[thelist] Re: Search Engine Hell

Mark Howells mark at mountain.ch
Tue Mar 26 17:59:00 CST 2002

> One thing you need to consider is that search engines such as google will
> not list a site directly, it will only list your site if it is referenced by
> another website.  Until you have external links pointing to you, you won't
> be listed in google.

This isn't strictly true, as you can suggest a site to the Google bots
through their site at <>. That said, my ranking went through the roof when I
got linked from a few popular web design and photography sites, so that
obviously makes a difference.

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Mark Howells

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