Stats: Comscore

  • 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- 11 readers -
  • Google now handles at least 2 trillion searches per year

    … handling in 2012. You then compare that to 2016, to get comScore’s growth rate for Google. Then, that rate can be applied to Google’s own figures. This is not perfect for several reasons. First, comScore only measures searches in the United States, not worldwide. Globally, growth might be much different. Second, comScore only measures desktop…

    Danny Sullivan/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 28 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- 27 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- 23 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?

    … for digital products, is how people use technology. Knowing whether your customers are likely to be found on Google, Bing or Yahoo should drive where you spend your SEO and PPC budgets. Additionally, a world that has Google as the monopolistic player is very different from one where there are alternatives and a constant change in market share…

    Eli Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 27 readers -
  • Google Controls 65 Percent Of Search, Bing 33 Percent — [comScore]

    In the simplest terms, the world of organic search is roughly two-thirds Google, one third Bing. Those are the July 2015 “powered by” numbers provided by comScore for the US search market. In terms of non-network share, Bing saw a tiny 0.1 percent gain and so did Ask. Google was flat with 64 percent, unchanged for the past three months. Yet Google’s market share is down from 67.

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Land- 34 readers -
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