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The Link Graph Conundrum: Why Citations Remain Critical to SEO Survival

The Link Graph Still Alive and Kicking

These activities will all give you alternative ways to build your reputation, visibility, and traffic. They also give you the best chance that your site will be sending out the types of signals that search engines want to discover and value anyway. These activities will all give you alternative ways to build your reputation, visibility, and traffic. They also give you the best chance that your site will be sending out the types of signals that search engines want to discover and value anyway. 0 Comments

Google Loses Defamation Suit for Linking Australian Man’s Image to Gangster

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Google has been successfully sued for defamation in Australia by a man who found his image associated with gangsters in search results. The man won the defamation lawsuit after showing Google's search results linked him to an underworld figure. Google has been successfully sued for defamation in Australia by a man who found his image associated with gangsters in search results. The man won the defamation lawsuit after showing Google's search results linked him to an underworld figure. 0 Comments

Myriad Search: Meta Search Your Way

A new meta search engine allows you to compare results from the four top web search engines, and tweak their relative importance in the mix by adding to or subtracting from the relative importance of each. A new meta search engine allows you to compare results from the four top web search engines, and tweak their relative importance in the mix by adding to or subtracting from the relative importance of each. 0 Comments

A New Player in Desktop Search

Copernic, a well-known developer of web search tools, is entering the desktop search marketplace with the release of a new product today. Copernic, a well-known developer of web search tools, is entering the desktop search marketplace with the release of a new product today. 0 Comments

Search Engine Toolbar Week!

This week, both InfoSpace and Lycos are introducing search toolbars, making it easier than ever to locate information both on the web and residing on your own computer. This week, both InfoSpace and Lycos are introducing search toolbars, making it easier than ever to locate information both on the web and residing on your own computer. 0 Comments

Stumped? Ask the Library of Congress

Some of the world's best 'search engines' work at the U.S. Library of Congress, and they're available online to answer your questions by chat or email. Some of the world's best 'search engines' work at the U.S. Library of Congress, and they're available online to answer your questions by chat or email. 0 Comments

Meta Search + Invisible Web + Virtual Librarians = Wondir!

A team of respected search industry veterans is building a new and different kind of information service that seeks to unify cutting edge technology with the web's original egalitarian vision of people freely helping people. A team of respected search industry veterans is building a new and different kind of information service that seeks to unify cutting edge technology with the web's original egalitarian vision of people freely helping people. 0 Comments

Seven Stupid Searching Mistakes, Part 1

In the lighthearted spirit of the popular books for 'idiots' and 'dummies,' here's a look at seven common blunders that are virtually guaranteed to deliver useless, nonsensical, or completely worthless search results. In the lighthearted spirit of the popular books for 'idiots' and 'dummies,' here's a look at seven common blunders that are virtually guaranteed to deliver useless, nonsensical, or completely worthless search results. 0 Comments

Search Engine Glossaries

Baffled by Boolean? Confused about cloaking? Stumped by stemming? What you need is a good search engine glossary. Baffled by Boolean? Confused about cloaking? Stumped by stemming? What you need is a good search engine glossary. 0 Comments

All About Enterprise Information Portals

Enterprise Information Portal is the buzzphrase du jour for a wide range of search and retrieval products used by corporations and other medium to large size organizations to help knowledge workers find the information they need to do their jobs. Enterprise Information Portal is the buzzphrase du jour for a wide range of search and retrieval products used by corporations and other medium to large size organizations to help knowledge workers find the information they need to do their jobs. 0 Comments

Navigating the Invisible Web

The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, by Chris Sherman and Gary Price is an in-depth guide to finding, understanding and exploiting the web's hidden information treasures. The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, by Chris Sherman and Gary Price is an in-depth guide to finding, understanding and exploiting the web's hidden information treasures. 0 Comments