After following the advice from this forum (it's great
> > to be able to draw upon the expertise of so many
> > knowledgable and helpful folks) and others, my web
> > site
> > has finally been listed by
> > Yahoo (Number 1 in fact for the keyword phrase
> > "successful tanning salon). My experience has been
> > that it was my gradual success with the other less
> > difficult search engines, that finally led to my
> > success with Yahoo. I followed the steps set out in
> > the free tutorial on my site at (no ads please) and
> > consequently (edited) was first successful
> > with Lycos, Dogpile, Northern Light (all #1) Google
> > (#2) and Alta Vista (#6). This whole process took
> > about 3 months (I thought I was never going to see any
> > results using the Web Position software), but Google
> > came through first and then the others(including
> > Yahoo) seemed to follow. I did not pay for the express
> > service. Is it possible that the search engines give
> > you higher listings because of a good listing with
> > other search engines? I am a novice web site designer,
> > and have so far published about 15 sites - all linking
> > to each other with transparent links, and I believe
> > this is the main reason for my search engine success
> > with this particular site. Happy Thanksgiving everyone
> > - Pete


Edited by simon c on 11-23-2000 at 05:52 PM