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by R. F. Mariano

In working with the program for almost three months... we found this program delivers the goods!  Forget all the fluff TOPDOG does the job.  TopDog is a unique application that analyzes HUNDREDS of the top search engines for your web site and keywords, showing where you and your competitors are positioned. TopDog's Intelligent Submission technology makes managing submissions a breeze, and can automatically submit or resubmit your site if it's rank falls below a threshold.

Search engines provide one of the least expensive (usually free) yet most effective methods of web site promotion. Strong placement on the major search engines is absolutely essential to attracting visitors. A top ten or even top thirty position can make the difference between a successful web site and one that remains unseen, which can translate into increased sales for your products.

TopDog eliminates the time-consuming chore of visiting each search engine, typing in your keywords, and analyzing the results. With TopDog at your side, you can improve and maintain your site's position for the top 10 in search engines at a single glance.

We Found that TOPDOG HAS....
More Features Than Any Competitor!

Free evaluation: The evaluation edition of TopDog is fully functional for 5 of the 157 supported search engines. You can register online or through the program to activate the full application at any time using a credit card.

Instant UpdateTM Technology : All software updates, including new features and support for new search engines, are automatically delivered and installed directly to your PC over the internet. Fast, easy, and completely hands-free.

Analyzes 157 of the Top Search Engines: Including Yahoo, Alta Vista, HotBot, Excite, and others (including important international engines) -- more than any other product, and the list keeps on growing!

Unlimited Keywords Sets : Add any number of separate keywords sets to a single project. TopDog will run them all as separate searches and summarize the results in a single step.

Intelligent Submission to 157 Search Engines : Enter data describing your site (URL, email address, descriptions, keywords, category selections, etc.), then let TopDog automatically submit according to customizable rules. You can also manually submit to one or all of the engines with a single mouse click. Detailed reports provide important details such as dates of first submission, most recent submission, most recent attempt, and most recent status. Supports HTTP and SMTP based services.

Export : Export search results to comma-separated text files for easy importing into Excel, Access, FoxPro, and other applications.

International Search Engines: The web is world-wide, not just in the U.S. TopDog supports popular search engines in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Latin America, Australia, Europe, and Asia.

Unlimited Domains : Analyze any number of web sites for any number of domains. No restrictions. Some applications and online services charge extra to operate on more than a handful domains.

Multiple URLs and keywords : Scan results from search engines for your own URL, product, or company name, or those of your competitors.

Customizeable Reports : Insert your own headers and footers on reports, including HTML snippets and images.

Quick Jumps : Use the right mouse button to conveniently jump to the home page, or the "Add URL" page of any search engine. No more hunting through web pages to find out how to submit your site.

Concise Reports : Easy to interpret detail and summary reports of how and where your site ranks among each search engine. Includes details about sites that are positioned higher (and lower) than your site.

Scoring : TopDog produces summary "scores" (range 0-100%), indicating how well your site is positioned among those search engines which list your site, as well as among all supported search engines. This is extremely useful for comparing your site to competitors.

Column Sort : Choose ascending or descending sort order by clicking on any column header.

Site Highlighting: If listed, color highlighting is used to distinguish your site from others in reports.

Shallow or Full Searching: Scanning of each engines can be stopped after the first matching result is found, or allowed to continue to a user-adjustable number of results (default is 50).

Inclusion/exclusion of Search Engines: Individual search engines can be included or excluded using simple checkboxes.

Single-Search: A single search engine can be scanned individually using the right mouse button. If a search engine times out or is slow to respond, you won't have to redo all the searches to complete your analysis.

Projects: Search results can be saved as a project with search parameters and reopened later without having to rescan the search engines. This feature is handy for comparing results of previous searches -- TopDog highlights changes and alerts you to positive/negative movement of your site's position.

Integrated Simple MAPI Support: Entire projects with all search parameters and results can be transmitted via email (e.g., Microsoft Outlook or Exchange) to any user in the world.

Email Report : Send report results to any internet email address with a single click.

Proxy/Firewall, Dialup, and Network Compatible: Supports networks behind proxies and firewalls as well as regular dialup internet connections.

Adjustable Performance Settings: User-definable timeout settings for slow or busy internet connections.

Context-Sensitive Help: Full documentation and help is only a mouse-click away for all aspects of the application. Convenient "What's This?" help is available from all dialogs.

Object-Oriented Application Design: TopDog's extensible, object-oriented design allows easy updates as search engines change their interfaces. As support for new search engines is developed, adding them to your copy of TopDog is as simple as selecting a menu option.

Windows 95/98/NT Compliant: Takes advantage of operating system features such as multithreading, OLE drag and drop, right-click menus, email connectivity, and user interface guidelines.


Ready to take TopDog for a spin?
Click here to download your FREE TRIAL copy.

 

TopDogTM
for Windows
Supported Search Engines

TopDog supports the following internet search engines, SearchEngineCount in all, and the list keeps growing!

United States
100hot
4anything.com
All The Web
Alta Vista
C|Net Download.Com
Disney Internet Guide
Excite
Family.com
Go Network
Go2Net
Google
GoTo.com
HotBot
InfoHiway
InfoSeek
InfoSpace
Jayde Online
LookSmart
Lycos
Magellan
Mining Co.
MSN
NationalDirectory
NetFind AOL
Netscape Netcenter
Northern Light
Open Source
PlanetSearch
QuePasa.com
QuestFinder
Searchking
Searchopolis
SearchUP
Snap
SoftSeek
Starting-Point
SupportHelp
ThunderStone
Web Crawler
Yahoo
 
Australia
Anzwers
Excite Australia
LookSmart Australia
MSN Australia
Web Wombat
WebSearch
Yahoo Australia
 
Austria
AllesKlar Österreich
AustroNaut
intersearch Österreich
ShareLook Österreich
Web Wizard
 
Brazil
Yahoo Brasil
 
Canada
Alta Vista Canada
Branchez-Vous!
Canada.com
carrefour.net
La Toile
Yahoo Canada
 
Denmark
Yahoo Danmark
 
Norway
Yahoo Norge
 
New Zealand
NZ Explorer
SearchNZ
 
Spain
InfoSeek Spain
Ole!
Ozú
Yahoo España
 
Sweden
Evreka
Yahoo Sverige
 
Switzerland
Lycos Swiss (Deutsch)
Lycos Swiss (Francais)
search.ch
Sharelook Schweiz
swiss-search.ch
 
France
alpavista.com
C'est trouvé
Ecila
Excite France
Francité
IndeXa
InfoSeek France
Lokace
Lycos France
MSN France
NetScan.fr
Nomade
Qui Quoi Où
Sharelook France
Voila
Yahoo France
 
Germany
Aladin.de
AllesKlar
Alta Vista German
Bellnet
Blitzsuche
Columbus Finder
Crawler.de
Dino
Eule
Excite Deutschland
Fireball.de
FLIX
Hit-Net
InfoSeek.de
Inter-Fux
Intersearch Deutschland
Lotse
Lupe
Lycos.de
Nathan.de
Netseek
Rex.de
ShareLook.de
Spider.de
Web.de
Web Archiv
Yahoo Deutschland
 
Italy
Arianna
Excite Italia
IlTrovatore
InfoSeek Italia
Lycos Italia
Shinyseek
Virgilio
Yahoo Italia
 
Japan
Goo
Excite Japan
InfoSeek Japan
MSN Japan
Yahoo Japan
 
México
Infoseek México
Infosel
Yahoo Español
 
The Netherlands
Excite Nederland
Ilse
Search.nl
Track
Vindex
Zoek
 
United Kingdom
EuroFerret
EuroSeek
Excite UK
G.O.D.
InfoSeek UK
LookSmart UK
Lycos UK
MaxiSearch
Mirago
MSN UK
Qango
SearchUK
U.K. Directory
UK Index
UK Plus
UKMax
Yahoo UK & Ireland

Summary Report for STReport

Project: STReport.dog
Run Date: Thursday, July 15, 1999 10:37:57 AM
Performed For: STREPORT
Keywords: streport

Congratulations! You were TopDog on 56 out of 157 search engines.
Your site was listed:
  • by 63 of 157 search engines.
  • 62 times among the top ten positions.
  • Once among the top thirty positions.
Your TopDog average scores are:
  • 99 out of 100 among search engines that list your site.
  • 39 out of 100 for all search engines.

 

Search Engine Country Rank Page Position Status
100hot US 0 0 0 (1 page, 6 results received)
4anything.com US 1 1 1 TopDog!TopDog!
Aladin.de DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
All the Web US 1 1 1 TopDog!TopDog!
AllesKlar DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
AllesKlar Österreich AT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
alpavista FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Alta Vista US 1 1 1 TopDog!TopDog!
Alta Vista Canada CA 1 1 1 TopDog!TopDog!
Alta Vista Deutschland DE 2 1 2 (1 page, 3 results received)
Anzwers AU 4 1 4 (1 page, 10 results received)
Arianna IT 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
AustroNaut AT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
bellnet DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Blitzsuche DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Branchez-Vous! CA 1 1 1 TopDog!
C'est trouvé FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
C|Net Download.Com US 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Canada.com CA 1 1 1 TopDog!TopDog!
carrefour.net CA 0 0 0 (1 page, 4 results received)
Columbus Finder DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Crawler.de DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
DINO DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Disney.com US 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
Ecila.com FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Eule DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
EuroFerret UK 1 1 1 TopDog!TopDog!
EuroSeek SE 1 1 1 TopDog!
Evreka SE 1 1 1 TopDog!TopDog!
Excite US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Excite Australia AU 2 1 2 (1 page, 2 results received)
Excite Deutschland DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Excite France FR 0 0 0 (1 page, 2 results received)
Excite Italia IT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Excite Japan JP 1 1 1 TopDog!
Excite Nederland NL 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Excite UK UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Family.com US 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
Fireball.de DE 1 1 1 TopDog!
FLIX-Deutschland DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Francité FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Go Network US 1 1 1 TopDog!
G.O.D. UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Goo JP 1 1 1 TopDog!
Google US 1 1 1 TopDog!
GoTo.com US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Go2Net US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Hit-Net DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
HotBot US 1 1 1 TopDog!
ilse NL 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
IlTrovatore IT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
IndeXa FR 0 0 0 (1 page, 3 results received)
InfoHiway US 1 1 1 TopDog!
InfoSeek US 1 1 1 TopDog!
InfoSeek France FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
InfoSeek Germany DE 0 0 0 (1 page, 10 results received)
InfoSeek Italia IT 1 1 1 TopDog!
InfoSeek Japan JP 2 1 2 (10 pages, 100 results received)
InfoSeek México MX 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
InfoSeek Spain ES 1 1 1 TopDog!
InfoSeek UK UK 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
infosel MX 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
InfoSpace US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Inter-Fux DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
intersearch Deutschland DE 0 0 0 (1 page, 6 results received)
intersearch Österreich AT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Jayde Online US 1 1 1 TopDog!
La Toile CA 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Linkcentre UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Lokace.com FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
LookSmart US 1 1 1 TopDog!
LookSmart Australia AU 1 1 1 TopDog!
LookSmart UK UK 1 1 1 TopDog!
Lotse DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Lupe DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Lycos US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Lycos France FR 1 1 1 TopDog!
Lycos Germany DE 1 1 1 TopDog!
Lycos Italia IT 0 0 0 (1 page, 4 results received)
Lycos UK UK 1 1 1 TopDog!
Lycos Swiss (Deutsch) CH 10 1 10 (4 pages, 33 results received)
Lycos Swiss (Francais) CH 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
Magellan US 1 1 1 TopDog!
MaxiSearch UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Mining Co. US 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
mirago UK 0 0 0 (1 page, 2 results received)
MSN US 1 1 1 TopDog!
MSN Australia AU 0 0 0 (1 page, 5 results received)
MSN France FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
MSN Japan JP 23 3 3 (10 pages, 100 results received)
MSN UK UK 0 0 0 (1 page, 2 results received)
Nathan DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
NationalDirectory US 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
NetFind AOL US 1 1 1 TopDog!
NetScan FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Netscape Netcenter US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Netseek.de DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Nomade FR 3 1 3 (1 page, 4 results received)
Northern Light US 1 1 1 TopDog!
NZ Explorer NZ 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Ole! ES 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Open Source US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Ozú ES 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
PlanetSearch US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Qango UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
QuePasa.com US 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
QuestFinder US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Qui Quoi Où FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Rex DE 1 1 1 TopDog!
search.ch CH 0 0 0 (1 page, 2 results received)
Search.nl NL 0 0 0 (10 pages, 100 results received)
Searchking US 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
SearchNZ NZ 0 0 0 (10 pages, 100 results received)
Searchopolis US 1 1 1 TopDog!
SearchUK UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
SearchUP US 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
ShareLook France FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
ShareLook Germany DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
ShareLook Österreich AT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
ShareLook Schweiz CH 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Shinyseek IT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Snap US 1 1 1 TopDog!
SoftSeek US 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Spider.de DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Starting-Point US 1 1 1 TopDog!
SupportHelp US 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Swiss-Search CH 1 1 1 TopDog!
Track NL 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
ThunderStone US 1 1 1 TopDog!
U.K. Directory UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
UK Index UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
UK Plus UK 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
UKMax UK 1 1 1 TopDog!
Vindex NL 1 1 1 TopDog!
Virgilio IT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Voila FR 1 1 1 TopDog!
Web.de DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Web Archiv DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Web Crawler US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Web Wizard AT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Web Wombat AU 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
WebSearch AU 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Yahoo US 1 1 1 TopDog!
Yahoo Australia AU 1 1 1 TopDog!
Yahoo Brasil BR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Yahoo Canada CA 1 1 1 TopDog!
Yahoo Danmark DK 1 1 1 TopDog!
Yahoo Deutschland DE 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Yahoo España ES 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
Yahoo Español MX 0 0 0 (1 page, 1 result received)
Yahoo France FR 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Yahoo Italia IT 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Yahoo Japan JP 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)
Yahoo Norge NO 1 1 1 TopDog!
Yahoo Sverige SE 1 1 1 TopDog!
Yahoo UK UK 1 1 1 TopDog!
Zoek NL 0 0 0 (0 pages, 0 results received)

 


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