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Before we launched our website, we had set up a "coming soon" page and google picked up the title and description from its contents. So the description in the search results said, "Coming soon! Visit epicwhale.org for updates."

It's been a few weeks since we launched our website. We've even created a sitemap and submitted it to google. In the google webmaster panel, the pages have been crawled and all the pages are appearing as expected on google, EXCEPT the homepage which is still not updated! The title and description of the homepage in google search results still says coming soon..

The website I am referring to is textmewidget.com and below are the images of the search result.

Google: http://i.stack.imgur.com/vAkJg.png

I checked on bing too, but it appears to be fine there.

Bing: http://i.stack.imgur.com/Q8O6L.png

All other pages seem to be indexed fine on google. I don't even have any crawl errors in my reports. So what seems to be the problem? I've already waited for 2 weeks.

Thanks in advance!

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question images are not available now !!! –  Yajli Maclo Oct 12 at 14:59

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Being a new site, and home page, Google is going to crawl and update its index of your content less frequently then established sites that have higher PR, dynamic content, etc. But they will update it sonner rather then later. Just keep seeking incoming links and try to get some changing/dynamic content on the home page.

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I guess I'll have to just wait it out then. I just resubmitted the sitemap for the third time. The deal is that it's being able to catch updates, changes, additions to other pages... but unfortunately not the homepage. –  Dayson Feb 6 '11 at 5:55

Sign up for a Google Webmaster account. You can submit a sitemap which will help Google crawl your site. I've noticed that sites that I have in my webmasters account get crawled more frequently and you can request a crawl.

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I have signed up for one. Submitted the sitemap, resubmitted it and have no crawl errors either. No luck! –  Dayson Feb 6 '11 at 5:56
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How long are you giving Google? I've had some sites take a week before Google has accepted my sitemap. –  kel Feb 7 '11 at 3:41
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looks like google indexed it now perfectly. Took more than 2 weeks. Problem solved, phew! Thanks! –  Dayson Feb 16 '11 at 13:20

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