Tagged: search engine

404 Page Not Found – Craigslist Search Engine by State

I once wrote a Perl script for crawling Craigslist for a particular product. It could be used for localized results, but the real benefit is price comparison capabilities (price arbitrage) by having global results for reference. It is very useful for some products, especially collectibles. I once used it to buy a rare guitar I was wanting. Average prices in...

How Search Works

Ever wonder how Google Works? Here is Matt Cutts explaining how Google indexes the web and servers up results (SERP) to a search. Today our algorithms rely on more than 200 unique signals, some of which you’d expect, like how often the search terms occur on the webpage… Read More About How Google Works Every day Google answers more than...