Search Engine Reference
Aesop.com: A spider search engine, you
can add sites for free.
Allestra.com: Directory of sites,
growing database. No shared results, all original..
AltaVista: One of the oldest crawler
based search engines and in the top ten list for search engines still.
AOL Search: Engine allowing members and
non-members to search their content and the content provided by Inktomi,
Overture, and Open Directory.
ASK: A directory that is human edited
that directs you to a link for the question that you ask.
Ask Jeeves: A directory that is human
edited that directs you to a link for the question that you ask.
Azoos: A human edited database search
engine, pay for inclusion.
Beebuzz: A search engine that ranks
sites according to the amount of search referrals to the site.
BrainFox: A low cost pay per click
Direct Hit: A popularity engine,
utilizing a system of ranking listings by click popularity, it provides
its listings to MSN Search and HotBot and Ask/AskJeeves since it is
owned by Ask.
Excite: Search results provided by
FindWhat, Inktomi, Overture, and WebCrawler. Owned by InfoSpace.
FAST Search: Alltheweb.com, FAST Search,
one of the largest databases/indexes in existence providing results to
FindWhat: Paid listings search engine
providing results to Excite.
Google: A meta search engine, including
the ability to search for various file types, phone books, catalogs,
translate the site, and more.
GoTo: TNow known as Overture, it is the
oldest paid listings search engine, providing results to AOL, MSN,
InfoSeek, Google, Netscape, HotBot, Altavista, Yahoo, and many others.
Known now as Overture.
HotBot: A search engine with results
provided by DirectHit (same owners), Open Directory and Inktomi.
Inktomi: A search engine listing
supplier that partners with search engines to provide results.
Originally a search engine, but now an index for search engines.
iWon: A search engine and gaming portal
with results provided Overture and Inktomi.
Keyword.com: A search engine that you
can obtain a keyword at no charge in exchange for banner placement on
your site; it also searches 14 other search engines for a valid result.
LookSmart: A global directory and meta
search engine, one of the most widely used.
Lycos: A directory with results from
AllTheWeb.com and Open Directory, originally a search engine.
Mamma.com: A directory and metasearch
engine. It's own results are supplied to a number of other search engines
Netscape Search: The search feature of
Netscape provides results from it's own database, Open Directory, Google,
and offers other search engines for searching.
Open Directory: A directory owned by
Netscape which provides it's listings to 300+ portals and search engines
(including Google, AOL, NetScape and Lycos).
Overture: The oldest paid listings
search engine, providing results to AOL, MSN, InfoSeek, Google,
Netscape, HotBot, Altavista, Yahoo, and many others; Formerly know as
Splat: A spider search engine with free
Vivismo: A new type of meta search
engine that uses a technology they call 'document clustering' rather
than listing the results.
Yahoo: Yahoo search is one of the most
popular worldwide with the largest human edited directory. It displays
results from Google and Overture.
Yahoo Messenger: Instant messenger
program of Yahoo
Zeal: A community edited search engine
zworks: A meta search engine utilizing
15 major search engines/directories.