How Search Engines Find Websites
Wow are you really interested in this? Well let me give
you "search engine marketing" in a nutshell.
Search engines find websites by
finding links to them in other's websites. Let's take Google for
example. They have a robot that goes constantly around the internet
just surfing website after website. This is a fast robot that could
probably see my whole site in about 10 seconds. By comparison, it would take an
average user about two hours to see enough of
www.raypasanen.com before they get
bored & leave the site.
(Yeah, right!) ;-)
This robot (called Googlebot) finds all of the links on my website
that go to
other people's websites and then follows all of the links from all of those
sites to other sites and then all of the links on those sites and so forth
and so on...
|On some of my pages I ask to have no links,
please. This is because I don't want Google or Yahoo or MSNsearch or
Alta Vista or any others to list these certain pages in their search results.
But what about Search Engine Marketing?
Now turn this around. If I wanted to have a website
listed higher in the search engine results, I would want more and more
"incoming" links to my website. The more links that are
found to your website on other's sites, the higher they will list it. For example, I have just started
working on a website called
www.buy-this-website.com. I want the search engines to find this
site and list it high in the SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages) so here is the link,
google or yahoo... Please find that site and add it to your listings.
List it really high please. :-) This is what search engine
marketers do. Make new websites and get more and more incoming
links to those websites. This is what I do sometimes, too. In fact,
every website listed on www.buy-this-website.com is mine. Nearly
800. I researched
each project, designed each site, wrote all text, created all
graphics, etc.., etc... A long project. Nearly 7 years. Wanna
a website? Every
one is listed well in all search engines.
Well, that is search marketing in a nutshell and an
explanation of how search engines find websites.