Made a website or blog but no one knows about it except for those that you have sent a link of your site .You are desperate to see people floating to your site from search engines but with a new born site it takes some time for the search engines to index it and then show it in their search result pages . Few things you can do is wait until search engine spiders recognize your site and index it. The other thing you can do is that you can slightly aid the indexing process by submitting your site manually to different search engines.
According to recent surveys , in most of the cases 75-85% of website traffic comes from search engines and that also is free traffic for which you do not need to pay a single penny . So you better start from day 1 by submitting your site to different search engines . Below I have compiled a list of some of the major search engines that you can submit your site / blog.
Clicking on each link with take you the the “Add Page/URL” of its respective search engine which has instructions that you can follow to successfully submit your site .
Microsoft Live Search
Alexa Web Search
Baidu (Chinese search engine)
Scrub the Web
Abacho (European search engine)
eVisum (educational resource)
After you have added your site to all the above search engines, it will take few days before your site gets indexed so be patient and do not forget to keep building one way links for your site . If you do not know what is link building or why it is important then you better read Why links are important for your blog . You must also keep in mind some basic principles for link building , in order to have better results and more exposure for your site.