Yahoo to Close Legendary Directory

Almost 20 years ago Yahoo started as an awesome directory to websites on the internet. The directory was manually curated and was the place to go if you wanted to find anything on the internet. If you wanted your website listed you had to send a submission and your site would be reviewed before being included on their directory.

Now that the internet has grown to such a massive size the task has become too great for manual cataloging and has been handed over to computer algorithms to manage.

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How to Improve Your Google Ranking

Google rankings tend to naturally slip for websites that are not regularly updated. This is because Google tries to deliver search results that are relevant and up to date.

When Google crawls a website and finds that it hasn't been updated for some time it naturally begins to lower the ranking of that website against more frequently updated websites that are comparable and more relevant to a particular search query.

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