Search Analytics

Quick Tips: Search Analytics Keyword Data Table

This quick tip will overview Compete PRO’s Keyword Table.  The Compete PRO interface offers definitions and supplemental context that are accessible by clicking on the question marks next to each term. Keyword - is the phrase or term an actual user entered and searched for on one of the five major search engines. Search Referrals Share – is the share of total search traffic (90 day moving average) generated to this

July 2012 US Search Market Share Report: Bing grows, Google down. AOL and Yahoo! remain flat

The recent share trends between the two largest search engines continued this month. Google’s share declined by 0.2ppts from June to July, while Bing picked up that share. Both Yahoo!’s and AOL’s share remained flat M-O-M. Google Powered now represents 66% of the market and Bing Powered has over a third of the US web search market at 34%. When looking at Y-O-Y query volumes, Google’s core search query volume

June 2012 US Search Market Share Report: Bing grows, Google down, continues trend seen over last 12 months

There were smaller changes in market share this month, with overall query volume slowing down for the first month of summer. Google’s share declined by 0.2ppts from May to June, while Bing and AOL each picked up 0.1ppt in their share. Yahoo!’s share remained flat M-O-M. Google Powered now represents 66.2% of the market and Bing Powered has over a third of the US web search market at 33.8%. Bing’s

Quick Tip: Search Referral Share in Search Analytics Comparisons

Understanding competitor paid and natural search strategies can prove to be hugely beneficial for your brand. Uncover patterns in increased search spend in your competitive set, and what that does to overall search volumes and ultimately, loyalty and engagement. When you do a search analytics domain comparison report, you can quickly and easily see the charted difference in volume of search referrals between two domains. Additionally, you can use our

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

Gulf Media Attention Spills Out Weekly

Since it began on April 20th, the tragic Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill has consistently made headlines each week. Whether it is an updated prognosis on the effects of the spill or another failed containment attempt, the media has reserved front-page real estate for the BP spill. On May 11th Compete wrote about the effects of the spill on the reach of target sites, but is the general public still interested?

Compete Two-For-One Credit Sale: Happy "Presentine's" day!

We wanted to offer our readers a promotion earlier this month, but with Valentine’s day rolling into a long weekend, the timing didn’t make sense. So now, in celebration of BOTH holidays, Compete wants to help you maintain a strong relationship with the one’s you know, and love: Washington, Lincoln, Hamilton, Jackson… heck let’s even throw (non-president) Franklin into the mix! If you’ve been holding out to buy credits at

Double Your Credits With Compete's Two-for-Tuesday Sale

Our members have spoken, and they love deals! From now until 11:59 PM on Wednesday January 23rd, Compete.com is doubling the total number of credits in our standard, plus, and premium credit packages. If you missed the sale last time, make sure to take advantage of this rare opportunity! Need more info? The table below has all the answers. This offer lets you really ramp up your Search Marketing Research