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  1. 8 Lessons Learned From Owning a Search Agency for 15 Years

    There was no paid search in the late ‘90s-early 2000, so we only offered organic SEO to rank on Altavista, Excite, Infoseek, Webcrawler, and Dogpile (anyone remember those days? I’m writing this post to share some of the lessons and mistakes I...

  2. Could Bing Ever Overtake Google in Search?

    Everyone speculated that there would be three major search engines left, out of AOL, Yahoo, MSN (at the time), Lycos, AltaVista, HotBot, Excite, and Google. I don't buy the "protect searchers privacy" deal as the reason for moving all search to...

  3. Google in 1998: New Easter Egg Takes You Back in Time

    Also note at the bottom where Google invited users to try their query on other big search engines of the day – AltaVista, Excite, HotBot, Infoseek, and Lycos, among others. To celebrate its 15th birthday, Google decided to share a neat Easter egg...

  4. SEMPO Tells Government: Don't Censor Search Engines

    The search engine results page (SERP) has undergone quite an evolution since the early days of Lycos, AltaVista and Excite. FTC's antitrust probe into Google, the search marketing organization SEMPO issues a statement to the FTC Chairman Jon...

  5. Google Senior VP Rosenberg Stepping Down After '9 Short Years'

    Rosenberg was hired in 2002, having previously worked at Apple and Excite@Home. Unable to make a long-term, multi-year commitment to Google, Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior Vice President, Product Management, will leave Google within the coming months.

  6. Google News: Instant Adds Keyboard Navigation; Bing VP Disses Instant; Flintstones Doodle & More

    Also, at TechCrunch Disrupt yesterday, Vinod Khosla spoke about when Google wanted to sell to Excite for less than $1 million, and they passed. Khosla talked Sergey Brin and Larry Page down to $750,000, but Excite CEO George Bell even rejected that.

  7. Is Twitter a Google Killer? Not Yet

    Mind you, the search engines that were considered at that time were Lycos, AOL, MSN, Yahoo, AltaVista, and Excite. Warning: today's column is strictly editorial, so those of you looking for actionable tips might want to check back in next week.

  8. Yahoo Rejects Microsoft: Worst Decision Ever?

    Arguably the biggest faux pas of our industry came in 1999, when Excite had the opportunity to buy Google for $1 million and refused. Obviously, Yahoo is hoping the public announcement of their long-term agreement with Google will return investor...