Blekko announced a major redesign yesterday - from their logo color schemes (dark red to light blue) to pretty much everything you see.
Blekko detailed the three core changes:
- Blekko now exposes multiple search categories to help users navigate to high quality results more efficiently and with less queries
- Blekko supports a responsive design that adjusts to tablet and desktop screen sizes
- The site has been redesigned with a new aesthetic and navigational approach that we hope users find fun and engaging
Yes, it looks pretty, here is a vanity search for my name:
But are the results any better?
The two sites that come up under the SEO category, I do not write for. If I dig deeper, yes, Search Engine Land and Search Engine Roundtable do come up. But I do not write for the other two, heck, I never wrote for Search Engine Journal.
A WebmasterWorld thread has similar complaints. They say the search results look pretty but the results themselves are well off the mark.
Moderator, martinibuster, said:
Searched for Webmaster Forum and the top results are pinterest, an iTunes app for V7N, a UK webmaster forum I've never heard of, a Google Support Forum, then a twitter directory. The bottom six are populated by WebmasterWorld, searchengineland, a single member profile from SEOMoz, bottoming out with highrankingsforum and searchenginewatch. Not useful.
What do you think?
Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.