Been in touch with a couple of friends that have converted over to Google Sites from their old websites and we’ve added them to Google Webmaster Tools (so we can generate a sitemap) and submitted that sitemap back to Google Webmaster Tools.
In the past this has always been a pretty quick route to get sites indexed (or in these cases re-indexed) by Google. That being said, it appears that Google is dragging their heels. Both Advantage Insurance Group and Lake Forest Acupuncture both have been having Google download and read the sitemaps for the last two weeks and (as recently again as yesterday) and they still stand at 0% found in the Google Index.
Anyone else heard of such behavior recently? Any thoughts on what is going on that is slowing down the indexing of the sitemaps?
At Over The Top and Exhibit A Communications, I've programmed solutions for Google as well as at least one other company that was later acquired by Google.
I've been CTO of an Internet SaaS company and spent my time pretty evenly between guiding the future technical strategy of the company, architecting software solutions for my dev teams, designing and running a data center to service our clients world-wide as well as being a technical evangalist/sales engineer to our media clients large and small.
I've also been Chief Photographer of the Daily Sun/Post newspaper back when it was a 5-day a week daily newspaper.
I also spent a great many years as a beach lifeguardfor the City of San Clemente as well as Jr. Lifeguard instructor and then as it's program coordinator.
Private Pilot with Instrument rating and proud husband of soon to be 25 years (and counting).