8 Tips for better crawling, indexing your website, blog in Google News

Google News published eight tips to help publishers to improve their website /blog index /listing:  Keep the article body clean – make sure your contents are closer to post title Make sure article URLs are permanent and unique Take advantage of stock tickers in Sitemaps Check your encoding for consistency and uniformity (UTF-8) Make your article publication dates […]

Google News published eight tips to help publishers to improve their website /blog index /listing:

  •  Keep the article body clean – make sure your contents are closer to post title
  • Make sure article URLs are permanent and unique
  • Take advantage of stock tickers in Sitemaps
  • Check your encoding for consistency and uniformity (UTF-8)
  • Make your article publication dates explicit
  • Keep original content separate from press releases
  • Format your images properly; use large sized JPEGs with reasonable aspect ratios and descriptive captions.
  • Article Titles in Google News – make sure to have the title in both the title tag and headline on the page.