The Web is an almost infinite source of information... all you have to do is find
it. Knowing how and where to search is the key.
engines have made finding good information online a matter of typing in the most
likely "keywords" you need and waiting for the results.
Search for Webmasters
if you own a website and want people to find you when they look for your keywords?
Are there really any easy ways to let your website shine in search results so
traffic gets directed to you?
There are people who specialize in SEO or search engine optimization to make sure webmasters are doing everything you need to do to get picked as a site
to display on search engine results pages. The search engines are constantly refining
their rules to try to return the best results for any search terms. To get to the
top of the list, the design of your site has to meet these requirements... that
are constantly in flux.
basics to getting your site found in the major search engines include: providing good, unique and original
content; clean and transparent code; fixing bad or broken links and other errors
as they develop; and not using 'black hat' techniques to spam the search engines.
More about search around the Web:
For updated tips on how to make your search easier with guides on how to steer
your favorite search engine to get faster results, along with reviews and news
to help site owners and others at the business end of Web search, check out these
- News, reviews, feature articles, and guides to better searching with search
engine features, comparisons, statistics, strategies, with related books and resources.
Engine Colossus - Aptly named site with links to search engines and directories
from 195 countries searchable by country or category.
- Links to thousands of general, meta, and specialized search engines, searchable
or browseable by categories and offering brief reviews.
Engine Watch - Find out who acquired whom (er, this
week), the latest on what's hot and what's not, along with
guides to getting better results from your searches, industry
reports, submission tips and more.