homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.163.91.250
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Home / Forums Index / Microsoft / Bing Search Engine News
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: mack

Bing Search Engine News Forum

    
Bing the Only Search Engine to Gain U.S. Market Share in June
Brett_Tabke




msg:4340307
 12:47 pm on Jul 16, 2011 (gmt 0)

Web statistics keeper comScore released its search engine rankings for June this week, and except for one search engine there was zero change among the top three players, Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

Among these leaders, only Bing gained in U.S. search volume market share, by 0.3 percent, which sounds small until you consider that it's based on a total of around 17 billion search queries. Among minor players, Ask.com also stayed flat, while AOL lost 0.1 percent market share.

Experian HitWise corroborated the move in Bing's share. According to that source, Microsoft's search engine rose from 13.80 percent to 14.64 percent, while Google lost 0.4 percent, from 67.95 percent to 67.55 percent—still a huge overall lead, though, with more than two-thirds of the market.

Rather than being based on its own growth spurt, Bing's windfall came at the expense of drops in the other search sites' raw number of queries. By this measure, Google was off 2 percent, dropping from 11.155 billion to 10.948 billion queries. Yahoo was also off by 2 percent, while Bing's number of queries rose slightly from 2.402 to 2.405 billion from May to June. Ask and AOL fared even worse on this measure, dropping by 5 and 6 percent, respectively. [old.news.yahoo.com...]

 

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Microsoft / Bing Search Engine News
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved