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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

Google Gains in Popularity, But Will It Last?

Over the past year, Google took significant market share from Yahoo and MSN, according to a new report from industry analyst Hitwise. But the increasing popularity of vertical search sites poses a big threat to all of the major search engines. Over the past year, Google took significant market share from Yahoo and MSN, according to a new report from industry analyst Hitwise. But the increasing popularity of vertical search sites poses a big threat to all of the major search engines. 0 Comments

Search Engine Milestones for May 2004

Notable news and announcements from the web search world during the past month. Announcements without links to online versions were received via email. Notable news and announcements from the web search world during the past month. Announcements without links to online versions were received via email. 0 Comments

Aggressive Linking - The Only Search Engine Optimization Strategy You Need?

Is an aggressive linking strategy alone sufficient to garner high search engine rankings? A search engine marketing company in England says it is, and has built a web site to prove that the strategy really works. Is an aggressive linking strategy alone sufficient to garner high search engine rankings? A search engine marketing company in England says it is, and has built a web site to prove that the strategy really works. 0 Comments

Aggressive Linking - The Only Search Engine Optimization Strategy You Need?

Is an aggressive linking strategy alone sufficient to garner high search engine rankings? A search engine marketing company in England says it is, and has built a web site to prove that the strategy really works. Is an aggressive linking strategy alone sufficient to garner high search engine rankings? A search engine marketing company in England says it is, and has built a web site to prove that the strategy really works. 0 Comments

Google Throws Hat Into The Contextual Advertising Ring

Last week, Google unveiled a new method of distributing its paid listings, placing them on web pages, as opposed to the traditional means of inserting them into search results. Last week, Google unveiled a new method of distributing its paid listings, placing them on web pages, as opposed to the traditional means of inserting them into search results. 0 Comments

Inside DealTime's Shopping Search Engine

DealTime is one of the most popular shopping services on the web, despite the fact that it doesn't directly sell any products to consumers. DealTime is one of the most popular shopping services on the web, despite the fact that it doesn't directly sell any products to consumers. 0 Comments

Inside DealTime's Shopping Search Engine

DealTime is one of the most popular shopping services on the web, despite the fact that it doesn't directly sell any products to consumers. DealTime is one of the most popular shopping services on the web, despite the fact that it doesn't directly sell any products to consumers. 0 Comments

Google Adds More Fresh Pages, Changes Robots.txt & 403 Errors, Gains iWon

Over the past month, Google has stepped up the number of pages that it is spidering on a daily basis in an effort to increase the freshness of its database. The search engine has also changed the way it reacts if given a 403 forbidden error message when asking for a robots.txt file and has picked up iWon as a new customer for its search results. Over the past month, Google has stepped up the number of pages that it is spidering on a daily basis in an effort to increase the freshness of its database. The search engine has also changed the way it reacts if given a 403 forbidden error message when asking for a robots.txt file and has picked up iWon as a new customer for its search results. 0 Comments

New "Perfect Page" Report

What are the elements that make up a "perfect" page to rank well with a crawler-based search engine? This is often the holy grail many site owners seek. I've written before about resources and programs that attempt to help you find the perfect page. Now there's a new one, the "Search Engine Ranking" study from Axandra. What are the elements that make up a "perfect" page to rank well with a crawler-based search engine? This is often the holy grail many site owners seek. I've written before about resources and programs that attempt to help you find the perfect page. Now there's a new one, the "Search Engine Ranking" study from Axandra. 0 Comments

Excite.com Search Engine Spared from Extinction

A U.S. Bankruptcy court has approved InfoSpace's $10 million bid for certain Excite@Home assets, including domain names, trademarks and user traffic associated with the Excite.com Web site. A U.S. Bankruptcy court has approved InfoSpace's $10 million bid for certain Excite@Home assets, including domain names, trademarks and user traffic associated with the Excite.com Web site. 0 Comments

InfoSpace To Buy Excite?

Excite@Home hopes to sell its portal for $10 million to InfoSpace, which currently operates the MetaCrawler and Dogpile meta search services. Excite@Home hopes to sell its portal for $10 million to InfoSpace, which currently operates the MetaCrawler and Dogpile meta search services. 0 Comments

Search Engine Embargoes Keywords in Wake of Terror Attacks

Pay-per-click search engine Overture has prohibited bidding on 'inflammatory or insensitive' keywords in response to the terrorist bombings and anthrax contaminations in the U.S. Pay-per-click search engine Overture has prohibited bidding on 'inflammatory or insensitive' keywords in response to the terrorist bombings and anthrax contaminations in the U.S. 0 Comments

Other Global Search Engines

A list of search engines that that provide the ability to search the entire web but which may not be widely known or used. A list of search engines that that provide the ability to search the entire web but which may not be widely known or used. 0 Comments

Consumer Group Asks FTC To Investigate Search Ads

Is it deceptive advertising to include paid listings in your search results and not clearly label them as ads? A group backed by consumer advocate Ralph Nader believes so, and it's asking the US Federal Trade Commission to take action against seven major search companies. Is it deceptive advertising to include paid listings in your search results and not clearly label them as ads? A group backed by consumer advocate Ralph Nader believes so, and it's asking the US Federal Trade Commission to take action against seven major search companies. 0 Comments