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Alert – most referrals from Bing/Live/MSN are BOGUS

If you’re using a web analytics such as Google Analytics, you can view a report telling you how many of your site’s visitors came from each search engine. Unfortunately, Microsoft’s search engine crawler (MSNBOT) is not representing itself as a … Continue reading

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A Lump of Coal for Yahoo?

Compete.com’s November search engine market share has been released and Yahoo has dipped below 20%. Live / MSN and Yahoo continue their downward crawl (as opposed to fall) on the way to oblivion. Read more.

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Google market share grows again

The latest report on search engine market share from Compete.com shows Google continuing to take market share from their competitors (if you can really call them that). The big loser was MSN which seems to seem close to reaching the … Continue reading

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May search engine market share report: all about Google

The rich just keep getting richer: According to Compete.com Google has increased its share of the search engine market compared to both April 2008 and May 2007. High rankings in Google for your website continue to be the #1 thing … Continue reading

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Nielsen: Google still #1

Clients ask me from time to time: Is Google still #1? The answer continues to be yes, and by a decent margin, according to Nielsen / Netratings. Google leads in user loyalty with a retention rate of 79%, followed by … Continue reading

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Top Services vary for Google, MSN, and Yahoo

It appears that web surfers use different websites for different activities. On Google, search is the #1 activity of visitors, while it’s e-mail on MSN and Yahoo. In fact, on Google, search is the #1 activity by a wide margin … Continue reading

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