Search Engine Software

There are three types of search engine software covered on this page. The first is search marketing software which is used to help your site rank better or to help you improve your pay per click campaigns. The second is software for setting up and running your own search engine. And the third type is software that can be added to your current site to make the contents searchable.

Search Engine Software Type 1: Search Engine Optimization and SEM Software

Enquisite offers three tools to analyze search trends related to your website, helping you to closely examine and fine tune your organic or PPC campaigns be more efficient or produce stronger results.

Adapt SEM
Adapt SEM is self-service pay-per-click campaign management software which helps manage and improve your PPC search engine marketing.

Search Engine Software Type 2: Set Up and Run Your Own Search Engine

You don't need to aspire to be the next Google or Yahoo to be able to own your own search engine. More likely than not you'll want to set up a topic specific search engine to better cover your area of interest. For example, if you are interested in sports you could set up a sports related search engine and charge advertisers to be listed. This would be a great way to earn an income covering a topic you love.

Whether your goal is to set up a pay per click search engine, a crawler based search engine, a simple directory, or a combination of all three, you'll find the software and services you need at these sites:

Gossamer Threads
Gossamer Links (previously Links SQL) is an exceptionally flexible software solution designed to manage any sort of directory or database-driven website. This software is used to build Company Directories, Press Releases, School Listings, Job Listings, Tourism Guides, and much more. Gossamer Links can also be smoothly adapted to handle your precise needs. With support from our extensive library of plugins, the script has been modified to manage: Online Shopping Carts, Classified Sections, Image Galleries, News Directories and Price Comparison sites, among others.

SmartPPC Power
SmartPPC Power is a PPC search engine, combining the best and most important features of existing search engines, plus a lot of unique features to distinguish it from other PPC systems. The system allows users to search for different types of information with the help of Image Search, News Search, Audio/Video Search, Local Search modules and others. Over 40 plug-ins are available that allow you to turn your search engine into business center, media portal, ads serving solution and more.

PowerSeek SQL (Aff. Link)
Create, manage and run your own search engine and directory portal with total control and ease. User friendly in every aspect and built for the most demanding uses and customization needs. Comes with an extensive Admin Panel, Spam Filter, Premium Links, Link Reviews/Ratings, content sensitive Banner Rotator, HTML generation, Keyword Statistics, Link checker, Custom Data Fields, Crawler and dozens of other comprehensive features. Requires MySQL.

Softbiz PPC Search Engine Script (Aff. Link)
You can run your own PPC search engine with this script. Entries are listed in search results in descending order of the bid for the keyword. So higher paying advertisers are listed first. Extensive stats regarding the keyword popularity and competition for those keywords. Statistics to help the advertisers choose most suitable keywords. Secure server integration for payment (Paypal).

Turbo Seek (Aff. Link)
Create and run your own search engine and directory. Comes with a visually friendly admin control panel that provides you with all aspects to create, customize and run a full functional search engine. Supports unlimited sub categories, includes a crawler, link checker, site rankings, site reviews, customize all text/layouts, gives relevance to search keywords and more. Easy installation with setup interface.

Search Engine Software Type 3: Make Your Current Site Searchable

Advanced site search and navigation technology can be added to your website in minutes. You'll get high speed, high availability, hosted search technology from the company that pioneered the field. There's nothing to download or install. It's free and easy.

Give your web site its own search engine with no software to install. Offer customized site search, site map, and reporting services for your site in minutes.

SearchBlox provides high-performance content search solutions designed for site search, vertical search, and embedding in custom applications. It offers the best in search technology with utmost flexibility in deployment and customization.