Did you know that there are many other search engines besides Google, Bing, and Yahoo? Have you heard of Scour.com? You still have Alta Vista that used to be popular BG (Before Google), along with several other old favorites. You also have specialized search engines such as CareerBuilder for jobs, WebMD for medical questions, and MapQuest for maps and directions.
Room for One More
What this means is that with all of the search engines available, there is still room for one more. Introducing Scour.com! Most people use more than one search tool when they are doing research online. They may say they only use Google or Bing, but when they think about it, they realize they search YouTube for videos or songs, they look up prices on Amazon, and utilize various other sites for other reasons.
So, how is Scour.com different from other search engines? The same way they are different from each other. Scour uses its own method of determining which sites to place at the top of searches. The difference between this site and many others is that it adds in a human element to select the ranks of websites.
Let the People Vote
Scour.com will take the search rankings from Google, Bing, and Yahoo and then allow users to add comments and vote if the search result is valid. Does it provide valuable information for what you were searching for? This is basically what Scour wants to know from people who use its site to search for things.
People who are looking for something on the internet are going to be interested in the same type of information as the last person who used that search. Scour basically says “this website worked great for the last person with this topic, so you should try it.” It’s kind of like having a friend give you advice on which website to go to for help. Except in this case, Scour.com gives you a lot of friends for advice.