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Bing New Features?
I haven't seen this yet..
MLHmptn




msg:3946060
 6:26 am on Jul 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

I am now noticing on a few searches even more search options for things like Brand, Price, Categories, etc. at the top of the SERP's (not the RELATED SEARCHES box to to the left) though it does send you to Bing's Cashback shopping when these links are clicked. I'm starting to understand the decision engine vs. search engine approach unfold now. These particular new features need to be aimed at not only the Bing Cashback shopping site but also the SERP's as it will help you narrow your search by such attributes hence giving you options that you may or may not have known existed. I'm anxious to see what other simple little obvious ideas Bing will implement that no other search engine is bringing to the table at the moment but Bing!

 

tangor




msg:3946063
 6:41 am on Jul 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

As I've said before, I like Bing. The small rollouts of nifty little features is a good idea... let folks discover them and tell their friends. Word of mouth is more lasting than all the media blitz one can finance short term. Microsoft is playing Firefox to Google as Firefox plays to IE. Erosion of the mighty takes a little time and is done by doing what the mighty does just a bit different, if not better.

trader




msg:3946183
 4:22 pm on Jul 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

I like Bing (and the surprising amount of traffic it brings my sites) a lot. Too bad Bing does not have a toolbar, which would bring them more use by people replacing the Google toolbar with Bing.

tangor




msg:3946191
 5:02 pm on Jul 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

FF (via Bing) does have an add on to add Bing to the search engine bar. Of course one can change the default start page to whatever one likes...

trader




msg:3946198
 5:14 pm on Jul 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

Really? You seem to have a toolbar confused with the search bar. I am not talking about the default search engine but a Bing toolbar.

I read a comment by a Bing exec only a few days ago they are still working on developing a toolbar with no launch date in mind yet.

tangor




msg:3946239
 7:16 pm on Jul 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

Sorry, guess I stuttered. I thought I said "search bar" add in, not toolbar.

tangor




msg:3946241
 7:22 pm on Jul 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

Belated... Don't use no steekin' toolbars myself. Consider me one of the unwashed masses... Along with a beaucoup of others, too. (grins)

And I run NoScript, too.

man in poland




msg:3946582
 7:26 pm on Jul 5, 2009 (gmt 0)

Not a big fan of Microsoft - but Bing is the real thing! As soon as it was launched, I knew it had a chance. Why? Because of the changing image every day. Bill Gates bought Getty Images some years back (if I am not mistaken) and this will now prove to be the thing that brings back searchers. Hey - people like my mom will love this feature!

msndude




msg:3947129
 7:17 pm on Jul 6, 2009 (gmt 0)

Trader,

We do still have the MSN Toolbar and Windows Live toolbar. Both are powered by Bing.

MLHmptn




msg:3947437
 5:53 am on Jul 7, 2009 (gmt 0)

Hey MSNdude, props to your team. I am very much liking what I see and btw, you may want to change that username to BingDude or something?

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