Desktop Search

Desktop search tools search within a user's own computer files as opposed to searching the Internet. These tools are designed to find information on the user's PC, including web browser history, e-mail archives, text documents, sound files, images, and video.One of the main advantages of desktop search programs is that search results arrive within a few seconds or less; Microsoft Windows search companion "can be some help, but it searches through Windows files and folders only, not e-mail or contact databases, and unless you enable the Indexing Service (in Windows 2000 or XP), the Windows search tool is extremely slow." MS Windows Vista enables the indexing service by default.
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    … and desktop search results will continue to grow. Mobile website optimization, good mobile usability and engagement will separate winners from losers. Long-tail searches help gauge intent and mobile habits. [dotted]Sites that neglect mobile SEO, multi-device optimization, and user intent will fade away from mobile search results[/dotted…

    Lyena Solomon/ Search Engine People Blogin SEO Twitter- 18 readers -
  • 3Q Digital’s 2015 Facebook Predictions

    …: decline in desktop search (as a result of mobile) and decline in AdSense revenue (as a result of Facebook Audience Network). Facebook acquires Twitter! Yoo predicted: And Moon predicted: For social, I think 2015 will be survival of the fittest. Innovation will play a pivotal role for everyone as the race to acquire more ad dollars continues…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 23 readers -
  • The Bing Ads Mobile PPC Roadmap: This is Not Your Desktop Strategy

    …: If you’re an emergency locksmith with 24-hour service, you would bid more for the urgent 2AM queries. If you’re closed at night, you won't bid at all for the off-hour searches. Location Targeting Strategy: Is the search originating from a neighborhood that you service? If so, you will aim for more impression share. If not, you won't even target…

    Larry Kim/ WordStreamin Paid Search- 9 readers -
  • Is Your PPC Budget Setting You Up To Fail?

    … on US desktop search market place, Google holds 67% of market share, followed by Microsoft sites with 19.5% and Yahoo Sites with 10.3%. Ask network was at 1.9% and AOL with 1.2%. Microsoft and Yahoo saw slight increase increases in market share month over month. Most of these figures come as no surprise. Google continues to hold the majority…

    Cassie Oumedian/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 7 readers -
  • What Is the Value of Ranking First in an Amazon Search?

    … on the first product, regardless of whether the search is their first one on the site or a subsequent search. The second result on a page receives 17% of clicks, on average, and the third garners 12%. The tenth product listed—which still typically appears on the first page of an Amazon desktop search results page—receives just 3.5% of clicks, on average…

    MarketingProfsin Twitter- 11 readers -
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