[thelist] Is Yahoo worth it?

David Dorward evolt at david.us-lot.org
Wed Nov 26 08:50:24 CST 2003

On 26 Nov 2003, at 14:17, Rob Smith wrote:

>> Is it worth it to pay to be listed in yahoo?
> I doubt that that is the correct question. The correct question might 
> be:
> Is it worth it to pay to be listed in Google. :-\ Perform a search in 
> Yahoo.
> On the page of the results, scroll down to the bottom. Tell the class 
> what
> you see.
> It's a sad day when you use your competitors products,

Google is in the search engine business, Yahoo is in the portal 
business. When you pay to have Yahoo have a look at your site, it is in 
the hopes of getting in to their directory, not in to Google. (IIRC)

David Dorward

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