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Pure Inktomi and MSN Search Results

4:55 pm on Nov 19, 2003 (gmt 0)

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I recently (about 3 weeks ago) submitted my site home page to Inktomi via PositionTech.

When I search on my main key term at MSN, a couple of my inside pages appear under the Web Pages search results -- however my home page does not display. (at least not in the first 150 results)

If I go here: [search.positiontech.com...] and search on my main key term, my site appears in the #4 position.

Can someone tell me how the "Pure" Inktomi results (at the search site url above) relate to the MSN Web Pages search results listings (under Web Pages)? If I have a good ranking on the "Pure" Ink results, will that translate eventually into a good ranking on MSN under the Web Pages category?

5:10 pm on Nov 19, 2003 (gmt 0)

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It depends on where MSN.com views your website as being located. If in the US, you should come up well in MSN.com, if not - you won't! Unfortunately, it has been getting some site locations wrong. Not as many as a few weeks ago, but still a few!

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