recommend that you read how to submit website to Bing through Bing submit site page.