I have just set up a blog on rr-ptsd (rape survivor) but it is not coming up in topics under rape or rape survivors, I would like to share my blog with other survivors who are looking for support on wordpress, how do i make it visible?
You JUST set it up: you answered your own question.
It can take seven weeks for search engines to index new blogs, and WordPress.com excludes brand new blogs from the tag searches. Once you’ve been here awhile making posts, eventually you will show up. It doesn’t take long but just long enough to establish you’re not in it for quick fame or spamming.
These support forum dicussion threads are indexed almost instantly by Google but that’s not the same when it comes to new blogs. This article contains 10 factors that tend to expedite indexing of blog content by search engines.