Understanding the Top Search Engines

Written by Diane M. Hess

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"Hybrid" - added torepparttar mix. Inrepparttar 150317 web's early days, it used to be that a search engine either presented CB or HB listings. Today, it is common for both types of results to be present. Usually, a hybrid search engine will favor one type of listings over another. For example, a MSN search is more likely to present HB listings. However, it also presents crawler-based results (as provided by Inktomi), especially so for more obscure queries.

Directories often have partnerships with spider-based search engines. For example, Yahoo currently has a partnership with Goggle. MSN Search currently has a partnership with LookSmart (a pay-per-click directory) and Inktomi (a crawler-based search engine).

When listing your website with indexes and directories be sure to place page titles, keywords, descriptions and other "hidden" elements in your pages. One last thing to do-be sure to re-list your website every 30 days.

Diane Hess specializes in business consulting, business development, and business management services. Her goal is to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with resourceful tools to assist them in growing their business. Read more about the services her company provides at www.hbpassociates.biz. Sign up for a FREE monthly newsletter while youíre there.

Five Ways To Win The Favor Of Search Engines

Written by Sean Felker

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When writingrepparttar content for your website, put yourself in other peopleís shoes. The people who will be your target audience or market. Knowrepparttar 150226 possible questions they might have about your topic, and give answers to them in your site.

3. Learn fromrepparttar 150227 best

Take time to browse and read sites that get lots of visitors and haverepparttar 150228 same topic as yours.

Take note of any recurring phrases in these sitesí text. These phrases are most likely keywords. Incorporate them in your own siteís content.

Donít saturate your site with keywords, though. You donít want to sound redundant to your site visitor. A 3% density level would be enough.

In searching forrepparttar 150229 right keywords, use Overtureís services. It may take quite some time, as it is more of a trial-and-error method, butrepparttar 150230 results are conclusive, and a pattern can easily be observed.

4. SubmitÖand re-submit

You will never get a certain job if you donít send in your application for it. The same thing applies to SEO.

If you want your site to be recognized by search engines, then go out of your way to register your site with them.

After a couple of weeks, search for your site by putting inrepparttar 150231 keywords you used in your content. If your site is still not coming up inrepparttar 150232 search results.

Do not give up, and just re-register and resubmit your site. Itís possible that your initial registration was discarded without being processed.

This usually happens because a lot of submissions are being done everyday.

5. Constantly update your site

This canít be stressed enough. Search engine spiders love sites which constantly change their content.

You canít build your site and expect it to last forever without any updates. There will come a time when those search engine spiders would stop fetching your site for query requests.


Sean Felker is the publisher of the very successful and popular Work at Home and Making Money on the Internet blog: http://making-money-online.blogspot.com/

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