Every business wants to show up on Google's search results. While other search engines like Bing, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge are used by some people, Google is still by far the most used search engine worldwide. In this article, we'll walk you through the steps on how to make sure your website is correctly structured for Google to rank it.
So you just created your brand new website. Why isn't it showing up on Google's search results yet? Search engines, like Google, do a couple of things before ranking your website in their search results. Let's take a look at the most important factors. (Keep in mind these practices vary for other search engines.)
First, Google crawls your page. This means they use online bots, or "crawlers," to take a look at the written content, code, and images to understand what your website is about. Once they understand what you do, they move on to the next step.
Next, Google's bots organize your content so it can match it to people's Google...