In Nov 21st 2011, Yahoo site explorer was merged with Bing (Hotmail Search engine), a blogger need to submit their blog-website to Bing Webmaster tool. Once you submit your blog to Bing and ping your post then it will appear in both search engine: Yahoo and Bing. Bing has developed webmaster tool similar to Google Webmaster tool. Process is same as Google Submission Guide. This article is a part of our Bing submission guide for WordPress, Blogspot and weebly so it will be easier for Blogspot blog owner.
1) Sign in to Bing webmaster tool with your hotmail ID
2) Now, on left side, there is “Add Site” (1.-shown in a image)
3) Add your blog url (# 2 step)
4) Click on “Submit” (#3 step in a image)
How to verify your Ownership of blog in bing webmaster tools with this step by step guide:
Once you add your site, Verify Ownership box will pop up same as below image with three different options. This image is for my recent blogspot blog submission to Bing
Click Option 2: Copy and paste a tag in your default webpage
You will get following type of code, copy it and you need to verify this bing meta tags
<meta name="msvalidate.01" content="CB6BB199E4B2DC8BA1F9BA127A3CB9" />
How to Verify Bing Metatags for blogger.com (Blogspot blogs)?
1) Go to your blogspot Dashboard.
2) Then go to Design and click on Edit HTML.
3) Look for <head>
4) Below HEAD tag (<head>) past theMETAtag.
5) Click on “SAVE TEMPLATE” button.
6) Now go to your webmaster account and click on Verify button.
Now you all set. Bing takes few days to show impression data of your post/Blog. PS bing is giving $50 credit for your blog’s advertisement just like google adwords.
Next step after Blog submission is Sitemap submission and Pinging. So stay tuned for my next post
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