to Avoid with Infoseek
Even slight repetition can knock your rankings
Use of keywords that do not relate to the content
of the site. (this is a major league no-no with
Use of fast meta refresh.
Use of colored text on same-color background.
(ouch - your are history)
Duplicate pages with
different URLs. I've accidentally done this at
this site and the page was still added. I only
found it by accident - so, I don't know about
Some report, the use of different pages that bridge
to the same URL. I have not found this to be true
bot maybe: wilbur-bbn.infoseek.com or backdraft-bbn.infoseek.com,
cca2620b.infoseek.com, or anything from the infoseek.com
domain (they have added a few recently)
204.162.98.* or 204.162.96.* 220.127.116.11 18.104.22.168
of Jan 10, 1999 there are now infoseek.go.com
spiders from many different ip's.
If you submitted urls via Email, the spider used
Address range: 22.214.171.124, (typical) 126.96.36.199?
URL Check Instant spider:
Mozilla/3.01 (Win95; I) from wilbur-bbn.infoseek.com
or xxxx-bbn.com or wilbur-bbn.infoseek.com
response: good, but they have faded on the support
since the move to Go.com
Infoseek used to responded to all email and followup
response - not true any more. Now days its an
automated reply. All-in-all, I've had outstanding
luck dealing with Infoseek - very approachable
and receptive to feedback and suggestions.
1. Keyword or phrase appearing in title.
2. Keyword or phrase appearing in the first 200
3. Keyword or phrase appearing frequently.
4. Page Citations. Number of times page linked
5. Individual keywords appear closer together.
6. Newest pages appear first.