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Why is this indexed?
madcat




msg:970191
 2:01 pm on Mar 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

Why when Yahoo! asks $299.00 to get indexed on their search engine, do site pages get listed anyway?

 

nicebloke




msg:970192
 2:18 pm on Mar 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

Because Yahoo are serving Google results. The ones with a red arrow next to them are sites that have a Yahoo listing.

madcat




msg:970193
 3:15 pm on Mar 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

I see. Is the 300 bucks worth it in your opinion? I'm still trying to get together a log analysis system to I can better judge these types of things.

nicebloke




msg:970194
 3:31 pm on Mar 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

It really depends on the industry.

We put all our clients into Yahoo as a matter of course.

Personally I think it's worth it.

Also Yahoo may well be changing their search results soon, so that might change things.

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