[extropy-chat] how does google find out everything?

Michael Anissimov michaelanissimov at gmail.com
Sat Aug 19 03:32:55 UTC 2006

On 8/18/06, Robert Bradbury <robert.bradbury at gmail.com> wrote:

>  But given the fact that page rankings are based in large part on links to
> ones pages is there much point to submitting non-spider linked pages unless
> you have some additional strategy for making ones page "popular" (e.g.
> submitting links to it in blogs, mailing lists, etc.)?

99% of SEO (search engine optimization) strategies are useless unless
you are a random porn site or some other site with thousands of
competitors with the same content.  Otherwise, word of mouth, original
content, or offering a service that people actually need are all king.

>  Also, has anyone ever run into the problem that you can't get to *all* of
> the pages the search engines claim are relevant?  I think at one point I
> tried to get  the page that included results 9,090 to 9,099 of some million
> result search (this is an example) and the search engine wouldn't cough it
> up.  (Or is it something weird like you have to go through the preceding 900
> pages of results in order for it to cough of the 901st page?)

I've had this same problem.  My guess is just that, for whatever
reason, Google forbids it.

Michael Anissimov
Lifeboat Foundation      http://lifeboat.com

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