Search Engine News
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New Directory Designed To Rank Articles High On Search Engines
"Ask Articles directory has programmed and highly optimized customized web pages, so that as long as the article that the author writes is original and posted only on Ask Articles, the article will have a profound effect on the search engines results and its own website rankings." (PRWeb Jan 7, 2008) Post Comment:Trackback URL: ...
1/7/2008 2:07:38 AM
Wireless TV & Studios Inc. Introduces nightVision: Live Video Browsing -- the Next Great Leap in Search Engines
This new technology takes search engines to the next level. Citysearch and Google offer the consumer archived information. nightVision offers live search -- allowing users to search the moment.
1/5/2008 1:01:00 AM
ChaChas Human Powered Search Goes Mobile with TextChaCha
You got to give credit to ChaCha search for trying to compete with the major search engines through its own little ways. Although its human-powered search engine have not gained major grounds since its inception, but still it wouldn’t just give up easily. As an opening salvo for the new year, ChaCha is bringing its [...]
1/3/2008 7:26:23 PM
What are directories and search engines and what do they do?
What are directories and search engines and what do they do?
1/1/2008 9:07:57 PM
Search Engines Still Stand Civil Trials
The leading search engines Google, Yahoo and Microsoft can look back at 2007 and sigh with relief. The class-action lawsuit, which was filed back in 2004, and which claims that the companies have earned hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising online gambling sites, reached a settlement.
12/31/2007 3:42:42 AM
Introducing SearchSalad: A Healthy Way to Search
Every once in awhile its good to see other metasearch engine come out of the web. While the top five major search engines battle it out, day in and day out in outclassing each other introducing new features here and there, answering privacy concerns of users, its a breather that something like SearchSalad came out [...]
12/29/2007 6:18:29 AM
How to Make Local-Search Results More Relevant to Consumers
Dynamic, flexible Localeze data structure allows search engines and online local directories to provide new, richer results CHICAGO, Nov. 28 -- Today, consumers increasingly expect more than just some company's name and phone number when they search for local- business information -- but many local search engines and online directories don't allow consumers to drill down to their actual search ...
12/28/2007 8:01:41 AM
Like.com : Revisiting Visual Search as It Should Be
Riya launched Like.com, a visual search engine in the year 2006. Image search in its true spirit should be about the image only. Most image search engines today rely on additional tags and meta data to refine their image searches. Its more like feeling for a color with your eyes closed. Riya, having accomplished at Facial [...]
12/26/2007 9:18:16 PM
Webmaster Support Forum For Christmas (& All Year Round) From The Search Engines
Last year on Christmas Day, Barry reported over at Search Engine Roundtable how Adam Lasnik and I spent a bit of time answering questions on the Google Webmaster Central forums. This year, Google Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller keeps up the tradition . In the spirit of the season, I thought it might be fun to take a look at the webmaster forums offered by the various search engines: ...
12/25/2007 7:41:22 PM
Meta Search Engines : Why Use Them? Still Important?
Engines which work on top of search engines has been a growing area ever since Web Search went mainstream. Most meta-search engines use content from the top engines - Google, Yahoo or Live Search and many also refer to content specific sources such as Flickr, PicSearch for image search. Infact, DogPile was one of the [...]
12/24/2007 8:03:14 AM
Nitty-gritty of Writing for the Search Engines
To successfully rank highly in the search engines, the words on your Web pages should never be an afterthought but a major investment in your search engine optimization campaign.
12/22/2007 7:02:37 PM
Dogpile.com Questions Chinese Calendar as ''Year of the Dog'' Comes to Life in Search
Dogpile.com (NASDAQ:INSP), the search engine that combines the top results from the leading search engines, today unveiled the top dog-related stories demonstrating that 2007 truly was the "year of the dog,” contradictory to the Chinese ...
12/20/2007 11:26:28 PM
Kayak Acquires SideStep For Reported $200 Million; Travel Search Engines Will Merge
Travel search engines Kayak and SideStep are merging in a reported $200 million deal, creating what they believe will be the fifth largest travel search site. Both are "meta" sites, meaning they cull data from other sources, such as Orbitz.
12/20/2007 9:56:00 PM
WebMetro's Microsoft adExcellence Accreditation Completes Search Engine Marketing Trifecta
WebMetro, a leading Internet and search engine marketing agency announces Microsoft adExcellence accreditation. This certification completes WebMetro's goal of obtaining accreditation from all three major search engines as a Google AdWords Qualified Company, a Yahoo! Certified Ambassador Agency and an official Microsoft adExcellence Member. (PRWeb Dec 20, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: ...
12/20/2007 2:31:15 AM
Natural Language Search Not a Priority for Google
Some segments of the search engine world, such as Ask and Powerset, are gambling on the idea that the future of search is in natural language search, which essentially allows people to conduct searches using actual, useful sentences instead of possibly vague keywords. So what does one of the world’s most popular search engines [...]
12/19/2007 10:33:14 AM
Microsoft Builds A Better Mobile Search Experience
Yesterday Microsoft announced a number of content upgrades and changes to its local search for mobile devices, which include reviews, one-click directions, interactive maps, photos and so on. There's more specific detail on the Virtual Earth blog . All the major search engines are now offering blended search results on their mobile-friendly sites. (As an aside, these mobile search results are ...
12/19/2007 7:56:23 AM
How is search evolving? What are the new paradigms in search?
Web search has evolved over time. The first generation of search engines were just trying to do text retrieval and they were not doing a very good job of it. Because the web was fundamentally different medium. Search engines like Google and others took it to the next level.
12/19/2007 4:23:11 AM
RAGE Software - Free Research Tool For Search Engines
RAGE Software announced the availability of RAGE SEKeyword 1.0, a free application for web site owners to discover profitable and niche keywords that can be used to rank at the top of search engines.
12/19/2007 3:56:44 AM
Diversity In Search? Puh-lease.
Though more and more people are using search engines all the time, that doesn't necessarily translate into more diversity in search terms. In fact, according to Hitwise, the top 5% of all search volume consists of just 9 terms. That's down from 49 terms in 2005, reports Hitwise UK Research Director Robin Goad , though he doesn't elaborate on exactly which terms those are. read more ...
12/17/2007 4:44:03 PM
Zuula : One Site to Search Them All
Zuula is a meta search engine that presents information from multiple engines in a neat tabbed format. Its more of a portal to perform extensive search when a wide array of sources are necessary to be researched. A quote from the Zuulablog The beauty of Zuula is that, on those occasions when you want to use other [...]
12/17/2007 1:20:12 PM
Fumbles and Features for Search and Social Network Firms
It feels like Thanksgiving was just yesterday but of course that didn t slow down some of our favorite search engines and social networks well except in one case. Here s a quick round up of some of the good bad and ugly news currently breaking about Yahoo Facebook and Google.... Refurbished and Used Networking Equipment Network Liquidators sells refurbished and used networking equipment for ...
12/17/2007 8:07:06 AM
Study: More Americans search Google for themselves
The Pew Internet and American Life Project said 47% of U.S. adult Internet users have looked for information about themselves through Google or another search engine.
12/17/2007 7:13:19 AM
SMX West Keynotes Focus On "Future of Search"
It's probably no shock that the keynotes at Search Marketing Expo - SMX West in Santa Clara in February are going to be about the future of search marketing and technologies. SearchEngineLand's own Danny Sullivan will kick off SMX West with "Search 3.0, Search 4.0 and Beyond." He'll discuss the implications of blended search (Search 3.0), personalized and social search (Search 4.0), and ...
12/16/2007 9:13:41 PM
Self-Googling Is on the Rise
A new study says almost half of adult American internet users have done a search on themselves on Google or other search engines. The surprise, according to a research specialist, is that the numbers are not higher.
12/16/2007 8:52:52 PM
Imagery : A Novel UI to Google Image Search
User Interfaces to search engines have not undergone much change since the last decade. When it comes to searching for URLs, perhaps the vanilla single-text-box-list-of-result UI is the best we need. But for image search and more importantly media search, more innovative interface designs are possible. Proof for that is Imagery, a neat UI on [...]
12/14/2007 9:17:27 AM