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Paid Search Share Q1 ’08: Google Up, Yahoo Down, Microsoft Steady

Looking at Q1 numbers for our client base, Google continues to gain paid search market share.

GYM share

From December ’07 to March ’08, Google accrued an additional 3 points of overall paid search traffic.

Month Google Yahoo Microsoft
2007-01 73% 22% 5%
2007-02 69% 26% 5%
2007-03 72% 24% 4%
2007-04 76% 20% 4%
2007-05 74% 21% 5%
2007-06 73% 21% 6%
2007-07 76% 19% 5%
2007-08 77% 18% 5%
2007-09 76% 19% 5%
2007-10 79% 16% 5%
2007-11 79% 16% 5%
2007-12 79% 16% 5%
2008-01 79% 16% 5%
2008-02 81% 14% 5%
2008-03 82% 13% 5%
2008-04 81% 14% 5%
























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  • Matthew Mierzejewski
    Matthew Mierzejewski is EVP of SEO at RKG.
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    2 Responses to “Paid Search Share Q1 ’08: Google Up, Yahoo Down, Microsoft Steady”
    1. Megapixels says:

      Yahoo is really a company in trouble in more ways then one. If their own management can’t turn things around, they should really relent and let one of their many suitors just buy them. I really hate to see such good real estate crumbling.

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