We have discussed at length how to prepare your site for search engine submission using meta tags. Now that your site is ready for submission, let us discuss various options and resources available in the Net.
How to Register
There are mainly three ways you can submit your site to search engines:
1. Manually submit sites to search engines
In this method, you visit a search engine, check its submission guidelines, look for 'Add URL' button, click it and fill out the submission form.
This is a tedious but very effective way of submitting sites. Use this method to submit sites to major search engines (some of which are listed below)
The Indian Search Engines are:
2. Use Site Submission Service
There are many paid-for and few free sites that will submit your site to search engines. Most such sites have two levels: a free and a pay level. In free level you'll get 20 or so search engines for free submission. If satisfied with the result, you may opt for pay level to submit your site to thousands of search engines. A few examples of such sites are:
3. Search Engine Submission Software
This is a software to be installed in your PC. After connecting to Internet, this software will send a robot or spider to submit your site to selected search engines. This is a very handy process if you are submitting many web-pages to large number of search engines at regular intervals. A few examples of such software are:
Above list of free or paid for sites/software is an illustrative one. There are many more such products/ services. We have not done any evaluation - please exercise usual precautions before paying for a product or service.
- Newsletter on Business Opportunties from India and Abroad
Vol: 2, Issue 30
January 3' 2002