homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Home / Forums Index / Yahoo / Deprecated - Altavista, Alltheweb.com
Forum Library, Charter, Moderator: open

Deprecated - Altavista, Alltheweb.com Forum

Q&A Session With Fast's Director of Business Development

10+ Year Member

Msg#: 407 posted 11:09 pm on Feb 1, 2002 (gmt 0)

Europemedia.net chats Stephen Baker, Director of Business Development and Marketing for FAST's internet Business Unit, about the company's future plans.

Full-Text of Interview at:

From the interview:
Q.Does FAST plan to offer a fee-based URL inclusion program similar to those offered by AltaVista and Inktomi? I've seen some indications of a beta test of this on the FAST website scheduled for the summer of 2002.

FAST: FAST PartnerSite, our "pay for inclusion" program, will be launching in mid-February 2002. Our initial distribution partners will be Terra Lycos in the US and Lycos Europe in Europe. Additional portal distribution partners will be added soon.



WebmasterWorld Senior Member heini us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

Msg#: 407 posted 12:51 am on Feb 2, 2002 (gmt 0)

Yep, WmW member Stephen Baker made some points over there - nothing really new though. Interesting was this:
our crawler is becoming more sophisticated and is able to seamlessly integrate numerous file types
(including content served by app-servers) into the web search index. We also possess the ability to work with online e-tailors, for example, to receive XML data feeds of database content.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  

Home / Forums Index / Yahoo / Deprecated - Altavista, Alltheweb.com
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved