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Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Why don't search engines find my rootsweb pages?
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 05:17:34 -0400
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Spiders don't crawl directories, they just follow links.
Is there a page that links to this page?

Your history index page is searchable.
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tomerbusby/
But you don't have an index page in the genealogy directory.

I'd suggest submitting the page:
https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url/



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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:21:49 -0700
From: Janice T <>
Subject: [FreeHelp] Why don't search engines find my rootsweb pages?
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In February, 2011, I created a freepages rootsweb page at:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tomerbusby/GenealogyPages/
Busby_Historical_Pages.html

I would like for search engines to find these pages so I can share the
photos and the people's names relating to this.

However, when I type in keywords that are unique to my page, it never
appears in the search.

How do I get my keywords into the source or, how do I get search engines to
find my pages so I can share them?


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Janice T



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