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81: new post   Bing: The Importance Of Domain Name In Ranking
So watching for, buying and using a domain name which corresponds to a phrase that gets high search volumes should see you ranking higher on that phrase, you getting more clicks, increased traffic, revenue, etc.[br][br]And 10 years ago, there may have been some truth to this...
Jan 20, 2014
82: new post   Bingbot Increases Crawl Activity
WebmasterWorld Members report increased bingbot activity. Could this mean additional urls appearing in Bing's SERPs.
Jan 29, 2013
83: new post   Blogger Ranking in Bing vs Google vs Yahoo
"...so Yahoo is definitely not just a clone of Bing's index. If you narrow the search terms in Yahoo! to include the specific part number mentioned in the blog post then it jumps to #3 but the more generic term doesn't rank anywhere close to Bing's."
Sept 4, 2010
84: new post   CEO Leaves Ask for MSN
Steve Berkowitz, who joined Ask in 2001 and helped revive it's struggling business has left, joining Microsoft to help its internet division.
Apr 22, 2006
85: new post   CNN/WSJ: Microsoft In Talks to Purchase Yahoo?
WSJ: "Microsoft has been in talks with Yahoo! about potentially acquiring a major portion of the company, according to a report published Wednesday." REUTERS: Although talks over an equity stake do not appear active, Microsoft's top management remains open to a deal with Yahoo..."
May 3, 2006
86: new post   Click Distance Patent May Make A Shallow Site Structure Important
Microsoft's 'Click Distance' patent is a "System and method for ranking search results using click distance."
Aug 21, 2012
87: new post   Compete: Bing Increase Market Share, as Yahoo Struggles
Various stat services agree that Bing has been adding share. Mostly at the cost of Yahoo, but it that share didn't go to Google.
Sept 22, 2012
88: new post   Control Between Yahoo vs Bing Ads?
"Wouldn't it be a good idea to have the ability to show Yahoo Search users a different set of ads than you would show Bing users?"
Oct 10, 2010
89: new post   Could Small Pages Rank Best in MSN?
"WebmasterWorld members debate whether small pages rank better in MSN SERPs."
Feb 12, 2007
90: new post   Did Microsoft Bing Just Learn How to Handle 301s Correctly?
Nov 20, 2009
91: new post   Facebook search to be powered by Bing.
Microsoft gets to power the search box in Facebook
Feb 8, 2010
92: new post   Firefox Now With Bing
Firefox with Bing offers the latest version of Firefox with Bing set as your home page and the default setting in the search box and AwesomeBar (where you can also type in queries as well as Web addresses). If you already have the latest version of Firefox, then you just need to download the Bing Search for Firefox Add-on to set the same preferences.
Oct 26, 2011
93: new post   Flavors of Spam
"Everyone complains about Spam, but the single term hides a multitude of different problems, and different people often seem to mean different things when they use it. I know how we use the term here at Microsoft, but I would be interested to hear your ideas about it..."
June 26, 2006
94: new post   Former AltaVista Employee Charged with Hacking
Now a employee of MSN. "Microsoft officials confirmed yesterday that Laurent Chavet works for the company, but they would not specify his assignment."
July 11, 2004
95: new post   Gates Says MSN Will Wear White Hat In Search
"He [Gates] jokingly advised the crowd to buy Google stock and coyly refused comment as to whether he thought Google's advantage lay mostly in marketing."
June 10, 2004
96: new post   Google "sandbox" has SEOs Playing Yahoo and MSN Harder
"...as an SEO, I love the new MSN beta, as I am on the first or second page for all my big and small keywords. Google is blocking me from trying to reach the world, but MSN isn't blocking me from doing that..."
Nov 27, 2004
97: new post   Google Finds Bing Using Google Serps as Ranking Signal
Bing has been watching what people search for on Google, the sites they select from Google's results, then uses that information to improve Bing's own search listings. Bing doesn't deny this.[br][br]As a result of the apparent monitoring, Bing's relevancy is potentially improving (or getting worse) on the back of Google's own work. Google likens it to the digital equivalent of Bing leaning over during an exam and copying off of Google's test.
Feb 1, 2011
98: new post   Google Violated Your Privacy - So Use Bing
New ad by Microsoft takes direct aim at, "Do No Evil".
Sept 20, 2012
99: new post   HitWise: Bing Busts Through 30% - Takes Share from Google
"Bing-powered search in the United States just broke the 30% barrier, clocking in at 30.01% in March according to Hitwise. That was a rise from its February tally of 28.48%. [br][br]Google in the same time period dropped from 66.69% to 64.42%, ceding that ground to Bing. [br][br]Both Yahoo search, which Bing powers, and core Bing.com searches rose during the month. Market share for Bing.com rose from 13.49% to 14.32%, and Yahoo powered searches rose from 14.99% to 15.69% of the market." [br]
Apr 12, 2011
100: new post   Hitwise Data: Bing Increases Share Again
Google accounted for 65.09 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending August 27, 2011. The combined Bing-powered search comprised 28.99 percent of searches for the month, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 15.89 percent and 13.10 percent, respectively. The remaining 64 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis report accounted for 5.92 percent of U.S. searches.
Sept 9, 2011
101: new post   Hitwise: Bing Now Powers Over 30% Of U.S. Searches
"...now account for 30.01% of all U.S. searches. By itself, Bing grew 16% year-over-year and 5% month-over-month and now accounted for 14.32% of all U.S. searches in April 2012."
May 12, 2012
102: new post   IBM/Lenovo Agrees to PreLoad Microsoft Toolbar
"Microsoft Corp. reached an agreement with Lenovo Group Ltd. to pre-load Lenovo computers with a toolbar of Microsoft's Windows Live online services including Web search..."
Mar 14, 2007
103: new post   Kayak Wants Bing To Stop Copying
June 26, 2009
104: new post   Live Search Home Page New Look
"Live Search now has a new image with hotspots to Live Search features."
July 31, 2008
105: new post   Live Search MSN Update
Mar 25, 2008
106: new post   Live Search Starts Testing Integration of Powerset's Projects
"These tests include Freebase Answers, improved captions for Wikipedia results, and new related searches using the Factz engine."
Sept 18, 2008
107: new post   Live Search Webmaster Center Gains Crawl Error and Backlinks Reports
"In an effort to improve upon those goals, today we have launched a significant update to our Webmaster Center and brought the Center out of Beta!"
Aug 9, 2008
108: new post   Live Search Webmaster Portal (Beta) Reviews
"WebmasterWorld Members initial feedback on the new Microsoft Live Search Webmaster Portal (Beta)"
Nov 15, 2007
109: new post   Live Search Webmaster Tools Detects Malware
Nov 26, 2008
110: new post   Live Search and "Search Facebook" or "Search The Web"
"Now Facebook users in the U.S. have the option to "Search Facebook" or "Search the Web." In addition, adCenter is delivering search ads alongside those results."
Oct 8, 2008
111: new post   Live Search's LinkFromDomain Command
MSN launches linkfromdomain: operator
Oct 17, 2006
112: new post   Live Search's link: operator turned off
Eytan Seidman, Lead Program Manager at MSN's Live Search confirms: "For those of you who use some of the advanced query syntax in our search engine such as link:, linkdomain: and inurl:, you may have noticed that this functionality has been recently turned off."
Mar 29, 2007
113: new post   Live Search: September Update And Changes
"WebmasterWorld members are reporting and update to Microsoft's Live Search."
Sept 17, 2008
114: new post   Live.com Local Listings Being Expanded To Support Outside U.S?
Apr 26, 2009
115: new post   Live.com Now Switched to Bing.com, Three Days Early
June 1, 2009
116: new post   MSN Admits News Bot Scruffed Up Bias
"MSN Newsbot, by contrast, gives favorable placement to articles from Microsoft's own MSNBC.com news site -- late Friday afternoon, half of Newsbot's 22 front-page stories came from MSNBC.com."
Aug 1, 2004
117: new post   MSN Algo update
"MSN Search rolls out a new algo"
June 23, 2005
118: new post   MSN Announces Search Champ Invites
"Due to the success of the program we are now planning Search Champs V2 that will take place this April. The invites should be out within the next 48 hours. We worked hard in our selection process for V2 to ensure diversity, a wide range of backgrounds amongst the invitees, and fresh perspectives. "
Mar 17, 2005
119: new post   MSN Bench Testing Beta on Live MSN.com Searches
Quite a few members are seeing the live beta results right off the MSN Homepage.
Dec 2, 2004
120: new post   MSN Fires up Start.com RSS Aggregator Beta
MSN beta tests rss aggregator. update: " and *splat* - they are gone"
Mar 10, 2005
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