Yandex

Yandex (Russian: Яндекс) is a Russian Internet company which operates the largest search engine in Russia with about 60% market share in that country. It also develops a number of Internet-based services and products. Yandex ranked as the 4th largest search engine worldwide, based on information from Comscore.com, with more than 150 million searches per day as of April 2012, and more than 50.5 million visitors (all company's services) daily as of February 2013. The company's mission is to provide answers to any questions users have or think about (explicit or implicit).
Posts about Yandex
    • New AI Based Yandex Search Algorithm Palekh

      Yandex recently announced its new search algorithm Palekh, which improves how Yandex understands the meaning behind every search query by using its deep neural networks as a ranking factor among others. Ultimately, the new algorithm helps Yandex improve its search results across the board but especially for long-tail search queries.

      State of Digitalin SEO- 15 readers -
  • Yandex reports a 30% YoY increase in revenue at $280.7M for Q2 2016

    … Yandex announced $280.7 million (RUB 18.0 billion) in revenue for Q2 2016 – a 30 percent increase compared to Q2 2015. Russia’s largest search engine didn’t see much change in its search market share between the first and second quarters of this year, averaging 57.6 percent in Q1 and 57.0 percent in Q2. Yandex did see a seven percent jump…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Marketing Land- 9 readers -
  • The complete beginner’s guide to Schema.org markup

    … respects, which all add up to a ranking increase. In other words: smart webmasters mark up their websites with Schema.org. In this guide I’m going to look at how to use three types of markup with Schema: microdata, RDFa and JSON-LD. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, and it’s really a matter of choice as to which one you implement. Jump…

    Search Engine Watch- 12 readers -
  • Yandex reports a 34% YoY increase in revenue for Q1 2016 earnings

    … Russian search engine Yandex released its Q1 2016 earnings report yesterday, announcing $243.7 million (RUB 16.5 billion) in revenue for the quarter – an impressive 34 percent increase over Q1 2015. Search queries for the site were up seven percent year-over-year for the quarter. Yandex’s share of the Russian search market saw a very slight…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Marketing Land- 11 readers -
  • The dangers of ‘Googlizing’ your site

    … By optimizing your website for Google, you could be sabotaging your site for Baidu in China and Yandex in Russia and Eastern Europe. It is an undeniable fact that Google has the largest search market footprint in the world. As a result, there is an endless supply of resources and information about how to optimize search for Google. As such, I…

    Motoko Hunt/ Search Engine Watchin Paid Search- 13 readers -
  • Say goodbye to Google: 14 alternative search engines

    … as it pulls in and ‘curates’ results from various different engines including Google, Yandex and Yahoo, but removes all the ads. Vimeo Of course if you’re going to give up Google, then you’ll also have to give up YouTube, which can be a terrifying prospect. But there is an alternative. And a pretty good one at that… Vimeo. The professional’s choice…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watchin Paid Search Google- 18 readers -
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