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Bing Shopping Shows Impressive Growth Since Launch

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Hitwise is sharing some information about how well Bing Shopping is doing. They have compared its performance from the week ending June 6th, just after its launch to its performance for the week ending August 8.

In that time, Bing Shopping has increased by 169%, according to the information supplied by Heather Dougherty of Hitwise. Bing Shopping entered the firm’s category of Comparison Shopping Tools at number 8, with 4% of visits within the category. Last week, it reached 4th place with 11%. 

Hitwise Bing Shopping info

"Nearly 30% of the traffic to Bing Shopping was referred from Bing (18.32%) and MSN (11.34%) last week," explains Dougherty. "Of the visitors to Bing Shopping referred from Bing, 66.81% were new visitors to the website (have not visited in the past 30 days) and 49.88% from MSN were new. Additionally, 5.86% of visitors were from Google (75.01% new) and another 3.54% were from Yahoo! Search (68.41% new)."

Amazon, eBay, and Buy.com were the most visited retailers following Bing Shopping. Here’s Hitwise’s look at the upstream and downstream clicks:

Hitwise Bing Shopping info

Hitwise Bing Shopping info

This week, Bing began its "double saving" days, which allow Bing users to get twice the amount of money back as they usually do in the cashback program, until the end of the month (unless Microsoft decides to cut it off early).

Bing Shopping Shows Impressive Growth Since Launch
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  • http://es.daxii.com Preguntas

    Yes, bing is good but still not as powerful as google, my website has 500000 pages in gg but only 2 in bing, and it’s a very old and popular website.

  • http://www.scaffold-tower.co.uk Scaffold Tower

    Yes,
    I’m not too sure about Bing yet either, I just can’t imagine Google users swapping for something else, and many of my sites don’t appear in Bing either.

    Not convinced here.

  • http://www.Tribal-Sports-Wear.net Blank Wholesale Apparel Club

    I cannot comment on whether bing will extremely successful or not so much. Though I do know, since the launch of Bing.com and Bing Shopping my placement is ranked better than in google and has become our #3 source of web traffic search referrals for our blank apparel and hanes beefy-t’s. So what they are doing seems to be working.

  • http://aquazullauderdalebythesea.com Michael

    I now use bing more than google. I really like the search results and the fabulous pictures bing shows when first going to there site. Also Im tired of google being the top dog.

  • http://www.medicaresupplementinsurance.me/ Medicare Supplement

    I’m cheerleading for Bing or any search engine that gives Google a run for it’s money. I’m uncomfortable with Google taking such a large market share. Plus, I’ve seen Google become more selfish. What happened to “do no evil” that used to be written on their website. I can’t find it anywhere.

    I’m a search engine optimization specialist, so I use Google more than anything else because I have to.

    Glen Woodfin

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    “Amazon, eBay, and Buy.com were the most visited retailers following Bing Shopping.” That’s a lot of buyers.

  • http://www.lexolutionit.com Maneet Puri

    Kudos to Bing! It has certainly come a long way since its launch. Its not easy (more like impossible) to overthrow the search engine giant Google from the #1 position but I can see that Bing is slowly closing in the gap.

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    Bing is great. Most of the changes we have been seeing from google is because of Bing. Its about time we saw some competition. I hope we continue to see Bing grow.

  • http://www.piercedandmodified.co.uk Belly Bars

    Anything that encourages people to Bing is a good thing, in my view.

    Next task – loosening eBay and Amazon’s death grip on online shopping! lol

  • http://www.bikeshopcastlehill.com.au Home Solar Power Systems

    Hats off to Bing. It’s really a big thing to compete with Amazon, eBay who are big shots in shopping. But, Bing really made it and no wonders one day it could overtake Google in shopping

  • http://www.pierceoff.co.uk Sam

    I am pleased to hear Bing doing well. I am feed up with the Google only internet. I work mainly through yahoo but alot of people I know use Bing.