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- DirectHit Optimization -
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This search engine, owned by Ask Jeeves Inc., was the first
of its kind. The way DirectHit serves its results is very
unique. The amount of traffic a site gets from other search
engines (Lycos, HotBot, and AskJeeves) directly affects
a website's listing in DirectHit. For a while DirectHit
was the only search engine using this technology but now
other search engines are beginning to follow trend, Yahoo!
is one of them. DirectHit serves search results for many
search engines including: Lycos, HotBot, MSN Search, Looksmart,
to get listed: Here are three different ways to get
Your Site form.
-If you can get into MSN you will eventually get into DirectHit
and the best way to get into MSN is to go through one of
-Get a good listing in AllTheWeb which serves results for
Lycos. If you can get a high listing in AllTheWeb you will
get into Lycos which will get you into DirectHit. Submit
your site to AllTheWeb here.
to get a good listing: The way you get a good listing
in DirectHit is by getting a good listing in Lycos, HotBot,
and AskJeeves. The more a site's link on these engines is
clicked the better your listing in DirectHit will become.
So make sure your website is listed in all of these engines
to get a good listing in DirectHit. This way of listing
search results creates a problem though, "How can a
site listed low in a search engine ever get to the top since
the sites listed at the top will always get clicked on more".
Well, supposedly, DirectHit gives new sites a ranking boost
giving them more of a chance to get a higher listing.
factor in the DirectHit listing is how long a visitor stays
at your site. The longer a person stays at your site the
better your listing will become.
of updates: Updates for DirectHit are few and far between.
Don't be surprised if you are trying to get your site listed
and it takes a couple months, or more to get in the index.
of bot: Grabber
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