In the beginning was the Internet. Then many years later search engines like Google, Yahoo & Bing started. When the search engines started gaining popularity in terms of usage, web site owners understood the importance of ranking high in the search results. Before we go any further – lets have a look at the history of Google & Yahoo.
Google started operations in 1998, thus in 2011, Google became 13 years. Google started as a search engine. In 1996, Larry Page & Sergy Brin as graduate students in Stanford started a search engine called BackRub. In 1997, a new name was given to BackRub Google which was also based like BackRub in Stanford servers. In 1998, Andy Bechtolsheim, co-founder of sun enterprises made a $100K payment to “Google Inc”. In September 1998 www.google.com went live.