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I don’t often get the chance to compare traffic for a major phrase that is #1 for all three search engines. It’s an eye-opener.
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from tonyp 2307 Days ago #
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Thanks for the insight.  Statistics for the last month show that Google has sent %75 of visits from all traffic sources to my custom jewelry website.  Of course I rank much better for my keywords on Google than the other two so this article helped prove something I suspected.

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from qwerty 2307 Days ago #
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I see you didn’t even bother reporting any data on Ask. I’ll bet it was under 1%.

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from earlpearl 2307 Days ago #
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Interesting insight.  Thanks

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from blogrush 2307 Days ago #
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You get traffic from Yahoo and MSN?  What’s that like?  :)

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from DazzlinDonna 2307 Days ago #
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Right, ask isn’t even worth talking about, unfortunately.  I really wish traffic were spread more evenly across all 3 or 4, but sadly, it’s just not. 

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from UtahSEOpro 2307 Days ago #
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Good article. I submitted another one of yours here: http://sphinn.com/story/20070

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from IncrediBILL 2307 Days ago #
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Those numbers look about right with the exception of the missing Ask which tends to be on my radar at < 1%

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from wheel 2307 Days ago #
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Thanks Donna.  I see similiar numbers here.It would be interesting to see actual conversions/sales across the various engines as well.  My suspicion is that MSN would outrank Yahoo if that were done.I work in a niche where dollar value of individual sales to older/more affluent people are much higher than to younger, tech savvy folks.  If I did the analysis I suspect that total sales via MSN traffic would rapidly approach Google (and Yahoo would be nowhere to be found).

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from JamesDunn 2307 Days ago #
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What is the niche the keyword is in? If it is a tech related term it would make sense that it would be skewed toward Google. Yahoo is suppose to have more market share than that so they must make up for the lack of tech traffic with numbers that beat Google in other fields.

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from sphinndr 2306 Days ago #
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Thanks for the look into your traffic percentages.  I continually am on the look out for confirmation of our numbers from a traffic percentage standpoint.  These are very similar to ours as well.

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from DazzlinDonna 2306 Days ago #
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I won’t give the niche, but it is NOT tech related in any way.

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