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3 Reasons Natural Language Processing (Not Google Glass) is the Future of Search

Google Glass Siri

Don't believe the media hype. Google Glass isn't likely to be adopted by mainstream consumers. However, there are some important takeaways about the future of search that we can take from Google Glass, Apple's Siri, and Google Now. Don't believe the media hype. Google Glass isn't likely to be adopted by mainstream consumers. However, there are some important takeaways about the future of search that we can take from Google Glass, Apple's Siri, and Google Now. 0 Comments

Study Looks at Searcher Verbosity, Ask "Wins"

Average Words per Query by Search Engine

A new study looked at how verbose searchers were on the different search sites, and Ask.com showed as having the most wordy search queries. The shortest searches were happening on AOL. Yahoo and Bing placed 3rd and 4th respectively, Google came 2nd. A new study looked at how verbose searchers were on the different search sites, and Ask.com showed as having the most wordy search queries. The shortest searches were happening on AOL. Yahoo and Bing placed 3rd and 4th respectively, Google came 2nd. 0 Comments

SearchDay | Link Building? How About Link Optimization?

Today's search engine marketing news and opinion: Link Building? How About Link Optimization?; Google Adds Like-Image Search and News Timeline to Labs; Jeeves Makes a Comeback in the UK; and more. Today's search engine marketing news and opinion: Link Building? How About Link Optimization?; Google Adds Like-Image Search and News Timeline to Labs; Jeeves Makes a Comeback in the UK; and more. 0 Comments

Q&A With Ask.com's Gary Price

Gary Price, Ask.com's director of online information resources, talks about his role in reaching out to the research and librarian communities. Gary Price, Ask.com's director of online information resources, talks about his role in reaching out to the research and librarian communities. 0 Comments

Rebranding Ask.com

How do you engineer a major overhaul to your web site to increase traffic and user satisfaction? Ask.com's Senior User Experience Analyst describes the company's careful yet bold approach to its recent redesign in this wide-ranging interview. How do you engineer a major overhaul to your web site to increase traffic and user satisfaction? Ask.com's Senior User Experience Analyst describes the company's careful yet bold approach to its recent redesign in this wide-ranging interview. 0 Comments

Danny Sullivan Asks Barry Diller

What's up with the company formerly known as Ask Jeeves? Danny Sullivan spoke with head-honcho Barry Diller at Search Engine Strategies earlier this month to find out. What's up with the company formerly known as Ask Jeeves? Danny Sullivan spoke with head-honcho Barry Diller at Search Engine Strategies earlier this month to find out. 0 Comments