All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Experian Hitwise’

Black Friday Saw Online Retail Traffic Jump 60% Year-Over-Year

As previously reported, this year’s Black Friday was a record one for e-commerce, having surpassed a billion dollars in spending, according to comScore. Experian Hitwise has also released some data, indicating that Black Friday online retail traffic in the U.S. increased 60% in 2012 copmared to last year, as the top 500 retail sites received over 179 million total U.S. …

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Online Retail Is Ridiculously Strong This Year

Online spending in the U.S. reached an incredible new high on Cyber Monday, hitting $1.46 Billion for the day, according to comScore. This is the heaviest day of online spending in U.S. history, and follows a record Black Friday for e-commerce. $16.4 billion has been spent online, this holiday season so far (starting from the beginning of November), according to …

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Google Sees Lowest Search Market Share In 5 Years In UK [Report]

Experian Hitwise has released new data about the search market in the UK, indicating that Google’s share has fallen below 90% in the country. Google’s market share for the month was 89.33%. That’s the first time in as much as five years that Google has dropped below 90% in the United Kingdom, according to the firm. Here’s a look at …

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Bing Search Climbs 5% Year-Over-Year, Google Slips

The Bing-Yahoo tag-team continues to chip away at Google’s dominance in search, according to the latest report from Experian Hitwise, while Google has slipped a little yet still maintains a commanding grip on its overal dominance among search engines. Combined, however, Bing-powered search and google.com account for 93.14% of all searches conducted in the United States. Although the share of …

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Conflicting Report Shows Google Sinking, Yahoo! Rising

Earlier today, comScore numbers were leaked showing that both Google and Bing were rising slightly in market share at the combined expense of Yahoo! Now, Experian Marketing Services, a different digital information marketer, has released April search engine market share numbers that contradict that notion. Experian has Google actually losing 3.4 % of the search market share over the course …

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Fact: UK Internet Users Actually Pronounce “Search” As “Google”

Experian Hitwise pointed out yesterday that UK internet users’ visits to search engines is sustaining a massive growth rate. Year-on-year, there was an 8.7% increase in visits to search engines when comparing February 2012 and February 2011 and the trend appears to set to continue next month. One thing I immediately noticed about the visits to search engines in the …

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Mitt Romney To Win Florida If We Go By Site Traffic

At this point, political pundits seems to think that the Florida Primary race is too close to call. The common belief is that either Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich will come in first, with Paul and Santorum somewhere behind that. Experian Hitwise has some interesting information concerning the candidates, but whether or not it could actually predict the primary winner …

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Google+ Traffic Booms But No One Can Agree On How Much

I’m pretty sure that nobody knows exactly how much Google+ has. Last month GlobalWebIndex said there were over 150 million users. Other reports indicate a more modest estimate of 62 million users. Statistician and founder of Ancestry.com Paul Allen forecasts that Google+ will reach 85.2 million by February 1. But wait, didn’t Google+ already have almost twice that number? So …

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