Search Engine News
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UniversalBusinessListing.Org Releases Inexpensive Tool Helping Businesses Be Found on Search Engines and Directories
NEW YORK----UniversalBusinessListing.Org has introduced a new low-cost tool for businesses that increases their ability to be found on Search Engines, Online Yellow Pages, City Guides, Industry Directories and 411 Directory Assistance.
12/12/2007 12:04:00 PM
Is Social Bookmarking the Successor to Search Engines?
I am not the first person (and will not be the last) to have raised the question as to whether the Diggs, StumbleUpons and Reddits of our times are a precursor to the emerging generations of social book-marking technologies which will eventually replace Search engines as we know them. Below, I am p hrasing some [...]
12/10/2007 4:25:44 PM
Publishers seek to block Internet search engines from additional content
A proposal by a consortium of publishers seeks to add to existing commands limiting access via Google, Yahoo and others.
12/10/2007 10:43:36 AM
Yale School of Management Study Measures Keyword Performance in Paid Search Advertising
NEW HAVEN, Conn.----Oliver J. Rutz of the Yale School of Management and Randolph E. Bucklin of the UCLA Anderson School of Business have developed the first model to measure the performance of individual keywords in paid search advertising on Internet search engines.
12/10/2007 10:31:00 AM
Bot Herders Use SEO for Massive Search Spam
Less-than-scrupulous SEOs have engaged in black hat practices for years but to date we ve seen nothing to match the massive scale of what hit Google and the other search engines in the last week of November. Security experts insist that this is just the beginning. Keep reading for the details of what happened.... Government (GSA) Contract Services Expand into a $43 billion market today. ...
12/10/2007 8:09:16 AM
Report: Hacked Pages Remain In Search Engines' Caches
Search Engine Journal reports that online security firm Aladdin Knowledge Systems identified a potential "flaw, which allows the search engines to deliver malicious pages that have already been removed from the web." What that means as a practical matter is that hacked pages, which have already been taken down or otherwise cleaned up may still be visible to end users through Web search via ...
12/7/2007 11:59:27 AM
'Zombie' exploits cached by search engines
Exploits finds a comfortable place to hide. Over a year after first coming to light, the cache engines of major search engines are still providing a safe hiding place for malicious code, a security company has revealed.
12/7/2007 3:03:49 AM
3 Top Search Engines Webmaster Tools: Which Gives the Better Site Data?
Webmaster tools are used by site owners and developers to determine how search engines see their sites in terms of inbound and outbound links and search query used that lands users to their sites. With the recent launch of MSN Live Search Webmaster Center, the 3 major search engines are now in equal [...]
12/6/2007 7:56:06 AM
Are Paid Links Subverting Search Quality?
Search engines, especially Google, say don't do 'em. But some search marketers say paid links work. Are paid links subverting search quality? Or are they simply a fact of life, here to stay? Moderator: Chris Boggs, Manager, Search Engine Optimization, eMergent Marketing/BRULANT, Inc. Speakers: William Leake, Founder and CEO, Apogee Search, Eric Ward, CEO, EricWard.com, Brian Boland, ...
12/5/2007 2:02:23 PM
Search engines make holiday shopping online easy as 1, 2, click
Want to get your holiday shopping done online but don't know where to start? Thanks to search engines like Google, Yahoo and AOL, finding the right products at the right price is easier than ever.
12/2/2007 11:11:10 PM
News Publishers Seeking More Control Over Search Engines Propose Automated Content Access Protocol
News publishers meeting today have unveiled a new proposal that would give them a greater amount of control over the way that search engines index their websites. Presently, webmasters are limited to creating a robots.txt file, which tells search engine robots where they can go and what parts of the site to ignore. [...]
11/30/2007 8:10:54 AM
News Web sites propose system for more control over content use by search engines
The desire for greater control over how search engines index and display Web sites is driving an effort launched Thursday by leading news organizations and other publishers to revise a 13-year-old technology for restricting access.
11/29/2007 10:40:42 AM
News websites propose system for more control over use by search engines
NEW YORK - The desire for greater control over how search engines index and display websites is driving an effort by leading news organizations and other publishers to revise a 13-year-old technology for restricting access.
11/29/2007 8:26:00 AM
News websites propose more control over use by search engines
NEW YORK - Leading news organizations and other publishers seeking greater control over how their websites are indexed and displayed by search engines have developed a plan to inject more flexibility into an existing system for restricting access.
11/29/2007 3:14:00 AM
Newer Search Engines Add Twists to Search
Not many people outside the search industry notice it but new search engines are cropping up all the time. After they ve been around for a while they start adding new features to compete against the ever-increasing tide of even newer search engines. In this article I take a quick look at three new kids on the block Hakia Enetez and True Knowledge.... Outsourcing Software Development? Regain ...
11/28/2007 8:09:26 AM
Do Search Engines Prefer Default or Custom 404 Error Pages?
Ad: Convert visitors with Google Analytics - free What is better? A custom 404 page or a generic one? In 2004, Barry wrote that a custom 404 page is a "must have" for usability purposes. That's so true. But what about search engines? A forum member asks, would a generic 404 page be construed as duplicate content? Well, first of all, if you're using a generic 404, who cares if it's ...
11/28/2007 6:54:53 AM
George Aspland, Online Marketing Expert, Will Present "Optimizing PDFs for Search Engines" at Webmasterworld's Pubcon ...
George Aspland, founder and President of eVision, will present his soon-to-be-released article, "Optimizing PDFs for Search Engines," at Webmasterworld's Pubcon international search marketing conference in Las Vegas December 4 - 7, 2007. (PRWeb Nov 27, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/RW1wdC1JbnNlLVRoaXItSG9yci1UaGlyLVplcm8=
11/27/2007 2:15:09 AM
SearchBoth.com Wants Users to Vote as to Which Are Their Favorite Search Engines: Google, Yahoo!, MSN Live or Ask
SearchBoth.com, most known for its tool that enables users to search Google and Yahoo! side by side on one split screen along with the option of any major search engine or any major travel site side by side as well, today announced a voting poll on its website in order for users to vote on their favorite search engine.
11/26/2007 5:37:00 AM
Blog-Author.com Launches Free Search Engine Optimized Blog Service
Blog Author launches free search engine optimized blog service; Invites webmasters to start their own free online blog; Provides free promotion services to its members to "get the word out." (PRWeb Nov 26, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/TWFnbi1TdW1tLVRoaXItSG9yci1UaGlyLVplcm8=
11/26/2007 2:05:28 AM
Web 2.0 Startups Find Europe Fertile Ground
Serial entrepreneurs, lots of broadband, and multilingual style blend to raise a bumper crop of search engines, video sites and other Net companies
11/26/2007 1:16:59 AM
8 Great Paid Search Engines Beyond Google, Yahoo, Ask.com and MSN
We have all heard of, and commonly utilize, Yahoo Search Marketing, Google AdWords, Ask.com Sponsored Listings, and MSN adCenter and most search marketers are generally happy with their proven results. Although these powerful search marketing solutions are robust and drive millions of searches and clicks per day, there are many other paid search engines that [...]
11/21/2007 8:40:45 AM
Does Image Search Traffic Convert?
Interesting thread on DigitalPoint this morning about the influx in traffic from images indexed in Google Images and other image search engines, and how they can attract a decent amount of traffic. In some circumstances, a well optimized image file with a keyword rich filename, alt tag and title (if it is hyperlinked) can show [...]
11/21/2007 8:11:40 AM
Search Illustrated: Video Optimization
Compelling video content can potentially open the door to site traffic, targeted visitors, and increased brand awareness. But, are the videos on your site easy for search engines and prospective customers to find? Today's infographic demonstrates some quick and easy steps for optimizing videos: Click to continue reading...
11/20/2007 1:59:37 PM
SearchBoth.com Brings You The Truth About Search Engines
Yellow Pages Corporation, operator of popular online YellowPages sites and telephone books, including travel website aggregator YELLOWPAGES.travel and side-by-side search engine SearchBoth.com, today released a press release informing the public on the differences between Google and Yahoo! search results.
11/20/2007 5:30:00 AM
Index Engines Intros Direct Tape Extraction
Index Engines has added features to its Tape Engine appliance that lets customers extract and organize data directly from tapes and tape libraries for litigation search.
11/19/2007 12:21:59 PM
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