Re: Search Engine habits

Subject: Re: Search Engine habits
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 08:33:33 -0600

From: "Crimmin, Peter" <Peter -dot- Crimmin -at- nuance -dot- com>
Subject: Subject: Re: Search Engine habits

Google does not disclose its algorithm for rating search results, but
these factors are known to increase the rating:

* Sites pointed to from other sites.


This raises a question that I've been unclear on for awhile because I've
run into conflicting pieces of information. I read somewhere that if you
put up a website, it'll never get picked up by a spider program unless
there's a link to it from another website that is being spidered. But
I've also heard that that isn't so -- that spider program are designed
to be exhaustive and pick up everything that's out there. Which is

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