Steve Willis

June Search Market Share Update: MSN still up without ClubLive

There’s been a lot of discussion out there about the spike seen from Live this month. As I said in the original post, this only matters if Microsoft can turn this traffic into actual search users. I was curious to see what the numbers would look like if I eliminated the searches originating from the Live Search Club, and this is what I got for the market share: And the

June Search Market Share: Big Surprise from MSN

Our readers have had several questions regarding the June Search Share, specifically MSN/Live’s increase and we have posted an update, showing the numbers without the ClubLive traffic. Check it out! Google finally has a competitor join it in the (until now) exclusive, positive-year-over-year-growth club. MSN/Live increased their query volume by 67% from May, and 48% from a year ago. Search volume was up all across the board in June and

Walls of CBS Come Tumbling Down Under 20 Tons of Peanuts

I’ll admit it, I’m a fan of Jericho, the post apocalyptic serial drama from CBS. The acting was bad, the dialog was marginal, and the plotlines required your disbelief to be more than simply suspended… you had to take it out back and shoot it. But the idea was great; that was enough to get me watching in the beginning. That initial curiosity combined with interesting characters and compelling drama