Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager (American West Realty and Management)

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Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-284-9826
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Nathan Gesner, I don't think there's a specific time. It depends on when the Google bots crawl your site. I've see my blog posts indexed (using an unpersonalized Google search) within hours of posting.

As far as the 2nd part of your question, I don't know. I don't usually wait until my blog post is indexed before I post to ActiveRain.

Here's an article I posted on my site first and then right away on ActiveRain and they are in the 2nd & 3rd positions on Google. They are pretty much duplicate content (I was being lazy that day)...

Feb 03, 2017 02:13 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
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Nestor & Katerina Gasset (katerina) can answer this in detail..... it's not a simple answer.... there are many factors that influence that result....many.

Feb 03, 2017 01:11 PM
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Katerina Gasset
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It can take minutes, to hours, to days, to weeks, to never;) It all depends on 1. what you are trying to get your page or post indexed for, 2. the teasing you do to get the google bots to your page, 3. the competition you have for that specific keyword. 

Here is a little trick to use to see if your post has been indexed. 

Go to a Google Chrome incognito window and add in the exact title of your page or post and add "All in title:" before the title. 

If your post does not show up for the exact title, then it has most likely not been indexed yet. 

If google is pulling up all kinds of sites without that title, you are not indexed. 

The next thing to check is to do the search without the all in title just in case there is a glitch. 

Then you will need to search through the pages, the trick I have found that is the clue you are not indexed yet, is when you get down a few pages, like to about page 5 and you start to see the google books entries. Once you start to see those, you can bet your are not indexed yet. 

To get indexed, getting google to fetch does not always work. The faster way is to start tweeting the heck out of your post with a link directly to your post. This works a lot better than FB because Google and FB are not friends:) 

The next thing to do is to create a youtube video from your content on your post with the exact title and post to YT, embed on your post, link back to your YT video. 

We use about 70 steps to raise the SEO of one blog post or website page:) Patience is the key. Katerina 

Feb 06, 2017 02:45 PM
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So, Nathan Gesner - Fred Griffin's comment made me go check out my own Google search with Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota's criteria.  I was curious why her original post didn't rank the highest (on Fred's) but, it did on my search. That said, Julie, I'm curious, do you add the notation, "Originally posted at _____ (your web link)" when you double-post to AR?

 

Feb 03, 2017 08:17 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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I think it can happen very quickly or may take hours. I was going to say to wait a bit before posting on AR but sounds like it may not matter, at least with the example Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota gave us.

Feb 03, 2017 05:03 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
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Follow the advice of Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota 

I did a Bing search for her terms, and she showed up at the top of the SERP:

Septic Inspection Julie Larson AR

Feb 03, 2017 04:57 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
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I'm going to be parked and reading..I agree with Barbara Todaro!!

Feb 03, 2017 04:39 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Nathan,

Before all the ownership changes, our posts used to show up later on in the day.  A

Feb 03, 2017 02:07 PM
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That's why I love AR.  There is bound to be someone that knows the answer.  I'll be checking back.

Feb 03, 2017 01:40 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
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I don't know that GOOGLE shares its time line or procedures with the general public but it seems that new posts can be found sometimes in just minutes or hours

Feb 02, 2018 08:50 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
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It seems random with me. Some posts are indexed without 8-12 hours and others are days later. I do recommend you wait for the WP post to index before sharing on AR. 

Feb 04, 2017 10:26 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTAcondos.com
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota has your answer.

Feb 04, 2017 05:18 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Nathan Gesner - some of my listing posts were up on Google page #1 within couple of hours only...

Feb 03, 2017 11:19 PM
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John Duke
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I am not sure but I have heard google will crawl most pages on a monthly basis but I hear that varies

Feb 24, 2018 02:54 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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That is a great question, and believe it would depend on when the bots are crawling around!   

Feb 07, 2017 12:40 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Depends on how much content is on your site and depends on how many pages Google has in the crawler's queue.

 

The advice here from the experts say "wait a couple days" or "it doesn't matter".  Like with most things in life, ask two people get two answers.  Me, I don't wait and I don't worry about it.  I have a short time to get my stuff out there and some stuff I only post here or don't post here at all.

Feb 04, 2017 01:31 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
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It could never get indexed if G doesn't find it of value

Feb 04, 2017 10:20 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Excellent question and do not know if there is a correct answer.

 

Feb 04, 2017 09:34 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
WEDO Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
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always learning

Feb 04, 2017 09:02 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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Good luck.

Feb 04, 2017 07:40 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I don't think Google can be predicted with this action.

Feb 04, 2017 07:25 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

You have received some good advice.

Feb 04, 2017 05:35 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
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I have no idea. Then again, I don't use WordPress, either.

Feb 04, 2017 03:59 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota nailed this one!

Feb 04, 2017 03:50 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
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CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

Parked, reading and learning.

Feb 04, 2017 01:18 AM
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Bob Crane
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I dont know, I just post, post, post, and then answer the phone.

Feb 03, 2017 10:45 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
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I do not know the answer and enjoy reading comments. Thanks all for sharing your knowledge. 

Feb 03, 2017 08:29 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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I change my posts just a little and most get indexed very quickly, usually within the same day.

Feb 03, 2017 07:48 PM
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William Feela
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Hours and sometimes minutes.

Feb 03, 2017 07:36 PM
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FN LN
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It depends on what Google decides based on their proprietary criteria.

Feb 03, 2017 06:22 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I don't think Google puts that info out...

Feb 03, 2017 05:48 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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Interested in seeing the answer

Feb 03, 2017 02:47 PM