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When I submit a specifically designed "search engine friendly" page to a particular search engine, must I then wait until that page is indexed before I change it and submit it to another search engine?

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No. Waiting can cost you two weeks... maybe even two months. This would be far too time consuming as well as non-productive.

Instead, I suggest that you make copies of the page that include alterations designed to fit with the next engine you are submitting to. Let' say you have a page that you are promoting about Santa. You could make a "santa.html" for one engine and submit it. Then copy it, make the necessary modifications for the next SE, and name it "santa_claus.html" -- then submit it. The third SE submission, another copy of the original page with appropriate modifications, could be named "santa_c.html"... and so on.

Depending upon how SE "specific" you design these semi-duplicate pages you may want to submit all of your pages to any (or all) of the SE(s). Doing so can further increase your chances of scoring well in the event that a particular SE changes their search criteria sometime after you submit your pages. It also increases your chances of scoring high with multiple pages in a given search cate...

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