HOW TO: Get Your Site Featured On Bing News
- Updated On 23/04/2017
- Author : Pradeep Kumar
- Topic : Guides
- Short URL : https://hellboundbloggers.com/?p=12058
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Bing News (previously Live Search News) is a part of Microsoft’s Bing search engine. It is a search engine and aggregator specifically for news articles through a variety of trusted and credible internet news sources, including New York Times, Washington Post and Reuters (via Wikipedia).
Bing News is one of the popular News Aggregators owned by Microsoft and it gets good number of visitors everyday. Other popular News Aggregators include Yahoo! News, Google News, and Techmeme. All these sites have some option to submit your site, but Bing is quite different. Getting your site listed on Bing News is not an easy thing since they don’t provide a direct option to submit sites (as of now).
Getting Featured On Bing News [Simple Steps]
#1 – Though there is no direct option, Brett Yount (Ex-employee of Bing) from the Bing Webmaster Center said the way to be included in Bing News is a manual process. You just need to email firstname.lastname@example.org and wait for their reply.
Suppose if you didn’t get a reply from them, Brett suggests this,
“There should be confirmation from the review team. If you did not get one, I suggest emailing them again.”
And you will probably get a reply like this from Bing,
“Please be assured that your submission is now noted and will be considered in a fair qualifying process.”
#2 – Submit your site to Bing, if you haven’t. Because first we want their web crawler, BingBot, to be familiar with our blogs URL and permalinks. Also recommended to submit to popular search engines.
#3 – Submit your Sitemap to Bing. Make use of Bing Webmaster Tools to improve your site’s SEO, submit your sites and XML-based Sitemaps to Bing
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- HOW TO: Get Your Site Featured On Yahoo! News
- HOW TO: Get Your Site Featured On Google News
- HOW TO: Get Your Photos Featured On Yahoo! News
- HOW TO: Get Your Blog Featured On Techmeme
Though Bing is not reaching new heights, it will soon be gaining market, so nothing wrong in getting your site featured there.
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Hello, always i used to check webpage posts here early in
the break of day, since i like to gain knowledge of more and more.
i just followed every step.. let see if we get accepted by bing news or not.
Such a great help , Even I am also looking for My News Section get appear into the Bing News
Pankaj Gupta @Blogdefined.Com
This is something interesting and I will follow all three process for my new blog. Thanks for sharing.
So simple. Let me give a try 🙂
I think getting featured on Google news is better then Bing News as the Story has more folowers on Google
Definitely, it will be no harm in getting our blog featured on Bing. I hope they reply back to me soon. Thanks Pradeep.
Do you really think it works? i tried mailing them once, but got no reply and as a matter of fact my site is listed on Bing. But as you suggested I have mailed them again..let’s see what do they reply!
Rohit | Ipod Touch 4G
really great post…thanks for sharing i didn’t had heard about Bing News ever before..and Great Series too..
thanks i will do it now……
Shiva | Web Magazine
Wow, I did not knew that there was a Bing News thing and well Nice Series on getting featured in all the News section of Search Engines
wow, i would like my blog to be in the featured news. thank you for the info.
Nice trick. Will ping their team up to feature an article soon 😛
Irfan Siddiqui | RealTimeTricks
It needs to be a quality one otherwise you’ll be rejected with the smiley “:P” lolz
yup, will make sure it’s a killer post 😛
OMG i am shocked to hear ! Bing news exist ? I am only familiar with google an yahoo news 😛
But its good to learn about it , Not every blog can be featured in news section unless you break very special , very viral kinda post and that too first in the internet before anyone else just like mashable or techcrunch . Will check out Bing news … 😀
Thanks for sharing that email id. It will be very useful
Irfan Siddiqui | RealTimeTricks
Yeah the most important and informative part of this article is that “email ID”. Will contact them soon, hope publishing email ID will not create a huge spam in their inbox. 😛 Anyways a new search engine blekko is been launched to kill bing, yahoo, Google and all. 🙂
I am done with submitting all my site link into bing using the link given above. Hope it will be crawl soon.
Ha.. great get featured series. This gonna help bloggers a lot 🙂 in traffic driving. Cheers. bro.