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- Yahoo! Optimization -
( Tips provided by zettas.com )
Most would agree Yahoo! is the most beneficial place to
get your site listed. If you get a decent listing for your
website in a Yahoo! directory you are most definitely see
a considerable amount of traffic come from the listing.
The focus of Yahoo! is its directory which is edited by
humans, not a bot. The backup database of Yahoo! is powered
by Google so if your site is in
Google you'll eventually get into the Yahoo! website matches.
to get listed: To get listed in the Yahoo! directory
go to Yahoo! and find a category that best suites your site
and then submit your site to that category. If you want
to get listed the easier way, which will get you in the
backup database but not the directories read more on Google.
to get a good listing: The better question is "How
do I even get listed". If you get listed in the Yahoo!
directory be grateful. It is really hard to get in a Yahoo!
directory and can take months. If your website is business
related, meaning it makes any profit through product sales
or advertisements Yahoo! now makes you use their fee based
suggestion service. So, if you want your business site even
for inclusion you'll have to shell out $199. Non-profit
sites can still use their free suggest a site service. To
help your odds of getting listed make sure you pick the
category that best represents your website, don't get greedy.
Then when filling out the information about your website
make sure you follow the instructions exactly and don't
mispell anything (make it as easy as possible for the editors).
In your website be sure to include a Disclaimer page and
like this take a look at pages already listed on Yahoo!
as an example.
of updates: Since
the sites listed are hand picked the frequency of directory
updates are sporadic. The updating of the backup database
powered by Google usually updates a few days before the
Google database updates itself, which is usually the last
week of every month.
of bot: Yahoo! does not have a bot, it is a human edited
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