If you run a site and are looking to get it listed quickly on search engines, there really is no easier and quicker way than to also put a blog on the site. It is a known fact that search engine spiders from sites like Google and Altavista list new blogs much faster than they list new sites. However, it's not as simple as just creating a blog and letting it sit there. You have to also use tactics like pinging, linking and the use of keywords. We'll go over each so that you are able to effectively use your blog for a quick site listing. We'll also briefly go over how to host your own blog on your site.