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    Tralliance in talks with New.net on .travel | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 42 comments | Search Discussion
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    Quick! search engine
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Thursday August 14 2003, @12:47PM (#12062)
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    Oh, OK, I think I get it (BTW I tried quick.com and it doesn't resolve). So when I tried new-zealand.travel up the thread and it wasn't found I got a Quick! page instead, is that how it works? EG: not having the new.net browser plugin, if I try fnord.shop.new.net (which surprisingly remains unregistered), I get this [new.net] instead. So I take it the Quick search engine is only accessible if you already want a new.net extension domain or have their browser search plugin installed. I doubt that this has equated to 'millions' of searches since its inception.

    As to being 'listed on the first page' you don't say if you mean Google (which doesn't parse the domain name for keywords) or Quick! (which may or may not but doesn't appear to be much used). Either way this seems a rathole that isn't worth following. Regardless of search engine used (other than Quick!), or keyword used, I've never even seen a hit on a new.net domain, let alone followed one, and I suspect I'm in the vast majority. -g

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    Quick! search engine by fnord
    Re:Quick! search engine
    by simon on Thursday August 14 2003, @03:32PM (#12068)
    User #2982 Info | http://www.nic.pro/
    Sorry! There was a typo.
    It should read:
    "Everyone knows that Google is king...but to be listed on the first page for a premium keyword on a smaller SEARCH ENGINE (QUICK!) isn't bad either."

    This is what I wrote before:
    "...Browser based keyword searches [type-in anything you want!!!] only work with the plug-in..."
    You can type-in anything you want.
    New-zealand.travel is expired but still listed in quick! You may compare it to a expired .com domain name still listed in dmoz or yahoo.

    You don't have to have a New.net Domain name from New.net to receive hits from Quick! You could instead pay New.net via other Pay Per Click Search Engines for placing your site in Quick. ;-)
    see curious webmasters ;-) [webmasterworld.com]nic.PRO will be back online soon with FREE sub-domains. Dowload the FREE plug-in at
    www.name-space.com/software
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