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SEO in stackoverflow

I have noticed that when I ask a question on Stack Overflow and I go into Google and search for the question, it comes up in Google in just a minute or so.

How do they do this? I want the secret!

I am a web developer and I know about most things that you can do for SEO, but I have no idea how these questions appear in Google this quickly!

I think it's amazing!

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    Questions about SO should be asked on meta.stackoverflow.com
    – Oded
    Commented Oct 11, 2010 at 9:30
  • yes now that you have mentioned it, I want to know too...
    – Asad Khan
    Commented Oct 11, 2010 at 9:30
  • Belongs on meta. But I know that it is a duplicate there so voting to close as off topic. Commented Oct 11, 2010 at 9:30

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Google prioritises certain websites for near continuous checks (Facebook, Twitter etc). Unfortunately the only secret is to have a very large, highly ranked and useful website before Google cares enough to crawl you more often.

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Google will crawl sites that have lots of new content more often than those that don't.

Since SO gets new content all the time, google pretty much crawls it constantly.

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Its no secret. Google or any other search bots love new content in a website. I think Jeff wrote a blog post about it. Searching for it. Will post if I find it ;-)

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