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Yahoo to introduce new paid-inclusion search tool

This is actually last week’s news but last week was busier than expected so it did not make it to the BLOG. Yahoo is currently drawing results from Inktomi and filtering those results through its own algorithm. As of April 15, Yahoo will be drawing from its own...

Changes in submission rules at Yahoo

We received this email this morning. Still looking into it to see what costs will be… Dear Priority Submit customer. This is an important notification in relation to the following services: 1. Inktomi Search Submit 2. AltaVista Express Submit 3. Fast PartnerSite...

How to Optimize Your Website for Both Google & Inktomi

The search engine environment continues to evolve rapidly, easily outpacing the ability of consumers and SEO practitioners to quickly adapt to the new landscape. With the ascension of Inktomi to the level of importance that until recently was held solely by Google,...

END OF FREE LISTINGS?

With Yahoo!’s pending switch from Google (free-listings) to Inktomi (paid-inclusion), website owners with high Google rankings will see the number of visits to their sites drop dramatically as Yahoo! drives about 30 – 35% of all search traffic. Inktomi is...