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Developing and implementing search strategies specifically for e-commerce sites


Everyone is looking for something, and integrating search with your online commerce and store can help them find it. But there's a huge difference between flipping on a search box and ringing the cash register to optimize for revenue with your most profitable customers.  

Done right, you can match a complex, rich product offering with the subtle wants of each of your customers - and have them singing your praises. With over 600,000 SKUs across 1.5 million songs from over a thousand publishers, has a broad, deep diverse and multifaceted product offering, and a range of customers from newbies to experts.

Join Brian Doll, Search Architect for e-commerce at category-leading, and Lucid co-founder and Lucene/Solr PMC Chair Grant Ingersoll, for a practical in-depth workshop on developing and implementing search strategies specifically for e-commerce sites with Solr, the Lucene search server.

Topics include:

  • The key features of Solr you need to understand for successful e-commerce implementation
  • Understanding your traffic, your data and your customers
  • Search patterns that deliver revenue and profit (and avoid wasting your time)


Grant Ingersoll Co-founder of Lucid Imagination

Grant Ingersoll, co-founder of Lucid Imagination, is a published expert in search and Natural Language Processing, with many articles published on Lucene, Solr, findability, relevance, and is co-founder of the Apache Mahout machine learning project. Grant's the author of the forthcoming book "Taming Text", from Manning publications.

Brian Doll Search Architect,

Brian Doll is search architect for, the leading online site for musicians of all levels. Brian's background includes stints at Wells Fargo, Restoration Hardware, and LVMH/Louis Vitton, with more than twelve years of experience in the development of software in finance, retail, eCommerce, and media sectors.

Lucid Works
Apr 15, 2010, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

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