It does not matter what you are looking for on Internet.because everyone wants same thing.
Whether you are trying to find out about:
apples, business, cats, dogs, energy, food, garbage, health, insurance, jersey, knowledge, love, manuals, neon, orbits, people, queens, rubies, stars, town, ushers, valets, women, x-rays, yahoo or zoo.
EVERYONE wants same thing:
1. To find more INFORMATION on a subject.
2. To find PEOPLE with similar interests.
Basically, what you want to establish is your own personal community of information and people.
Some refer to this as your niche or target audience.
Where does your search begin?
The question gave you answer; start your research with your favorite search engine.
1. Search Engines and Directories.
Top Ten Search Engines: http://emailexchange.org/promo2.html
I use Google. http://www.google.com.
That is where I begin my research.
Then, I suggest you hit at least top 5 Search Engines And Directories.
For a list, via Auto-Responder, of "Top 10 Search Engines and Directories!"
Send a blank email message to: mailto:Top10SE@emailexchange.org
Here is List of Top 5:
1. Google: http://www.google.com.
2. Yahoo: http://www.yahoo.com
3. AltaVista: http://www.altavista.com
4. Excite: http://www.excite.com
5. AOL: http://www.aol.com
Review Top 10 results of "keywords" used in your search. Do it from each of Top 5 Search Engines above.
This will give you a solid lead to begin your quest. Because your next task is to visit those 50 web sites.
Weed out useless or dead links. Begin to form your community.
Bookmark all web sites that hold interest and promise.
When did you first discover Internet?
It is a mysterious, scary, exciting, fun, never-ending adventure that is full of daily learning experiences.
Whatever reason brought you to Internet, be it personal business, curiosity. you will soon discover that Internet is all about communication.
In fact, Internet = Global Communication.
And, foundation of that Communication, is email.
Therefore your next step is to reach out and "touch" that [ "community of people" ] you seek by sending email.
ALWAYS without resorting to SPAM.
Because it is against Internet rules and because it creates more problems that it solves. SPAM is out.
With list from above, decide if it is important to your quest to contact web masters of each web site.