Windows Live Webmaster Portal "SEO Tools"

Later this year, Microsoft has announced that there will be a public beta of "Live Search Webmaster Portal," a collection of tools and information for site owners akin to the Google Webmaster Central and Yahoo Site Explorer offerings from those respective search engines. A private beta of these tools is about to begin. The new […]

Later this year, Microsoft has announced that there will be a public beta of "Live Search Webmaster Portal," a collection of tools and information for site owners akin to the Google Webmaster Central and Yahoo Site Explorer offerings from those respective search engines. A private beta of these tools is about to begin.

The new portal will consolidate existing submit links such as:

It will also consolidate existing tools such as the Live Search Box and introduce new tools with reporting on:

  • Linking data
  • Indexing data
  • Crawling data

The portal will also offer new technical support tools such as:

  • Expanded and consolidated site owner help pages
  • A dedicated site owner forum running through the Microsoft Developer Networks forum area
  • A dedicated blog for site owners
  • More feedback forms

As said, there's a public beta planned for later this year. However, a private beta is starting for publishers who meet key criteria (mainly those with mid-sized to large web sites). Send an email to lswmp@microsoft.com if you want to participate in the private beta.

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