Yahoo! Search Builder and Getting More Pages Indexed by Yahoo!

A while back I wrote about how building a search engine using Yahoo! Search Builder can increase the number of pages you have in the Yahoo! index. This notion did not come from me. It came from an interview I did with Tim Mayer back in December 2006. Recently, we began a little experiment with this notion to see if we could see … [Read more...]

Is Yahoo! Becoming a Google Clone?

Brett Tabke recently opened up a forum thread on WebmasterWorld titled: Yahoo SERPS vs Google SERPS - If you can't beat em - join em?. Brett also provides a screen shot comparing the results screens of the two engines. It's also interesting to consider the changes made in Panama. I was staring at Yahoo! Search Marketing's new … [Read more...]

Increase the number of pages Yahoo indexes on your site

Recently we had the chance to speak with Tim Mayer about Yahoo's Search Builder product. Search Builder is the vertical search engine offering from Yahoo, that competes with products such as Google Custom Search Engines, Live Search Macros, and Eurekster. In the discussion, Tim reveals that sites that use Search Builder on their … [Read more...]

Yahoo! Answers Turns One

Yahoo! Answers is having it's first birthday today. They note that a Harris Interactive survey found that fully 1/3 of all online adults have used an online Q & A service at some point. You can see more information on the survey in the Yahoo! press relesae. The survey further showed that 52% of the people using these products were … [Read more...]