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Subject: Re: UKNM: Search Engines
From: Chris Locke
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 15:30:36 +0100

At 03:03 PM 9/30/98 +0100, you wrote:
>The best way to keep up with Search Engines would be to have:
>1. a couple of full time people studying the behaviour of Search

They are called 'Information Scientists' and tend to hang around Mailbase
lists if you really want them to tell you stuff for free.

>2. a clever piece of software that detects spiders and sends them to
>'spider friendly' pages while 'real' people are directed to 'real'

Pretty much possible using simple bot commands

>3. these pages should be designed to achieve high scores on searches for
>specific key phrases.


>4. ideally, you should know the most common key phrases used to locate
>your products or services to increase traffic.

Called 'spamdexing'

Chris Locke
Group Internet Manager, Virgin Group
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