Danny Sullivan is the guru of the how and why of search engines. His
website, Search Engine Watch, is the authoritative guide to searching,
Internet search engines and search engine registration and ranking issues.
Read him to understand better how to submit URLs, use HTML meta tags and
Bruce, like Danny Sullivan, knows just about everything about search
engines. However, his site has a broader appeal, covering Web promotion
and Internet strategy also. Full of Free "how to" information,
advice, products, tools, links, and services offered for those planning to
build, optimise, and promote their own website.
More good advice but at Search Positioning it is mixed in with a sales
pitch for a number of useful tools for search engine positioning. Like
PositionWeaver, an HTML doorway page generator for Windows. Or WebPosition
Gold that automatically keeps track of your rankings on all major search
Search Engine Marketing Guide
Search engine friendly design, optimisation and submission tutorial
featuring tips, advice and information on link popularity, workarounds and
other online marketing options.
Internet Search Engine Database
This site provides information on directories and search
engines, as well as articles and news. It offers a guide to search engines and directories along with search engine submission, list of top and major Internet search engines, internet search engines articles, and search engine news.
This specialist marketing company is "dedicated to achieving
successful search engine rankings for UK business websites". They
will charge you but they have a refreshing outlook. As they rightly say,
there are no more than 10 top search engines or directories that really
count in terms of web traffic. They focus on these and on UK-specific
search tools that may help your web traffic.
This website provides a range of UK search engine marketing, UK website
optimisation and UK website promotion. New Media Solutions offers a
complete website promotion service that targets high search engine
rankings with safe and proven methods.
Everyone has their favourite Search Engine. We're not going to tell you
which to use. However, there are some unusual engines out there that might
prove useful. Like this site - a directory of over 10,000 databases,
archives, and search engines that contain information that traditional
search engines have been unable to access. InvisibleWeb.com claims it can
take you to these invisible sources. It
is also a more precise and directed search.
- A Search Engine for Search Engines
Beaucoup is different because the engines and directories listed on the
main site (all but the category "Shopping") are what Webmaster
Teri calls "free information" sites - that is, they offer up a
*lot* of information, not simply lists of commercial products or services.
More than 2,000 search engines, indices and directories organised into
Another useful site that helps you to search for the right search engine
from among the numerous search engines and directories. This neatly
organised International Directory of Search Engines gives you efficient
access to hundreds of search engines from around the world
per click search engines
This directory of over 270 Pay per click search engines, or pay for
ranking search engines, includes the biggie - overture.com - as well as many
you may never have heard of. They are a cost-effective way to attract
cheap, targeted website traffic. The directory includes a summary of the
strengths of each one.
This is a UK-based shared, interactive, hybrid business directory and
search engine. As well as all the usual business categories and company
names it allows domain owners to buy a position at the top of the list by
key word. Not the same as pay-per-click search engines, but similar.
You'll find AskAlex serving Freeserve's iNeed, VirginBiz.net and Dun &
Bradstreet amongst others.
mailing list directory
A really big directory of mailing lists (and newsgroups, too). A directory
and search engine of mailing lists - the way the Internet started. If
there is a mailing list of people interested in you, your company, your
product or your point of view, then you'll find it here.
- Email Newsletter Directory
Searchable and categorized directory of email newsletters and ezines.
Probably the best source for email magazines and newsletters. E-zines,
particularly if they cover a relevant topic, may accept both articles and
adverts. They may also have good sources of advice for webmasters and
The first element of your search engine tactics is to know where you are. RankMeter is designed to locate website positions in search engines using keywords.
You'll get a lot of additional information: how many pages were returned by engine for your keywords, number of pages
including your site, your position on the page, list of top URLs. Also, you'll able to generate reports to
the Web or a spreadsheet.
This site allows you to download a freeware tool that analyses a website's
search engine position. Includes easy to interpret detail and summary
reports of how and where your site ranks among each search engine. Improve
your search engines ranks. Count keyword frequency on your web page.
Visit the Good Keywords website for a Windows software programme for
finding the best keywords for your web site pages. This site will show you
how to generate the best keywords for your site and give you the software
tools to do it. It borrows from GoTo.Com but is still a helpful tool.
It's not a pretty website but Top25Web.com checks the position of your
site in Google's search engine (up to the first 50 results that Google
provides) across a range of keywords that you select.
Need help coming up with appropriate keywords to put in your meta tags?
This JimTools site checks the major search engines for your keywords, then
retrieves each of the top rated pages found and examines their meta tags
and page contents to develop a list of words those sites consider
Find what people search for - NicheBOT is a keyword suggestion tool to find search term variations and alternatives.
The website is really an online tool, the keyword frequency analyser. This
allows you to analyse and compare the keyword frequencies of the top
twenty words in the body of an html document (e.g. your own web pages)
with those of other html pages (e.g. your competitors). Keyword frequency
analysis reports can be emailed directly to your inbox or you can see the
Link popularity is the total number of web
sites that link to your site. Good link popularity can dramatically
increase traffic to your web site. And many of the major search engines
now factor Link Popularity into their relevancy algorithms. As a result,
increasing the number of links to your site can actually improve your
search engine rankings. This free service generates a custom Link
Popularity Report, detailing which sites links to your URL.
This online search engine optimiser tool
is completely free to use and is a great tool for any website designer to
improve search engine ranking.
Banana Website Marketing Secrets
Learn how to get top placement on the search engines using ANY keyword.
Engine Optimisation Software UK
This site we will provide you with access to a range of the better
search engine optimisation software and tools to make your promotion
campaigns easier and more efficient. There are many offers on 'best of
class' products and access to some of the best search engine optimisation
resources on offer.
The premise of this website is that links from other sites are the most
popular way that people will find you on the web. They offer to drive
traffic to your site "the lazy way". Their proposition is worth
the read and you'll get some good reasons for increasing the links into
your own site.
- Search Engine Tools
The site has a number of tools but the best is AddWeb. This allows you to
submit your website(s) automatically to over 3,000 of search engines and
internet directories and rank your site
to see how visible you are on the major engines. It is not expensive and
it saves a whole lot of time.
The Trellian Software site sells a well-reputed alternative to AddWeb
called SubmitWolf PRO. It is an easy to use, professional website
promotional tool, which automates the process of promoting your web.
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