Below is a listing of the top 10 search engines in the United States. These listings are displayed in ranking order for the top 5 search engines and alphabetical order for 2nd tier search engines along with links to their FAQ’s and Add/Submit URI pages.

Top 5 Search Engines in the United States (The Majors) by Rank

  1. Google
    Free Submit: http://www.google.com/addurl/
  2. Yahoo! Search
    Free Submit: http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request/
  3. MSN Live Search
    Free Submit: http://search.msn.com/docs/submit.aspx
  4. AOL Search – Powered by Google
    Submit: https://adwords.google.com/select/
  5. Ask – Powered by Teoma
    FAQs: http://static.wc.ask.com/en/docs/about/webmasters.shtml#18

Alphabetical Listing of 2nd Tier Search Engines

  1. AltaVista – Powered by Yahoo!
    Free Submit: http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request/
  2. Fast (AlltheWeb.com) – Powered by Yahoo!
    Submit: http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request/
  3. Gigablast – Real time spidering, really!
    Free Submit: http://www.gigablast.com/addurl
  4. Netscape Search – Powered by Google
    Free Submit: http://www.google.com/addurl/
  5. Snap.com – Portions powered by: Gigablast, Smarter.com, SimplyHired.com, X1 Technologies, Inc. and Enhanced by Ask.com
    Submit: http://www.snap.com/

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