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Re: Nice site, but yahoo won't list me.
From Rafe Kemmis on 22 Feb '99
replying to Re: Nice site, but yahoo won't list me. posted by Jim

I'm just saying that Yahoo! will be more interested in your site when it has proven to be a resource through other websites. I just went to excite and got my link on the #1 page in my catigory and now they accept my links and that got me in the top 10 for excite and webcrawler....

>>Hey, Your site looks very great, but it looks like you need more
>>trafic from other links before Yahoo! will consider you.
>While that may give you an advantage with the robot-driven engines,
>it most definitely is NOT the case for Yahoo!
>>Find sites in the top ten for what your searching for and get them
>>to put a link on their page.
>Just like that, eh? Sounds easy :-)
>>Once your start getting more traffic.. Yahoo! will probably see that
>>other search engines are ranking you well and maybe yahoo! will too.
>No, I'm afraid I'll have to label this as bad advice. There's no way
>the Yahoo! staff will mess about finding out how many sites are
>linking to you. It's hard enough to even get them to visit your
>site at all.

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