[B] Seach Engine Ranking & Placement Tips

An effective technique to find a website's ranking in all search engines
quickly and accurately!

In Google, Fast and in Yahoo you use "advanced search" and change the
results to 100 per page.

In AltaVista and in Msn (my preferences)
change the results to 50 per page.

* Put in your appropriate keyword - get the "search results"

* Press the "Control F" Keyboard shortcut simultaneously in *Internet

* Put your URL in the "Find what" search box...

* Press "Find Next"...

* You will automatically scroll down to your hightlighted website's

*(This technique works even better in Netscape 6+ because the query is
cached in the find box and the box stays up as you navigate to
different pages.)
(The approximately percentage near the bottom 1-100%,
represents the approximate RANKING of your site 1-100. You can then
refine your search.)
(If you don't want to use "Control F" using "Edit "--> "FIND (on this
page)" in the browser menu bar will do.

If you don't want to keep typing in urls, first "copy", then use "Control V" and press "enter" is faster.

Put your URL in EXACTLY as it appears in the search engine.
Each page represents 100 web sites, so page 2 will start at 101-2,
page 3 from 201-300 etc.

Google Optimization & Placement:

Around the third week of every month Google tentatively updates it's
database-offering a preview that's about 90% accurate of the next
month's rankings and added sites.

There is also: http://www3.google.com/
However, the results are less dependable.

This tool: http://google-dance.miniunternehmen.de/
Searches all 3 databases at once and puts the results on one page in frames.

In addition you can select up to 100 results per frame, and chose to search several countries (google extensions)

Because Google can change it's ranking algorithms and "linking to"
assessments periodically, you will often find "test results" on these
sites. (Also, if a web site has not been re-"cached" by this time it
may temporarily fall down a few postions until it is re-cached, or it
may drop off Google completely).

I will be collecting tidbits and accummulating them all in a new all-in-one
search engine optimization website: