Friday, March 27, 2009

SEO Discovery - Indexing Time

As an experiment on how long to takes for Google to index a blog post, I took note of the time that I published the last post about this blog having no page rank. The time was 3:48 pm.

I took a phrase from the post, "This blog is not banned by Google", enclosed it in double quotes and did a search on Google. There were no results.

I went about my work, repeating the search every minute or so. At 4:03pm, 15 minutes later, my post popped up in the search results.

Note that all I did was publish the post. I did not do any further actions to promote it.