Speaking Chinese and English, it is what I do. As my mother tongue is English and I live in Toronto, Canada, it was natural for me to post in English and use Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo and other English biased search engines. I also have the ability to speak and write in Chinese, so I often do bilingual posts just for fun. As I regularly monitor my raw access server log, I can see that Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, Baidu, Sogou, 360, Yandex and other search engines regularly index my content. I wondered how well they index my posts, and if there are any hints and tips that might make getting my content indexed better.
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Posting To Multi-Language Search Engines: Google, Baidu, Sogou, 360
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Maps, I do like. Not only are they pretty, they are pretty useful, especially if you are unfamiliar with the area. Map and compass in hand, you can walk at your leisure and not get lost, or at least be able to get help from the locals when you do. But which maps are the best for China? I thought I’d do a map slugfest, comparing Google (line and satellite), 360, Sougou and Baidu. I chose 150 meters of Shandong, Changdao on Jiefang (Liberation) Road as an example.
我喜欢地图。 除了很漂亮意外， 它们也很好用，特别要是你对这个地方不熟悉。 地图和指南针zai 手里你可以随便走路不怕迷路， 或者一迷路可以让本地人给你帮忙。 在中国哪个地图最好呢？ 我想比较， 用谷歌 （线的和卫星的）， 360, 搜狗 和百度比较。 我选择了150米的山东长岛的解放路来比如。
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Chinese Maps Compare: Google, 360, Sougou, Baidu 中国地图比较： 谷歌， 360, 搜狗， 百度
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They have not caught on yet, as many Chinese search engines offer no explanation in English of their services, yet their bots are out there crawling all sites on the internet. I am trying to kill as many bots, scrapers, spiders, crawlers, and checkers as possible, and if I don’t find an explanation of what a site does, I’ll ban the user agent from my site. This might seem a little unfair, but I don’t want bots eating my bandwidth, and to have my ISP force me to pay more for hosting, all because they wish to crawl my site.