Google vs. Bing – Bing Surpasses Yahoo!
It took less than 1 week – for Microsoft’s new search engine, Bing, to surpass Yahoo! and become the #2 search engine in the U.S. and worldwide.
A report from StatCounter Global Stats, also states that Bing seized a little market share (5.62%) from rival search engines, Google and Yahoo!. While Google still dominates the U.S. search engine market with a 71.47% share, Bing grabbed 16.28% and Yahoo came in third with 10.22%.
So how does Bing compare to Google? Let’s check out a site called Blind Search – it lets you enter a search query and compare side-by-side results from the 3 major search engines (Google, Bing and Yahoo!).
Here are the results using the keyword “Twitter”:
As you can see, the results vary for each search engine. Can you guess which set of results belong to which search engine? And which one did you choose? Here are the end results:
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With more than 25 years of hands on marketing strategy and operations experience, Sheila Kloefkorn is dedicated to developing marketing strategies and plans that help clients succeed. Some of the world's largest brands have depended on Sheila for marketing programs that delivered tangible and substantial results. Specialties: B2B marketing, lead generation, lead nurturing, sales strategy, marketing strategy, competitive marketing strategy, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), mobile marketing, email marketing, website design, marketing plans.