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12/25/11
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PowerCurtain

I have 21 URLs in my sitemap; however, only 16 URL's are in web index, any ideas of what needs to be done?

I my Google Webmaster tools, I have created a sitemap.xml file, listing 21 URLs for my website. However, Google crawler is only indexing 16 out of 21 URL's submitted. Could someone please help me solve this problem. Thank you.
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Phatrick
12/25/11
Phatrick
Hi,
having a sitemap does not mean that google will index all of those.
Try to improve your internal linking, afaik also incoming links helps to get your site indexed more regularly/deeply.
12/25/11
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PowerCurtain
Hi Pat, thank you for replying. Could you please be more specific as to what exactly do I need to look into. When you are saying internal linking, what exactly do you mean by that? Also, what is afaik ? What are incoming links ? Thank you.
webado
12/25/11
webado
And your website url is????
12/25/11
Original Poster
PowerCurtain
www.powercurtain.com
12/25/11
Original Poster
PowerCurtain
Sitemap Status Type Submitted Downloaded URLs submitted URLs in web index
http://www.powercurtain.com/sitemap.xml OK Sitemap 12/25/2011 12/25/2011 21 16
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12/25/11
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PowerCurtain
Great, thank you everyone for your replies. They were all very helpful. John, I will follow up on your suggestion as well. Thanks again and Happy Holidays to everyone.
 
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