Chapter 26. Getting People to Visit

With more than two billion Web pages in existence and thousands more being created every day, you may have to shout a little to get your page noticed. This chapter explains the (X)HTML tags you can use to identify your page to search engines like Google and Yahoo as well as a few strategies you can use to get noticed by these portals to the Web.

There are a number of good resources on the Web for improving one’s ranking in search engines. For this chapter, I am indebted to two excellent WebMonkey articles written by Paul Boutin (hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/01/23/index1a.html and www.hotwired.com/webmonkey/99/31/index1a.html) and to the site put together at searchenginewatch.com by Danny Sullivan.

There are several ...

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