I have a search engine optimization question, and I couldn’t find it elsewhere. I know there are a number of pro SEOs who read my blog during some free time, and I am hoping someone can provide some feedback/advice for a site I am currently developing.
I am building a search based directory right now, and people can search for providers by city/state or zip code, which will yield the results pages, some of which will hopefully be filled with my advertisers. Since the pages will only technically exist when people search for them, will they be indexed in Google? If I create a site map with text links to all US cities, states, will that be sufficient?
For example, say I am developing LocalPlumber.com, and the results page for Chicago would be found when someone searches, yielding this url: http://www.LocalPlumber.com/?s=Chicago%2C+IL. Would the search result be indexed in Google – and if not, how can I be sure to get it indexed in Google/Yahoo for the keywords?
Thanks if you can help!