Search Assist Articles

Following Study, Yahoo Proud Of Search Assist

Like the kid who tells his mom that he got an "A" in art – while not mentioning the fact that he got "D"s in every other subject – Yahoo’s acting happy with the results of a Keynote Systems study.  Yahoo’s takeaway: Yahoo Search Assist works.

Are You Fatigued By Search?
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Yahoo cited a study that found only 15 percent of searchers find what they want with the first search they perform.

Yahoo Makes The Assist, Web 2.0-ifies Results
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Just as the commotion died down over Microsoft’s Live Search update, Yahoo comes forward with some thunder of its own, unveiling its new Search Assist feature, an interface also focused more on user intent (the new buzz word in search, apparently), with a healthy dose of user-generated content thrown in for good measure.

Yahoo’s Search Assist is There When you Need It

Search Engine Land takes a close look at Yahoo’s new Yahoo Search Assist tool. Unlike normal search suggestion tools, Search Assist predicts when you might need a little help with your search and then shows up.

As Danny Sullivan explains…