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Search engine war: Yahoo is back according to OneStat.com
Amsterdam - January 27 2003 - OneStat.com ( http://www.onestat.com ), the number one provider of real-time intelligence web analytics, today reported that Yahoo is back in the search engine war. Yahoo's global usage share has risen from 20.6 percent to 22.1 percent the last 2 months. Yahoo's global usage share has not reached such an all time high since April 2002.
While the global usage share of Yahoo increased, the global usage share of Google, the most popular search engine on the web, remains stable. Google's global usage share has decreased 0.4 percent the last 2 months. Google's global usage share is 54.7 percent at the moment.
"Search engines like Yahoo and Google can drive a lot of traffic to a website. Our software is the ultimate solution to measure traffic from search engines to a website. Each website owner can analyse what kind of search engines & keywords the visitors use to find a website," said Niels Brinkman, co-founder of OneStat.com.
The 7 largest search engines on the web are:
|3. MSN Search||9.5%|
|4. AOL Search||3.7%|
|5. Terra Lycos||2.8%|
All numbers are an average of the last 2 months. OneStat.com is the number one provider of real-time website analysis software in the world. Our superior technology powers thousands of websites in different countries all over the world. With our accurate, detailed & reliable reports we will be able to answer questions about visitor behaviour, site performance and retention.
The OneStat.com solutions provide executives, marketers and webmasters with answers to critical e-business questions such as:
- Who is visiting my web site?
- How many pageviews, visits (sessions) and visitors are coming on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or yearly basis?
- What content, products, and services do my visitors prefer?
- How many visitors return to the website and how often?
- What kind of search engine do they use?
- What kind of technology do your visitors use to view the web site?
- How much time do they spent on the website?
OneStat.com has the intention to become the number one and largest pan-European provider of real-time website analysis software. The web analytics ASP market totalled $49 million in 2000 and could be worth over $700 million in 2004, according to research agencies.
Methodology: A global usage share of xx percent for search engine Y means that xx percent of the visitors of Internet users arrived at sites that are using one of OneStat.com's services by using search engine Y. All numbers mentioned in the research are averages and all measurements are normalised to the GMT timezone. Research is based on a sample of 2 million visitors divided into 20,000 visitors of 100 countries each day.