The Pandia Metasearch Engine: Searching several search engines and directories in one go.What
is the most effective way of searching the Internet? Not one search
engine covers more than 30% of the entire Web, so often you have to use
more that just one search engine to find what you are looking for. When
using the Pandia Metasearch Engine you...
Search: dominated by the USNot only is the search engine
industry dominated by Google - most searches done world wide today are
done by one of the three giants: Google, Yahoo! and MSN, all American
companies.It is not that the Europeans haven’t contributed to
search engine development. Yahoo’s search engine is for instance partly
based on the AlltheWeb search engine,...
The Norwegian company Stochasto is getting ready to launch their natural language search engine, Answer Search, in English.When you use a traditional search engine, the best you can hope for is normally an answer to the question "where can I find information about this or that?". You select the web search results that seems to be the most relevant and...
Part 1 - AnnouncementThe French news agency AFP recently published an article on the progress of the European search engine Quaero.The
Quaero project was announced last summer by the French president
Chirac. AFP has been talking to Jean-Luc Mollet at Thompson, a project
leader of the Quaero project. Obviously, he has not been sleeping on the
job. A presentation of...
Google decides to close down its engineering team in Trondheim,
Norway. Pandia takes a look at what this will mean for Google and
Norway.It is a bit strange, but tiny Norway does in fact
have one of the leading search engine technology clusters in the world,
focused on the university in Trondheim.This was the research
environment that gave birth to...
An EU Socrates project has mapped the search strategies of adult
learners. There is something in it for other searchers and search engine
marketers as well.When designing web sites and other types
of information architecture it is important to know how users behave.
Quite a few designers and search engines optimizers have found
themselves at loss when surfers refuse to...
2004 saw the birth of a large number of search tools designed to search your own computer.Given
that the search tools in Windows, Office and Outlook are suboptimal to
say the least, this new software makes it possible to find documents and
emails fast and effectively. Which one you should pick is a matter of
taste. We have grown fond...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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