Google Sitemap - Is there a real benefit?

Jun 14, 2005 • 11:00 am | comments (7) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine

When we-won't-do-SEO's-any-favors Google launched its new Site Map application, it was like dangling a carrot in the air and seeing who would bite. Is it worth going through the hassle of learning this thing just to get more web pages indexed?

Curious Cre8asite members wanna know, in Effect of new Google Site Map on SEO?

Question being:

"If your site is already indexed and ranking well, is there any benefit to submitting the Google Site Map from an SEO viewpoint?"

Not everyone is drinking Google's Koolaid. Michael, (aka "Projectphp") quips:

"For a static site with little changes, SiteMaps is a useful as tits on a Bull"

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