Did You Do It?

A Web site can help you determine if search engines have you listed and how you fare in search engine results.
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If you're wondering whether or not you've been submitted and accepted into the popular , you can check for free at Did-It Detective. Enter the URL to your site as well as some keyword phrases pertaining to your site and you'll receive an e-mail report analyzing how your is listed in top search engines.

The search engines analyzed include , HotBot, Yahoo, Excite, MSN, Lycos, Direct Hit, AltaVista, AllTheWeb and . In the report, you can view a table that tells you which search engines list you and how they rate your listing. (Position 1 is the best, Position 2 is a step down, and so on). Also, the Detective lists all the relevant URLs indexed by the search engines along with the descriptions for each page.

For a hefty fee ($995), Did-it.com will also submit your site. The fee also includes search engines monitoring for a year.

Aliza Sherman is an entrepreneur and author of Cybergrrl: A Woman's Guide to the (Ballantine Books). She is currently working on her next book and new company.

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