The Week in Review

Search Engine Strategies Break
SearchDay, Nov. 15, 2001
Headlines only today as we moderate the Search Engine Strategies conference in Dallas, Texas.

Search Engines with Autopilot
SearchDay, Nov. 14, 2001
If you're often repeating the same query, you can both improve your results and take the drudgework out of searching by taking advantage of search engines that 'fly' on autopilot.

FAST Search Engine Shifts into High Gear
SearchDay, Nov. 13, 2001 search has snuck up on all of the major search engines with new features, speed and customization capabilities, and is now a viable challenger to pack-leader Google.

Evaluating Information Sources
SearchDay, Nov. 12, 2001
Think before you spam: How to distinguish the good from the bad, the ugly, and outright bogus online information.

Elsewhere at

How Will They Buy It if They Can't Find It?
Snazzy unique navigation may wow your site visitors, but if it hinders them from finding what they need, they won't be hanging around very long.

Air Crash Tests News Sites,,12_922031,00.html
Following the nation's latest airline disaster, Web surfers again turned to the Internet in droves, with top news sites struggling to keep pace.

Fresh Styles for Web Designers: Eye Candy from the Underground
In a light and friendly voice, Curt Cloninger introduces the reader to new ways of styling websites. The styles are broken down into ten categories with specific examples for each of the ten categories.

Why Online Media Should Sell for Less Than a Buck. And Why It Doesn't.
When the cost of online advertising dramatically undercuts traditional media costs, marketing dollars will flow online.

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.

Yahoo axes 400 jobs...
Guardian Unlimited Nov 16 2001 10:48AM GMT
Senate extends Internet tax ban for two years... Nov 16 2001 9:15AM GMT
Few willing to pay for once-free Web sites...
ZDNet Nov 16 2001 7:42AM GMT
XML for Not Yet Techies...
VBXML.COM Nov 16 2001 7:18AM GMT
Yahoo Is Soooo Over...
Business 2.0 Nov 16 2001 6:08AM GMT
Text Summarization Software...
Content-Wire Nov 16 2001 5:47AM GMT
Net domain complaints voiced...
USA Today Nov 16 2001 5:37AM GMT
Article: Yahoo Adds Paid Listings and Im Already Confused...
Research Buzz Nov 15 2001 12:50PM GMT
Yahoo to spell out reorganization plans...
San Francisco Chronicle Nov 15 2001 12:42PM GMT
Yahoos Chief Moves the Company Away From Its Old Culture...
New York Times Nov 15 2001 4:52AM GMT
Researchers probe Nets dark address space...
The Register Nov 15 2001 3:02AM GMT
Patriotic, religious Web sites fly high...
CNN Nov 15 2001 2:07AM GMT
ICANN Warned on Web Vulnerability...
Wired News Nov 14 2001 3:28PM GMT
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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.