Search Engine Optimization Strategies

FindWhat

FindWhat supplies results for Dogpile, Excite, MetaCrawler and Search.com. FindWhat’s list of distribution partners are smaller search engines, so don’t expect to receive as much traffic as advertising in Overture or Google AdWords.

FindWhat Information

Websites (Countries) USA
Language Support English
Search Terms Represented 750,000
Search Engine Partner (Powered By) None
Supplies Results For Search.com, Excite, WebCrawler, NBCi, MetaCrawler, Dogpile, and Go2Net.
Searches (Daily) 33 million+ (01/03)
Number of Advertisers 24,500
Number of Click Throughs 98.4 Million (Q2, 2003)
Average Price Per Click $0.18 (Q2, 2003)
Minimum Account Opening Budget $25
Minimum Bid Per Click $0.05
Time For Listings to Become Active 24 hours
Keyword Pluralization? Yes
Optimizes Bids? ($0.01 More Than Next Ranked Listing) Yes - manual
Home Page http://www.findwhat.com (no longer available)
Email Support AdvertiserSolutions@FindWhat.com
Telephone Support 1-877-274-2525
1-239-454-6988

Open Account Advertise With Us http://www.findwhat.com/content/advertiser/index.asp (no longer available)
Advertiser Tools View Current Ads (Bids) http://www.findwhat.com/content/advertiser/view_current_ads.asp (no longer available)

Espotting (Europe)

Espotting is Europe's leading pay per click search engine powering over 1 billion search requests per month across Europe. Its listings are distributed across the top UK sites, including Yahoo! UK & Ireland, Netscape, Ask Jeeves, LookSmart, Lycos, AllTheWeb, InfoSpace, and UK Plus.

According to Espotting 97% of the click throughs come from their top 5 listings, so it is essential that you bid for the top 5 positions.

Espotting Information

Note: £1.00 equals approximately $1.80-$1.85 depending on exchange rate fluctuations.

Websites (Countries) UK, Ireland, France and Germany.
Language Support Yahoo! UK & Ireland, Netscape, Ask Jeeves, LookSmart, Lycos, AllTheWeb, InfoSpace, UK Plus, and other major search engines across Europe.
Number of Advertisers 20,000
Account Set Up Service Bronze
* Optional automated bid management service.
* £10 fee + minimum £100 deposit.
Silver
* Professionally written titles & descriptions.
* Optional automated bid management service.
* £75 fee + minimum £100 deposit.
Gold
* Advises you on how to maximize your listings.
* Provide a list of targeted keywords.
* Professionally written titles and descriptions.
* All keywords activated at #1 position across their affiliate network.
* Optional automated bid management service.
* £149 fee + minimum £100 deposit.
Platinum
* Minimum £50,000 budget
* Espotting manages campaign and ROI.
Minimum Account Opening Budget £10 fee + £100 deposit.
Minimum Bid Per Click £0.05
Time For Listings to Become Active 48 hours
Home Page http://www.espotting.com (no longer available)
Email Support advertisersupport@espotting.net
Telephone Support +44-(0)20-7539-0500

Open Account Espotting Media https://www.espotting.com/advertisers/secureadvertisers/list_yoursite.asp (no longer available)
Advertiser Tools Keyword Generator http://www.espotting.com/popups/keywordgenbox.asp (no longer available)

Enhance Interactive (Formerly Ah-Ha)

In December, 2003, Ah-Ha changed its name to Enhance Interactive. Enhance is a family-friendly pay per click search engine that does not accept adult content.

Enhance Interactive Information

Websites (Countries) USA
Language Support English
Unique Visitors (Monthly) 21 million (Enhance Interactive 04/04)
Searches (Monthly) One billion+ (Enhance Interactive 04/04)
Search Engine Partner (Powered By) FAST Search
Supplies Results For Dogpile, Excite, Verizon, WebCrawler, and NBCi.
Number of Advertisers 14,000
Minimum Account Opening Budget $50
Account Set Up Service We’ll Do It For You
* Sign up process (5-10 minutes)
* Editorial review (included)
* Keyword creation
* Title and description creation
* Personal account representative
* Toll free customer service
* $99 service fee
Do It Yourself
* Sign up process (30-60 minutes)
* Editorial review (4-5 business days)
* Toll free customer service
* No service fee
Minimum Account Opening Budget $50 deposit.
Minimum Bid Per Click $0.03
Time For Listings to Become Active 4-5 business days
Home Page http://www.enhance.com (no longer available)
Email Support advertisersupport@espotting.net
Open Account Sign Up https://secure.ah-ha.com/signup/teaser.aspx (no longer available)
Online Form for Support Contact Us http://www.enhance.com/about/contact.asp (no longer available)
Email Support Questions or Feedback - cs@enhance.com
Prospective Advertisers - sales@enhance.com

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