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Re: google search engine ranking
From crash on 11 Oct '01
replying to Re: google search engine ranking posted by Dale

>>Is there a fast and easy way to find out where a particular site
>>is listed in the google returns or do you have to go through all
>>of the pages to try to locate it?

site:www.mysite.com (this is acting a bit funky lately - use the
"advanced search" option) or search for your url without the www.
or the .com [ ziliute ]

>>I did a search on "Diana Ziliute". The site I am looking for is
>>http://ziliute.interfree.it. About a month and a half ago, it
>>showed up out of nowhere in the #1 listed position. Why, I don't
>>know. Then all of a sudden it disappeared from that position.
>>Again, why, I don't know. The search gave 1990 returns, so it is
>>not really practical to go through all of them to try to locate
>>it. I gave up after 25.

Depending on when you were looking you could have been seeing the
*Google Dance* the 3 or so days when Google updates, the results
fluctuate between the old database and new - what you get depends
on when you search. If you don't close your browser between
searches you are locked into one database.. (they multiple db's:
www, ww2, ww3)

>Here's some links to look at,
>
>http://searchenginewatch.com/webmasters/rank.html
>
>http://spider-food.net/URL-monitoring.html

** Thanks for the Spider Food mention ;)

~ Crash
Evangelist / Spider-Food.net




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