Tuesday, April 12, 2005

5th Annual Search Engine Watch Awards
(Search Engine Watch)

The Search Engine Watch Awards recognize outstanding achievements in search via the web. The winners for accomplishments during 2004 are below:

Outstanding Search Service
Winner: Yahoo [sic]
Second Place: Google
Honorable Mention: Ask Jeeves

Best Meta Search Engine
Winner: Jux2
Second Place: Dogpile
Honorable Mention: Clusty & Mamma

Best News Search Engine
Winner: Google News
Second Place: Yahoo News
Honorable Mention: MSN Newsbot & Topix

Best Blog/Feed Search Engine
Winner: Bloglines
Second Place: Feedster
Honorable Mention: Technorati

Best Image Search Engine
Winner: Yahoo Images
Second Place: Google Images
Honorable Mention: Ask Jeeves Pictures & Picsearch

Best US Shopping Search Engine
Winner: Google's Froogle
Second Place: Yahoo Shopping & Shopping.com
Honorable Mention: PriceGrabber & Shopzilla

Most SEO/Webmaster Friendly Search Provider
Winner: Google

Second Place: Yahoo
Honorable Mention: MSN Search

Best Search Ads Provider
Winners [sic]: Google AdWords
Second Place: Yahoo/Overture

Best Search Feature
Honorable Mention: Clusty's Clustering, MSN's Search Builder, Ask Jeeves Binoculars Site Preview, Surfwax LookAhead, Pinpoint Shopping Suggestions, A9 Search History, My Jeeves, My Yahoo Search, Google Desktop Web History Feature, AOL Snapshots, Ask Jeeves Smart Search, Google OneBox Results, Yahoo Shortcuts

Best Specialty Search Engine
Honorable Mention: Google Local, Yahoo Local, Google Scholar, Scirus, Citeseer, Librarians' Index To The Internet

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