Local Search Gaining Popularity

Sep 29, 2006 | 2,226 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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According to the study conducted by comScore, more and more Internet users in America are resorting to online local search. The study shows, in July about 63 percent Internet users browsed the web for local search. About  30 and 29 percent  of local searchers visited Google and Yahoo! Sites respectively while Microsoft sites attracted about 12 percent  local searchers and  Time Warner Network about 7 percent.  Jack Flanagan, executive vice president of comScore Media Metrix said:
 “Local search is experiencing strong growth as more consumers adapt to the 'always on' nature of their broadband connection, which enables them to quickly find information on local businesses. With approximately 849 million local searches conducted by Americans in July, local advertisers have a sizable market that can be reached through leading search sites."

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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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