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Featured article #1:
I’ll get straight to the point – Small websites don’t need a Sitemap. Google will easily index a small website without a Sitemap, so there is very little point in building a Sitemap for a small site. Google’s John Mueller stated:
“With a site of that size, you don’t really need a Sitemap file, we’ll generally be able to crawl and index everything regardless.”
A Sitemap sole purpose is to serve as a guide for Google robots. For large websites I recommend going with a XML Sitemap and HTML. XML Sitemap can be multiple files, but they are not visible to a user, only a search engine spider.
HTML sitemap are can benefit both humans and robots. When Matt Cutts from Google was asked if he had a choice, which would he pick, he chose the HTML Sitemap because both users and spiders can chew on it.
You can watch Matt Cutts video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hi5DGOu1uA0&feature=player_embedded
Sammy’s two cents: Be sure let Google know what your XML & HTML Sitemap is in Google Webmaster!
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Google Webmaster Central Blog posted today that Schema.org is the recommended way to describe and markup a Video. Instead of just having the embedded code, you need to add the following HTML:
Next step is to get your webpage indexed on Google Webmaster Tools and for websites with multiple videos I would strongly recommend using mRSS Feeds.