There are people who think that SEO or search engine optimization is all about the creation of gateway pages, doorway pages or informational pages. Most of the people when thinking of getting their site search engine optimized request the same of SEO experts. Actually they suffer from a number of wrong notions.
Many people believe that different search engines have different algorithms to determine the page ranking of a website and that is why the same page is not going to get better rankings in all the different search engines. They also feel that the keyword rich page that they have created for search engines can't be put on the site where it could be accessed by visitors and certainly it can't be put on the front pages.
A site needs to have all the cutting edge technologies including Flash animation and loads of graphics but search engines don’t index these well and that is why it is necessary to have gateway pages to get good search engine rankings.
It is true that most of these sentences have varied amount of facts and truths. It is also true that different search engines do make use of differing algorithms to determine search engine rankings. But the fact remains that hours and hours have been spent to come out with some general techniques that work with all the search engines well and you should certainly make use of it. There have been programs written to crack the algorithms and generate high ranking pages for each engines automatically.
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