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50 Search Engines You Probably Don’t Use Yet

50 Search Engines You Probably Don’t Use Yet | Advanced Web Searching | Scoop.it
Looking to become an expert in something? Need a hand with your research? Forget Google for a minute and check out these 50 other search engines you should start using.

The post is divided into sections:
* Meta Search and Multi Seach Engines

* Multimedia and Interactive

* Google Search Engines

* Great Niche Sites for Librarians

* Custom Searches

* Reference Searches

* Library Search Engines

There are so many search engines available and many turn to Google, Bing and Yahoo. This post provided links to many ones new to me, but  to some of my favorites, such as Carrot2, RedZ, Slikk, DuckDuckGo and Twurdy.


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12 tips. How to write for your audience and search engines

12 tips. How to write for your audience and search engines | Advanced Web Searching | Scoop.it

Search engines don't buy what you sell, don't download and don't fill out requests for more information. People do.

 

80% of people find a website by typing keywords into the query box of a search engine42% click on the website in the #1 organic search position90% click on a website on the 1st page (Source: SEO Book)

These facts show, for any company doing business on the internet, search engine optimization (SEO) is a requirement.

 

But search engines don’t buy, don’t download and don’t fill out requests for more information. People do. That’s why, although search rank is important, a top rank is only as good as the content on the website at getting visitors to take the action you want.

 

How do you accomplish both? Here are 12 tips on how to write for your audience and search engines.


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10 Great Tools for Academic Research You Should Know about

10 Great Tools for Academic Research You Should Know about | Advanced Web Searching | Scoop.it

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Marilyn Korhonen's curator insight, June 13, 2013 11:53 AM

Well, I use three of these - time to start learning some new tools.

Todd Fuller's curator insight, June 13, 2013 4:41 PM

Research and reference management tools that are extremely helpful.

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How Do Search Engines Work? [MakeUseOf Explains]

How Do Search Engines Work? [MakeUseOf Explains] | Advanced Web Searching | Scoop.it

To many people, Google IS the internet. It’s the default homepage and the first port of call before accessing any site. It’s arguably the most important invention since the Internet itself. Without search engines, content would all be hand picked – just like newspapers and magazines. And while search engines have changed a lot since those first humble beginnings – and Google certainly isn’t the onlysearch engine out there –  the underlying principles are the same as they always were.

Do you know how search engines work? There are three basic stages for a search engine: crawling – where content is discovered; indexing, where it is analysed and stored in huge databases; and retrieval, where a user query fetches a list of relevant pages.


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Athena Catedral's curator insight, April 23, 2013 3:30 AM

Let's start with the basics. If we want to compete in an online environment, we have to understand the big players in the industry. And the biggest fish in ocean of cyber space are the search engines. So here's a straight-forward article to understand how they work

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What's Changed With The Periodic Table Of Search Engine Optimization - Search Engine Land

What's Changed With The Periodic Table Of Search Engine Optimization - Search Engine Land | Advanced Web Searching | Scoop.it
What's Changed With The Periodic Table Of Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Land
The original table was created in 2011 by the Search Engine Land editors deciding what seemed to make sense to list and how to weight various factors.
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9 Alternative Search Engines to Improve Discovery

9 Alternative Search Engines to Improve Discovery | Advanced Web Searching | Scoop.it
Concerned with privacy? Google or Bing not your thing? These search engines are great alternatives to help you find what you're looking for online.

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SearchFindKnow

SearchFindKnow | Advanced Web Searching | Scoop.it
Searching, find the information you want and know hat you have found! Devoted to providing resources and training for K-12 Educators, Parents and Students
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