How to Find the Right Enterprise Search Solution

How to Find the Right Enterprise Search SolutionNote: The report “The Landscape of Enterprise Search” is no longer for sale. What kind of internal search engine should your company or organisation choose for your own data collections?Enterprise search software are search technologies developed for companies and organizations that need search solutions for all the data their employees produce, being that...
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Pay Per Click Search Engines

Pay per click search engines (PPC) has become an integrated part of search engine optimization. They are all based on the auction principle. You make a bid for a certain keyword or keyword phrase, and the amount decide the ranking. On this page you will find selected PPC search engines, as well as resources that will help you make the...
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The End Of Yahoo! Search. Bing Takes Over.

Yahoo! is to abandon its own search technology, according to a deal it has made with Microsoft. Bing will power Yahoo! Search. Pandia looks at what it means for searchers.So now it is clear. After much haggling, quarreling and hateful words, there will be a Yahoo!/Microsoft deal. However, we are not talking about Microsoft taking over Yahoo! and its search...
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Pandia Search Detective

The Pandia Search Engine Detective is Pandia's resource section for search intelligence. Here we list the best search oriented sites and blogs on the Internet.If you are looking for the latest search engine news from Pandia, visit our search news page.The best sites on search enginesSome advice on finding up to date search engine news and information.There was a time...
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Pandia SearchWorld

Search World was Pandia's section for news and the latest headlines on Web searching and much more. The section was to to bring you the latest webmaster news updates several times a week.The section is no longer updated, but some of the popular articles of this section are made available for visitors at our archives section. You can use them...
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How To Make Use Of Link Baiting And Viral Marketing

One efficient way of generating backlinks is using link bait; coming up with an idea that gets people talking about your site and linking your way. Pandia picked the brains of link baiting experts at the Search Engine Strategies conference.The moderator of the link baiting session, Jeffrey Rohrs, President of Optiem, made a few comments about the importance of link...
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301 Redirect Best Practices

The theory of 301 redirects is often overblown in the Internet-verse, and most website owners tend to get confused or think otherwise when it comes to 301 applications on their websites. So, the purpose of this article is to simplify the concept and break it into easily digestible bit sizes that clear all your confusions and put you on the...
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5 Easy Ways To Make A Customized Search Engine

Returning visitors are an important part of a successful web site. And if you give them something special, some boon that your competitors don't offer, chances are your visitors will come back. Building your blog or web site and researching your topic you have most likely gained knowledge that your users could benefit from. Why not offer them a customized...
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9 Ways of Optimizing your Site for Image Search

All the major search engines have their own image search engines. These may actually generate a lot of traffic. Here’s how you attract image search visitors to your site.People may have different reasons for using image search engines. There are teenagers looking for pictures of their teen idols, iTunes users looking for an obscure cover of a 1960′s album, and...
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On the Google Jagger Algo Update

Google does minor algorithm updates almost on a monthly basis. Once in a while, it implements a major algorithm update.If there is one thing search engine marketers and website owners fear, it is a major algorithm update, especially by Google. Well, much as we may like it not to happen, its here. Google has recently done a major algorithm update,...
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Using Press Releases In Search Engine Marketing

Newsworthy press releases help your business. What if you could get traffic and better rankings, too? The four easy steps outlined in this article help you get results.First, let's discuss why it's important.The standard method for press releases is pretty simple. You write your press release on something newsworthy -- a new product launch, announcement of new service, awards, or...
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The Size Of The World Wide Web

One of Pandia’s most popular articles ever is On the number of Web sites in the world from 2000. This proves that many of us find the tremendous growth of the Web both fascinating and — maybe — a bit intimidating.In 2000 the size of the Web was reckoned to be some 7 million unique sites, a 50 percent increase...
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Spammers Hijack Web Site Listings In Google

The search engines are constantly bothered by spammers, i.e. webmasters who try to manipulate search engine results to gain more traffic. Earlier this year Pandia reported on one culprit who had actually copied large portions of the Pandia site and presented it as his own.This is, of course, a problem in its own right, as he or she is stealing...
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Spokeo, The Big Brother Of Social Networking

Spokeo is a new kind of profile aggregator. It gathers information from social networking sites, but instead of aggregating info from your various profiles, like MySpace, Last.fm or Ma.gnolia, it scoops up info on all of your contacts from a wide variety of sites.The people at Spokeo call their service a friend tracker. Here’s how it works: You provide it...
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Top 5 Social Bookmarking Services

If you spend a lot of time online or do any kind of web based research, chances are the Bookmarks menu in your browser is no longer sufficient for you. If you browse the web from more than one computer, storing bookmarks in the browser is downright counterproductive. It is time to choose an online bookmarking tool. Here are Pandia’s...
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