Nathan Buggia is Live’s Lead Program Manager for their new Webmaster tools. Here’s what he said when he sat down with Rand for a chat.
Live Webmaster tools
Currently targeted towards large and mid-sized brands currently.
In the future, there will be more to do with Business Intelligence and actionable data.
Any guidance and data provided will be relevant for all search engines
What’s the toughest part about building an engine?
Converting people to the engine.
Keeping ahead of the game and providing what users want tomorrow, today.
Dealing with paid links
Usually, Live will just ignore paid links and not pass value unless it’s crazy amounts.
The fight against paid links and spam isn’t so much an arms race as evolution on both sides.
How is Live building market share?
- Build the best product that provides users what they want.