Google: 65 or 66 % market share, depending on who you ask

18 Nov 2009

Of the more than 10 billion online searches Nielsen Company said were conducted in October, 2009, Google was used for well over 6 billion of them, putting the search behemoth well out in front of competitors, as usual. Yahoo came in second with 15.4 percent, according to Nielsen’s report.

Here are the Neilsen numbers:

Google Search     6,759,395…….66.1%

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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.