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From carl on 7 Jan '00
replying to Re: redirect? posted by Nicholas

Why would we need to move them, regardless of the success or failure? I just want to know how search engines are likely to see these subwebs. I presume it can't be too big of a deal... I see free sites on search engines all the time, not to mention silly guest book pages. I guess you agree, since you say their is a possibility of success. And, I absolutely disagree that moving their sites would take longer than 10 minutes. So, what are you talking about?

>>I maintain two sites for friends, each of whom have their own registered domain names, but their sites are actually subwebs of my site. So far, this has been working well. Do you expect us to see problems in the future? What are the "cons" in this arrangement? Many thanks in advance for replies!
>No problem as long as their sites fail. If they succeed --
>and your friends are depending on SE traffic -- they will
>rue the day they tried to save money. Moving sites is
>laborious and -- when they are making money -- can be
>costly in sales lost through logging confusions and lost
>If they've already paid for the DNs, jeez, just get
>a $9.95/mo site somewher.

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