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http://www.alltheweb.com
Yes No Yes AlltheWeb is soon to be powered by Yahoo! Search.

Click Here
for the Free Submission Page. You must register with Yahoo!

Site Match Paid Inclusion coming soon - cost is 1st Url $49.00, Urls 2-10 $29.00, Urls 11+ $10.00. Also charges pay per click by a tier rating system. Tier 1 $.15 per click, Tier 2 $.30 per click. You can sign up at Marketleap.
85 Title
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Meta Keywords
AlltheWeb is powered by Yahoo! Search. 3/28/04

http://www.altavista.com
Yes No Yes Alta Vista is the oldest crawler based search engine, originating in 12/95. Powered by Yahoo! Search.

Site Match
Paid Inclusion coming soon - cost is 1st Url $49.00, Urls 2-10
$29.00, Urls 11+ $10.00. Also charges pay per click by a tier rating system. Tier 1 $.15 per click, Tier 2 $.30 per click. You can sign up at Marketleap.

Free Submission Page at Yahoo, you must register as a member to use: click here to register and use the free submission service.
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Description
Content
Meta Keywords
Powered by Yahoo! Search. Directory Listings from The Open Directory Project.
Paid Links sold by Overture.
4/3/04

http://www.aol.com
Yes No Yes AOL. Categories provided by the Open Directory Project. Instrucions re: submission via Open Directory can be seen at: http://dmoz.org/add.html
Submission via Google at:
http://www.google.com/addurl.html
63 Title
Description

Listings from Google. Directory listings from The Open Directory Project. Paid listings by Google. White Page listings by Infospace. 1/10/03


http://www.askjeeves.com
Yes No Yes

Ask Jeeves. Index refreshed on a weekly basis. Powers Infospace. Submission Fee $30.00 1st URL, $18 each additional based on a 12 month subscription. Submission via
http://ask.ineedhits.com

***Paid Inclusion will be dropped by Ask Jeeves in August per Pandia.com

70 Title
Description
"Ask" links from own Editors. Paid Listings by Google. Crawler-based results from Ask Jeeves-owned Teoma. Directory listings from the Open Directory Project.
7/4/04

http://www.dogpile.com
No No Yes DogPile is powered by Infospace's Meta Search Service that provides listings from multiple search engines. Paid Inclusion: 1 Web Address $49.95 for 1 year to be included in the Search Partner Network which provides listings to: DogPile, Verizon, WebCrawler, NBCi, Metacrawler.

Paid Inclusion Link:
https://secure.ah-ha.com/guaranteed_inclusion/teaser.aspx?network=dogpile
-- -- Powered by Infospace's Meta Search Service with listings from: Google, Ask Jeeves, Yahoo and Teoma. Sponsored links by Overture, Sprinks and FindWhat.
1/15/03

http://my.excite.com
No No Yes Excite closed down on 12/01 and was acquired by Infospace. Payment option: 1 Web Address $49.95 for 1 year to be included in the Search Partner Network which provides listings to: WebCrawler, NBCi & Metacrawler. -- -- Powered by Infospace's Meta Search Service with listings from: Google, Inktomi, Fast, Ask Jeeves. Paid listings from Overture, FindWhat & Sprinks. Directory Listings from The Open Directory Project, About & Looksmart. 1/15/03

http://www.google.com
Yes No Yes Google was founded in 1998, but originated at Stanford University prior to that date. Free Submission. Search Provider for Earthlink. Click through Payment Option. Powers AOL, Netscape Search, Infospace, HotBot & Iwon. Provides sponsored links to Ask Jeeves, AOL & Earthlink. Listing within 4 weeks. Index refreshed 1 day to 4 weeks. Submission Form at:
http://www.google.com/addurl.html

New in Beta release is Froogle
listing online stores products (12/02). Information for Merchants to include how to send them your product list can be seen by going to:
http://www.froogle.com/froogle/merchants.html
You can also email Google for information on how to data feed your products at
feeds support@google.com
65 Title
Description
Content
Searches Alt Image Code.
Main Results from Own Crawler. Directory Listings from Open Directory. 2/26/04

http://hotbot.lycos.com
Yes No No HotBot is owned by Lycos. Launched 5/96. Paid Listing via Lycos InSite Program. This service will include your site in both the Fast and Inktomi databases. The purchase price for inclusion in the Inktomi database is $39.00 for the 1 year for the 1st URL, $25.00 for each additional URL. The price for inclusion in the Fast database is $35.00 for the 1st URL each year and $15.00 for each additional URL.
Free Basic submission via Lycos Link Below.
http://insite.lycos.com/lite_step1.asp


AllTheWeb Free Submission Page to be released soon.

Free inclusion into the Google database can be made by sumitting at:
http://www.google.com/addurl.html
65 Varies - Depending on each Search Engines Practices. Results from Fast, Google, Inktomi & Teoma. Sponsored links by Lycos. 3/12/04

http://www.infospace.com
No No Yes

Infospace is a Meta Search Engine. Lists Results from other Search Engines. Search Service provides results to Yellow and White pages at DogPile, Excite, NBCi, Metacrawler, Webcrawler, AOL & Verizon. Web Search Results provided to DogPile, Metacrawler & Excite.

Paid Inclusion via DogPile at:
https://secure.ah-ha.com/guaranteed_inclusion/teaser.aspx?network=dogpile

-- -- Search Engine Results from Google, FAST, Yahoo!, About, Ask Jeeves, FindWhat, LookSmart, Inktomi, and others.

Pay-For-Placement results from Overture.
7/12/04

http://www.inktomi.com
Yes No Yes 3/19/03 - YAHOO! AND INKTOMI ANNOUNCE COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION. Click here to read the press release. Newly Released Web Search 9.0 (12/02)- Inktomi was founded in 1996, originating as an experimental search engine at U.C. Berkeley. Inktomi operates a crawler that powers other search engines. Crawler will not pick up complex URLs. Crawler will generally pick up URLs without paying for performance, although paid submissions can be made through www.overture.com. Powers HotBot (in part), Excite & Looksmart. -- Title
Description
Content
Keywords
-- 2/1/05

http://home.iwon.com
Yes No Yes Iwon was Launched 10/99. Data is provided by Google. 67 Title
Description
Content
Main Results from Google. Featured listings from Overture. 1/13/03

http://www.looksmart.com
No Yes Yes

LookSmart - They offer keyword targeting and inclusion targeting. Inclusion targeting costs .15¢ per click and the results appear in the natural listings. Keyword targeting you set your budget. These are sponsored results. Powers Lycos, Mamma.com, CNET Search. Non-Commercial sites can submit for free through the LookSmart-owned Zeal.com web site.

65 Directory Listings do not use Metatags
Main Results from Own Editors. Secondary results from Zeal. 2/1/05

http://www.lycos.com
Yes No Yes Lycos Web Results are provided by Ask Jeeves search technology. In addition, Looksmart's editorally-reviewed results are within the first ten results if relevant. The web results also includes paid inclusion brought by Looksmart and Legacy Partnersite (FAST). To find more information about the paid inclusion program please visit http://insite.lycos.com or http://www.looksmart.com.


Basic Submission for inclusion in the Lycos Catalog can be made by going to:
http://insite.lycos.com/lite_step1.asp
68 Title
Description
Listings from Ask Jeeves. 3/8/05

http://www.metacrawler.com
No No Yes Metacrawler is an Infospace Meta Search Engine providing results from several other search engines. Payment option: 1 Web Address $49.95 for 1 year to be included in the Search Partner Network which provides listings to: WebCrawler, NBCi & Metacrawler.
-- -- Powered by Infospace's listings from: Google, Inktomi, Fast, Ask Jeeves.
Paid listings from Overture & FindWhat. Directory Listings from The Open Directory, About & Looksmart.
1/13/03

http://www.msn.com
Yes No Yes MSN Search - New 2/1/05 MSN Search.
You can submit your site at: http://search.msn.com/docs/submit.aspx?FORM=WSDD2


119 Title
Description
Keywords
Content
Main Results from MSN Search. Sponsored links by Overture. 2/1/05

http://nbci.msnbc.com
No No Yes The NBCi search engine closed 7/01. NBCi is an Infospace Meta Search Engine providing results from several other search engines. -- --
Powered by Infospace's listings from: Google, Inktomi, Fast, Ask Jeeves.
Paid listings from Overture, Sprinks & FindWhat. Directory Listings from The Open Directory, About & Looksmart.
1/13/03

http://www.netscape.com
Yes No No Netscape Search - Results provided by Google. Submit via Open Directory or Google. Owned by AOL. Submission via Google at:
http://www.google.com/addurl.html
Information on how to submit your site to The Open Directory Project can be seen at the following web page:
http://dmoz.org/add.html
-- -- Listings from Google. Directory listings from The Open Directory Project. Sponsored search Results from Google AdWords. 11/8/03

http://dmoz.org
No Yes No The Open Directory Project Powers Ask Jeeves, All the Web, AOL, Dog Pile, Lycos, Google, Infospace, Netscape & Excite. Owned by Netscape. Submission takes anywhere from 2 weeks to several months. Sites can be listed in 2 cateogories: regional location based and subject related category. Information on how to submit your site can be seen at the following web page:
http://dmoz.org/add.html
-- Directory Listings do not use Metatags
Results from Own Editors. 1/13/03

http://www.overture.com
No No Yes

Overture provides pay for performance listings to AltaVista, Excite, Go2Net, InfoSpace, MSN, Yahoo!, Juno, Netzero, Dogpile, Metacrawler, AlltheWeb, CNN, ESPN & More...


3/2/04 Paid Inclusion program launched named "Site Match™". Cost is 1st Url $49.00, Urls 2-10
$29.00, Urls 11+ $10.00. Also charges pay per click by a tier rating system. Tier 1 $.15 per click, Tier 2 $.30 per click. Provides listings to Yahoo!, AltaVista, AlltheWeb. More details can be seen at: Overture. Guidelines for inclusion can be seen by clicking here.

Two Pay for Performance Plans
(initial deposit of $50 required for both plans):
1) Fast Track:
$199.00 one time fee. Account turnaround 3 business days. This service provides you with an estimate of how many sales leads Overture can drive to your site, along with estimated searches, clicks, cost-per-click and monthly cost. Provides you with recommended search terms and bid amounts based on your budget requirements. They will write your title and description metatags for the search terms you select. Priority support for 6 months.
2) Self Serve:
No setup fee. Account setup within 5 business days. You manage your own account. Priority support for 3 months.

3 Account Management Plans:

1) Non-Stop: Uninterrupted listing with minimum account management. Your credit card is charged an authorized amount when you have 3-5 days of funds left in your account.
2) Fixed Budget:
You set a monthly budget that you want to spend. If your balance reaches $0 before the end of the month, your search listing will be taken offline until the next month.
3) Pre-Payment:
You choose when to add money to your account, giving you flexibility over the amount and timing of the deposits into your account. When your account is depleted, your listings will be taken offline until you add more money to your account. We will send an e-mail notification seven days in advance of this occurring, and again if your listings are taken offline.
There is a Minimum spend of $20 per month.
There is a Minimum Replenishment Fee
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if an account is taken offline because the balance reaches $0, a deposit is required equal to at least 3 days worth of click charges (based on your account's most recent activity) in order to reactivate your account.
Launched 5/98 as Goto.com.
Launched 10/01 as Overture.


4/21/03 Overture completes the Acquisition of Fast Search.

4/28/03 Overture completes the Acquisition of Altavista.

10/7/04 Yahoo Acquires Overture.

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Main Results from Paid Advertisers. Secondary Results from Yahoo Search! 2/1/05

http://www.teoma.com
Yes No Yes Teoma (prev. Direct Hit) is owned by Ask Jeeves. Powers Ask Jeeves, Hot Bot & Teoma. Index refreshed every 7 days. Submission Fee $30.00 1st URL, $18 each additional for 1 year. Submission via:
http://ask.ineedhits.com
65 Title
Description Content

Main Results from own Database. Sponsored links from Google. 1/13/03

http://www.yahoo.com
No Yes Yes

Yahoo originated in 1994 in a campus trailer at Stanford University by two Electrical Engineering Ph.D. candidates "as a way to keep track of their personal interests on the Internet". Yahoo! is the Internet's oldest Directory. Began charging for a commercial listing in 11/01. Annual pay for inclusion fee of $299.00 for 7 expedited listing consideration. Sign up at:
http://add.yahoo.com/fast/add

Yahoo Search! launched 2/27/04.

Free Website Submission at (you must signup as a member to access the free search):
http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request

3/2/04 Paid Inclusion program launched named "Site Match™". Cost is 1st Url $49.00, Urls 2-10 $29.00, Urls 11+ $10.00. Also charges pay per click by a tier rating system. Tier 1 $.15 per click, Tier 2 $.30 per click. Provides listings to Yahoo!, AltaVista, AlltheWeb. More details can be seen at: Overture. You can sign up for Site Match at Marketleap. Guidelines for inclusion can be seen by clicking here.

10/7/03 Yahoo completes the Acquisition of Overture.

35 Directory Listings do not use Metatags.

Yahoo Search listings use Title, Description & Keywords.
Primary Results from Yahoo Search!. Category results from own Editors using Directory Links. Sponsored links by Overture 3/4/04
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