Monthly Archives: January 2010

comScore Reports Global Search Market Growth of 46 Percent in 2009

Google Sites Accounts for Two-Thirds of 131 Billion Searches Conducted Worldwide in December while Introduction of Bing Helps Microsoft Post Significant Gains During the Year Reston, VA, January 22, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a study on growth in the global search market in 2009. The… Read more »

comScore Media Metrix Ranks Top-Growing Properties and Site Categories for December 2009

Holiday Festivities Drive Traffic to Retail and Greetings Sites Shipping Sites Experience Surge in Traffic as Americans Rush to Ensure Delivery in Time for the Holidays RESTON, VA, January 21, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly analysis of U.S. Web activity at the top-growing properties… Read more »

comScore Releases December 2009 U.S. Search Engine Rankings

RESTON, VA, January 15, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace. In December 2009, Americans conducted 14.7 billion core searches, with Google Sites accounting for 65.7 percent search market share, virtually unchanged from 65.6 percent in November. Microsoft Sites grabbed… Read more »

comScore Releases December 2009 Ranking of Top Ad Networks

AOL Advertising Ranks #1 Among Ad Networks, Followed by Yahoo! Network and Google Ad Network RESTON, VA, January 14, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world today reported the top 15 ad networks based on their reach among U.S. Internet users in December 2009. The ranking showed that AOL Advertising… Read more »

comScore Reports $29.1 Billion in U.S. Retail E-Commerce Spending for Full November-December Holiday Season, Up 4 Percent vs. Year Ago

Season Highlights Include Growth Surpassing Forecasts and First $900 Million Spending Day on Record RESTON, VA, January 6, 2010 – comScore (NASDAQ : SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the entirety of the November – December 2009 holiday season. For the full holiday online shopping season,… Read more »

November Sees Number of U.S. Videos Viewed Online Surpass 30 Billion for First Time on Record

Hulu Extends All-Time High to 924 Million Videos Viewed RESTON, VA, January 5, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released November 2009 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, showing that more than 170 million U.S. Internet users watched online video during the month. Online video viewing continued to reach… Read more »

SEO helps firms shine on the Internet

Bob LePage used to spend $4,000 a month advertising in the Yellow Pages. Now he spends about a quarter of that amount with the Albuquerque firm SonicSEO to keep his Web site optimized so it ranks high in results from online searches. LePage said his company, Ex-El Foam, is seeing far more business these days… Read more »

How Do Local Businesses Survive in this Economy?

Albuquerque, NM, January 4—The construction industry has been hard hit by this economy. In  the wake of the housing collapse, many local construction companies have had to  close their doors or downsize. Custom ABQ Construction is a local business owned by Robert  Pallulat. Pallulat started his business in 2007 just before the 2008-2009  recession. Starting… Read more »