Date: July, 2008

Ex Google employees new start up Search Engine Cuil Bigger might not be better

On July 28th, 2008, wrote:

The new Search Start up company, Cuil, http://www.cuil.com/, is making news all over the place for claiming to have indexed three times as much of the Internet’s web pages as Google. There results are overly generic and sometimes were extremely unrelavant. And good luck getting a search that is more than two words long completed. A search for “elevateprinting.com” yielded a generic web portal first, “Mr. Lind’s Eath Science Page” second, and “Ms. Nyland’s Trimester Exam Review” third. (http://www.cuil.com/search?q=%22elevateprinting.com%22&sl=long) Surprising to see that elevateprinting.com, Google PR of 3, was no where to be found over three sites that it doesn’t appear Google cared to index. They also claim they need to run significantly fewer relative servers per query than Google. After getting the following error, maybe they should reconsider: No results because of high load… Due to excessive load, our servers didn’t return results. Please try your search again. Overall it seems like they might have the right idea for – Read the full article

Local Search for your business

On July 6th, 2008, wrote:

Here are the major players in local search engines – you can take the time to set-up accounts with each or find an easier way by using our service. You can find the direct link to the sign up on this listing website. The major players for data is superpages, info-usa and google. • Google• Yahoo• MSN• Yahoo Yellow Pages• AOL Yellow Pages• Verizon SuperPages• Switchboard• YellowPages.com• Sprint Yellow Pages• YP.com• InfoSpace• Local.com• Judy’s Book • True Local• HomeStore.com• Welcome Wagon• Realtor.com• MerchantCircle• Earthlink• 4INFO.net• KUDZU.com• InsiderPages.com• YPCity.com• InformationPages• Info USA• City Search• Axiom