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February 15, 2016

February 14, 2016

10 advanced Bing search operators


Along with Google,Bing also allows a host of  quick search  search operators  and hacks to derive the most relevant search result. These SERP results  are difficult to find with conventional search operators
Here are  the top 10 Bing Operators to makes your search easier and  find sites which  you probably cannot find even  in vertical or visual search engines To read the  entire Bing Search Operators. Click on the link below

Operator : linkfromdomain : find all pages  the given domain has links to 
SEO application : find the most relevant and popular sites  your competitor links

Operator : contains
SEO application : find pages linking to a specific document type ( pdf,xls,)
Example:contains:pdf seo

Operator IP :IP  restricted search, shows sites sharing the common IP
SEO application : Helps you find if  your inbound links, are  from sites  having the  same IP address
example :ip:

Operator : inbody:
SEO application : find pages that has most “relevant optimized body  text”
example :inbody:online marketing

Operator :Location:/loc:location specific search ,
SEO application:helpful during local search
example :seo loc :Austin

Operator :feed
SEO application : Finds keyword and narrows search results to terms contained in the feed
example : hasfeed:seo

Operator :hasfeed:
SEO application :narrows search results to pages linking to feeds which has necessary keywords

May 7, 2015

47% of google’s search traffic comes from mobile

Mobile share  in US Organic  search engine traffic 

With more than 75% smartphone penetration  in US , mobile now accounts for 45% of online search traffic , searches from mobile  forms 45% share of US organic search traffic in Q1,
The iPhone (18%) and iPad (12%) alone contributed a combined 30% of organic search traffic, per the report, more than double the share (13%) from Android devices.
While mobile search search traffic  grew by 54%YoY,in Q1, desktop search traffic rose by 14%  According to google 47% of  its search traffic now comes from mobile

June 4, 2014

US Online Search Marketshare vs Unique Search Queries

Google leads with highest 65% search marketshare in US , Bing is  18.3%

This  data by statistic shows the market share of search engines in the United States, from 2008 onwards  to  April 2014 by share of search queries. In January 2014, Microsoft’s Bing  handled 18.3% and in April this was upto 20%  of all search queries in the United States. Google  continues to be the undaunted and unchallenged Leader with over 65% of search marketshare this year .During the same period of time, Yahoo had a search market share of 10.4% down from 20% in 2011..
US Search Market  and unique searches across  big 3

This statistic shows the number of core search queries processed by the top four online search engines in the United States as of April 2014. During that month, Yahoo processed 1.86 billion search queries and market leader Google processed 12.58 billion search queries.

September 26, 2013

Top 3 Social Media Sites with Highest Penetration

The social audience is growing across networks and countries. That is the takeaway from GlobalWebIndex’s “Stream Social: Quarterly Social Platforms Update.” The study found that Facebook remained the No. 1 social network worldwide, with just over half of internet users logging on to the site at least once a month in Q1 2013.
eMarketer puts worldwide Facebook penetration slightly higher, expected to reach 60% of internet users this year
Read more at emarketer

February 26, 2013

Microsoft’s Bing now has 16% Search Marketshare in US,

Nearly 19.5 billion explicit core searches were conducted in January (up 11 percent), with Google Sites ranking first with 13.1 billion (up 11 percent). Microsoft Sites ranked second with 3.2 billion searches (up 12 percent), followed by Yahoo! Sites with 2.3 billion (up 9 percent), Ask Network with 536 million and AOL, Inc. with 331 million (up 7 percent

Google remains the strong leader in the U.S. core search market, accounting for 2 out of every 3 searches – up less than a percentage point in the pastyear. Microsoft Bing had the most significant share gain in 2012, increasing 1.2 percentage points to 16.3 percent to extend its lead on #3 Yahoo! at 12.2% . Ask Network remains fourth at 3 percent (up 0.1%), while AOL rounded out the list at 1.8% up 0.2 %

December 4, 2012

Search Marketing Spends in 2012: US vs UK vs Germany

Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Search Engine Market Share

Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Search Engine Market Share

In times of economic uncertainty and budget cuts across departments, Internet Advertising seems to be the only medium which has seen a health growth across categories.The latest research data from Adobe shows that Brands have started moving their Marketing Budgets across search marketing.

Search Marketing, or Paid Search continues to remain the fastest growing digital marketing tools,with US and UK along with Germany growing at more than 15%.

In Q3 2012, search continued to grow in the U.S., U.K., and Germany. Growth continued in these countries despite economic uncertainty, demonstrating the stability and importance of search for digital marketers. 

Increases in ROI continue to drive this growth trend.While  U.S. search spend grew 11% over the prior year, while ROI improved by 26%. Search spend in the U.K. and Germany grew 36% and 25% year over year (YoY), respectively. 

September 10, 2012

New Kindle Fire Devices to Have Bing as Default Search Engine

It was a sweet victory for Microsoft as Amazon’s  new kindle has Bing as its  its new default search engine and Amazon has   a tie up  to make Bing the default search engine on the e-tailer’s new batch of Kindle Fire devices. However you can change its settings , so as to change to other search provider ( Google /Yahoo)

All text you enter in Amazon Silks address bar is sent to a default search engine. The initial default search engine is selected by Amazon Silk, and we may change the default search engine in the future without notice to you,” Amazon states. “If you would like, you may choose to use a different search provider s your default search engine.”

The new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Paperwhite  devices’ Silk browser,also has some other new things in store, compared to the previous version.
The latest version of Silk has improved page load speeds, improved HTML5 support, and some UI changes. Here’s what it looks like:It also comes with a new Trending Now feature, which will direct users to popular pages around the web. 
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October 14, 2011

Bing Grabs 28% Search Market,Google’s Marketshare at 66%


Experian® Hitwise®,
a part of Experian Marketing Services, announced today that Google accounted for 66.12 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending Oct. 1, 2011. The combined Bing-powered search comprised 28.07 percent of searches for the month, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 15.27 percent and 12.80 percent, respectively. The remaining 66 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis report accounted for 5.81 percent of U.S. searches.


Longer search queries of eight or more words increase 3 percent in September 2011

Search queries of eight or more words increased 3 percent from August 2011 to September 2011. Longer search queries — those averaging five to eight words or more — were flat from August 2011 to September 2011. One-word searches comprised the majority of searches, amounting to 26.45 percent of all queries. Shorter search queries — one to four words — were flat from August 2011 to September 2011.