Question by : How long does it take for google to recognize backlinks?
I have recently launched a new website. I just want to know how long does it take for Google to recognize backlinks to my site. I am currently generating backlinks by posting on different forums, blog commenting and directory submission. It has been a week now but still there are 0 backlinks to my site according to Google.
Yahoo is relatively quicker than Google in recognizing backlinks. Does anyone have any idea how long does it take for Google to recognize backlinks to my website?
Answer by LeonIRL
Keep an eye on your web server logs and check to see when the Google crawler bot accesses your site. I doubt there is a fixed or recognisable pattern for crawling times, especially considering the enormous number of pages that google indexes.
To be honest your time would probably be best served creating quality content that is useful to people or if you are promoting a service, make sure it is an appealing one.
That way people will link to your site content and your PageRank will go up which in turn will get you more visitors. It’s a snowball effect. Don’t try to artificially boost your pagerank, you will more than likely end up getting your site excluded from google’s crawler.
Good luck with your new site.
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