Promote Your Website

Major Search Engines and Directories

 

About.com

http://www.about.com/

Choose the category you want to be listed under and then send the editor of your category and email, requesting a listing.

Aewii

http://www.aeiwi.com/submit.htm

Site must have a title tag, description tag and keyword tag.

 

Alexa

http://www.alexa.com/support/get_archive.html

Only asks for URL.

 

All The Web

http://www.alltheweb.com/addurl.html

Asks for URL, select category and email address.

 

Alta Vista

http://www.altavista.com/av/content/addurl.htm

Asks for URL.

 

AOL Netfind

http://search.aol.com/add.adp

First you must choose which category you want to be listed under and then submit your URL.

 

Ask Jeeves

url@ask.com

To get into Ask Jeeves, send and email with your URL and a brief description of your website, no guarantee of acceptance.

 

Direct Hit

http://www.directhit.com/util/addurl.html

Wants URL, email address and keywords.

 

Excite

http://www.excite.com/info/add_url/

Asks for URL, email address, primary language of website, geographical location and has you select the most appropriate category.

 

Google

http://www.google.com/addurl.html

Asks for URL and comments.

 

 

HotBot

http://hotbot.lycos.com/addurl.asp

Asks for URL and email address and then tries to get you to sign up for several newsletters.

 

InfoMak

http://hotbot.lycos.com/addurl.asp

A new search engine that asks for URL and email address.

 

Infoseek

http://infoseek.go.com/AddUrl?pg=SubmitUrl.html

As of this printing Infoseek is accepting submissions by email, www-request@infoseek.com.

 

Jayde

http://www.jayde.com/cgi-bin/addurl.cgi

Asks for your name, your email address, site name, URL, has you choose a category and give a 2 to 3 line description of your site.

 

Lycos

http://www.lycos.com/addasite.html

Enter URL and email address.

 

MasterSite

http://www.MasterSite.com/addurl.htm

URL only, may only resubmit after 7 days.

 

MSN

http://search.msn.com/addurl.asp

Asks for the URL, email address, page title and description.

 

Open Directory

http://dmoz.org/add.html

First choose the category you would like to be listed under.

 

National Directory

http://www.NationalDirectory.com/addurl.html

Asks for URL.

 

Northern Light

http://www.northernlight.com/docs/regurl_help.html

Asks for URL, name and email address.

 

SearchIt

http://www.searchit.com/addurl.htm

Wants URL and email address.

 

Simple Search

http://simplesearch.com/addurl/index.shtml

Asks for URL, allows up to 20 keywords or descriptive phrases.

 

Snap

http://www.snap.com/LMOID/resource/0,566,-1077,00.html?st.sn.ld.0.1077

 

WebCrawler

http://www.webcrawler.com/info/add_url/

Asks for URL, email address, primary language, geographical location and has you choose the most appropriate category.

 

What U Seek

http://www.whatuseek.com/noshock/addurl-tableset.shtml

Asks for URL, email address and the offers newsletter options.

 

Yahoo

http://howto.yahoo.com/chapters/10/1.html

Yahoo is a critical directory and difficult to get listed. The above link is to a tutorial explaining how to get a listing.