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Spotify: The Definitive Music Search Engine Guide

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This guide will help you find either the music you've been looking for through Spotify or help you creatively find new music to expand your horizons. Spotify is a powerful music search engine and one that should not be ignored in your quest to find the tunes that get you through your day. This guide will help you find either the music you've been looking for through Spotify or help you creatively find new music to expand your horizons. Spotify is a powerful music search engine and one that should not be ignored in your quest to find the tunes that get you through your day. 0 Comments

Backlink Tool Review: Ontolo

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Ontolo is a backlink discovery tool that will continually search for new potential link partners. By automating certain parts of the discovery process, Ontolo has the potential to cut down time spent researching new link propsects by 80 percent. Ontolo is a backlink discovery tool that will continually search for new potential link partners. By automating certain parts of the discovery process, Ontolo has the potential to cut down time spent researching new link propsects by 80 percent. 0 Comments

Google Launches Custom Search Engine Service

Want your own Google-flavored specialized search engine for your web site or blog? With Google's new Custom Search Engine service, it takes just minutes to set up your own unique search engine. Want your own Google-flavored specialized search engine for your web site or blog? With Google's new Custom Search Engine service, it takes just minutes to set up your own unique search engine. 0 Comments

Rebranding Ask.com, Part Two

Ask.com's Senior User Experience Analyst Michael Ferguson continues his discussion of the company's rebranding, offering tips and suggestions for anyone considering updating or modifying a web site. Ask.com's Senior User Experience Analyst Michael Ferguson continues his discussion of the company's rebranding, offering tips and suggestions for anyone considering updating or modifying a web site. 0 Comments

Sphere: A New Approach to Blog Search

The blogosphere continues to both fascinate and frustrate, because great content is out there, but it's often drowned in a sea of garbage. Newly launched Sphere aims to change that with a different approach to blog search. The blogosphere continues to both fascinate and frustrate, because great content is out there, but it's often drowned in a sea of garbage. Newly launched Sphere aims to change that with a different approach to blog search. 0 Comments

Dogpile Sports a Fetching New Look

Meta search engine Dogpile received a major upgrade today, offering a slick new interface and some significant performance enhancements. Meta search engine Dogpile received a major upgrade today, offering a slick new interface and some significant performance enhancements. 0 Comments

Dogpile Sports a Fetching New Look

Meta search engine Dogpile received a major upgrade today, offering a slick new interface and some significant performance enhancements. Meta search engine Dogpile received a major upgrade today, offering a slick new interface and some significant performance enhancements. 0 Comments

A Closer Look at Yahoo! News

Yahoo has fortified its news service in recent weeks, offering both increased depth and powerful search tools that make it a compelling choice for finding online news. Yahoo has fortified its news service in recent weeks, offering both increased depth and powerful search tools that make it a compelling choice for finding online news. 0 Comments

Search Engine Glossary

Definition of terms relating to search engines, such as phrase search, Boolean operators, stop words and more. Definition of terms relating to search engines, such as phrase search, Boolean operators, stop words and more. 0 Comments

Special Search Tools Issue, Part 1

Search tools maven Avi Rappoport covers new articles, announcements and reports from the world of web site search software. Tomorrow: New and updated search tools. Search tools maven Avi Rappoport covers new articles, announcements and reports from the world of web site search software. Tomorrow: New and updated search tools. 0 Comments

Curling Up with a Good Book Search Engine

Looking for an interesting read? These book search engines can help you find new titles and authors based on your personal tastes and preferences. Looking for an interesting read? These book search engines can help you find new titles and authors based on your personal tastes and preferences. 0 Comments

To Or is Human

Perhaps no other 'advanced' search technique causes more trouble than the incorrect use of the Boolean OR operator. Here's why this simple little world can wreak havoc on your search results. Perhaps no other 'advanced' search technique causes more trouble than the incorrect use of the Boolean OR operator. Here's why this simple little world can wreak havoc on your search results. 0 Comments

Seven Stupid Searching Mistakes, Part 1

In the lighthearted spirit of the popular books for 'idiots' and 'dummies,' here's a look at seven common blunders that are virtually guaranteed to deliver useless, nonsensical, or completely worthless search results. In the lighthearted spirit of the popular books for 'idiots' and 'dummies,' here's a look at seven common blunders that are virtually guaranteed to deliver useless, nonsensical, or completely worthless search results. 0 Comments

Search Engines with Autopilot

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. 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. 0 Comments

Keeping Up with Search Engine Patents

PatentAlert searches the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office database on your behalf, and sends you e-mails that include descriptions of patents in the fields of your choice. PatentAlert searches the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office database on your behalf, and sends you e-mails that include descriptions of patents in the fields of your choice. 0 Comments

In Praise of Fuzzy Searching

Fuzzy means blurred or indistinct, and the last thing we searchers want are blurred or indistinct results. Paradoxically, a liberal dose of fuzzy logic can actually improve the precision of search engine results. Fuzzy means blurred or indistinct, and the last thing we searchers want are blurred or indistinct results. Paradoxically, a liberal dose of fuzzy logic can actually improve the precision of search engine results. 0 Comments

The Hidden Power of AND

The deceptively simple Boolean AND operator is actually a remarkable power tool for searchers, especially when you're mining for information located on the Invisible web. The deceptively simple Boolean AND operator is actually a remarkable power tool for searchers, especially when you're mining for information located on the Invisible web. 0 Comments