[thelist] Query: search engine submission and ranking

Raditha Dissanayake jabber at raditha.com
Tue Feb 3 10:54:37 CST 2004

Brian Cummiskey wrote:

>Spiders work on their own, following links from other sites to yours,
>and then indexing it.  You don't have to pay anyone a dime to get in a
>search engine.  Directories are a different story, and in my opinion, a
>waste of money.
Very true if you look at the directories that charge for listing. 
However there are one or two free ones (including the ODP (which many 
say isn't open)) that you can get listed in.

>A good free service to get you going is submit-it.com, but if you're
>already ranked- don't worry about it.

Raditha Dissanayake.
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