I read that a few bloggers have their sites de-indexed from Google’s index. It is like the ultimate burial. With PR 0, you are sort of left to die without foods. However, crumbs will still come by.
With de-index, you are like killed and buried.
So, how do you know if your site has been de-indexed? Just type in your full url and do a Google search. If you get nothing, i.e. no results found, you know you are dead.
Of course, there is always Yahoo and MSN and a host of other search engines which will drive organic traffic to you. But many paid post companies do not want blogs that are not indexed by Google.
When you start a new blog, your blog is not index. Sometimes, it takes just a day to get your site indexed. Sometimes, it takes a longer time. To make it faster, you can ask your friends to link your new blog from their blogs. Getting a link from a blog post is better than getting a link on a sidebar.
After a while, your blog will be in Google’s index.
And the opposite can happen too. One day, Google found out that your site is too crappy and not worth’s anybody’s time and wham, they kill you.
If that site is your one and only blood, sweat and tears, you may want to find out how to rectify it. Have you done anything naughty like stuffing it with all kinds of craps? Have you been stuffing things against Google Webmasters policies? If you clear all those, you can submit your site for reinclusion. Read how I got my Google pagerank back. It works almost the same way.
Or if that’s not an important site, you can always move on.
I seem to know a lot eh? Heh, talking from experience. I learn a new thing each time I get a smack. That’s why there is a Chinese saying, ‘ai meh kah eh bak chiew kim’ or ‘need to get scold to get the eyes widen’.
Moral of the story – Dun farkit with Google. They will keep strangling you forever.