The Week in Review

Selecting a Search Engine Optimization Provider
SearchDay, Sept. 20, 2001
Choosing an SEO provider to make your site more easily found in search engines requires more than just hiring a cocky keyword-slinger or meta tag hacker--the best SEOs are masters of multiple skills.

Special Search Tools & Products Issue
SearchDay, Sept. 19, 2001
In this issue of SearchDay, guest writer Avi Rappoport provides an update on
developments in the world of search products.

Search Engine Optimization Strategies
SearchDay, Sept. 18, 2001
Experts describe web page design solutions that can help boost visibility in search engine results.

Attack on America: Coping with Information Overload
SearchDay, Sept. 17, 2001
A few authoritative sources are providing comprehensive background, analysis, news and links to trusted sources to help us cope with the information overload caused by the attack on America.

Elsewhere on

Avenue Metasearch
This search form gives you the possibility to search the 42 most popular search engines and directories. The form is transparent, so you can paste it right on your Web site to fit your design ... and it is only one line!

Just How Much Is That Domain Name Worth?,2198,3531_885981,00.html
VeriSign launches two new appraisal services to let customers assess the market value of their domain names.

The Surveillance Bug
Some say there are no bugs, just "features." Members of the ISP-NT list discuss a "feature" of Microsoft Outlook and other email readers that allows spammers who send HTML messages to build databases of the people who read the emails.

Lawmakers To Scrap Tech Agenda
Just when President Bush and his administration started paying more attention to Internet issues, broadband access, and high-tech trade barriers, attention shifted on Capitol Hill. With the Internet tax moratorium due to expire in October, urgent issues are being ignored.

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About the author

Chris Sherman is a frequent contributor to several information industry journals. He's written several books, including The McGraw-Hill CD ROM Handbook and The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, co-authored with Gary Price. Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994, when he developed online searching tutorials for several clients. From 1998 to 2001, he was's Web Search Guide.