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Where's the Search?

Search Then and Now

Search is everywhere, which means organizations must produce high-quality and authoritative, yet informatively entertaining, content that is device agnostic and encourages a uniquely human social echo for it to be deemed search engine optimal. Search is everywhere, which means organizations must produce high-quality and authoritative, yet informatively entertaining, content that is device agnostic and encourages a uniquely human social echo for it to be deemed search engine optimal. 0 Comments

Google in 1998: New Easter Egg Takes You Back in Time

Google in 1998 Easter Egg

To celebrate its 15th birthday, Google decided to share a neat Easter egg showing how Google used to look in 1998. To see it for yourself, simply search for "google in 1998" (without the quotes). Sadly, you can't do an actual search on 1998 Google. To celebrate its 15th birthday, Google decided to share a neat Easter egg showing how Google used to look in 1998. To see it for yourself, simply search for "google in 1998" (without the quotes). Sadly, you can't do an actual search on 1998 Google. 0 Comments

Paying it Forward (With a Great Tip)

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There's a tendency, whenever people want to learn about SEO/SEM, to seek the experts to learn from. Setting aside the often difficult task of determining who's the right expert to listen to, it's a more complicated process than it may seem. There's a tendency, whenever people want to learn about SEO/SEM, to seek the experts to learn from. Setting aside the often difficult task of determining who's the right expert to listen to, it's a more complicated process than it may seem. 0 Comments

40+ SEO Tools of the Trade

SEO Tools

Some of the top minds in the search industry shared their list of tools for the advanced and aspiring SEO professional to investigate at SES New York 2012. Here's a rundown of nearly every SEO tool you'll ever need to help you do your job better. Some of the top minds in the search industry shared their list of tools for the advanced and aspiring SEO professional to investigate at SES New York 2012. Here's a rundown of nearly every SEO tool you'll ever need to help you do your job better. 0 Comments

GenieKnows Its Verticals

Halifax-based search engine GenieKnows.com has slugged it out in the second tiers of the search engine universe since its founding in 1999. About two years ago, rather than get into a fight it knew it couldn't win, and to appeal to its strongest markets, GenieKnows went vertical. Halifax-based search engine GenieKnows.com has slugged it out in the second tiers of the search engine universe since its founding in 1999. About two years ago, rather than get into a fight it knew it couldn't win, and to appeal to its strongest markets, GenieKnows went vertical. 0 Comments

Ask Jeeves CEO: "We Are Focused on Core Search"

Now that Ask Jeeves is part of aggressive online powerhouse InterActive Corp., what's next for the search engine and its various services? Search Engine Watch editor Danny Sullivan probed for answers in a recent conversation with Ask Jeeves' CEO Steve Berkowitz. Now that Ask Jeeves is part of aggressive online powerhouse InterActive Corp., what's next for the search engine and its various services? Search Engine Watch editor Danny Sullivan probed for answers in a recent conversation with Ask Jeeves' CEO Steve Berkowitz. 0 Comments

Search Memories

Veterans of AltaVista, Excite and Infoseek reminisce about the early days of web search, and opine about Google, then and now. Veterans of AltaVista, Excite and Infoseek reminisce about the early days of web search, and opine about Google, then and now. 0 Comments

Return To The Sad Days Of More Than A Search Engine?

Yahoo says it is "more than a search engine" in the same week Google adds a new portal feature. Are the sad days of search being a neglected child about to return? Yahoo says it is "more than a search engine" in the same week Google adds a new portal feature. Are the sad days of search being a neglected child about to return? 0 Comments

Speculation On Google Changes

So what's Google done that's caused so many sites to drop? The company may be making use of Teoma-like local ranking to filter out irrelevant links that can throw its link analysis system off. Stemming is also a factor, and other techniques may be involved. So what's Google done that's caused so many sites to drop? The company may be making use of Teoma-like local ranking to filter out irrelevant links that can throw its link analysis system off. Stemming is also a factor, and other techniques may be involved. 0 Comments