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Who Use the Internet Have a More Positive View of PPC
Than SEO? A Search Engine Called "What Does The
Internet Think?" Says They Do.
for an entertaining parlor game to play this weekend? Then
you might want to check out WhatDoesTheInternetThink.net,
a search engine that supposedly scours the internet
looking for opinions on any subject you specify - then
returns how many Positive, Negative and Don't Care
results were found.
discovered WDTIT when I ran across an article
posted at SearchCowboys.com today headlined
"The Internet More Positive about PPC than SEO".
Since I haven't run across a lot of web surfers who says
they love pay per click ads, I had to see what the
SearchCowboys comment was based on. That turned out to be
WhatDoesTheInternetThink.net's search results
finding that 63.1% had a positive view of PPC vs. 59.3%
who were mainly positive about SEO.
And how do Internet users view the major search engines
according to WDTIT? On this subject you might be surprised
to learn that Yahoo! trounces Google and even Bing
beats the #1 search engine. Yahoo earns a positive rating
of 61.3% while Google rates only 43.1%. Microsoft's
new entry, Bing, nips Google with a 49.9% positive
score, however Bing also has a higher negative rating than
either Google or Yahoo at 50.1%.
seriously can you take results from WhatDoesTheInternetThink.net?
Well, this may give you an idea. I did a search on DNJournal.com
and got back a 100% positive rating. Holy
Cow - all this time I thought Saddam Hussein
was the only guy who ever had a 100% approval rating! My
elation was quickly tempered though when I checked the
number of results the search engine found. The grand total
was 1. That was most likely my mom.
you totally dismiss WDTIT I should point out that there
were thousands and even millions of results for some of
the other subjects like Google and SEO. So, for best
results stick to well-known topics and avoid obscure trade
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