The Week in Review

A (Free) Deep Content Search Engine
SearchDay, Mar. 21, 2002
FindArticles goes where most search engines can't, providing full text access to thousands of articles, many of which aren't freely available elsewhere on the web.

On the Road to the Semantic Web
SearchDay, Mar. 20, 2002
A new language called OWL will help power automated tools for the next generation web, offering advanced services such as more accurate Web search, intelligent software agents and knowledge management.

How Search Phrases can Help Copywriters - And Your Visitors
SearchDay, Mar. 19, 2002
Writing for search engines isn't the same as writing for people. Here's how to get copywriters excited and involved in the search engine optimization process.

Search Engine Smackdown!
SearchDay, Mar. 18, 2002
Google rules, and other search engines and directories are faded has-beens, says one search industry veteran. Nonsense! scoffs another, putting Google in its place and singing high praises for AltaVista.

Elsewhere at

As the Internet Comes of Age, More of Us Are Paying for Content,,10417_991721,00.html is on its way to one million paid subscribers. Will "fee" start to replace "free" all across the Web?

Making Your Site Pay Off
It's a numbers game. If your site isn't earning as much as you think it should, here are tools to boost and leverage your traffic.

Terra Lycos Picks Portal Software,1928,2001_993141,00.html
The Spanish Internet giant (with U.S. HQ in Waltham, Mass.) chooses the Cupertino, Calif., firm to handle billing for new paid content and services.

An Internet-Age Copyright Ruling,1471,8481_992371,00.html
Web businesses that use images or display third party content should pay attention to an important decision reached last month by a federal appeals court in California. In this guest viewpoint, new media attorney Stephen Filler explains.

How to Interpret Web Metrics
Which numbers are important, and what should you do when you've got them?

Search Headlines

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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About the author

Chris Sherman is a frequent contributor to several information industry journals. He's written several books, including The McGraw-Hill CD ROM Handbook and The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, co-authored with Gary Price. Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994, when he developed online searching tutorials for several clients. From 1998 to 2001, he was's Web Search Guide.