Microsoft's Bing search engine grew its share of U.S. searches in November slightly as others fell.
Microsoft's Bing search engine continued to grow its share of U.S. searches in November, enjoying a 0.3 percentage point increase versus October, according to data from comScore. That gain appears to have come at the expense of Google, Yahoo, and AOL, all of which saw 0.1 percentage point reductions.
Though that growth is by no means exponential, Microsoft has been consistently growing its market share over the past year, accounting for 11.8 percent of searches in November 2010 versus 10.3 percent during the same month in 2009, and 11.1 percent of searches in August.
|Explicit Core Share* of U.S. Searches Among Leading Providers, November 2010 vs October 2010|
|Share of Searches (%)|
|Domain||October 2010||November 2010||
Note: Data is based on the five major search engines including partner searches and cross-channel searches. Searches for mapping, local directory, and user-generated video sites that are not on the core domain of the five search engines are not included in the core search numbers.
*Excludes contextually driven searches that do not reflect specific user intent to interact with search results.
|Source: comScore 2010|
On the heels of a fantastic event in New York City, ClickZ Live is taking the fun and learning to Toronto, June 23-25. With over 15 years' experience delivering industry-leading events, ClickZ Live offers an action-packed, educationally-focused agenda covering all aspects of digital marketing. Register today!
Jack Marshall was a staff writer and stats editor for ClickZ News from 2007 until August 2011.
Hong Kong, May 5-6, 2015
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce
This Magic Quadrant examines leading digital commerce platforms that enable organizations to build digital commerce sites. These commerce platforms facilitate purchasing transactions over the Web, and support the creation and continuing development of an online relationship with a consumer.
Paid Search in the Mobile Era
Google reports that paid search ads are currently driving 40+ million calls per month. Cost per click is increasing, paid search budgets are growing, and mobile continues to dominate. It's time to revamp old search strategies, reimagine stale best practices, and add new layers data to your analytics.
May 6, 2015
12:00pm ET/9:00am PT