Sent: Saturday, June 09, 2001 5:24 AM Subject: Re: [thelist] Search engine help > On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Martin wrote: > > > I can't emphasise this enough. All the well-listed pages I've had anything > > to do with have had no effort involved in getting them there, other > > than having great content, sensibly structured. > > > > No special meta-tags. No doorway pages other than the site's normal > > home page. No regular updating plan. No strategy to gain incoming links > > (other than being good content). > > Um, me too, after a fashion. I get search queries in my logs to which my > first response is 'WTF' but when I consider how I built the page to begin > with, it stops being such a surprise. > > Links that might help: > > http://www.digital-web.com/tutorials/tutorial_2001-4.shtml > http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/99/31/index1a.html - the second article was updated last week: http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/01/23/index1a.html My question is: on a small site (circa 100 pages) does a crawl page achieve anything more than a site map that is linked to the home page and includes links to all the pages on the site? Ron Jourard Toronto www.defencelaw.com BTW, following up on a Very OT post a few weeks back (to which no one responded - c'mon, there must be some other criminal lawyers lurking on this list :>)), is anyone interested in seeing the list of non-law related websites I recommended to criminal lawyers at a Toronto continuing ed program this morning?