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Webmaster Search Engine: Advantages of Vertical Search Engines

For the past eight years, I’ve been a webmaster. As a result, I always have to stay up to date in the latest web trends and web applications available. Besides reading dozens of news and blog posts daily, I usually spend much of my time searching for the tools I need to develop websites. Google has been my top choice, and for many years, my only choice of search for my quest to find the tools I needed. However, with a new web application they recently built – Google Coop, I can now build my own search engine and limit the results to only the websites I choose. This is how I came to build WebmasterSE.com.

I’ve truly found that this search engine, specific only to Webmaster related content, is a great backup search engine. Although breaking the habit of using Google isn’t happening, I find myself going more and more to WebmasterSE.com when I fail to find what I was looking for, or when I still want to get more specific. With this vertical search engine I can even circumscribe results to a pool of sites that provide scripts. This label comes in handy. For example, if I am building a system for a restaurant website, I can just search for “restaurant”. I’ll receive only webmaster related activities revolving around restaurants. Furthermore, I can limit it to scripts related to restaurants.

I recommend Webmasters to make use of specialized SEs such as WebmasterSE.com, because they provide far more targeted resources than generic search engines. In my searches, I usually discover results that I wasn’t looking for, but that benefited me because of their association with my profession.

Categories: English, Internet
  1. April 11, 2007 at 5:55 pm

    Targeted searches are definitely the way of the future. 30,000,000 search results are meaningless to me. Show me the top 3 pages. After that I don’t care.

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