Chief Search Strategist Marshall Simmonds, who trained journalists at New York Times and about.com guides about search engine optimization techniques, says that measuring ROI from your SEO effort is extremely important.
Web Search Engines including Google, Yahoo, Windows Live
Get Yahoo Search results as RSS feeds in your news reader. Supports web search, images and video search.
Some lesser known but useful features of Bing (formerly Windows Live) that you may not find them in any of the other popular search engines including Google and Yahoo.
An XML sitemap, which is simply a plain text file on your server, will enables Google, Yahoo and other search engines to locate pages on your website that have been recently updated or added.
Search engines always take into account the title text and keywords used in the URL of a web page while determining rankings of that page in search results. The influence may be small but keywords mentioned in the URL do carry some weight.
When you perform a web search on mobile phone using Google SMS, the SMS text message you get back from Google has two parts - web search results and a short tinyurl.
This tip will help know whether your website or blog has been penalized in Google or completely banned from their index.
Want to file a reconsideration request with Google? Few weeks ago, my site almost disappeared from Google after a penalty. The search rankings of all pages dropped way down in Google search results though the site was not entirely banned in Google.
When someone posts a link on Twitter, it is automatically converted into a short URL often powered by tinyurl.com. Human visitors can click the tinyurl link to visit the underlying website but that may or may not be the case with Google spiders.
This is a video recording of Marissa Mayer keynote that she recently delivered at the Google I/O Developers Conference on Google Search.
Goosh is brilliant. You can execute Google search commands in the browser just like using the Unix shell and the results get displayed inline.
Techmeme search lets you search the best blogs and news sources on the Internet. Now you can also create and subscribe to personlized RSS feeds from Techmeme Search.
Google AdSense ads will make an appearance in Google Image search very soon. This is not a clear screen capture but should give you an idea about how well Google has managed to blend advertising in image search results.
Google Adwords advertisers can prevent their AdSense ads to display on social networking sites and also pages that only share images or video but no real content.
Google Error: This IP is being shared among many domains. To view the domain you are looking for, simply enter the domain name in the location bar of your web browser.
Plaxo has added a people search engine to help you find friends who may be using Plaxo but are not connected to you yet.
Web search engines like Google support boolean logical operators (AND, NOT, OR) in search queries to help you filter and improve results.
Wikipedia has introduced a special search feature that behaves pretty much like Google Suggest - you get suggestions in a drop down as you begin typing characters.