__/ [ Big Bill ] on Friday 12 May 2006 13:41 \__
> On Fri, 12 May 2006 12:01:17 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
> <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>__/ [ rhaji@xxxxxxx ] on Friday 12 May 2006 11:58 \__
>>> Hi guys,
>>> Does anyone out there know how to get a press release onto the google
>>> news pages??? My website url is http://www.webtrendz.co.uk as well as
>>> http://www.ncl.co.uk, any help in doing this would be greatly
>>> thanks in advance.
>>They are selective in terms of what they aggregate in their news feeds, but
>>good luck. I only looked at the latter site and it seems irrelevant.
> You can apply to be a contributor, I believe, but it's difficult to
> think of an area where they might need any more.
They will always welcome more (as more information = more choice and
higher saturation), but it depends on their criteria for quality. They
accepted some bad sites in the recent past and suffered some embarrassment
(big hoaxes) as a results. The sites to be added must have attained some
credibility, so credentials is probably the key criterion. For some
reason, they also include some blogs and security advisories nowadays.
Yahoo News is /still/ many miles ahead, in my humble opinion. Their
history make them more mature and predictable. However, they lack *this*:
AJAX autocomplete, added a fortnight ago.
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