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Express inclusion?
any uk engines offering express inclusion?

 6:18 pm on Nov 26, 2004 (gmt 0)

Lycos Insite has stopped express inclusion.

Any other places which offer express inclusion?



 1:27 pm on Dec 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

Many of those previously offering PFI inclusion have now moved away from this type of revenue model, notably Teoma(Ask Jeeves) and Inktomi.

Overture still offer a semi-PFI model, which also includes pay per click pricing, hence isn't strictly PFI!

Mirago do conventional PFI, as do a number of smaller engines. The underlying question for me though, was always whether I'd see a return on the investment.



 5:45 pm on Dec 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

Rich thanks for the reply.

Some clients can be very demanding and want quick results.

I spotted Mirago which looks ok as it also covers Dogpile.co.uk which is ok.

What other small engines are there which do PFI please?

I can give clients early small results to keep them happy while they wait for MSN, Yahoo and Google!


 6:06 pm on Dec 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

If you're looking for quick results, consider the PPC model.


 11:05 am on Dec 2, 2004 (gmt 0)

Entireweb springs to mind for PFI, but bear in mind that the majority of search engine traffic will come from a very small number of search engines, particularly Google, MSN, Yahoo and Teoma/Ask. This being the case, is it necessarily worth investing cash into PFI on other engines, when the traffic you'll receive from them will be little, or none?

If you're after a quick turnaround, consider the PPC options from Overture and Google, which should aid in driving targetted traffic to the site(s) in question.



 1:02 pm on Dec 2, 2004 (gmt 0)

thanks guys. My clients dont want PPC.

I will give Mirago a shot. It is really just to shut demanding clients up. I recognise that the worthwile engines take longer.

Exactseek (not great) appear to offer 24 hour inclusion for free!


 12:16 pm on Dec 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

Educate your customer. I came across someone the other day who thought AV was still a major SE.

It is just a couple of databases these days and for quick results ppc is a must and if you are an ecommerce site consider joining one of the major affiliate networks.
Also, if you can, get onto DMOZ. It can be a real drag getting on but it will be worth the wait.

[edited by: engine at 3:42 pm (utc) on Dec. 3, 2004]
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