Average Search CPC Data by Category for November 2008

  |  January 6, 2009   |  Comments

Cost-per-click data by vertical category in search in the U.S.

A look at the average CPC (define) in search by vertical in the U.S. for November 2008, compared to the prior month. Data and research are provided by Efficient Frontier. "Total finance" includes auto finance, banking, credit, financial information, insurance, lending, and mortgage. Each vertical contains data from multiple advertisers.

U.S. Average Search CPC by Category, October and November, 2008
Category CPC November ($) CPC October ($) Change (%)
Automotive 0.48 0.51 -6
Dating 0.33 0.40 -18
Insurance 11.61 11.40 2
Mortgage 2.23 2.93 -24
Retail 0.49 0.44 11
Total finance 1.67 1.64 2
Travel 0.61 0.64 -5
Source: Efficient Frontier 2009


Enid Burns

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