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Top 10 Search Engines – in the UK

Search engines are good for driving free or paid traffic to a website and let’s face it, we could all do with more traffic.

It’s important that your business is indexed on all major UK search engines. Try performing a search for a specific keyword in Google and check your listing on other search engines, your listing should appear on page one right after you have entered your keyword and performed a search, read my article on Bridging the gap between SEO and business.

Below I have listed the top 10 search engines in the United Kingdom (UK)

You should be on page one of the top ten search engines for your brand name and chosen keywords and phrases, if you’re not on page one you will not generate enough traffic or any real leads, try other search engines and check your listing.


1). Google: the largest of all search engines

Google

Google holds the market share in the UK when it comes to search, they are focused on search, cloud computing, software, and online advertising technologies. Google’s founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have developed a simple yet complex system that delivers on results based on a number of factors.

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2). MSN (UK)

BING

Bing is really good for local search, if you want to get your business listed on this search engine head over to Facebook, create a business page or local page and put your business address on Facebook. This address will appear on MSN SERPs, failing that you can head over to Bing Places to get your listing on MSNs SERPs. Bing (previously known as Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is a web search engine developed my Microsoft, released in June 2009.

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3). Yahoo (UK)

Yahoo

Yahoo search has been around for a while; it was the first search engine I used. This is internationally known for its services, including its directory, mail, news, finance, groups, answers, advertising, online maps, and video.

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4). Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram Alpha

A computational search engine, delivering results based on scientific data. This type of search engine is very helpful if you want to dig deep, an example, type ‘Nikola Tesla’ into the search box, or PI.

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5). ASK

Ask Jeeves

Back in the day ‘Ask Jeeves’ was amazing and has stood on its own quite well. They have more then 100 million global users to date, this web based search engine is a question answering-focused engine which was founded in 1995, if anyone can remember that was the hottest year we had in the UK.

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6). Excite UK

Excite

Excite is a collection of web sites and services and launched back in December 1995. I use this search engine a lot.

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7). AOL

AOL

AOL

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8). Lycos

Lycos

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9). Duck Duck Go

Duck duck go

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10). Hotbot

Hotbot

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