I would love to discuss some ideas to you. I sent an email but it was returned, I sent a second on to petersmall.com but do not know if you got it. Scott Wolpow scott at publiccto.com At 08:06 AM 1/23/04, you wrote: >Here's techie thing that may be of interest to a few. > >In looking to see how I could design my site in a such a way that it would >appear high up in search engine rankings, I discovered a whole new world >and a confusing mass of information. > >Using Google, I typed in a few phrases and got the following results: > >"Search engine optimization" 1,290,000 sources listed >"Search engine optimization services" 41,850 sources listed >"Search engine optimization tips" 6,150 sources listed >"Search engine optimization links" 4,320 sources listed >"Search engine optimization resources" 3,650 sources listed >"Search engine optimization information" 2,460 sources listed >"Search engine optimization expert" 2,220 sources listed >"Search engine optimization advice" 1,300 sources listed > >As I worked through several hundred of these listing, it became clear that >nowhere was there a fully comprehensive resource. Taken together, it was a >confusing morass of subjective opinion and conflicting information that >could take weeks to sort out the wheat from the chaff. > >As my work involves using genetic algorithms to deal with multiple >variables, I thought I'd put it to work to devise a system that could sort >through all this information to produce an optimally efficient list of >links that would cover all the various aspects of search engine optimization. > >Using artificially intelligence methods is useless here. The values are >subjective and the search engines keep changing their algorithms to foil >the tricksters. The only solution was to use a strategy that could take >into consideration human judgement. It had to be a collaborative effort, >which could be guided by a genetic algorithm. > >If anyone is interested in taking part, I've now set up such a system up >to create an optimum resource for search engine optimization. It'll >involve some effort, but you'll get to learn a lot about the various >strategies and techniques that are used in this important area of Web site >design. > >A demo can be seen at: > >http://www.stigmergicsystems.com/seoresources/ > >Perhaps of further interest. This same system can be adapted to produce >optimal information resources in any subject area. > >Peter Small > >Author of: Lingo Sorcery, Magical A-Life Avatars, The Entrepreneurial Web, >The Ultimate Game of Strategy and Web Presence >http://www.stigmergicsystems.com > > > >-- >-- >* * Please support the community that supports you. * * >http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > >For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and >archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !