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  • Billions served: PC search is down but query volume is way up for Google

    … in excess of two trillion search queries per year. About The Author Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a personal blog, Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and real-world consumer behavior. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. Follow him on Twitter or find him at Google+. …

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Land- 9 readers -
  • Google now handles at least 2 trillion searches per year

    How many searches per year happen on Google? After nearly four years, the company has finally released an updated figure today of “trillions” per year. How many trillions exactly, Google wouldn’t say. Consider two trillion the starting point. At least 2 trillion and less than a quadrillion Google did confirm to Search Engine Land that because it said it handles “trillions” of ...

    Danny Sullivan/ Search Engine Land- 19 readers -
  • Data show that search query volumes on PC peaked in 2013

    … February US desktop search rankings from comScore are out. The data show almost no changes month over month. There is only very incremental movement. Bing continues its inch by inch gains while Ask continues to sink inexorably toward 1 percent. AOL appears to have bottomed out at 0.9 percent. Google was up very slightly this month and Yahoo…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 20 readers -
  • Google Down 1 Billion PC Searches From 2014 But Mobile Volumes Likely Way Up

    … and PC search volumes. By looking only at PC search volumes we get a distorted view of the actual state of the US search market. About The Author Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a personal blog, Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and real-world consumer behavior. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. Follow him on Twitter or find him at Google+. (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 19 readers -
  • Survey: Under 40 Percent Start A “Local Search” With A Search Engine

    … download the full report here (registration required). About The Author Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a personal blog, Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and real-world consumer behavior. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. Follow him on Twitter or find him at Google+. (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 16 readers -
  • Is Google’s Search Market Share Actually Dropping?

    …: 78 percent female, 76 percent male. The choice of search engine also seemed to be very dependent on age; 82 percent of users under 45 chose Google as their primary search engine, while only 66 percent of respondents over 45 did. When building personas of your users, it is not enough to just bucket their behavior and shopping behaviors; you also…

    Eli Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 17 readers -
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