[thelist] pdfs on web site (was "scope of work" for websiteproposal)

Bob Meetin ontheroad at frii.com
Tue Feb 27 15:34:19 CST 2007

Information vital to sales <==> findability on the internet.

HTML, unless you've done something really wrong, is already in 
search-engine friendly format.  I don't have tons of experience in 
placing PDF out there on sites to be found, but from what I see it's not 
a given that the PDF is indexable. If you do a google search you can 
find some articles dealing with PDF and search engines, also PDF to HTML 
converters.  It's just another variable in the mix.

Steven Streight wrote:
> I'm not talking about what a web site can do. I'm talking about why is
> information, vital to sales or whatever it's related to, is sitting in a PDF
> file instead of in an HTML version. Tell your IT guys to convert it to HTML
> and publish it online, whilst retaining the PDF for those few who may
> actually want to download or print it out.

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