Will Search Engines Slay the Yellow Pages?
SearchDay, July 24, 2003
The success of Overture and Google's paid listing programs has many industry experts speculating about the future survival of printed yellow page telephone directories.
Copernic Agent: Jack of All Searches
SearchDay, July 23, 2003
Copernic Agent is a meta search engine, invisible web explorer, online research assistant and extensive tool box, all combined into an elegant, easy to use program.
Searching for Search Engine Personalization
SearchDay, July 22, 2003
A newly published study shows that despite a high degree of interest in web personalization, most search engine web sites offer few options that can be tailored to individual needs.
Lycos Offers "Second Opinion" Search Results
SearchDay, July 21, 2003
Lycos is rolling out a new utility that automatically displays Lycos search results in a side panel next to search results from Google, Yahoo or most of the other major services.
Search Engine Forums Spotlight
The About Directory
"It's also important to realize that they may or may not list your site. About.com does not aim to have a comprehensive directory of the Internet, instead, they are looking to list what they consider to be the absolute BEST sites in each topic/area."
Report: Google Adsense @ Jimworld
"What would be nice, though, is if they gave you some information that you could actually use to help generate more income for yourself (and of course them). Simple statistical points such as..."
Looking for Feedback - rolist.com
"Please let me know what you think of the features we have. Also, if you have any features you would like to see, I welcome the input."
Another New Search Engine With Interesting Ideas...
"I think that there is a real opportunity to create something new and useful in the wake of so many mergers and acquisitions amongst the top dogs."
AdSense Temporarily Changes Shape of Inventory
"Smart ad money is betting AdSense is at its pinnacle right now and will slowly fade. However, while the initial rush is on, many advertisers are feeling put out."
Is Google the New Microsoft?
The I-Sales Discussion List
"My bet is that Google gets full of themselves, falls out of touch with those they serve, and get their butts kicked by Redmond."
In-House Web Hosting or Outsource?
"...what are the advantages to hosting your own sites vs. having someone else host the sites?"
Search Engine Forums Spotlight courtesy Search Engine Guide.
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