Microsoft Releases “Renaissance” Version Of Live Search QnA

The Live Search QnA Blog announced a new release of Live Search QnA. Live Search QnA is Microsoft’s question and answer engine, similar to Yahoo Answers. This new release was coined the “Renaissance release,” and includes the following enhancements: Streamlined the sign up process by integrating a Windows Live ID one-page sign up page. They […]

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The Live Search QnA Blog announced a new release of Live Search QnA. Live Search QnA is Microsoft’s question and answer engine, similar to Yahoo Answers. This new release was coined the “Renaissance release,” and includes the following enhancements:

  • Streamlined the sign up process by integrating a Windows Live ID one-page sign up page.
  • They re-designed the QnA registration page.
  • Microsoft is promoting Live Search QnA more. For example, it is now featured on the MSN Election channel and also on the bottom of many Live Search results web pages.
  • A complete redesign with a new look & feel was implemented.
  • They made it easier to discover questions and tag content on the QnA site.
  • Live QnA now has a Superstars page where members are featured based on their reputation.
  • Top Contributors are featured in the most popular tags pages.

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Barry Schwartz is a technologist and a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics.

In 2019, Barry was awarded the Outstanding Community Services Award from Search Engine Land, in 2018 he was awarded the US Search Awards the "US Search Personality Of The Year," you can learn more over here and in 2023 he was listed as a top 50 most influential PPCer by Marketing O'Clock.

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