Conor Bond published a piece on Google that is worth reading and bookmarking. A thorough look at several Google statistics. Things like a breakdown of Google search queries by length.
From the article the first 10:
General Google Search Statistics
- 3.5 billion Google searches are made every day. (Internet Live Stats)
- The volume of Google searches grows by roughly 10% every year. (Internet Live Stats)
- Every year, somewhere between 16% and 20% of Google searches are new—they’ve never been searched before. (Internet Live Stats)
- 90% of searches made on desktops are done via Google. (Statista)
- 35% of product searches start on Google. (eMarketer)
- 34% of “near me” searches done via desktop and tablets result in store visits. (HubSpot)
- The average Google search session lasts just under a minute. (Moz)
- Dating & Personal Services advertisers drive the highest CTRs on paid Google results. Just over 6% of their impressions turn into clicks! (WordStream)
- Organic Google results with 3-4 words in the title drive higher CTRs than organic results with 1-2 words in the title. (Smart Insights)
- Google has indexed hundreds of billions of web pages. All told, the index is about 100,000,000 GB large. (Google)
Read the full article on Wordstream
Interesting also important to remember, almost 50% of searches don’t result in a click.
11. Google is evil.
“YouTube To Delete All Accounts That Aren’t “Commercially Viable” Starting Dec. 10th”
https :// www . zerohedge . com/technology/youtube-delete-all-accounts-arent-commercially-viable-starting-dec-10th
“This is obvious censorship. YouTube is planning to silence those who disagree with the political/ruling class and have taken sides. Speaking truth to power is now borderline criminal. The censorship continues…”
Steve B says
#6 is interesting. I used to look for hand reg’s using the keyword + nearme combination in the domain and even 2 years ago, most of them were taken.
It only makes sense that these domains will go up in value over time.