In the old days, getting listed on Google just meant having a web site.
These days, you can get in by selling products through a virtual store, by
having a book, by having a small local business that's listed in a yellow
pages directory and many other ways. To help centralize submission and
inclusion information, Google has updated its
Content page to make it more into what I'd call Content Central, a guide
to the many ways of being listed. Google's also launched an actual Content
Central blog, to coincide with the update.
And the after:
Related Topics: Channel: Content | Google: Content Central | Google: Webmaster Central