Vertical search engines are emerging every day, as people look for information that was otherwise hidden in the enormous indexes of Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft, and other generic search engines. You can find search engines devoted to food, cars, people, environmentalism, and much more. Many of today's vertical search engines are pushing beyond the repackaging of existing search results and creating enhanced, better results by focusing on their core audience.
The Past, Present, and Future of Building a Search Engine
Search engine construction has evolved from the early days of building from scratch to today's plethora of data APIs that make tomorrow's vertical search engines more powerful and easier to build.
- Huge expenses to build the index, find the data, maintain the