>I am trying out using a splash page as the index page and then the main page >for the core button page. On the splash page I'm using the spamming method on the >META tags and Title to get the higher ratings on Lycos, Hotbot and Altavista.
Your META tags will not fool any of the search engines. They caught on to repeated keywords in META tags over a year ago, and now usually actively PENALIZE sites that do it.
http://www.infoseek.com/Help?sv=IS&lk=noframes&pg=spam.html explains it.