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One great way to share links is to contact similar businesses. If you run a pet grooming site, how about linking with a kennel or dog food distributor or cat magazine, etc. These sites all have something in common and basically they "feed off" each other andrepparttar shared links can only help each site.

Another super way to be linked is to actually link yourself. Yes, you can link your own site to other sites Free! through FFA sites or free classifieds. If you place your ad on free for all link sites or place free classifieds at sites, you will be linked inrepparttar 128180 eyes ofrepparttar 128181 search engines. The more classifieds or FFA links you submit,repparttar 128182 more links to your page. E.G.: more status onrepparttar 128183 Search Engines.

Try it. Not only will you be placing more emphasis on your search engine rankings, you will actually be advertising atrepparttar 128184 same time. You just may berepparttar 128185 next Amazon or Ebay!

Tom Falco is a graphic artist who runs two websites: (a freebie site) and

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Northern Light

Open Directory Project (DMOZ)

Scrub The Web


Note: many ofrepparttar above sites have regional versions that may well be more appropriate for your site.


Only resubmit your website torepparttar 128179 search engines if it has not been added torepparttar 128180 specific search engine or directory. So how do you know if your site has been added? Well, you can visit each site above and search for your URL (e.g. do a search for

Or you could userepparttar 128181 following position checking tools, and see how your site ranks forrepparttar 128182 keyword of ''


- ools/eyespy/


Any results not in top 50 suggest your site has not yet been added torepparttar 128183 search engine's database yet.


Forrepparttar 128184 programmers out there, you might like to create your own site submission and position checking tools. The best place to find such resources is


You can find out a great deal more about search engine submission fromrepparttar 128185 following excellent resources. Just do a search for "search engine submission" and off you go! (You can also find out more about paid search engine submissions here too.)


Search engines are a great way of getting traffic to your site. More and more search engines are now charging to be listed, though, so it makes it more important than ever that you create great content and choose keywords, meta tags etc. carefully.

Steve Nash edits Promote! Promote! Promote! a twice-monthly newsletter. Subscribe, and learn more about promoting your business (or site) online: This article appears on his latest site called How I Promote My Website -

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