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Reliable Overture?

Discussion in 'Domain Traffic / Keyword Research' started by retired_member6, Aug 23, 2006.

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  1. retired_member6

    retired_member6 Banned

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    Do any sites circumvent the actual overture live site and go straight to the source, as the actual overture site has been crap recently and hardly ever works.
     
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    I might sound thick here but isn't Overture the source, i.e. Overture is owned by Yahoo and the results are worked out by what search strings people put into the Yahoo Toolbar.
     
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    Yes I was going to come back and edit. There's still a source that feeds that website though. That's what I was asking. I know overture. I guess all feeds are buggered then, can't complain I suppose, it's free.
     
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    only way to get it faster is to query through a proxy that reloads with a new proxy when it times out.
     
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    Reliable? I don't think it is.

    We are talking here about the Keyword Selector Tool, aren't we?

    Earlier this week I typed in one of my domains (with .co.uk ext.) and it came back with an OV of 155. Today the same domain is "no suggestions". I have little faith in the KST.
     
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    Further....it makes the domain buying decision making process a very uncertain one, not that I ever really relied on the KST. Now I distrust it.
     
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    Yes same here. I only use it to balance an opinion rather than be the deciding factor on certain domains, that's if I can ever get the bugger to work when I need it.
     
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    Reliable overture?

    Doesn't exist.
     
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