July Search Stats – Yahoo! Up, Bing and Google Down
Firefox 2nd Most Influential Player in Search
Firefox appears to hold a lot of the cards in the search engine market share game. We looked at what percentage of search traffic coming into our network came from Firefox’s deal with Google – specifically, the Firefox start page and little embedded Google bar – and found that Firefox’s default search engine controls more of the search market than anyone besides Google themselves. Bidding war, begin! As seen in ReadWriteWeb
Search Market Share – Yahoo and Bing Legitimately Up Big
Despite some controversy over Yahoo!’s “gaming” the search market share numbers, according to our traffic data, both Yahoo! and Bing are legitimately growing – and fast – in 2010. As seen in Search Engine Land
Googlers’ Backup Plan – Ask.com?
When Google users are unhappy with the results of their search, where do they go next? According to data pulled from the Chitika ad network, they overwhelmingly go to Yahoo! and to perennial search underdog Ask. As seen at Search Engline Land
Google Dominant in Competitors’ Back Yards
Google, the most popular search engine, has plenty of enemies (competitors?). We look into the hometowns of some of Google’s top rivals – Apple, Yahoo!, and Microsoft – to see how much of a foothold Mountain View’s finest has. Featured in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Bing Struggling to Win Even IE Users
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