>Also there is a bug in hotbot that even though I am #1 in the search results
>If you search to see if my site has been index it will say that it can
>not find my url. So stability is also a factor when considering rankings.
I'm having the same trouble with hotbot. I think the deal with hotbot is that they use 'direct hit' for the top ten sometimes and this causes the incorrect reporting for top 10 rankings.