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Re: NOT ON SEARCH ENGINE(ANSWER!!!)
From Donna on 21 April '99
replying to NOT ON SEARCH ENGINE(ANSWER!!!) posted by Inachu

>>Website design is becoming a tough business to get into.
>>Its just to easy for anybody to use Frontpage or a similar
>>editor. You have probably noticed how many hundreds of web
>>design services are listed in the SEs. My advice don't
>>worry about the SEs, spend your time around town looking
>>for business that don't have a web presence and talk to them.
>>Once you do a few, word of mouth will bring you additional
>>business. I work with a friend and this was his strategy, and
>>it is working pretty well. Also you have to make sure you
>>can handle every aspect of site design: coding (html,java,perl)
>>graphics (original, not borrowed or free), web hosting, domain
>>registration ... etc. There is too much competion otherwise.
>>
>>
>
>The problem was with his comment tags <!-- comment -->
>Comment tags prevent any further of indexing and spidering.
>To the web bot it look like a EOF(END OF FILE)
>
>WEB BOTS ARE GETTING SMARTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>
>Please consider this the LAST COOL ADVICE I give here at this site.
>UNLESS YOU GUYS REALLY BEG ME TO!
>
>Otherwise find future tips and hints at my website:
>http://members.tripod.com/inachu
>
>HOTBOT CRASHED TODAY(FRIDAY)
>with a //global.asa error not enough memory.
>It was down for 15 minutes.
>Or at least it was down here at MAE-EAST (east coast hub-Maryland)
>
>Inachu
>http://members.tripod.com/inachu
>inachu@hotmail.com


Inachu:

What you said about the comment tags is right on the money. I know this from personal experience. I got rid of the comment tags on my site and saw and immmediate improvement in my positioning.




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