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Search Engine Market Share for April 2012

Internet Marketing May 14th, 2012


Search Engine Market Share April 2012

Google Holds Steady as Top Performer, but is Down Year Over Year

Google held its position as did the other major search engines Yahoo! and Bing. The Chinese search engine Baidu saw a gain of ~1%. Stats provided by Net Market Share.

Google Maintains Dominance for Yet Another Month

Google has made a recovery from its February 2012 slump and remains comfortably ahead of the pack at ~79% desktop search engine market share.

Yahoo! Remains #2 Among English Search Engines

Yahoo! is up over 1% since its yearly low of 5.55% in December 2011, but still remains a distant second behind Google.

Bing Fails to Crack the 5% Mark Yet Again

Bing seems to hover around the 4% mark each month. They’re up 0.69% since last year but continue to trail Yahoo! and of course, Google.

Baidu Dominates China; Garners 7.71% Worldwide Market Share

Chinese search engine Baidu continues to carve a chunk out of worldwide search engine market share as the country’s online population expands.

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Steve is an industry recognized SEO expert who has been published in Moz. He is an audiophile and loves all things internet marketing. Steve enjoys working on the conceptual side of SEO.

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