In August 1997, a survey asking about people's experiences submitting to Yahoo was posted on Search Engine Watch. This in response to a rising number of complaints that Yahoo was slow to process submissions, or that it simply did not process them at all.
The survey results can be found below, along with survey comments, a close look at the submission process and its problems, and some articles to shed more light on submitting to Yahoo.
Yahoo: Delays Expected
An essay on the problems site owners face when the web's most important guide can't keep up with submissions. But is it a concern for users? Not really, Yahoo says.
Yahoo Front Lines: A Surfer's Perspective
Quotes and some tips from one of Yahoo's editors.
Yahoo Submission Survey Results
Stats about what percentage gets in, how often people resubmit, and more, from the Aug. 97 survey.
Not Listed In Yahoo Comments
What those who didn't get listed in Yahoo have to say, from the Aug. 97 survey.
Listed In Yahoo Comments
What those who did get listed in Yahoo have to say, from the Aug. 97 survey.
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