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May 2011 Search Market Share Report

Search query volume across the 5 engines picked up slightly in May (up 2.5% from April), driving small shifts in search market share. Google’s share of the search market declined by 0.2ppts, although its query volume increased by 2.3%. While Microsoft’s share of the search market declined by 0.1ppt, the growth of Yahoo! by 0.5ppts resulted in an increase for Bing Powered engines M-O-M. Yahoo! experienced the largest growth in

Digital CMO Series – The Connection Project

The Compete Digital CMO Series is back! Over the next few months we will be sharing with you fresh insights, interviews and videos – from industry leaders who are navigating the new digital economy and successfully winning the hearts, minds and wallet share of today’s digitally connected consumers. At the Digital CMO Summit we spoke a lot about the importance of making connections. From building personal connections, to connecting data

March 2011 Search Market Share Report

Search activity picked up in March, with a 9.2% MOM increase in total query volume across the engines and all 5 engines experiencing query volume growth. Bing continues to gain share of the market, capturing 17.5% of web queries in March.  Among the top 3 engines, it experienced the highest MOM query volume increase of 12.6%. Yahoo! also gained 0.3ppts in share this month, bringing the total share of Bing

December 2010 Search Market Report

Search activity across the 5 engines saw more activity in December, with a 1.3% increase in overall query volume from November. The trends we have been reporting over the past few months continue in December, with Google losing share to both Bing and Yahoo! Bing Powered engines (including both Bing and Yahoo!) as a whole grew 4.1% MOM in query volume, driving its total market share up by 0.8ppt.  Bing

AOL and Bebo – a sad tale told in data

AOL purchased Bebo, then a hot social network, for $850 million in March, 2008, with the hope of competing with Facebook. Sadly that was not to be. June 17th the story came to an end as Bebo was sold for somewhere between $2.5m and $10m to a private equity group. Of course, none of this was really news to Compete subscribers who have seen the clear trend in Bebo’s numbers