Factoid: Search Engine Market Share
Ian Lurie Nov 9 2006
In case you’re wondering:
Google gets 44.1% of all searches right now. That’s up 7% over last year.
Yahoo gets 28.7%. Down 1%.
MSN gets 12.5%, down 3%.
AOL gets 5.6%. Ask.com gets another 5.5%.
All other search engines on earth fight over the remaining 3.6% of available search traffic.
So if anyone ever calls you telling you they’ll ‘register’ you with ‘2,000 search engines’, scream foul and run…
(stats are from comScore qSearch)
Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent Inc. He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Forbes.com and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, SIC and ad:Tech. Follow him on Twitter at portentint. He also just published a book about strategy for services businesses: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle. Read More