Niche Search

Innovative search engines, often combining social networking elements
Implications - As Google’s success is publicized widely in the media, other internet entrepreneurs are hoping to obtain even a small sliver of the multi-billion-dollar search engine pie. Niche search engines are springing up daily, many of which integrate pop culture phenoms like social networking.
SCORE: 2.4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 22,531 Total Clicks Feb 08 - Sep 08
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Cuil Fever - Google Execs Launch Rival Search Engine
SCORE: 3.1
Hot 8,186 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 08
Cuil Fever
Google Execs Launch Rival Search Engine
Cuil is out and some are hailing it as, “The next Google.”  No one can contain their overwhelming curiosity.  But what is Cuil? Where did Cuil come from? Am I going to start †[More]
Get Paid to Search - Scour Gives Points for Browsing
SCORE: 3.2
Mild 3,063 Clicks Pub: Jul 15, 08
Get Paid to Search
Scour Gives Points for Browsing
If you are a power searcher who spends all day on Yahoo, Google or MSN, then Scour wants to pay you to, well, scour the web. Scour is a search engine too, but they aggregate results from the top three… [More]
More Celebrity Search Engines-Beyonce, Mandy Moore, Willie Nelson And Even Randy Moss!
SCORE: 1.2
Untested 3,780 Clicks Pub: Feb 16, 08
More Celebrity Search Engines-Beyonce, Mandy Moore, Willie Nelson And Even Randy Moss!
I reported on hip-hop mega star Kanye West's search engine a couple of days ago. Well, it turns out it is a fad. There are a handful of very well-known performers such as Beyonce, Willie Nelson, Meat Loaf,… [More]
Public Toilet Search Engine - Diaroogle.com for Your Urgent Needs
SCORE: 2.2
Untested 2,484 Clicks Pub: Aug 14, 08
Public Toilet Search Engine
Diaroogle.com for Your Urgent Needs
Do you hate public toilets? I don’t like them, but I hate it even more when I can’t find any, but still need to go. That’s why we now have diaroogle. “Diaroogle helps you find quality public toilets from… [More]
Web Image Searching - Piclens take image searching to a whole new dimension
SCORE: 2.3
Untested 2,515 Clicks Pub: Feb 17, 08
Web Image Searching
Piclens take image searching to a whole new dimension
Amazing cool 3-D picture viewer add-on for Firefox browser. It works with Google, Flickr, DeviantArt and many others including some social networking sites like Facebook. Ive started typing random words… [More]
Build Your Own Search - Yahoo BOSS
SCORE: 2
Untested 2,503 Clicks Pub: Jul 11, 08
Build Your Own Search
Yahoo BOSS
Yahoo is letting you Build Your Own Search with a new open search web services program. To capitalize on the gargantuan value of global search results, Yahoo BOSS will allow people to customize the way… [More]