September 8, 2005
Search Engines Devoted to Blogs Reviewed by WSJ
If you are looking via search engine for blog content in real time, then you are likely going to be disappointed with Yahoo and Google. The nature of their databases is such that they are not refreshed fast enough to quickly pick up blog content. It can take several days or more for content (such as this post) to finally show up.
Where there's a need, there is a start-up willing to tackle the problem, or in this case, several. The Wall Street Journal is reporting on and reviewing several Internet resources that are filling the gap. There are five sites listed in the article. These are:
Random searches on these sites give results that have been posted with the last hour of the search. The article goes into detail about the utility and scope of each of these sites. I can see Google and Yahoo reacting to the competition, but they just aren't there yet.
The WSJ article is called New Search Engines Help Users Find Blogs
Mark Giangrande, De Paul Law Library
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Yahoo has a good blog search engine now too
Posted by: Find in Forums | Jun 8, 2006 10:44:21 AM
Building my own now, but http://blogsearch.google.com is pretty good. Far from the regular Google algo, but getting there.
Posted by: Blog Search Engine | Oct 18, 2005 6:35:26 PM
When searching for Blogs, I use www.mrsapo.com
Posted by: Clark | Sep 13, 2005 2:24:12 PM
Please also check out
Posted by: Greg Gershman | Sep 9, 2005 11:12:59 AM