An external search engine allows searching of pages across all sites on the Internet. Most users find web sites using popular external search engines such as Yahoo and AltaVista. There are thousands of external search engines available for public use.
search engine tips
- Most search engines allow you to add your site to their database so users can find you.
- Most search engines have affiliate programs that will pay you to add a box for their SE to your site. You will typically receive between $0.01 to $0.04 per search performed by a user on your site.
- Scripts/programs are available if you want to create your own search engine. The software allows pages/sites to be added to your engine so that it can be searched.