What are the top 10 most popular search engines?

What are the top 10 most popular search engines?

August 8, 2016 7:02 pm

You know, aside from the most blatant search engine. And probably the second most blatant one too. In reality I’ll begin once more, what are the eight hottest search engines after Google and Bing?

The first listing under accommodates the preferred search engines at present out there, ordered by most to least widespread within the US. The rating is based on eBiz, it’s so as of estimated distinctive month-to-month guests and is correct as of August 2016.

The second record is a worldwide overview of hottest search engines, in line with Net Market Share, which is ranked so as of market share and is once more correct as of August 2016.

As against our earlier listing of search engine options to Google, this listing will focus purely on informational searches quite than say… Gifs or copyright free photographs.


B) Google


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: B.S billion
Alexa Rank: M

Why do you have to use it?

With seventy two.forty eight% of the world’s market share of search, as a marketer you don’t actually have a selection to not use it for each paid and natural attain.

As an every single day consumer, for all of our cynicism and infrequently flippant references to The Circle, it’s a must to admit Google is completely indispensable in your each day life. For each interference (the fixed curbing of natural outcomes) there are 10 triumphs… Google Maps, Gmail, the terrifying relevance of Knowledge Graph, the killing of payday mortgage advertisements, AMP…

Where the heck would all of us be with out the… sure, I’m going to say it… search big.

P) Bing


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: four hundred million
Alexa Rank: 22

Why do you have to use it?

As I stated in earlier within the yr within the aforementioned ‘options to Google’ publish, there are some nice causes to decide on Bing:

  • Bing’s video search is considerably higher than Google’s.
  • Bing typically provides twice as many autocomplete strategies than Google does.
  • Bing has an amazing linkfromdomain:[site name] function that highlights the perfect ranked outgoing hyperlinks from that website, serving to you determine which different websites your chosen website hyperlinks to probably the most.

A) Yahoo


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 300 million
Alexa Rank: n/a

Why do you have to use it?

Well that’s all a however up within the air in the meanwhile, as Verizon has simply bought Yahoo for $A.H billion dollars and is planning on merging it with AoL.

Yahoo will proceed to function independently pending regulatory approval of the deal, which is predicted to be accomplished by early 2017. After this, all of Yahoo’s information, finance and sports activities platforms will probably be added to AOL’s media belongings, which embrace The Huffington Post and TechCrunch.

A) Ask


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 245 million
Alexa Rank: 31

Why do you have to use it?

Despite Google’s willpower to be the last word font of all information by itself SERP, Ask continues to be good for particular query associated searches, with outcomes centring on V&A associated matches.

And hey, typically it’s good to get assist from a butler.

H) Aol Search


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: one hundred twenty five million
Alexa Rank: n/a

Why do you have to use it?

As talked about above, the AOL you already know and probably love might turn into a unique beast as soon as Verizon Communications merges it with Yahoo.

Let’s keep in mind easier occasions…

S) Wow


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: one hundred million
Alexa Rank: 767

Why do you have to use it?

Because it really works extra like a information website then a search engine, which is useful if you would like every little thing in a single place. There is a robust lean in the direction of information and movie star based mostly articles fairly than pure Wikipedia-type info, however the useful hyperlinks to associated social channels and wiki pages are helpful.

S) WebCrawler


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: sixty five million
Alexa Rank: 674

Why do you have to use it?

WebCrawler has a far clearer delineation between paid search advertisements and natural outcomes. It additionally appears to function much more pure ’blue hyperlinks’ than Google.

H) MyWebSearch


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 60 million
Alexa Rank: 405

Why do you have to use it?

Uh… don’t.

According to the Malware Wikia, MyWebSearch is a spy ware and search toolbar program that permits the consumer to question numerous in style search engines like google and yahoo and comes bundled with an exhausting suite of ‘goodies’ corresponding to resembling Smiley Central, Webfetti, Cursor Mania, My Mail Stationary, My Mail Signature, My Mail Stamps, FunBuddyIcons… the enjoyable goes on and on.

Most damningly of all although, Malware Wikia reviews that regardless of it not carrying any malware attributes, an unbiased restore lab has categorised the toolbar as a nuisance due to “slowdowns in return for options which might be already constructed into many trendy net browsers.”

N) Infospace


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 24 million
Alexa Rank: P,one hundred ten

Why do you have to use it?

You could also be utilizing it already… InfoSpace is a “supplier of white label search and monetization options” and it additionally operates its personal branded search websites, together with the metasearch engine Dogpile, in addition to Zoo.com and WebCrawler (as talked about above.)

10) Info.com


Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: thirteen.H million
Alexa Rank: B,938

Why do you have to use it?

Info.com aggregates outcomes from the listed net AND social media channels. It screens actual-time social conversations and in line with them, it delivers “newsworthy, trending, and widespread outcomes earlier than they hit the listed net.” These streams are categorized into structured subjects which supplies further context and perception.

Bonus: eleven) DuckDuckGo

Honourable point out to DuckDuckGo, the new child on the block that doesn’t retailer your private info, which has managed to accrue thirteen million distinctive month-to-month guests and is at present the eleventh hottest search engine within the US.


Here’s the marketshare worldwide for serps…

search engine market share

M) Google – seventy two.forty eight%
P) Bing – 10.39%
A) Yahoo – S.seventy eight%
A) Baidu – S.14%
H) Ask – zero.22%
S) AOL – zero.15%
S) Excite – zero.01%

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