Seek Engines: What If 'Seek' Had Bumped Out 'Search'?

Written by Kevin Kantola

Inrepparttar early days ofrepparttar 127874 World Wide Web, when things were just getting started many geek speak terms were jockeying for position to berepparttar 127875 standards for years to come. I used to drive by a California-based company every day that had named itself YKK and think, "What a pity."

Then I think what ifrepparttar 127876 World Wide Web had lost out torepparttar 127877 World Wide Subway System (WWSS) or some other less noble term? Then I take it one step further and think, "What ifrepparttar 127878 term search had lost out to seek"? Let's think about this for a moment. Seek is a good word with a nearly identical meaning to search. In fact, inrepparttar 127879 Oxford American Dictionary (withrepparttar 127880 torn off cover and publishing info) it states that seek means "…to make a search or inquiry for, to try to find or obtain or do."

In Seek Of

What would berepparttar 127881 repercussions of using seek speak instead of search? First there would berepparttar 127882 seek engines andrepparttar 127883 seek engine optimizers who would try to get top rankings on these engines. Then you would have specialized seeking going on like local seek, personalized seek and contextual seek. There may be terms bandied about like seek engine specific algorithms, seek options, seek tips, seek tools and seek toolbars. If you're looking for someone online, this would be people seek. If there is something that you cannot find, you would be seeking high and low. Out in repparttar 127884 real world you may conduct a talent seek forrepparttar 127885 next teen idol.

Heck if you happened to be out and lost inrepparttar 127886 woods at night, repparttar 127887 seek party would come looking for you using their seek lights. If by some chance, you had done something morally reprehensible to a bear or a small woodland creature while you were inrepparttar 127888 woods, you may wish to do a little soul seeking. If you have a pattern of committing these reprehensible acts and keeping pictures on your home PC, thenrepparttar 127889 police may obtain a seek warrant to bring you to justice.

Why Pay Per Inclusion Search Engines are Dying

Written by John Lynch

Why Pay-Per-Inclusion Search Engines are Dying

A Pay-Per-Inclusion search engine is a service in which a search engine charges you a certain amount to spider and include your website in its database. For this fee, regular repeated spiderings are guaranteed, so you are sure to be indexed.

However, rankings are not guaranteed. These pages have no advantage over any page submitted for free. A few years ago, pay-per-inclusion search engines such as Inktomi, Altavista, Ask Jeeves and Yahoo were introduced. However, they have failed badly and have lost traffic to Google.

Why Google is Tops

Google builtrepparttar LARGEST search engine database because it refused to adoptrepparttar 127873 pay-per-inclusion model. By allowing every website to submit its pages free, it built an enormous database of websites. Good news for everyone searching Google’s database!

Google’s competitors were unable to deliverrepparttar 127874 same results, partly because they had fewer websites to choose from. If you charge for entry into a search engine, you eliminate over 90% ofrepparttar 127875 websites onrepparttar 127876 Net which cannot justify such a fee.

Whatrepparttar 127877 pay-per-inclusion search engines did not understand was that their real customers wererepparttar 127878 ADVERTISERS and notrepparttar 127879 searchers. Nor wererepparttar 127880 websitesrepparttar 127881 customers ofrepparttar 127882 engines.

The advertisers payrepparttar 127883 search engines, so they arerepparttar 127884 customers. Google recognised this and decided to keeprepparttar 127885 advertisers happy by providing a large database of websites. This large database became well known and it attracted great numbers of searches. These searches were exposed torepparttar 127886 advertisers’ products and repparttar 127887 searches led to good sales. To make this most efficient, search engine submission must be free.

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