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Subject: Re: UKNM: Frames and Search Engines
From: Greg Crockart (Hyperlink plc)
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 15:30:17 +0100


It really is a combination of elements. Some engines like meta-tags,
while other disregard them completely, other look at titles, while other
look at the number of links to the specific site. It is for this reason
that we target individual search engines in a different way, rather than
relying on a 'one for all' optimized page which will have very limited



Greg Crockart E: gregathyperlink [dot] com
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Lee Atkinson wrote:
> A bit off tangent, but does anybody really know the exact criteria that
> search engines rates your site? Is it the most matches of your meta-keywords
> against the actual content of your pages. or is it the site that has the
> most trafic, the most pages, or what?
> Cheers
> Lee
> Spring Interactive
> Lee_atkinsonatspring [dot] com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ally Shuttleworth [allyatfunkycat [dot] com (mailto:allyatfunkycat [dot] com)]
> Sent: 28 April 1999 19:08
> To: uk-netmarketingatchinwag [dot] com
> Subject: Re: UKNM: Frames and Search Engines
> >As a whole we don't use frames on the sites that we build for the single
> >reason that it is very difficult to get a search engine to go through the
> >whole site properly.
> Someone who has a site, which is quite good, functions well etc. but is
> built using frames quite heavily.
> They say to you "we want to be higher in the search engines", after
> explaining to them about frames and search engines...what would you advise
> them to do?
> Re-build their site from scratch? Make do with the present site, and tweak
> other areas (metas etc.)?
> Open question.
> Ally Shuttleworth
> Funkycat Search
> [web] http://www.funkycat.com
> [e-mail] allyatfunkycat [dot] com

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  RE: UKNM: Frames and Search Engines, Lee Atkinson

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