Jez123 - 4:48 pm on Feb 1, 2013 (gmt 0)
@ 1script, yes. specific searches to my niche. Very interesting though.
I have never seen such poor results - well, back in like 2004 perhaps, when poor shopping type sites dominated and directory results. Basically a result where you were directed to another portal which sent you to another. After that google's results got a lot better for a good while. They are not good now. Far from!
Supposedly Amazon scare google as poeple ARE going direct to Amazon and searching there. Well, the ones that don't google sends them anyway. Won't be long before they learn how to remove that extra click and cut google out of the loop.
Guess where I went to find something that neither google nor Bing could find for me? DMOZ. Google have mastered time travel but only backwards. Ho-hum