How do I submit my site to Search Engines?

Written by Vinu Thomas

You've built up a good site, put in a lot of content, but none ofrepparttar search engines lists your site? If you'd like to know how to go ahead with Search Engine Submissionrepparttar 128304 right way, read on.

How do I get my site to be included in search-engines? That's a question a lot of people ask me. My question back to them is "Is your Site Search-engine ready?". A lot of sites don't get spidered into search engine results just becauserepparttar 128305 pages are not search-engine friendly. Search engines like to see a lot of text on your site. This means that if your site is filled with Flash animations and graphics, instead of text for content, your site probably not show up in search-engine results. Another reason your site might be loosing out in search engine rankings could berepparttar 128306 lack of meta-tags.

So what are meta-tags? Metatags are small pieces of code which you embed into your pages which informs your search engines about your site's contents, how to spider your site, and other such instructions.

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Opposite ends of the Spectrum: Two Ways to use Google

Written by Daniel Brough

‘Search engine optimization’ isrepparttar term ofrepparttar 128303 day. Everyone knows that if you’ve got a website, you want it listed high inrepparttar 128304 search engines. And nowadays, thanks to pay-per-click advertising on Google, you can get your site listed high in rankings fairly quickly.

So it seems simple. Not only can you structure your site so thatrepparttar 128305 search engines will pick it up and promote it for free, but also you can now promote it on a pay-per-click basis using search engines like Google and Overture to get top billing.

But wait. If it’s so simple, why do most people crash and burn when they try to playrepparttar 128306 pay-per-click game?

The problem stems fromrepparttar 128307 fact thatrepparttar 128308 two different methods of gaining exposure demand wholly different approaches.

The conventional, tried-and-true method of search engine optimization involves building a really nifty, really useful website, loading it with tons of content, lots of free things, and making it so invaluable that if surfers see it once, they are very likely to add it to their list of favorites, and return again and again.

All well and good, butrepparttar 128309 pay-per-click venue is a whole different ballgame. Here (if you arrange your ads right) you will be dealing with a highly motivated, highly targeted websurfer, who is searching for something specific. Inrepparttar 128310 most basic terms, anyone who clicks on your ad is saying to you, “I have a problem I need solved, and I think you may berepparttar 128311 solution.”

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