>>On the subject of site promotion in general. I only submit sites and pages to Alta Vista, Hot Bot, Excite,Lycos, Infoseek, WebCrawler and Yahoo. I operate under the assumption that these major search engines cover about 90% of all searches(anybody?).
> If you are promoting a specialty site, it's worth it to >look for a specialized search service. For example, there >is one search service that only does airplane-related sites. >Although it's normally useless, if I were promoting a resort >with a landing strip, or a seller of airplane parts, it would >be worth submitting to or asking for banner ads on. > Most of the submission software just hurls submissions at >all the engines it knows about, to the annoyance of those >who run the engine and have to weed out the robo-submitted >crap from the good stuff (like the sites we promote).
Good advice. I should probably start investigating search engines that focus on the restaurant industry, but does the general public know about/have access to these specialized SE's? Is there somewhere a compilation of these SE's?