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posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 19, 2004

Serps!.

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Phat5Jan 19, 2004 at 6:41PM

Serps! links no worky….

serpsJan 19, 2004 at 7:22PM

Hi all,
Anyone who wants a reciprocal link from serps email me. Addy is on the site.

MattJan 21, 2004 at 1:25PM

Uh, am I crazy for not knowing wha this is about? Could someone explain it to me please.

donald tettoJan 21, 2004 at 1:51PM

It is apparently some kind of newsgroup contest to get the number one Search Engine Result Page (SERP) on google for the search term “serps” within a limited amount of time.

serpsJan 21, 2004 at 2:44PM

Yes, Donald is right, it is a fun competition and Serps is where you you can find out all about it. Jason kindly posted a link to the site using the keyword serps in the anchor text. If anyone else can do the same from there websites, I would appreciate it.

serpsFeb 01, 2004 at 6:16AM

i entered the competition too, but then realized that real-life Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is much more interesting than a contest. By researching SEO tips I was able to get a business website into the number one position for several relevant keywords. You can read about how I did that on my Serps page.

serpsFeb 01, 2004 at 7:23PM

Yes I agree.
What started of as just a fun competition, has now become a usefull tool in gauging how search engines are responding at the moment, especially poignant since Florida and Austin. I am now trying to make my site more user friendly and actualy useful, rather than just a nonsence site which is what most of the serps sites are. I intend to keep the site up well after the competition is forgotten about. And yes, I have business sites at number one too ;o)

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