How do you get a website indexed by Google so that it appears on Google search engine?
How do you get a website to be indexed by Google so that it appears on Google search engine? (but not necessarily to be ranked on page one)
Just to get indexed, fastest way is to get a link on a G+ account. It'll be hit almost instantly.
Agree with Nick on the rest - get webmasters, submit sitemap. Pretty easy setup stuff.
Page 1- that's a diff story. :)
To get your website indexed on google you can manually submit it to google via this google link:
The first 3 links under "web" are what you need to pay attention to. The first link does what you want it to - it will submit your website address to the google index.
You will need to register for a google webmaster tools account to add a sitemap. A sitemap tells google what pages are on your site and what pages to "crawl" or look at - instead of it trying to follow links through. It is good SEO practice to have a site map. If there are sites you don't want to look at you need to add what is called a robots.txt file to your website.
If you website is a fairly new website, you should also try and get relevant external links pointing to your website, because search crawlers also look at a sites backlink profile to determine relevancy. An easy quick win would be to submit the site on relevant business directories i.e. hotfrog.com.au