Types of Search Engines


Search engines are an extremely powerful way of promoting your website online. Consider them your silent Public Relations firm, search_enginequietly working in the background. Many studies have shown that between 40% and 80% of users found what they were looking for by using the search engine feature of the Internet.

According to Search Engine Watch (http://www.searchenginewatch.com) – 625 million searches are performed every day!

The great thing about search engines is they bring targeted traffic to your website. These people are already motivated to make a purchase from you- because they searched you out.

With the right website optimisation, the search engines can always deliver your site to your audiences.

General

P2P search engines

Metasearch engines

Geographically limited scope

Accountancy

Business

Enterprise

Food/Recipes

Mobile/Handheld

Job

Main article: Job search engine

Legal

Medical

News

People

Real estate / property

Television

Video Games

By information type

Search engines dedicated to a specific kind of information

Forum

Blog

Multimedia

Source code

BitTorrent

These search engines work across the BitTorrent protocol.

Email

Maps

Price

Question and answer

Human answers

Automatic answers

Natural language

By model

Privacy search engines

Open source search engines

Semantic browsing engines

Social search engines

Visual search engines

Advertisements

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