On Tue, 12 Jul 2005 11:34:22 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
>Paul Burke wrote:
>> On Tue, 12 Jul 2005 08:48:19 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>In my main domain, I have never received many referrals from MSN or Yahoo.
>>>I have never had an explanation, but did not seem to care much either. Are
>>>there any well-known reasons why this may be? Google currently has ~100
>>>times the amount of referrals from Yahoo and ~500 times the amount of
>>>referrals from MSN. Google cannot be /that/ popular, can it? Judging by 2
>>>other domains of mine, it is not by /that/ far ahead either.
>>>Any advice please? I am probably doing something wrong, strategically at
>> Hi Roy
>> Have you checked where your keywords appear in Yahoo and MSN ?
>I haven't yet. Has anybody got flexible scripts which scan log files? (Borek
>or Bokma maybe?) I wouldn't like to spend effort reinventing the wheel.
>> May be you rank higher in Google than you do the others, hence more
>> people find you on google.
>That's true by definition. Better ranking => better SERPS placement => more
>The question is: why would my site be disliked by Yahoo and MSN (or
>conversely liked by Google). I am very critical of Microsoft, but their
>robots shouldn't be able to detect that, right? Or maybe links from
>Linux-oriented sites expose that, as well as dense sensitive keywords like
>monopoly, or evil, or world domination, or "ugly guy called Ballmer"...
>That doesn't explain why Yahoo give so little. It's worrying.
>Quite frankly, there quite be an open, non-profit search engine
Well you just try running umpteen zillion servers for no money. I
suppose you could zombie it.
> just like
>Wikipedia, Sourceforge or ICANN. Selective search engines which operate
>hypocritically according to their own agenda and give biassed results must
Viva los revolution! Down with SEO! er....
seo that watches the river flow...