Archive for the 'Microsoft Search Live' Category

Microsoft Trying to Keep Quiet about their Search Engine Problems

Microsoft Search Live has dropped many quality sites from their index. We are observing many webmaster reports of sites dropping from Microsoft Live which is very bad news for the Microsoft search engine as they try to take on Google. We trust that our site and the ones we manage will get back into the [...]

Microsoft’s Prototype Path to Search Engine Dominance

Google is well known as a “lab” or intelligence center where their army of PHds are said to have a “research mentality” and tightly focused on experimenting with new technologies. But being a leader in any field comes with a price. You get bogged down and constrained in your attempts at deploying new new technology [...]

Microsoft Will Eventually Gobble Up the Google of Yahoos

Microsoft partnering with Yahoo to take on Google in a boxing match for search engine dominance? (by Some have suggested that Microsoft will team with and then buy Yahoo which will strongly position Microsoft to then take on the Googleplex. But to the untrained eye, it does not seem that simple. One thing for [...]

A Paper Tiger for Microsoft (MSFT)

( Microsoft seems very lost at the moment with their internet search strategy. At the time of this writing, Google has been repeatedly and humorously pimp slapping Microsoft black and blue. Currently Microsoft is having trouble just showing up for the fight. Elementary search engine tasks like crawling and indexing websites are just some of [...]

Doctor: Heal Thyself – SEO Blog Freshbot Vanishes from Microsoft Search Live

We checked our site on MSN and noticed that lo and behold the freshbot had been dropped as well. What irony! The utter horror! To be a search engine optimization practitioner and lose rankings is just awful. Well, probably not really all that bad. Well honestly, MSN is one of the weakest search engines around [...]

MSNbot indexing and crawling is broken

Many sites have been dropped from the Microsoft Search Network (MSN) index. A quick check of logs reveals that the MSN bot is not even crawling pages of websites since early October. By the way, MSN is now called Microsoft Search Live.