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Search engine use continues to grow

Search engine use continues to grow at in incredible clip per an article in today’s Online Media Daily.

Web users conducted a record 5.7 billion searches in January, marking a 39 percent increase from last January’s 4.1 billion, according to new data from Nielsen//NetRatings. Search activity in January also increased by about 12 percent from December, when users conducted about 5.1 billion search queries……Search giant Google accounted for 48 percent of all searches–up from 47 percent last year–while Yahoo captured 22 percent, an increase from last year’s 21 percent. MSN garnered 11 percent of search activity, marking a slight decline from last year’s 13 percent.

Law firms and professional service firms looking to improve their search engine rankings could find blogs an excellent fit. Blogs routinely out perform websites in search engine rankings.

Source: Search Engine Guide

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