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About Face at About.com

About.com slashes staff and axes more than 300 topic 'Guide' sites from its service, with significant implications for webmasters and searchers alike. About.com slashes staff and axes more than 300 topic 'Guide' sites from its service, with significant implications for webmasters and searchers alike. 0 Comments

Go Guides Goes Live

Go's new Go Guides directory went live in September. Similar to the Open Directory, Go Guides makes use of volunteers to catalog the web. Go's new Go Guides directory went live in September. Similar to the Open Directory, Go Guides makes use of volunteers to catalog the web. 0 Comments

Go Guides Goes Live

Go's new Go Guides directory went live in September. Similar to the Open Directory,Go Guides makes use of volunteers to catalog the web.The system has been in beta testing since July, and Go Guide's productmanager Ramsey Ksar says small changes have since been made to make it workbetter foreditors. In particular, a new "Please Edit" button allowsthose reviewing submissions to send them back to the original guide for minorcorrections."People were declining submissions, even if there were little typos,"Ksar said Go's new Go Guides directory went live in September. Similar to the Open Directory,Go Guides makes use of volunteers to catalog the web.The system has been in beta testing since July, and Go Guide's productmanager Ramsey Ksar says small changes have since been made to make it workbetter foreditors. In particular, a new "Please Edit" button allowsthose reviewing submissions to send them back to the original guide for minorcorrections."People were declining submissions, even if there were little typos,"Ksar said 0 Comments

Go Beta Tests User-Assisted Directory

Taking a page from the Open Directory, Go is inviting the masses of the web to help manage its directory of web sites. Currently in beta testing, the "Go Guides" program lets anyone participate in the process of categorizing the web. Taking a page from the Open Directory, Go is inviting the masses of the web to help manage its directory of web sites. Currently in beta testing, the "Go Guides" program lets anyone participate in the process of categorizing the web. 0 Comments

Go Beta Tests User-Assisted Directory

Taking a page from the Open Directory, Go is inviting the masses of the web to help manage its directory of web sites. Currently in beta testing, the "Go Guides" program lets anyone participate in the process of categorizing the web. "To date, it has been really successful. We've received amazing topics, real nuggets of gold," said Jennifer Mullin, Go's Director of Search and Navigation. About 500 guides are currently involved in the program, which will go fully public later this month Taking a page from the Open Directory, Go is inviting the masses of the web to help manage its directory of web sites. Currently in beta testing, the "Go Guides" program lets anyone participate in the process of categorizing the web. "To date, it has been really successful. We've received amazing topics, real nuggets of gold," said Jennifer Mullin, Go's Director of Search and Navigation. About 500 guides are currently involved in the program, which will go fully public later this month 0 Comments