Smart Answers really seems like a throwback to the past with Ask(Jeeves) having started life as a directory of answers to approximately 200,000 questions. They originally provided editor qualified sites as "answers" and backfilled as a metasearch...
Some searchengines will catalog ALT text
and text in comment and meta tags. We'd done the submission, made use of the meta tags the
searchengines said to use, but why exactly a site would rank well wasn't well
Then again, that search also points out an AskJeeves failure. TechLog Meta .org - asm > Valid XHTML XFN WordPress Of The Relevancy Figure from me back in 2002 goes through the various ways
that searchengines are measured up.
The research center will serve as AskJeeves' European hub for search technology research and development, working directly with the company's U.S.based research centers in Campbell, Calif.and Piscataway, N.J.The company recently launched two...
While it's true that Google and other engines look to some degree at the meta-description tag, he doesn't mention that although the meta-keyword tag is still used by some, it's value is not as great as it once was.
If they didn't get a request, as with AskJeeves, they'd say so (and
probably breathe a sigh of relief that they didn't get one). Infospace -- which owns the Dogpile metasearch
engine -- has sold raw search data to
Perhaps Dogpile's biggest challenge is not only getting people to know about the service but also understand what it offers versus non-metaengines. About a year ago, Danny blogged about mentions of A9 and AskJeeves on The OC.
WebmasterWorld Back Among The Spiderable - WebmasterWorld, which banned Google, Yahoo, MSN, AskJeeves and other search spiders last month, is now allowing them back in and thus returned to the land of the living, in terms of being listed with...
Consumer Reports Looks at Travel SearchMetaEngines in New Study - Consumer Reports/Consumer Web Watch has published a new study that looks at how 11 travel searchmetaengines and aggregators like Kayak, Mobissimo, and Yahoo FareChase perform.
On the AskJeeves list, President Bush topped news searches, Usher topped celebrity search and music search, Lindsay Lohan was the top picture search, pregnancy was the top health-related query, Star Wars was the top movie search and the NFL...
AskJeeves Offers Broad Matching. But what about that other type of tagging, meta tagging -- you know, things like the meta keywords tag that let you associate words with pages, to better describe them.
Myriad Search: MetaSearch Your Way - A new metasearch engine allows you to compare results from the four top web searchengines, and tweak their relative importance in the mix by adding to or subtracting from the relative importance of each.
Today's search podcast covers MSN squelching the release of a search
relevancy report where it doesn't shine, Google getting more into TV search,
ways to monitor the movement of Hurricane Rita, most popular search terms over
the past ten years...
Myriad Search is a new tool from Aaron Wall's Free Open Source SEO Tools site that allows you to play around with search results from AskJeeves, Google, MSN Search and Yahoo. It's a metasearch tool that displays information about the relative...
A new metasearch engine allows you to compare results from the four top web searchengines, and tweak their relative importance in the mix by adding to or subtracting from the relative importance of each.
AOL, a new gift chooser at AskJeeves and more! Missing Persons MetaSearch from Louisiana Tech University AskJeeves Unveils Gift Finder Updated List Of Answer SearchEngines Today's search podcast covers Chinese search leader Baidu sued over...
AskJeeves Disputes Anti-Spyware Flaggings.eWeek Sep 12 2005 1:02PM GMT Google does use information garnered from its crawl of the web to identify potential blog sources, looking at meta data, links and other clues that might point to a feed.
AskJeeves warms up search battle. Katrina Missing Persons MetaSearch Tools from Lycos and Yahoo. But when searchengines change, should you follow suit? Search engine marketing is based on algorithms—those unpublished formulas by which search...