Searchme, the number one ranked search engine in The Best Search Engines For ESL/EFL Learners — 2008, has gone off-line.

You can read more about its problems at this TechCrunch post.

The site now redirects to Google.

Fortunately, there are a lot of other good options out there for English Language Learners that you can find on that list.

I sure pick ’em. In addition to the number one site on that list going under, the number one tool on The Best search engines for ESL/EFL Learners 2007 went out of business, too. The same thing happened to the number one app on The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2008.

Perhaps being named number one on a “The Best…” list is a kiss of death…

If I ever wanted to generate some income,  maybe I could  have companies pay me not to name them number one 🙂