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1. Search Engine Submission
Since search engines (SE) and directories account for over 80% of
that a website receives, your top priority would be to make sure that your
site is listed with them. However, it doesn't help to be
listed if your link shows up on the 20th page of search results.
Before submitting make sure that your site is
optimized for the best possible
While there are tens of thousands of search
engines on the web, over 90% of the
search engine referrals come from the top four search
engines (see figure below). They include Google, Yahoo,
MSN, and AOL Search. Needless to say, it is absolutely crucial
that your site is listed with these giants. Although you really don't
need to submit your site to them (their
spiders will eventually find and index your site), it does not hurt to make
sure that your site gets queued for indexing.
Although there are many online services and software packages that can
quickly mass-submit your site to large number of search engines and
directories for you, you should submit your site manually to the
major search engines. Automated
methods are susceptible to errors and glitches that may prevent your site from
If you're opting for mass submission, be wary of companies offering to submit
your site to "50,000 search engines and directories". Chances
are you'll be paying an exorbitant fee this service, and most of
"50,000 search engines and directories" will be useless
free-for-all link pages and spammers masquerading as search engines.