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Each month, we're launching 200 websites (on 200 individual domains or subdomains) for a given brand (it means that those 200 websites have the same "look" and share some of the content (because it belongs to one brand)

Right now we're submitting 10 websites per day to Google Search Console (limit per account).

Can I submit a URL that contains the address of the 200 websites instead to save us from this manual time-consuming task?

  • Is it considered harmful by Google?
  • Will the 200 website on this page will be indexed as if we submitted them one by one?
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  • Websites have long had "HTML sitemaps" which are just a page of links to make it easier for crawlers to get to all the content on the site. – Stephen Ostermiller Oct 6 '16 at 12:23
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    Submitting URLs to Google is far less effective than creating links on existing pages. – Stephen Ostermiller Oct 6 '16 at 12:26
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    I'm also wondering what purpose you could have for so many sites, especially the brand variants. It sounds like you may be trying to use them for a link scheme against Google's webmaster guidelines. Google's Matt Cutts also warns about too many sites saying that 80 or 150 similar sites looks spammy. – Stephen Ostermiller Oct 6 '16 at 12:29
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    Submitting a site to (or rather, creating a property in) Google Search Console (GSC) is not necessarily "submitting the site to Google's index". It is simply "creating a property in GSC" - a natural by-product of this is that Google discovers your site (if it hasn't already). But you don't need to do this to get discovered and indexed by Google. – MrWhite Oct 6 '16 at 13:26
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    Do not expect much if anything from Google by being so promiscuous in creating sites. You may be largely wasting time and effort. – closetnoc Oct 6 '16 at 14:27
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Let me start off by saying that I agree with the comments that have already been posted.

Create a wordpress.com blog e.g. brand.wordpress.com (wordpress ranks well and is highly crawled and trusted by Google) and use that blog to share links to the sites.

If you want to be lazy, you can just create 1 single page/post with links to all the sites and yes, Google will crawl them all and probably index them all (kinda spammy/risky).

If you want to do it right and don't mind doing the work, use it as an actual blog. Every time you launch a new site, create a new post and link to it while adding some (unique) content about it (owner, location, etc.).

Simply posting the links on that blog is almost certainly enough to get them indexed by Google and other search engines.

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