The Search Engine Spam Police, Part 2
SearchDay, May 30, 2002
Representatives from major search engines reveal the details of their spam detection and management policies, including email addresses for reporting suspected abuse.
The Search Engine Spam Police, Part 1
SearchDay, May 29, 2002
"We hate spam!" Representatives of LookSmart and the Open Directory Project offer guidelines and advice for webmasters to avoid the wrath of editors and get successfully listed in these crucial web directories.
An Egyptian Stumper for Google
SearchDay, May 28, 2002
A "simple" query that seems like a no-brainer for Google turns out to be an excellent illustration of why you can't find "everyting" on the Internet.
Elsewhere at Internet.com
A Guide to the New Pay-Per-Search Scene
Changing rules in the pay-for-placement search engine world are causing a lot of confusion. Here are some tips for making sense of it all.
Kartoo.com: A New Kind of Search Engine
Kartoo.com is a new visual meta-search engine. Type in a query and up pops an interactive map with sized nodes and semantic links. Refining your query is easy.
Meta Group: The Emergence Of 'Portlets'
Current Web services standards have focused on system-to-system integration. Yet there is also a need for standards that bring Web services all the way to the user. Portal vendors are currently proposing numerous standards for portlets.
Is Your Site Getting The 'Internet Death Penalty'?
People's online expectations have skyrocketed over the last few years and many will instantly reject any Web site that doesn't meet their standards, never to return. Here are ways to tell if your Web site is helping or driving away your business.
NOTE: Article links often change. In case of a bad link, use the publication's search facility, which most have, and search for the headline.
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