Msg#: 3652353 posted 1:40 pm on May 17, 2008 (gmt 0)
But to that much of a difference? I expect it would be somewhat lower, but I find it hard to believe that it's that much of a difference. I mean here are yesterdays search stats for the site I'm talking about:
Google: 18,701 Yahoo: 148 MSN: 344
There has to be more people using MSN & Yahoo than that...
Msg#: 3652353 posted 2:32 pm on May 17, 2008 (gmt 0)
Those stats look about right to me. It's not so much that there are that many fewer people using MSN/Yahoo, as it is that MSN/Yahoo's search results are generally so far off from what Google presents. You may rank in the top 5 for a phrase in Google and not even crack the top 100 in MSN/Yahoo. Since I rank higher in G than in MSN/Yahoo, I like to think that Google's results are better, but it's a matter of POV.
Msg#: 3652353 posted 2:56 pm on May 17, 2008 (gmt 0)
I am experiencing the same thing. I would tend to agree with the other posts but currently i get roughly 90% Google, 0% MSN and 3 % Yahoo, 5 % ASK + 2% others yet the last 4 years my traffic was always like 50% Google 35 % Yahoo and 15 % MSN, so something has changed, and that may be negative ranking for sites using G Analytics and or ADSense. Sure, you will still see sites with these G products/services but not near as many as you would have before.
Msg#: 3652353 posted 10:43 am on May 18, 2008 (gmt 0)
The original results seem high to me if they are only searches through G's own site but not if companies using Google like AOL are added in. I see google.com/uk top at just under 70% with AOL second taking total Google just over 80%