Conquering search engines By Clare Lawrence 18th August 2004
Search engines can take one of several forms. Firstly there are pure search engines such as Google (the leading search engine), which send out spiders or robots to scan web pages.
Next there are meta search engines such as dogpile, which combine search engine results from multiple search engines.
Then there are directories, typically these have some search characteristics of pure search engines, but require websites to be manually submitted and reviewed before inclusion.
Directories often have human editors.
How do I get a good ranking in search engines? I am asked this a lot!
The key factors:-
1) Good content must come first. If your site is an authority on a subject it will do well.