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MSN Rolls Out New Search Tomorrow!!!

The forums are a buzz about the news that MSN will be rolling out its new search tomorrow. Its not clear if this will be a beta version of their new search technology for a full rollout after several tech previews have been available. Personally I am hoping for a full rollout from their main search page. Competition in the search market is a good thing for everybody.

Yahoo rolled out their sans Google search technology earlier this year. Many were expecting Yahoo to take a big chuck out of Google’s market share. So far it doesn’t appear so. Probably because Google has become such a brand name. You can bet, however that Microsoft, when it rolls out its new search, will launch big. My guess is that search market share for MSN will be a big chunk of the market but will eventually settle. If we can get three big dogs in the game I would be happy if each took no more than 30% of the search market.

Stoney G deGeyter

Stoney deGeyter is the author of The Best Damn Web Marketing Checklist, Period!. He is the founder and CEO of Pole Position Marketing, a web presence optimization firm whose pit crew has been velocitizing websites since 1998. In his free time Stoney gets involved in community services and ministries with his “bride enjoy” and his children. Read Stoney’s full bio.

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