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Tag and Link and Blog and Ping

By Mike Freije

It might be that you have heard the saying 'Tag and Ping' and wonder what is it. If that is case this piece of writing may appeal to you. Tag and Ping is not at all some magical advertising procedure that will bring a myriad of treasures. It simply won't.

Tag and ping is just another advertising method. Expert Internet professionals
make use of it to offer their site an edge over
the competition. It will indeed help to get your website indexed in the search engines.
If it is done properly, Tag and Ping will bring a plethora of
very enthusiastic visitors to your websites. It will increase your position and augment your sales.

This contemporary marketing method is one of those easy, yet comparatively unknown
marketing techniques that proficient online professionals have been experimenting with
and using but have kept quiet for a long time. To really understand the workings of Tag and Ping, one has have knowledge on some fundamental knowledge of the basic elements involved such as:
Knowledge on keywords
What is blogging?
What are tags?
One has to know how these function to help bring visitors to a website, get links and generate sales.

Now let us see what tags and ping mean separately?


Tags are actually another name for keywords. Nearly all Internet users understand that keywords are the words that the surfers type into search engines to find what they're searching for on the Internet. Tags operate in the same way. They are a type of book marking, a technique of searching to find the content a person wants in the blogs that are on the Internet.

Most significant directories of blogging, like the Technorati, make use of tags to
get information out to its target market.


A ping is a straightforward technique to alert the diverse search engines to allow
them to know that your blog is upgraded. To update and renew each entry of your blog, you must ping your post each time.

Technorati, Furl,, Blinklist, Flickr are some of the websites that you bookmark or post for updating. You are required to visit the mentioned sites and then click the tag in order to notify the search engines of the update.
This is the simple procedure of pinging a blog. There are certain blogging systems that ping your blogs automatically.

This is basically what tag and ping is all about. It is not difficult to tag and ping but this method of marketing should be done properly. If it done the right way, it will get you a lot of links to your site, increasing your page rank.

Make full use of this marketing technique. It will definitely open the doors to success in the field of your online business.
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Author, Mike Freije, contributes articles on Internet Marketing for For more information, visit

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