How to "GoTo" the Top of the Major Search Engines

Written by Merle

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Netscape: Owned by America Online, they also display GoTo's listings under what's called "Partner Search Results" but onlyrepparttar top two bid positions are shown.

HotBot: The top three GoTo bids show up on HotBot's search results page underrepparttar 128199 title "Featured Listings."

MSN: After performing a search on MSN,repparttar 128200 results page has a link that says "Getrepparttar 128201 Top 10 Most Popular Sites for [repparttar 128202 keyphrase you searched]". When you click through,repparttar 128203 first three listings you'll see arerepparttar 128204 top three bids from Goto for that keyword or phrase.

CompuServe: If you're inrepparttar 128205 top ten at, you'll show up in searches at CompuServe. All of their search results appear to be supplied by GoTo and are labeled as "Premium Web Pages."

CNET: If you perform a search on CNET you'll see's top three listings for that particular word/phrase appearing inrepparttar 128206 right hand column in a box titled " Search Partners."

NBCI: NBCi appears to be pullingrepparttar 128207 top 15 GoTo search results to be displayed on their results page. By clicking "more results" atrepparttar 128208 bottom ofrepparttar 128209 page, additional GoTo listings are displayed.

DogPile: The first ten results from are displayed on DogPile's search results page. Below those you'll see LookSmart's results followed by Sprinks listings.

As you can see, positioning yourself inrepparttar 128210 top three positions with GoTo can get you some major exposure on many ofrepparttar 128211 most popular search engines and directories online today. If you've been hesitant about opening your own GoTo account you may want to reconsider after seeing how widespread their reach is. Remember, with GoTo you're not paying for impressions - only for actual click throughs, andrepparttar 128212 traffic you'll receive is highly targeted. More bang for your buck, so to speak.

By partnering with GoTo and obtaining a "premium listing," you too can be listed atrepparttar 128213 top ofrepparttar 128214 search engines and isn't that what everyone wants?

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Is Your Web Site Generating any Business?

Written by Bob Schwartz,CRS,GRI

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#4. Beware ofrepparttar 128198 mass real estate 'cookie-cutter' web site design packages. Although relatively low cost, many do not give you up-date control. Plus, except for a page or two of individualized pages,repparttar 128199 content of these sites arerepparttar 128200 same for hundreds of your competitors. Your site will never stand out by going this route.

#5. Userepparttar 128201 tricks ISPs use. Try this: in your favorite browser, type in your URL domain name e. g., ( but, omitrepparttar 128202 www. prefix! Could you access your site? If not, you probably received a "404 URL NOT FOUND" error message and this means you are losing potential traffic! Top Internet Service Providers (ISPs) program their servers to access sites withoutrepparttar 128203 www. prefix. If you could not access your site withrepparttar 128204 above test, a simple call to your ISP should resolve this immediately. By Bob Schwartz, CRS, GRI co-owner of For other informative search engine articles, visit:

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