MyriadSearch Updated

Sep 26th

My friend Mike updated Myriad Search.

Some of the features / upgrades:

  • main results are numbered

  • snippets are organized in the same order as the tabs
  • you can optionally tick on returning Alexa rank, although the Alexa API is fuckslow - for lack of a better word ;)
  • a couple things on the backend...like using the new MSN API & not querying Ask.com directly

Myriad Search was recently featured in SearchDay. Due to that exposure, (thanks for the review Chris!) and a few other links, it seems that sometimes Myriad Search is query limited & requires manually entering a Google API key to bring back Google results.

It still may need bug checks and a couple more features. Let me know what you think of it.

I intend to eventually offer up the source code if I can, but I need to do a bit more talking with Ask Jeeves to see if it is ok before I do that (since they do not have a general use search API just yet).

I know the word myriad is not a heavily targeted high value term, but there are 28,000,000+ results in Google for myriad. It is interesting to note that after about a week the site is listed in DMOZ and Myriad Search already ranks at 15 to 19 in Google for myriad as a three page website without any link buying or press releases, etc.

Published: September 26, 2005

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September 26, 2005 - 10:18pm

Hey,

Good to see you got it online finally and live to the public.

After showing it to me at the SEOroadshow, I have been waiting to test it. I am glad to see I come out as being very relevant in my industry!

Good search tool.. cheers Aaron..

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