The Internet Under Surveillance
SearchDay, July 10, 2003
One of the key architects of the Internet is calling for users to exercise 'due diligence' to assure that governments do not censor information for political purposes.
How to Build Your Own Search Engine
SearchDay, July 9, 2003
Want a detailed glimpse into the black boxes we call search engines? Mining the Web is a textbook that discusses everything from building your own crawler to the future of information finding on the web.
Power Searching with Vivisimo
SearchDay, July 8, 2003
Vivisimo is a capable metasearch engine, serving results from multiple engines simultaneously. Dig a bit deeper and you'll find some powerful, unique features not found elsewhere on the web.
Online Before the Internet
SearchDay, July 7, 2003
Most people think the word 'online' means the Internet. But there was an 'online' before the Internet, and some early pioneers have published a fascinating account of creating the world that was the principal ancestor of the web.
Search Engine Forums Spotlight
Indented results in Google
"Any idea why certain search results have two listings in Google - one that is indented and points to a specific page in the site?"
Moving pages to a new Website
"I want to move ... pages to my new site but I'd like not to lose them in the SE's [search engine” index, nor have visitors lose the ability to find them. How is the best way to go about it?"
Log file hiccups
"...looks like a good case of referrer spam to me. It's been happening more frequently now that the software is openly available."
Any suggestion on sales tracking system?
"I am looking for a sales/conversion tracking system (tool) to track the keywords and sales from PPC [pay per click” as well as from normal search result. Does anyone know a good software or site?"
Microsoft brains go head-to-head with Google
"Google's Achilles' heel is that it is below MS [Microsoft” when it comes to the desktop food- chain. Same problem NS [Netscape” had."
Fed up- SEO without usability
"These sites have obviously been optimized by someone who has a small clue about optimization, but NO ONE has done a thing about the marketing/usability issues that the site is facing. To me, that's just not right."
Search Engine Forums Spotlight courtesy Search Engine Guide.
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