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Monday, September 21, 2009

Bing Now Captures 10% of Searches, Ready to Overtake Yahoo!

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The latest search figures have been released by Nielsen, and its more good news for Bing. According to their data for August 2009, Bing now captures a total of 10.7% of all U.S. searches. This strong figure also makes Bing the fastest growing top 10 search engine with an increase of 22.1% month-over-month for August.

While it’s all good news for Bing, the same can’t be said for Yahoo! with their search share declining 4.2% to a total of only 16% of U.S. searches. The full figures can be found below:


With the growing importance of Bing, website owners need to ensure they are claiming their share of Bing’s search traffic. Below are some of our recent tips to get you started:

Matthew Elshaw Matt is a marketing professional at, an international search marketing firm. Matt's passion for online marketing began at university and has proved invaluable in steering product development and marketing initiatives at the company. Matt is a regular contributor to the ineedhits search marketing blog.

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