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More and more people use 2 word phrases instead of 3 and 1 phrases in search engines according to OneStat.com

Amsterdam - June 16, 2008 - OneStat.com ( www.onestat.com ),the number one provider of real-time intelligence web analytics, today reported that most people use 2 word phrases in search engines. Of all the search queries world wide, 33.65 percent of the people use 2 word phrases, 26.27 percent use 3 word phrases and 15.52 percent use 1 word phrase.

There has been an increase in 2 word phrase queries since October 2007. The percentage of users who used a 2 word phrase query in October was 31.91%, and for May 33.65%. There has been an increase of 1.74% in this period. The one word phrase queries have increased 0.3% and the 3 word phrase queries have reduced 0.75%. The numbers show that people are using larger search phrases, every search query above 6 words has increased since October.

"Search engines like Google, MSN and Yahoo can drive a lot of traffic to a web site. It is important that a webmaster or SEO expert knows what kind of search phrases they have to use to drive more traffic to a site. Our software is the ultimate solution to measure search phrases and search phrases by search engine. Each webmaster or SEO expert can analyse what kind of search engines the visitors use to find a web site," said Niels Brinkman, co-founder of OneStat.com.

The 10 most used numbers of word phrases compared to October 2007 in search engines on the web are:



#Words June 2008 October 2007
1 15.52% 15.22%
2 33.65% 31.91%
3 26.27% 27.02%
4 13.81% 14.75%
5 6.13% 6.49%
6 2.61% 2.68%
7 1.14% 1.12%
8 0.51% 0.48%
9 0.24% 0.22%
10 0.12% 0.11%

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OneStat.com is one of the largest providers of real-time intelligence web analytics with 75.000 subscribers in more than 100 countries.

Methodology: Data collected from OneStat.com's web analytics services. A global usage share of xx percent for search phrase Y means that xx percent of the visitors of Internet users arrived at sites that are using one of the services by using the particular number of search phrases 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.

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