Tagged: Search Engine

The Top 4 Things A Business Does Wrong When Doing SEO

SEO, or search engine optimisation is something that a lot of businesses manage to get wrong. This is hardly surprising when you look at just how difficult it is to get right. It doesn’t matter if you are working in a business that has a high end office in London or somewhere like offices in Sunderland, businesses will still manage to get it wrong.

Is SEO dead?

SEO is dead for a number of reasons. First, it has been killed, as most things are, by people that abuse the system. Those claiming to be experts building thousands upon thousands of erroneous backlinks to sites that offer no value to the searcher hoping to make a quick buck have ruined it for the rest of us.

Google’s definition command now shows results on the main search page

The define command on Google shows you the definitions for your query from different sources like Wikipedia, Answers.com etc. For “Define:query” search, Google used to show a separate page with just the definitions from different sources. But now the definitions also show up on the main search results.

Blogger to WordPress Redirection- to use or not to use

Its easy to setup a blogger blog and start writing right away. But after a certain time, users prefer switching to Wordpress because of better customization options in Wordpress. Blogger to Wordpress migration is easy as there is a dedicated Wordpress plugin for the migration purpose. Redirecting Blogger blog to Wordpress can be done with meta refresh. But that sort of redirection isn’t much search engine friendly.

Funnelscope – A hotel search engine based on the social networks

How often do you travel places? If you are a traveler you must have had experiences of looking for hotels of your type. There are a lot of sites on the web where you can look for hotels appropriate for yourself. But Funnelscope is one of its kind as it lets you search hotels based on the data from social networks.

5 Useful search query Suggestion tools

As you type any query on Google, a list of the suggestions for the term shows up. This makes it easier and faster to search for anything. Besides you also get an idea of the related search queries. Google suggest has been integrated with Google Chrome and Firefox as well. Besides Google Suggest, Yahoo and Bing also show you the suggestions by simply populating the related and most searched terms. But if you want something more, here are some handy tools.

Wolfram Alpha in a nutshell – Explanatory video

Wolfram Alpha is the world’s first and most powerful computational search engine. Wolfram Alpha can do complex mathematical calculations and can do a lot many things. Wolfram Alpha can give you answers related to various fields like computing, astronomy, mathematics, agriculture etc. Here’s a great explanatory video on Wolfram Alpha that tells what Wolfram Alpha is in a nutshell.

Autocomplete with Google Scribe

Google never seems to back off from doling out totally new and useful services. Google Scribe now falls in the line of the utilities launched by Google. You are all familiar with the autocomplete...

Google to launch a microblogging search engine

Twitter search sorts the results by their date i.e. in a chronological order and not their relevancy. There is a need for a perfect search engine like Google, Yahoo etc. for microblogging sites like Twitter.

Compare search results of Google with Bing

Even before its official release, the talks of Bing have been going around. It takes time to decide whether Bing can really be a substitute for Google. Bing has some really cool features and the search results are pretty much impressive than those of Live search. Well you can compare the results from Google and Bing yourself.