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There’s been some buzz lately on the disappointing results of the Live.com search, further loosing market share to Google. Even to the point that Microsoft is going to revive the MSN brand ( see this NYT article). Adding insult to injury, Live.com has been overlooked so far by Adsense engineers in their quest for contextual ad relevancy… (more…)
Google blog search stopped auto-prefixing urls with the “link:” operator when you enter them in the search box. A search for something starting with http:// or looking like a domain name, used to be converted automatically in a search for backlinks (for a specific post, or for links pointing urls within a domain).
If you have one or more blog posts “Digged”, Digg might yield more incoming traffic than Blog Search engines like Google Blog Search or Technorati – even long after the story got dugg, and without getting even close to the Digg Frontpage. Lots of people use Digg as a search engine – and because of its huge popularity, Digg might be more important a search engine than Technorati or Google Blog Search, even if the search feature for Digg is secondary.
Digg searches are analogous to the above-mentioned blog searches: (more…)
I’m trying my luck in a Dutch SEO Contest – the goal is to rank nr one on Google.nl for the query “sitedeals15 released”. I’m late – it started a month ago and runs just 3 more weeks. In despair, I ‘ll plaster my entry on top of both my index page and my RSS feed :-). Read further on some funny aspects of the game (language, tricks, search engine comparison) or skip to my Ipod Shuffle giveaway right away. (more…)
You can tell the difference between a cherished and nourished product like Technorati’s blog search from an early version like Google ‘s by small things, such as: have they thought of a bookmarklet? I didn’t find any mention of it, but it’s only a matter of find-and-replace to adapt Technorati’s favelet*: (more…)