Top Ten Search Engines - Top 10 SEs

Below is a listing of the top 10 search engines in the United States. These listings are displayed in ranking order for the top 5 search engines and alphabetical order for 2nd tier search engines along with links to their FAQ's and Add/Submit URI pages.

Last modified: 2008-04-07
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Search Engine Statistics - What Market Share?

2008 April: According to 2008 March figures from Hitwise...

1. Google has the largest market share of U.S. based web searches at 67%
* 2008 February 66.44%
* 2008 January 65.98%
* 2007 December 65.98%
* 2007 November 65.10%
* 2007 October 64.49%
* 2007 September 63.55%
* 2006 October 60.94%

2. Yahoo is second with a market share of 20%
* 2008 February 20.59%
* 2008 January 20.94%
* 2007 December 20.88%
* 2007 November 21.21%
* 2007 October 21.65%
* 2007 September 22.55%
* 2006 October 22.34%

3. MSN is third with a market share of 7%
* 2008 February 6.95%
* 2008 January 6.90%
* 2007 December 7.04%
* 2007 November 7.09%
* 2007 October 7.42%
* 2007 September 7.83%
* 2006 October 10.72%

4. Ask is fourth with a market share of 4%
* 2008 February 4.16%
* 2008 January 4.21%
* 2007 December 4.14%
* 2007 November 4.63%
* 2007 October 4.76%
* 2007 September 4.32%
* 2006 October 4.34%

Sunday, June 29, 2008

How to Milk the Most Traffic from Search Engines with Web Content

If you want to make your website more search engine friendly, give the search engines what they want the most: fresh content. Although SEO methods are helpful when trying to achieve top search engine rankings, search engine algorithms will eventually change. In this way, SEO is fundamentally limited.

Websites which command the most high-quality content will always be at the top of the search results. The reason is simple: search engines need your content rich websites.

If you think about it, without content to crawl, search engines would be entirely useless. If you went to search for a term, they simply wouldn't have any content to compare your search term with. Consequently, there would be no search results. Search engines need your quality content, and are willing to reward you with visitors for it.

It's not impossible to get a piece the huge amount of visitors Google sends to websites everyday, you just need the quality content first.

Google has a habit of putting the best content in the top search results. Test this for yourself, choose any popular term and search on it. The websites with well written fact filled info are always found at the top of the results. This can easily be seen for yourself, search any popular term and you will notice pages with the best content always dominate the top of the list.

Search engines and quality content have a strong partnership. It's important that your website commands the quality content so that search engines can fulfill their end of the bargain: sending your website traffic.

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