Inktomi, Teoma, FAST, Lycos and more - all feature some level of paid inclusion. The best advice I would offer based on personal and professional experiences - is to withhold spending on any of these services. … [Read more...] about Search Engine Optimization Techniques: Playing Conservatively
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instead. You can learn more about them on their "about us" page. In a nutshell, ODP/DMOZ is an Internet … [Read more...] about Search Engine Optimization Glossary
If your company owns a website you will be pleased to know that, according to ComScore Networks, US online sales in 2002 leaped to a staggering $74 billion. There were more than 109 million people in the US surfing the Internet on a regular basis. And with an estimated 700 million people worldwide going online in 2003, Internet sales are set to soar to record numbers. These are all encouraging statistics for anyone looking to leverage online revenues in 2003. One fact you may not have considered is exactly how did those millions of Internet users locate businesses in order to spend their precious dollars. The answer is simple; they used one of the many search engines. … [Read more...] about Getting Back to Search Engine Optimization Basics (again)
Sound like a lot of work? It is and really requires a full time occupation. You may say, "Well, I'll just bring someone on staff full time instead of paying a SEO company," but do you really save money? To hire someone to take care of your search engine promotion efforts will require anywhere from 40 - 50k or more per year. Then there are health benefits, retirement plans, vacation and sick time, etc., to deal with. You can hire a SEO company like SearchRank that will set up your search engine promotion campaign and maintain it for you starting at only $1350 a year. That is quite a savings verses hiring a full time employee. … [Read more...] about Why Do I Need To Hire a SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Company?
Ask Jeeves is a growing search engine with many loyal users. The crawler results for Ask Jeeves are provided by Teoma (which Ask owns). Unless Teoma happens to spider your website from another already in its index, the best way to get listed is to use their paid-inclusion service. Fees are in line with Inktomi and are $30 per year for the first URL and $18 for each additional URL. The main paid-inclusion partners are PositionTech and Ineedhits.com. … [Read more...] about Search Engine Optimization Basics Part 4 – Submissions