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Yahoo Announces Content Acquisition Program

Just two weeks after launching a brand new search engine, Yahoo has announced a content acquisition program that consolidates all of its paid inclusion programs and marks the beginning of an aggressive new campaign to significantly expand both the scope and quality of content available via Yahoo search. Just two weeks after launching a brand new search engine, Yahoo has announced a content acquisition program that consolidates all of its paid inclusion programs and marks the beginning of an aggressive new campaign to significantly expand both the scope and quality of content available via Yahoo search. 0 Comments

Inktomi Changes Descriptions

Inktomi says that it has recently changed how it forms page descriptions, so that the following path is followed: Inktomi says that it has recently changed how it forms page descriptions, so that the following path is followed: 0 Comments

Inktomi Debuts Self-Serve Paid Inclusion

In a landmark move, Inktomi announced a new partnership with Position Technologies this week that allows site owners to pay for guaranteed inclusion in the Inktomi index. In a landmark move, Inktomi announced a new partnership with Position Technologies this week that allows site owners to pay for guaranteed inclusion in the Inktomi index. 0 Comments

Paid Inclusion At Search Engines Gains Ground

Previously, I've written generally about the many new ways in which search engines aretrying to earn money from their search results. This month, we'll take a closerlook at one particular method, "paid inclusion," which is now in place at Ask Jeeves, LookSmart and Inktomi.In pay for inclusion, site owners pay money to guarantee that they will beincluded in a search engine's listings in greater depth than might ordinarilyoccur. Paid inclusion does not guarantee that pages will be ranked well forparticular search terms Previously, I've written generally about the many new ways in which search engines aretrying to earn money from their search results. This month, we'll take a closerlook at one particular method, "paid inclusion," which is now in place at Ask Jeeves, LookSmart and Inktomi.In pay for inclusion, site owners pay money to guarantee that they will beincluded in a search engine's listings in greater depth than might ordinarilyoccur. Paid inclusion does not guarantee that pages will be ranked well forparticular search terms 0 Comments

The Search Engine Update, November 3, 2000, Number 88

THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATENovember 3, 2000 - Number 88By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/Copyright (c) 2000 internet.com corporation ===================About The UpdateThe Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news. Itis available only to Search Engine Watch "site subscribers THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATENovember 3, 2000 - Number 88By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/Copyright (c) 2000 internet.com corporation ===================About The UpdateThe Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news. Itis available only to Search Engine Watch "site subscribers 0 Comments

The Search Engine Update, September 15, 2000, Number 85

THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATESeptember 15, 2000 - Number 85By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/Copyright (c) 2000 internet.com corporation ===================About The UpdateThe Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATESeptember 15, 2000 - Number 85By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/Copyright (c) 2000 internet.com corporation ===================About The UpdateThe Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news 0 Comments

AltaVista Lays Off Staff, Promises Profits, New Direction In Search

AltaVista has tightened its belt in the quest to become profitable by letting25 percent of its staff go today. The company expects the restructuring andother changes will help it become profitable by the end of next January.Simultaneously, the company announced that it would continue to focus more onsearch, aiming for a "third generation" service that wouldintelligently determine what information best satisfies a user, such asautomatically providing shopping results rather than web page matches or servingup different results based on a user's past queries AltaVista has tightened its belt in the quest to become profitable by letting25 percent of its staff go today. The company expects the restructuring andother changes will help it become profitable by the end of next January.Simultaneously, the company announced that it would continue to focus more onsearch, aiming for a "third generation" service that wouldintelligently determine what information best satisfies a user, such asautomatically providing shopping results rather than web page matches or servingup different results based on a user's past queries 0 Comments

LookSmart First To Charge Commercial Sites

After months of beta testing, LookSmart has become the first major search service to charge commercial sites to be reviewed for inclusion in its listings. In addition, the revenue-generating move appears to have helped LookSmart win back its former position as AltaVista's directory provider. After months of beta testing, LookSmart has become the first major search service to charge commercial sites to be reviewed for inclusion in its listings. In addition, the revenue-generating move appears to have helped LookSmart win back its former position as AltaVista's directory provider. 0 Comments

Inktomi To Offer Paid Submit Option

In the wake of LookSmart's new pay-for-consideration system, Inktomi has just announced that it will offer a pay for inclusion service later this year. The program will initially launch in conjunction with Network Solutions, but it will likely be expanded to allow Inktomi's search engine partners and perhaps selected submission services to participate, according to Inktomi. In the wake of LookSmart's new pay-for-consideration system, Inktomi has just announced that it will offer a pay for inclusion service later this year. The program will initially launch in conjunction with Network Solutions, but it will likely be expanded to allow Inktomi's search engine partners and perhaps selected submission services to participate, according to Inktomi. 0 Comments

The Search Engine Update, August 2, 2000, Number 82

THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATEAugust 2, 2000 - Number 82By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/Copyright (c) 2000 internet.com corporation ===================About The Update===================The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATEAugust 2, 2000 - Number 82By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/Copyright (c) 2000 internet.com corporation ===================About The Update===================The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news 0 Comments