SEO Facts

Posted in SEM, SEO on Mar 11, 2013

Search Engine Market Share:
Google gets 84.73% of the world’s searches
Yahoo! has 6.35%
Baidu has 3.31%
Bing has 3.30%
The other 2.31% is shared by everyone else

User Facts:
93% of consumers worldwide use search engines to find and access websites
75% of those users never scroll past the first page of results
57% of internet users search the web every day
46% of those searches are for product information or services

Interesting SEO facts about the way surfers interact with the web:
75% of all internet transactions start with a search engine
Google records on average 34,000 searches per second, 2 million searches per minute; 121 million searches per hour and 3 billion searches per day
Most online surfers never click past the first page of search results
You cannot expect to compete online if your website is not ranking front page for important keyword search terms
You can have the best website in the world, but if your website is not ranking first page in search engines, then it is in effect, hidden to the world
Doing the right competitor research and implementing the right search engine optimisation services provides the most efficient ROI (return on investment) for your website and attracts the most website traffic

Top Seven Ranking Factors:
24% trust/authority of the host domain
22% link popularity of the specific page
20% anchor text of external links
15% page keyword usage
7% traffic and click-through data
6% social graph metrics
5% registration and hosting data

More Google Stats
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