Oh Bing How I Loathe Thee

Oh Bing. Shall I compare thee to a summers day. NO, your search engine is useless. Not least because I don’t rank on the first page for my own name. Whilst Google lovingly places me in first and third place, you relegate me to the second page. Who cares what place, being any where but the first page is about as useful as sticking a finger up your arse and whistling the star spangled banner. So yes, I’m bitter.

Google Search Chris Butterworth


Let’s look at the result below. The Top is a splash page with no further content. What’s more, the text is in Flash.

Bing Search Chris Butterworth

Maybe there is some Voodoo link magic going on. Let’s take a look at open site explorer.

Open Site Explorer - chris butterworth


What’s that? cbutterworth.com wins on every count.

You know what? I just don’t get it. There is no way that site is any more relevant as a result, in anyway. I have only one answer, Bing is a shitty search engine.


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