This post is part of a series about the Internet marketing strategy I call Inbound Marketing, as well as part of a sub-series on the technical aspects of Inbound marketing. To access the lead posts please click either of the links in the prior sentence.

This post provides step by step instructions on how to submit your site to Google Webmasters Tools.

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Step 1: Install Smart Google Analytics Code Plugin

  • Go to Plugins -> Add New
  • Search for Smart Google Analytics Code by Oturia
  • Install it and activate it

Step 2: Access to Google Webmasters Tools

  • The URL is google.com/webmasters/tools
  • Simply go to that URL. If you see any setup instructions, follow them.

Step 3: Add Your Site

  • Select the Red (Orange?) button (if you’ve already added at least one site, the button is in the top right)
  • Enter the URL of your site
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Adding a site in Google Webmasters Tools, Step 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4: Enter the URL of the Site You’re Adding

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Adding a site to Google Webmasters Tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 5: Select Alternate Methods

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Adding a Site to Google Webmasters Tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 6: Select and Copy HTML Tag

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Adding a Site to Google Webmasters Tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 7: Open Settings -> Smart Google Code

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Step 8: Insert the HTML Tag

  • Scroll down to the Webmasters Tools section
  • Paste the HTML tag into the Webmasters Tools section
  • Select Save Changes
adding a site to Google Webmasters Tools, Step 6
Adding a site to Google Webmasters Tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 9: Within Google Webmasters Tools, Verify Your Site

  • Return to the window or tab where you are logged into Google Webmasters Tools
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen
  • Select the button labeled VERIFY
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Adding a Site to Google Webmasters Tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 10: Congratulate Yourself

completed adding a site to Google Webmasters Tools
Adding a site to Google Webmastes Tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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