Hitwise: Google Search Share Grew, Back at 72%

Jun 22, 2010 • 8:11 am | comments (1) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Search Engine Industry News

Hitwise released the May 2010 Search Market Share report claiming Google's search share grew 1% from April, bringing them back up to 72% of share on search queries.

Here are the charts:

Hitwise Search Share

By Industry:

Hitwise Search Share

By Query Length:

Hitwise Search Share

As Matt notes, take it with a grain of salt.

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06/23/2010 11:24 am

On one hand it is dangerous for competition when one player has such a significant market share. On the other hand though, as a small business it is so easy to know where to focus my energies, saving me time and money. I guess a slightly more balanced split might be the healthiest option?

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