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Web Site and Search Engines (Sub-domain)

I finished my first simple static html/css Web site. I uploaded to free hosting service. The hosting company seems very good and I plan to upgrade to a paid membership a little later. But to my surprise I have found that if I put in the Search Engine (Google) my site is not found. If I write either or in the Address Bar my Web site is immediately found. I already uploaded a Sitemap to the hosting server and send it to Google. I went through the steps suggested by Google in Google Webmasters Site. On the other hand I own the domain (that I have not used yet) . is quickly found by the Search Engine (Google). So the question is if the hosting service is free and I have a sub-domain will my site be found by Search Engines or not? Also is it the same http://www. and www alone? It would be very interesting if you can provide some insight into these matters.

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When did you create the sub-domain

and when did you submit it to Google? What's the time frame?


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Time frame - Search Engine - Sub-domain.

I created sub-domain on Sunday Oct 10/10 (8 days ago)and submitted to
Google yesterday Oct 17/2010. Now I remember I read somewhere it takes time
for the Search Engines to take heed of a Web site. With a little bit of good luck Search Engines will begin displaying my Site, at least if I put
in the Search Engines. Of course to be in the top of listed Web site may required a domain
(that I already have) and working, making good links, and other SEO techniques. If I am correct, what do you think is the time table? How long should I wait? Is it feasible for Search Engines to find a sub-domain? Thanks so much for your quick reply. Hope to hear from you soon! Thanks again!

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It's feasible for search engines to find sub-domains. Just search for "Microsoft" and you'll see that there are sub-domains in the results.

It will take a good amount of time for your Web site to appear in search engines -- even if you manually submitted it. It sometimes can take up to a month or two (if not more).


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That confirms what I have heard. Thanks a lot Sovereign!

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Website listing

Google search engine on a daily basis crawls thru mollions of web sites on a daily basis and indexes them based on the frequency of the webpage of the website is being updated.

Which means a lot of seo work needs to be done in the first place over a period of time.

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I see. When first uploaded we discover that changes are required. It takes time to see that the Web site is what we want. This Web site I am talking about has been uploaded in a free service (free hosting) with a sub-domain. I did not expect to see it on top of the list of Web sites provided by the Search Engines. But writing in the Search Engine I was expecting to see it listed, in this case on top of the possible list. I am trying to sell a digital product (an eBook with audio that I authored). I need to create traffic to the Web site. Selling books seems difficult; now selling them over the Internet with a limited budget seems more difficult. But I think it can be done. And so I published a classified ad (free of charge with not direct links). Well now (Oct 27, 2010) if I put in the Search Engine, this classified ad appears. That is an improvement. Now I am going to build a blog (with WordPress) that is free and very probably allows direct links. This should also help with the Search Engine. Thanks!

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