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
  • Yandex opens its content recommendations platform to all publishers

    … Russian search giant Yandex is creating a new publishing platform that lets content creators of all sizes — from media companies to “ordinary users” — post directly to its Yandex Zen content recommendations feed. Zen, which launched in 2015, uses artificial intelligence to suggest content to each user. It’s integrated into Yandex’s mobile app…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Landin Content- 18 readers -
  • Yandex reports 22% YoY increase in revenue for Q4 2016

    … Yandex earned $364.7 million – or, 22.1 billion Rubels – during the last quarter of 2016. According to its recently released Q4 2016 earnings report, the Russian search engine saw a 22 percent year-over-year increase in revenue compared to Q4 2015. For the year, Yandex brought in $1.2 billion in revenue (RUB 75.9B), up 27 percent over 2017…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 30 readers -
  • 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. As most…

    State of Digitalin SEO- 29 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- 12 readers -
  • The complete beginner’s guide to Schema.org markup

    … Do you know how to speak ‘search engine’? If there ever was a universal language for communicating with search engines, Schema.org is probably it. What is Schema.org, you ask? Before I answer that question, first I need to explain what structured data is. In its simplest sense, structured data is information formatted in a way that can…

    Search Engine Watch- 24 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- 12 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- 37 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- 25 readers -
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