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Google: Don't Take My "/UncleSam" Search Engine Away!

Posted By Judy Bradt, Summit Insight, Friday, June 24, 2011
Earlier in June, Google dropped one of the world's BEST search engines. If you ever wanted a clean search limited to stuff related to government....now you don't have one!

but if you used this tool and will miss it, you're not alone. Tweet @google, or introduce me to someone there so I can find out more. I think this is a tool worth fighting for.

Readers of the new book about Google, "In the Plex" know that Google is all about the numbers. I don't know what Google was thinking when they "killed UncleSam".While I did love the no-ads version of UncleSam, how did Google miss the opportunity that $550 Billion worth of federal vendors might appreciate to connect with federal buyers?

Rick Robinson ,National Director of Emerging Technology for Blue Beacon Consulting and author of the GovWin article about the demise of www.google.com/unclesam compares the competing search engine, www.search.usa.gov. And he does let us know he helped build it. But ..in my opinion, not nearly as good.

If you agree...tell Google.  @google on twitter, or tell me who you know there, and I will ask them what they were thinking.

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