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Northern Light http://www.northernlight.com/docs/regurl_help.html
Open Directory Project (DMOZ) http://dmoz.org/add.html
Scrub The Web http://www.scrubtheweb.com/addurl.html
Note: many of above sites have regional versions that may well be more appropriate for your site.
=> THEN MONITOR RESULTS!
Only resubmit your website to search engines if it has not been added to 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 www.yourwebsitename.com).
Or you could use following position checking tools, and see how your site ranks for keyword of 'www.yourwebsitename.com'
- http://www.sethi.org ools/eyespy/
Any results not in top 50 suggest your site has not yet been added to search engine's database yet.
=> EVEN DO IT YOURSELF!
For programmers out there, you might like to create your own site submission and position checking tools. The best place to find such resources is http://www.cgi-resources.com
=> READ MORE...
You can find out a great deal more about search engine submission from 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.)
http://www.promotionbase.com http://www.iboost.com http://www.dmoz.org
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.
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