Google Makes it Harder for Vertical Search Engines

Jeremy Liew takes a brief look at how Google is penalizing some vertical search engines within Google search results, and making it harder for them to survive:

“When you combine this move to send less traffic to vertical search engines with Google’s more aggressive inclusion of “One Box” search results from Froogle and their other owned vertical search efforts, you start to wonder if Google is looking to keep more of its traffic recirculating within its own properties.”

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