I have been writing an in-depth article about search engines and search engine optimization for a number of local publications. Although I can’t reveal the entire multi-part article yet I did find something today that I thought would be a really great preface.
Matt Cutts’ (from Google) blog revealed some great simple insight into how search engine spiders or robots operate:
Think of search engine spiders much like small children. They go around the web clicking on links. Unless there’s a link to a page, it can be hard for a search engine to find out about that page.
Please check out the post for some very simple and basic rules regarding your web site and search engines.