Experian Hitwise: Bing Saw 5% Growth, Bing/Yahoo! Recorded Over 81% Search Success Rate in US in February 2011

Experian Hitwise, today announced that Google accounted 66.69% of all U.S. searches conducted in the 4 weeks ending Feb'26th. Bing-powered search comprised 28.48%, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 14.99% and 13.49% respectively. Remaining 69 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis report accounted 4.68% of U.S. searches.Yahoo! Search and Bing achieved highest success […]

Experian Hitwise, today announced that Google accounted 66.69% of all U.S. searches conducted in the 4 weeks ending Feb'26th. Bing-powered search comprised 28.48%, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 14.99% and 13.49% respectively. Remaining 69 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis report accounted 4.68% of U.S. searches.

Hitwise: Feb 2011 US Search Share

Yahoo! Search and Bing achieved highest success rates in Feb'11 -- more than 81% of searches executed resulted in a visit to a Website. Google success rate was 66%.

Hitwise Feb 2011: SearchEngine Success Rate

Longer search queries -- 5 to 8 words -- were down 2% from Jan'11 to Feb'11. Shorter search queries -- those averaging one to four words long -- were flat from Jan'11 to Feb'11. One-word searches comprised the majority of searches, amounting to 23.86% of all queries, a 2% increase from Jan'11 to Feb'11.

Hitsie Feb 2011: Search queries trend

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