Why Google Hacks is a Bestseller
SearchDay, May 22, 2003
Google Hacks is loaded with geeky tips and tweaks, but its real strength lies in its readability and genuine appeal to all searchers, regardless of skill level.
Behind the Scenes at the Daypop Search Engine
SearchDay, May 21, 2003
Daypop is a unique search engine, for a number of reasons. It's primary focus is on weblogs, news sites and other sources for current events and breaking news -- currently scouring more than 35,000 of these sources.
Virtually Attending the 12th IW3C2 Conference
SearchDay, May 20, 2003
The Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference begins today in Budapest Hungary. Can't make it? Many of the conference proceedings and papers are already online.
Help Test the Wondir Search Engine
SearchDay, May 19, 2003
Wondir, a unique and powerful new search service, needs your help during a concentrated beta test of its system.
Search Engine Forums Spotlight
Linking software - good or bad
"Forget link exchanges. ... Think instead of business partnerships. You should find companies that you can relate to well, and integrate links between the sites right into your site structure and content."
Partial view Wordtracker
"You should use the competition search with the quotes turned off so you can see the figures of searchers. People don't normally search with quotes so you should do the same in Wordtracker."
The I-Search Discussion List
"We have used a combination of trusted feed, paid inclusion and free search engine submissions to have site content indexed by Google..., MSN, and Altavista. We evaluated the cost of each search engine program, resulting traffic, and have tracked the following with our client accounts..."
Google is a business
"To understand the changes going on at Google, it is prime to remember that Google is a business. Its search engine is a product and clicks are market share."
Can misuse of H tag lead to loss of PR?
"I would suggest that you unblock the spidering of your /css/ [cascading style sheet” directory from the robots.txt file. I'm only making an educated guess here, but I think disallowing the /css/ directory may now have consequences."
Search Engine Forums Spotlight courtesy Search Engine Guide.
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Meet Your Favorite Search Engine Watch Contributors
Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!