The site Technorati was introduced to me at the Center for Development of Advanced Computing by an instructor who happened to be CEO of a Software Firm. Through this post I would like to share my findings from my introduction with followers of The Bloggers Bulletin.
1. Blog Search Engines
Blog Search Engines are searching technology focused on blogs. They help users to explore the blogging universe more effectively, and perhaps inspire many to join the revolution themselves. Blog Search helps you be updated about any new trend, opportunities in bloggers community and their discussions.
2. Why Should I Use Blog Search Engines?
To let others know about your topics of discussion, it needs to be advertized at some place which is common for all bloggers to hit. This gives you and your blog a greater exposure to masses.
Popular Search Engines for Blogs and Feeds
- Google Blog Search
- Ask Blogs & Feeds
- IceRocket – blogs and more
3. What is Technorati?
Technorati is one of the most popular search engines. It only searches through blogs for the content that you are trying to find. Technorati tracks over 22 million sites and over a billion links, a mind-boggling amount
4. Add Your Blog to Technorati
If you want your blogs to appear on Technorati search results, you need to add links of our blogs to Technorati. But to be add your blog, you blog need to have Rss feeds as feeds link need to be provided while adding your blog . For adding link Technorati we can claim our blogs which is available once you have account registered with Technorati.
Along with links we can also provide tags which are relates to our posts and so that your blog link can appear in search result one of those tags are searched for.
Thus try to use most common tags which are used by other bloggers as this will increase your visibility.
To add a blog to Technorati
- Open a Technorati Account
- Set up your account
- “Claim your blog” –This is a Technorati term that simply means give them the URL of the blog where you’re going to use tags
- Don’t expect your post to appear instantly when you add the tag. It may take a few hours or even days