Get listed high on a search engine

What are some techniques to get a web page listed high up on the results from a search engine?  I've heard of such things as META tags -- what are they and what do they do for me?  (Specifically, how do they apply to me getting listed high in the searches?)

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated as well as some information on what search engines actually look at when you do a search.

Thank you very much,
Alex
LVL 3
EgoreAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

xabiCommented:
Hi there:

Your question is long to explain so here goes the links you can read.

http://www.submit-it.com/subopt.htm
http://www.hostchurch.com/searchenginetips.asp
http://www.irby-enterprises.com/traffic/search_engines.html

This address have a lot of link to free submision programs:

http://www.webfreebees.net/engines.html

xabi
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
EgoreAuthor Commented:
So far I have read only the first page that you suggested to me and it hit on the majority of what I was looking for.  I'm assuming that the others will fill me in on the rest.

Thank you!
- Alex
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
HTML

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.