Search Engine Watch

Search Engine Watch (SEW) is a website with news and information about search engines and search engine marketing.[1]

Search Engine Watch website was started by Danny Sullivan in 1996. In 1997, Sullivan sold it to MecklerMedia (now Jupitermedia). In 2005 the website and Search Engine Strategies were sold to Incisive Media for $43 million. On November 30, 2006 Danny Sullivan left Search Engine Watch.[2][3] Rebecca Lieb became editor-in-chief next month.

Google's Matt Cutts has named Search Engine Watch "a must read." Yahoo's Tim Mayer has said that Search Engine Watch is the "most authoritative source on search." [4]

Related pages


  1. "The Crumbs You Leave Behind". New York Times. January 28, 2006. Search Engine Watch ( provides a helpful guide, Protecting Your Search Privacy: A Flowchart to Tracks You Leave Behind, that takes a comprehensive look at search privacy, from your computer to your Internet service provider to the search engine itself to third parties that traffic in search information. Also on Search Engine Watch: Private Searches Versus Personally Identifiable Searches, which explains that there's an important difference between private information and private information that can be actually linked to an individual with confidence. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. Stepping Down From Search Engine Watch
  3. Methods to Improve Conversion Rates for Online Marketing
  4. Graham, Jefferson (August 1, 2006). "Got a search engine question? Ask Mr. Sullivan". Retrieved 2007-08-30.

Other websites

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