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5 Things We've Learned From Google's New War on Links

Percent of Suspect Links Post-Recovery

Is Google taking a less tolerant stance on "spam"? Which link types are most often classified as "unnatural"? How much can exact match anchor text tactics hurt your site? Here are some conclusions and top takeaways based on recent real world work. Is Google taking a less tolerant stance on "spam"? Which link types are most often classified as "unnatural"? How much can exact match anchor text tactics hurt your site? Here are some conclusions and top takeaways based on recent real world work. 0 Comments

Best of the Web Launches ProListing Ahead of 19th Birthday Celebration

Best of the Web

Best of the Web, a directory of all the content on the web, turns 19 on April 20. SEW spoke with BOTW president and founder Greg Harnett about his company’s upcoming birthday, how the industry has evolved since its founding and where BOTW is going. Best of the Web, a directory of all the content on the web, turns 19 on April 20. SEW spoke with BOTW president and founder Greg Harnett about his company’s upcoming birthday, how the industry has evolved since its founding and where BOTW is going. 0 Comments

Do-It-Yourself Directory Research and Evaluation

Building links and traffic via directory listings is a both critical and confusing for small business owners managing their own SEM. Follow these steps to success in developing your own directory links. Building links and traffic via directory listings is a both critical and confusing for small business owners managing their own SEM. Follow these steps to success in developing your own directory links. 0 Comments

Search Engine Forums Spotlight

Found in the search marketing forums: Keyword Matching Options; Yahoo Before & After Panama; $100/Day Milestone: What Worked, What Didn't; and more. Found in the search marketing forums: Keyword Matching Options; Yahoo Before & After Panama; $100/Day Milestone: What Worked, What Didn't; and more. 0 Comments

Changes At MSN & Yahoo

Search engine marketers have long been awaiting changes at Yahoo and MSN. Finally, signs of transition are beginning to appear in the form of Inktomi's promotion at MSN Search, a new MSN Search beta and the Inktomi crawler being rebranded Yahoo Slurp. Search engine marketers have long been awaiting changes at Yahoo and MSN. Finally, signs of transition are beginning to appear in the form of Inktomi's promotion at MSN Search, a new MSN Search beta and the Inktomi crawler being rebranded Yahoo Slurp. 0 Comments

Financial and Business Search Engines

Seeking business or financial information? These business search engines listed provide focused search results on just these topics. Seeking business or financial information? These business search engines listed provide focused search results on just these topics. 0 Comments

LookSmart Opens Deep Listings Option To Small Businesses

LookSmart has expanded its LookListings paid inclusion program so that small businesses can purchase deep listings previously only offered to large businesses with big budgets. LookSmart has expanded its LookListings paid inclusion program so that small businesses can purchase deep listings previously only offered to large businesses with big budgets. 0 Comments

A Clutch of Calculators

Searching for a calculator for a specific need? The Calculators Online Center has descriptions and links to thousands of specialized calculators on the web. Searching for a calculator for a specific need? The Calculators Online Center has descriptions and links to thousands of specialized calculators on the web. 0 Comments

Open Directory Project Launches ODP Public Forums

A group of editors from the Open Directory Project have started an unofficial public forum to discuss issues and share information about the web's 'third' directory. A group of editors from the Open Directory Project have started an unofficial public forum to discuss issues and share information about the web's 'third' directory. 0 Comments

AltaVista Gets a Facelift, Again

AltaVista has a new streamlined look, with a slimmed-down search box and a tabbed interface providing direct access to the major portions of the search engine. AltaVista has a new streamlined look, with a slimmed-down search box and a tabbed interface providing direct access to the major portions of the search engine. 0 Comments

A "Hidden" Guide to the Business Web

Like an underground mine filled with hidden treasures, one of the best business-oriented information resources is buried deep within a popular magazine's web site. Like an underground mine filled with hidden treasures, one of the best business-oriented information resources is buried deep within a popular magazine's web site. 0 Comments

A Search Engine Gateway to the Invisible Web

The Resource Discovery Network is an outstanding gateway to thousands of Invisible Web sites that's as close to a search engine for the hidden web as you're likely to find. The Resource Discovery Network is an outstanding gateway to thousands of Invisible Web sites that's as close to a search engine for the hidden web as you're likely to find. 0 Comments

Getting Down to Business.com

Once best known for spending an all-time record $7.5 million for its domain name, Business.com has quietly become one of the web's most substantial and useful resources for business research and information. Once best known for spending an all-time record $7.5 million for its domain name, Business.com has quietly become one of the web's most substantial and useful resources for business research and information. 0 Comments

Getting Down to Business.com

Business.com was once best known for spending an all-time record $7.5 million for its domain name. Today, it has quietly become one of the web's most substantial and useful resources for business research and information. Business.com was once best known for spending an all-time record $7.5 million for its domain name. Today, it has quietly become one of the web's most substantial and useful resources for business research and information. 0 Comments

JoeAnt Scours the Web

Despite its goofy name, JoeAnt is a web directory that offers several innovative features that should appeal to searchers. Despite its goofy name, JoeAnt is a web directory that offers several innovative features that should appeal to searchers. 0 Comments

JoeAnt Scours the Web

Despite its goofy name, JoeAnt is a web directory that offers several innovative features that should appeal to searchers. Despite its goofy name, JoeAnt is a web directory that offers several innovative features that should appeal to searchers. 0 Comments

Backwash: A Web Concierge

Backwash is a hybrid portal, community and search site that organizes the Internet by personality, not by subject matter like most traditional search engines and directories. It's almost like a web concierge that can advise you on the best online places to visit based on your own personalized interests. Backwash is a hybrid portal, community and search site that organizes the Internet by personality, not by subject matter like most traditional search engines and directories. It's almost like a web concierge that can advise you on the best online places to visit based on your own personalized interests. 0 Comments

Portal B Means Business

Portal B from Data Downlink Corporation is a focused web directory designed for business researchers who typically work in information intensive industries, such as banking, consulting, law, accounting and asset management, or large corporations. Portal B from Data Downlink Corporation is a focused web directory designed for business researchers who typically work in information intensive industries, such as banking, consulting, law, accounting and asset management, or large corporations. 0 Comments

NBCi Down, Probably Out

The future of the NBCi site as a search resource is now very much in doubt, given the decision by US television network NBC -- which is NBCi's largest shareholder -- to close its spinoff company. The future of the NBCi site as a search resource is now very much in doubt, given the decision by US television network NBC -- which is NBCi's largest shareholder -- to close its spinoff company. 0 Comments