Google’s Glitch

Many website owners of big, small, new and old websites are report slow to no indexing from Google, resulting in drastic drops in Google organic traffic. Google has responded in Google webmaster central that this is no update or algorithm change, but rather a technical issue on Google’s part.

How to Train a GoogleBot

Increasing your crawl rate and crawl budget from Google is as simple as training GoogleBot. Crawl rate is simply how often GoogleBot visits your website to crawl. Crawl budget is a much harder metric to define, but in its simplest terms is the amount of data transfer Google allocates to crawling your site.