[iBook] Re: OFF TOPIC: web site question

James Paul Manley listmonger at gmail.com
Sun Aug 6 16:27:36 PDT 2006

That is true. I never submitted my site or paid anything & they found  
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On Aug 6, 2006, at 4:37 PM, Brian Pearce wrote:

>> Google does not search all sites on the web.... only those sites  
>> that have
>> paid extra with their hosting package to be searchable by Google.
> It's not quite like that -- Google's listings are not compiled  
> depending on who pays for the priveledge and who doesn't. There's  
> information here <http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/ 
> answer.py?answer=34397>, but these are the relevant passages:
> "Inclusion in Google's search results is free and easy; you don't  
> even need to submit your site to Google. Google is a fully  
> automated search engine that uses software known as "spiders" to  
> crawl the web on a regular basis and find sites to add to our  
> index. In fact, the vast majority of sites listed in our results  
> aren't manually submitted for inclusion, but found and added  
> automatically when our spiders crawl the web."
> "Although Google crawls billions of pages, it's inevitable that  
> some sites will be missed. When our spiders miss a site, it's  
> frequently for one of the following reasons:
> The site isn't well connected through multiple links to other sites  
> on the web.
> The site launched after Google's most recent crawl was completed.
> The design of the site makes it difficult for Google to effectively  
> crawl its content.
> The site was temporarily unavailable when we tried to crawl it or  
> we received an error when we tried to crawl it. You can use Google  
> Sitemaps to see if we received errors when trying to crawl your site."
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