Setting Up The Dashboard in WordPress is very important as the back end of WordPress is what powers your content and makes it google friendly. So when Setting Up The Dashboard in WordPress you want to follow some of the steps listed in this video. It will help you get your site ranked as well as keep some of the spammers from posting all manner of sillyness on your site.
Here’s a free download of my Ping List… remember do not use them all… grab a random number and put them in your settings.Ping List Download
If you use them all you’ll end up with a footprint that could hurt your site when Google sees what you are doing.