My site is still not indexed?

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I am a little confused with the whole indexing business! Why has my site not been indexed, I submitted my site map weeks ago and I know googlebot is crawling the pages.
If anyone can advice I would be very grateful
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sarah turrall

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Posted 9 years ago

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Hi there Sarah,

Yes, it can be a bit frustrating waiting for Google to index your site, but it is like this for all new sites. It can typically take between a few weeks and a few months for this to happen.

There are definitely some things you can do to help along the process though. Here is a link to our tutorial which will step you through some various strategies for promoting your site: SEO Tutorial 4 - Promoting Your Site.

Please also take a look at our other SEO Tutorials, you will find lots of information on building a site that is search engine and visitor friendly. I hope this helps! SEO Tutorials.