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Picks Jan1 7

  1. 1. Phil’s weekly picks January 1 – 7 2008 http://www.philbradley.typepad.com
  2. 2. FuzzFind Web search <ul><li>http://www.fuzzfind.com </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fuzzfind: <ul><li>Multi/meta search engine checking Google, Yahoo, Live and del.icio.us </li></ul>
  4. 4. Google tips and tricks <ul><li>Obscure Google search tricks from Lifehacker http:// moourl.com/googletips </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>cache:www.philb.com </li></ul><ul><li>-site:ebay.com –site:bizrate.com OR use http://www.givemebackmygoogle.com </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Faces: add &imgtype=face </li></ul><ul><li>Live.com (in images) filter:face </li></ul>
  7. 8. Earthfrisk <ul><li>http:// www.earthfrisk.org </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Meta/multi search engine, with GYMA searches </li></ul><ul><li>Image, Video, Maps, Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Vote, comment! </li></ul>
  9. 11. What’s open? <ul><li>http:// www.whatsopen.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Find out what's hot at any given moment. Find out where your friends, or new friends are going. </li></ul>
  10. 12. My Sponsor <ul><li>China Holidays </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.chinaholidays.com </li></ul>
  11. 13. Zuula Search <ul><li>http://www.zuula.com/ </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Multi/Meta search engine using GYM, Gigablast, Exalead, Alexa, Accoona and Mojeek. </li></ul><ul><li>Web, Images, Video, News, Blog, Jobs </li></ul>
  13. 15. Search for Video <ul><li>http://www.searchforvideo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>indexes online video clips from over 10,000 sources. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Sortfix <ul><li>http://www.sortfix.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Easy automated way of excluding/including search terms </li></ul>
  15. 18. Search Wikia <ul><li>http://alpha.search.wikia.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>“ We are aware that the quality of the search results is low.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ A complete let down ” “ miles behind the competition ” “ yet another crappy search service ” </li></ul>
  16. 19. Other items <ul><li>Over 50 UK based search engines disappear in three years </li></ul><ul><li>The list is at http://www.philb.com/cse/unitedkingdom.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Google custom search engine on the fly </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>I’ve added a </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 resource search engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UK Search engine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http:// www.philb.com </li></ul>
  18. 21. List of URLs 1 <ul><li>http://www.fuzzfind.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://moourl.com/googletips </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.earthfrisk.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.whatsopen.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zuula.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.searchforvideo.com / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.sortfix.com / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// alpha.search.wikia.com / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.chinaholidays.com </li></ul>
  19. 22. List of URLs 2 <ul><li>http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/01/06/wikia-search-is-a-complete-letdown/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2008/01/06/wikia-search-miles-behind-the-competition/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://searchengineland.com/080107-131756.php </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.philb.com/cse/unitedkingdom.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/coop/cse/onthefly </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.philb.com </li></ul>
  20. 23. Thank you! <ul><li>I hope you enjoyed the presentation and found it useful. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact me at [email_address] or via my website at http://www.philb.com </li></ul>

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