Blog Ping - Know how to ping Your Blog

Thursday, May 22, 2008


Blog Ping Definition:

Blog or website Ping is a push mechanism based on XML-RPC to notify a ping server about the content updation of weblog.

Ping is a term very popular in the world of blogging, please don't confuse with term "Ping" which is also a tool to check whether a particular host is reachable or not. Here Ping term is used differently.

Blog Ping Usage:

The main usage of Ping is to deliver the latest updated content to ping servers. Everyday millions of bloggers around the world uses online ping services to notify various websites and aggregators about their latest contents. Here are some popular pinging services available online-

Ping-o-Matic!
Pingoat
Autopinger
Blog Flux Pinger
ping.bloggers.com - Blog ping
Pingates

Some of the services listed above are open to ping any blog, while few services provide pinging service only to registered blogs.

Blog Ping Tips:

1:-> Stay on top of search engines by providing your content immediately as and when you update using Ping.

2:-> Some of the ping services maintain the list of blogs recently pinged. It can also contribute to your web traffic.

3:-> Ping your blog to Aggregators like- Yahoo, Technorati, Google Blog Search, FeedBurner, BulkFeed, IceRocket and BlogBlogs to increase your web traffic.

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10 comments:

Bcsman said...

Great information, I have been automatically pinging my blog using www.blogbuzzer.com

CyrisXD said...

Great Post =D

I need this.

Its always hard getting a new blog flooding with traffic.

Vinitha said...

You can increase number of visitors to your blog by pinging search engines. Say to ping yahoo, you need to type the following url.

http://api.my.yahoo.com/rss/ping?u=http://yourblog.blogspot.com/atom.xml

I have found a very interesting article on how it works and how you can automate all these process using tools.

http://www.bobsindia.com/bobyweb/articles/adverticeyourblogs_pinging/I have used the tool mentioned there and it is cool and easy to use. Check it out, it is worth spending few minutes.

mnl_1977 said...

Thanks for the tips. I use http://blogsearch.google.com/ping works great.

apikorek09 said...

Good information...thanks a lot.

Wazabe said...

tnx for the info...

StudioChatter said...

Useful information. Thanks for the tips. Sure gonna try these out.

Cricket kick said...

is it enough to choose one pingging service or if i choose more then is it help me to index in serch engines. pls help me?

Mobile Geek said...

There is no problem using more than one ping service. Using more ping services will provide you more sites to ping hence more chances of getting index by number of sites.

MoHd ShahriN said...

Good information!