Category Archives: Features

Blekko Launches Izik For Smartphones

It’s a familiar dilemma: you and your friends go to see the latest blockbuster movie only to find it completely sold out. Now you must decide on which of the remaining movies to see and can’t agree on which one. … Continue reading

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Announcing a Major Blekko Site Redesign

We are very pleased to announce our latest blekko.com site redesign. This major redesign has 3 main features: Blekko now exposes multiple search categories to help users navigate to high quality results more efficiently and with less queries Blekko supports a … Continue reading

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March Madness, blekko Style

We had our own version of March Madness at blekko, with four content editors squaring off for the win! Who was victorious? Read on to find out. When people first learn about blekko’s slashtags (which power categories on izik), they … Continue reading

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New izik Features: Trending, Recent Searches, and Beyond

From the start, we’ve felt that izik offers something beyond a traditional search engine. Our app works so well in exploring content that we want to push the boundaries of what search looks like. We’re striving to make information more … Continue reading

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Cracking the Search Category Problem

We’ve been reading all the articles, reviews, and blog postings about the new izik tablet search app with great interest. The most common questions we’ve been asked are about the categories that we divide the results into: where do they … Continue reading

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izik: Take Search for a Joy Ride on Your Tablet

We are giddy to announce the launch of izik, our new search app built specifically with the iPad and Android tablets in mind. With izik, every search on your tablet is transformed into a beautiful, glossy page that utilizes rich … Continue reading

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A new blekko search tutorial

There is a new blekko search tutorial over on the blekko help website. It starts with the basics and then describes blekko’s advanced features, most of which do things which you just can’t do on any other search engine! It … Continue reading

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Blekko SEO Tools: Get Unparalleled Data to Help Drive Traffic

We are pleased to announce our new and improved SEO tools! We have the great features you’re used to from blekko — duplicate content, inbound links and outbound links — and now we provide even more SEO data. Blekko performs … Continue reading

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Technology at blekko

Whenever I speak at conferences, someone always asks about the technology that drives blekko. Here’s a peek into the scale and the technology behind our search engine. A whole-web search engine needs to crawl and index billions of webpages. It’s … Continue reading

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Powering web apps with the blekko API

You’re familiar with the blekko.com website, but you might not know that blekko also has an API, which enables programmers to write programs that run searches at blekko, and do interesting things with the results. One well known example is … Continue reading

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