American search engines, searchengines of America (USA)
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7Search.com is one of the first Pay-Per-Ranking
Searchengines on the Internet. This means that you have
to pay for your submission! The advantage is that you
can choose to be ranked first for certain kewords.
You can also visit 7metasearch.com
for only top-10 Rankings from Yahoo!, Alltheweb, Altavista
and other major searchengines.
aeiwi.com offers you a hierarchical way to find the
items you are looking for. On the main page you select
(from a list) of type your keyword. The searchengine
will produce a list with related keywords where you
can select from again. This continued keyword selection
method leads you to the results.
ah-ha.com was founded in January 1999 to meet the growing
demand for clean, relevant information on the Internet.
At the same time, we wanted to create a marketplace
where small and medium sized businesses could advertise
their products or services without having to spend thousands
of dollars each month.
Since early 2003 Altavista is part of Overture.
With using AltaVista's Express Inclusion service you
can expect to see your site listed within 5-10 days.
The nice thing about this new service is that AltaVista
will re-index your site weekly, therefore making sure
that your listing is current. You can still choose to
submit to Alta Vista for free, however expect to wait
7-10 months before they index your site, if at all.
Altavista retrieves the main results from their own
database, and the directory results from Looksmart.
Also Overture delivers "bid for location"
results to Altavista.
Fast Search & Transfer ASA (FAST) was established on
July 16, 1997 in Norway and opened a US subsidiary in
1998. Research and Development is performed in Oslo
and Trondheim in Norway, whereas Sales, Marketing, Engineering
and Operations are based in Boston and San Francisco,
USA. In addition, FAST also owns a UK based content
provider - Fast Web Media Ltd. Since early 2003 Alltheweb.com
is part of Overture.
In order to showcase the scalability of its search
technology, FAST entered into a partnership with Dell
in early 1999 with the goal of building the world's
largest Searchengine that would search "All the Web,
All the Time". The result of the partnership is showcased
at http://www.alltheweb.com and has been described by
Dell as "The Next Generation Searchengine".
Fast powers the search-results partly for Lycos (but
also several other searchengines).
AOL uses the Open Directory Project as its backbone.
The Open Directory Project has appoximately 2 million
web sites, collected and organized by more than 20,000
expert editors worldwide, with more than 3,000 new sites
added daily. These editors and America Online are dedicated
to an open-source volunteer effort to make the best
human-edited Directory on the Web.
Inktomi offers, next to the directory listings of dmoz,
crawler based results to AOL. Google will deliver "Sponsered
Link" results to AOL (as from May 2002).
As the world's first Internet Butler, Ask Jeeves is
always at your service. He made it his mission to humanize
the online experience by making it easy to find the
most relevant information, products and services.
Ask Jeeves shows results from their own editors and
gets spidered listings from Teoma.com and paid listings
Clickey is the Internet's first Searchengine and domain
directory populated exclusively with top-level domain
names. Built from the ground up with a desire to get
back to basics, Clickey.com offers features not found
on any other Searchengine.
With thousands of new web sites coming online each
month, a new and logical way to catalog and retrieve
information was needed. After years of in-depth collaboration
with site owners and end users, Clickey was born.
Directhit.com doesn't exist anymore since summer 2002.
Now this good old search engine is a part of Teoma.com.
You will be redirected to www.teoma.com.
As the web grows, automated searchengines and directories
with small editorial staffs will be unable to cope with
the volume of sites. The Open Directory Project's goal
is to produce the most comprehensive directory of the
web, by relying on a vast army of volunteer editors.
Formerly it was known as NewHoo. Dmoz was acquired by
Netscape in 1998, and is now owned by AOL.
Dmoz delivers their information to AOL, Google, Hotbot,
Lycos and Netscape Search.
Dogpile.com is a metasearch service that integrates
several medium and large Web search and index guides
into a single service. It also provides a single launching
point for stock quotes, usenet articles, weather forecasts,
yellow pages and more.
Dygo.com (formerly Gopile.com) is a pay-per-click search
engine. Also uses ODP (dmoz.org) for the search results.
Excite.com is a webportal with search functionality
that uses Dmoz.org for the directory results and Overture.com
for all other results. The submission of websites goes
through Overture.com and Dmoz.org.
The search engines functionality has been discontinued
due to the financial situation of the company.
Finalsearch.com is a crawler based searchengine. Submitted
pages will be indexed immediately.
Galaxy is the original searchable Internet directory.
Our mission is to provide contextually relevant, trustworthy
information to visitors and partners by integrating
state-of-the-art technology with the human touch.