Are you being served? Jeeves is back!
He left us in February 2006, but now he's back, and he's back in 3D! Search engine Ask brought the back for their UK-search engine.
Bringing back the character is clearly a marketing strategy push to get the attention worldwide. When asked by Searchengineland what more we could be expecting Ask answered "you will want to wait and see.”
The butler has been brought back after a poll in which Ask found that Jeeves had more brandawareness (83%) than Ask.comn itself.
“Our users have emphatically told us that they find Jeeves enhances their search experience - adding character to what can otherwise be a very functional experience. They see Jeeves as approachable and trustworthy and, above all, helpful,” Mascaraque told Searchengineland.
According to Searchengineland Ask UK's marketing efforts will be devided in two phases:
And what about Jeeves himself? He's happy with his return:
Tagcloudsocial video searchcowboys yandex maps blog analytics bing twitter funny street view spain privacy google wave streetview mobile search engine interview europe baidu russia browser gmail ses images smx china viral sem social media google earth ads google maps research search engines youtube london indonesia realtime google tools