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Is Google Search Really Only 18.5% Organic Results? - Search Engine Watch

Is Google Search Really Only 18.5% Organic Results? - Search Engine Watch | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Is Google Search Really Only 18.5% Organic Results?Search Engine WatchIn it, the author alleges the default "above the fold" area of a Google search results page (SERP) is only 18 percent “actual search results”.
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“Search… is obsolete” Says XYOLogic As It Takes On The Mobile Apps Long Tail - TechCrunch

“Search… is obsolete” Says XYOLogic As It Takes On The Mobile Apps Long Tail - TechCrunch | SearchTools | Scoop.it
TechCrunch“Search… is obsolete” Says XYOLogic As It Takes On The Mobile Apps Long TailTechCrunch“Classic search engines assume that the user expresses their intent with a search query. But that's not the future.
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The Ninja's Guide to Google Alerts | Search Engine Journal

The Ninja's Guide to Google Alerts | Search Engine Journal | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Google Alerts is one of the most powerful free tools available, but it is often overlooked. It monitors the Web for words and phrases and even sends you an email or updates an RSS feed every time it finds a new result.
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Remembering: 'Googling' invented in 1998 - Alexandria Town Talk

Remembering: 'Googling' invented in 1998 - Alexandria Town Talk | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Remembering: 'Googling' invented in 1998Alexandria Town TalkLarry Page and Sergey Brin were doctoral students at Stanford University working on an Internet search engine project in 1996; not many people knew much about the Internet in 1996, and certainly...
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Semantics and Facets in Mindbreeze InSite : Beyond Search

Semantics and Facets in Mindbreeze InSite : Beyond Search | SearchTools | Scoop.it
The key term is semantic search, which means 'understanding content.' And I'm proud to be able to report that Mindbreeze InSite can do this perfectly. But how does it work? It's not magic code, just statistical mathematics and ...
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Bing Has Over Ten Results When Google Does Seven - Search Engine Roundtable

Bing Has Over Ten Results When Google Does Seven - Search Engine Roundtable | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Bing Has Over Ten Results When Google Does SevenSearch Engine RoundtableFor example, I searched Bing for [wheat] and clicking through the pages of the search results, the numbers are not 1-10 results and then 11-20 results and so on.
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"Five Best Recipe Search Tools" - Market Power

"Five Best Recipe Search Tools" - Market Power | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Here's NCSU's Craig Newmark: A Lifehacker poll ranks Allrecipes.com first. The rest of the list is, in order as ranked by LifeHacker readers: Epicurious, Food.com, SuperCook, and Bing Recipe Search. Here's the comment I left ...
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Bing Launches New Tool To Help Users Find Facebook Friend Photos - ValueWalk

Bing Launches New Tool To Help Users Find Facebook Friend Photos - ValueWalk | SearchTools | Scoop.it
ValueWalkBing Launches New Tool To Help Users Find Facebook Friend PhotosValueWalkUsers can easily search for photos by clicking on the photo to the right of the sidebar, as it shows images that are relevant to your search and it will move you to...
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Walmart Rolls out Semantic Search Engine, Sees Boost in Business - PCWorld (blog)

Walmart Rolls out Semantic Search Engine, Sees Boost in Business - PCWorld (blog) | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Fast CompanyWalmart Rolls out Semantic Search Engine, Sees Boost in BusinessPCWorld (blog)Retailer Walmart has rolled out a new search engine based on semantic search technology, that not only helps users find items they want on its website, but also...
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Is Google Afraid of the Big Bad Wolfram?

Is Google Afraid of the Big Bad Wolfram? | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Google is afraid. Afraid that its crown as king of search will be stolen by a new breed of voice-led search engines led by a Wolfram|Alpha-powered Siri. Relevance is now the key to link building and value adding content the currency of it all.
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Google Now Feeling More Than Just Lucky - eWeek

Google Now Feeling More Than Just Lucky - eWeek | SearchTools | Scoop.it
IBNLive.comGoogle Now Feeling More Than Just LuckyeWeekSince Google introduced "Google Instant" back in September 2010 to help Web searchers refine their searches and find relevant results more quickly, there's been less need for users to click the...
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Search Engine usage: Despite Bing's homecourt advantage on IE ...

Search Engine usage: Despite Bing's homecourt advantage on IE ... | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Despite being the default search engine choice on Internet Explorer, Bing still holds far less share than Google. Google Search is also still the overall winner, holding a 74% share of searching across Safari, Opera, IE, Firefox ...
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Educational Technology Guy: What Can You Do With Google? Lots of things.

Educational Technology Guy: What Can You Do With Google? Lots of things. | SearchTools | Scoop.it

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge, Dennis T OConnor
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carolinet's comment, August 30, 2012 10:48 AM
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Google adds more flexibility to the Currency Converter in its search results - The Next Web

Google adds more flexibility to the Currency Converter in its search results - The Next Web | SearchTools | Scoop.it
The Next WebGoogle adds more flexibility to the Currency Converter in its search resultsThe Next WebThis makes me want to ask: what has Google not updated in its search results in a while and deserves to get a facelift?
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What Was The First Modern Web Search Engine? - How-To Geek

What Was The First Modern Web Search Engine? - How-To Geek | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Answer: WebCrawler. The three core components of modern web search engines–crawling the web for new sites, indexing the results, and providing an interface for users to search that index–are so firmly embedded in the ...
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Cloud Photos Service Everpix Exits Beta With New Website & iPad App ... - TechCrunch

Cloud Photos Service Everpix Exits Beta With New Website & iPad App ... - TechCrunch | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Cloud Photos Service Everpix Exits Beta With New Website & iPad App ...TechCrunchEverpix, the cloud-based photo-sharing platform which debuted at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2011, is now officially exiting its beta period with the debut of a revamped website,...
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Google Now Displaying Birthday Reminders on Search Page - PC Magazine

Google Now Displaying Birthday Reminders on Search Page - PC Magazine | SearchTools | Scoop.it
FirstpostGoogle Now Displaying Birthday Reminders on Search PagePC MagazineAs part of an update to its Google+ social network, the search giant on Wednesday announced that it has rolled out birthday reminders on Google.com.
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The battle of the SERPs - State of Search

The battle of the SERPs - State of Search | SearchTools | Scoop.it
SEO is about creating as much visibility as possible for relevant search queries. PPC is much more driven by ROI, visibility is not always as valuable as within SEO. Although the underlying techniques have similarities there are also some skills ...
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10 Tools to Tell What's Hot Today - Search Engine Journal

10 Tools to Tell What's Hot Today - Search Engine Journal | SearchTools | Scoop.it
This provides two lists of the top 500 most searched keywords within the last 48 hours and 365 days. Search volume for each phrase is provided as well. Another tool that is good for looking out for upcoming trends for you to ...
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You Can Now Bing Search Your Friends' Facebook Photos - Mashable

You Can Now Bing Search Your Friends' Facebook Photos - Mashable | SearchTools | Scoop.it
NDTVYou Can Now Bing Search Your Friends' Facebook PhotosMashableBing's social search integration with Facebook just got deeper. You can now search your Facebook photos and those of your Facebook friends after authorizing the Bing app.
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Apple Adds 'Chomp' Styled App Store Search Results and More in iOS 6 - Mac Rumors

Apple Adds 'Chomp' Styled App Store Search Results and More in iOS 6 - Mac Rumors | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Mac RumorsApple Adds 'Chomp' Styled App Store Search Results and More in iOS 6Mac RumorsApple has quietly made some changes to iOS 6's App Store app formatting tonight and introduced a new search results format that seem clearly inspired by Chomp.
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People Search Hits Netflix on Xbox 360 - Technabob (blog)

People Search Hits Netflix on Xbox 360 - Technabob (blog) | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Technabob (blog)People Search Hits Netflix on Xbox 360Technabob (blog)Netflix has offered what it calls its People Search feature on the PS3 for a while.
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Exalead – My newest search BFF?

Exalead – My newest search BFF? | SearchTools | Scoop.it
I don’t normally blog about apps, tools and services, but I ran into a search engine today that is blowing my mind.  AT face value, Exalead is nothing special.  It looks like every other sear... (Exalead - My newest search BFF?
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Oneupweb : The Web's Best Alternative Search Engines - StraightUpSearch

StraightUpSearchOneupweb : The Web's Best Alternative Search EnginesStraightUpSearchAnd, sometimes, Ask. These are the most recognizable search engines on the web. But, are they the best? Sure, Google dominates.
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SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 28, 2012 - Search Engine ...

SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 28, 2012 - Search Engine ... | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Study: Bin.
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