The traffic to Google Blog Search has remained flat in the past few months while both Technorati and Twitter Search are heading north. Why is Google Blog Search not growing?
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If your search query resembles a web address (URL), Google Blog Search automatically uses the link: operator and shows list of blogs that have earlier linked to the web address mentioned in your query.
The Google Blog says that this new home page of Google BlogSearch lets you browse and discover the most interesting stories in the blogosphere. That may be the ultimate goal but frankly, the product is nowhere close yet.
Google today released a new version of Google Blogs Search that displays the most important stories of the day as a cluster similar to what you have in Google News.
With preferences in Techmeme, you can add links to major blog search engines like Ask Bloglines, Sphere, Google Blog Search, Technorati and IceRocket next to each of these stories.