Google Remains The Top Search Engine

Nov 21, 2006 | 1,776 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Nielsen//Netratings has released data for the month of October. The top search engines are ranked for share of total searches, number of searches and percentage of growth.

Google retains its position as the top search engine in U.S. It commands a share of searches which more than double when compared to Yahoo!, the distant second and more than five times of MSN, which is in the single digits here.

The stats are as follows:

                                                         Searches                     YOY                     Share of
Provider                                           (000)                          Growth                  Searches
                                           
Google Search                               3,022,326                   23%                      49.6%
                                       
Yahoo! Search                                1,456,269                  30%                       23.9%
                                            
MSN/Windows Live Search          538,594                     -8%                        8.8%
                                             
AOL Search                                     375,045                     1.9%                      6.2%
                                           
Ask.com Search                             168,076                      25%                      2.8%

See the report here.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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