Search Engine Basics

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Last time you where looking for a website on that special topic you most probably used a Search Engine like Google, Yahoo, MSN Search  etc. You typed in one or more keywords and like magic hundreds of web pages or sites came up and you probably found what you were looking for. You can register your website for free with these search engines so surfers will find your site too. In this website I will not go into all the details about the Search Engine basics but give you some links where you can learn the basics and some forums that will keep you up to date with the latest changes

Learn the Basics:

Google Information for Webmasters
Google offers here a good overview of what they recommend including what you should not do

Pandia Search Engine Marketing 101
A beginner's guide to search engine optimization and promotion

Search Engine Watch
Great site that has a ton of info including blogs, forums and daily news articles about the SE's.

Search Engine Marketing Guide
Some good articles here and tips how to get started

New and Improved 10 Tips to the Top

Googles Page Rank Explained
What is page rank, how is it calculated and some good tips.

Successful Site in 12 Months with Google Alone
Excellent article on how to start, what to look for and how to grow your web site's traffic.
This is a must read if you want to get traffic.

Ten Tips to the Top of the Search Engines
Having a Web site that gets found in Google and the other engines isn't hard to do, but it can be difficult to know where to begin. Here are ten tips to get you started.

And here you can submit your sites to the search engines

Some great Forums to stay on top of what's going on:

Webmaster World
Huge website of great quality with tons of forums for webmasters from search engines to many other topics.

Search Engine Forums

High Rankings

SEO Chat

Web World Pro

Things can and will change each day and what's good today might be outdated tomorrow, so its a good idea to read up each day what other webmasters write about and to network and participate in the discussions. Remember the only constant on the web is constant change!