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Difference in users

Postby izzy55 » Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:04 am

Do any of you notice the difference in visitors from the different search engines? Meaning, do you notice a different type of visitor from each search engine? Demographic, socioeconomic, geaographic etc...

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Postby jitendraag » Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:17 am

Of course, I get a lot of visits via Guruji.com from India and also see difference in traffic for same keyword.

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Postby izzy55 » Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:24 am

jitendraag wrote:Of course, I get a lot of visits via Guruji.com from India and also see difference in traffic for same keyword.


That definetly makes sense on the geographic-end but what about the big three in the US. Google, Yahoo and MSN?

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Postby jitendraag » Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:25 am

I don't get much traffic from MSN but yahoo and google definitely have different ranking for the same keyword for my sites.

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Postby izzy55 » Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:27 am

jitendraag wrote:I don't get much traffic from MSN but yahoo and google definitely have different ranking for the same keyword for my sites.


I didn't mean ranking, I meant the difference in types of visitors, not quantity.

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Postby jitendraag » Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:30 am

Well, if you mean bouce rate and conversion rate. I don't really find any difference. I have also tried yahoo SEM and google adwords (just for search) and found similar conversion rates (though google was 'slightly' better)

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Postby izzy55 » Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:39 am

jitendraag wrote:Well, if you mean bouce rate and conversion rate. I don't really find any difference. I have also tried yahoo SEM and google adwords (just for search) and found similar conversion rates (though google was 'slightly' better)


I don't mean conversation or bounce rate. I guess I should be a little clearer.

I'm referring to age, socioeconomic (i.e. income level), education level etc.

I'm curious if there have been studies on the subject or if people have been able to quantify the difference.

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Postby izzy55 » Fri Jan 02, 2009 12:44 pm

Commercial Realtors wrote:My guess is that Yahoo users would tend to be older because Google did not always dominate the way it does now. Older users may be more affluent.


I disagree, most older people got into it after the younger crowd. IMO. I don't know the stats.

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Postby jitendraag » Fri Jan 02, 2009 3:25 pm

comscore and quantcast may have ages and income ranges for people. I think I saw these stats on compete and/or komli's website as well.

Update: Just checked that quantcast has the demographics details and you can probably compare the two search engines:

http://www.quantcast.com/google.com
http://www.quantcast.com/yahoo.com

or may be you want to try this:
http://www.quantcast.com/search.yahoo.com

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Re: Difference in users

Postby my_misyel » Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:08 am

izzy55 wrote:Do any of you notice the difference in visitors from the different search engines? Meaning, do you notice a different type of visitor from each search engine? Demographic, socioeconomic, geaographic etc...

Thank you.


Yes, specially if your site targets a specific territory or region. It helps a lot.

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Postby izzy55 » Sat Jan 03, 2009 4:07 pm

jitendraag wrote:comscore and quantcast may have ages and income ranges for people. I think I saw these stats on compete and/or komli's website as well.

Update: Just checked that quantcast has the demographics details and you can probably compare the two search engines:

http://www.quantcast.com/google.com
http://www.quantcast.com/yahoo.com

or may be you want to try this:
http://www.quantcast.com/search.yahoo.com


Thank you! Excellent data!

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Postby seo.doc » Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:44 pm

this kind of info are valuable cause you can use this data in targetign potential customer...this shows how each ages participate on using the SE's...
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Postby sikanderhayat » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:38 pm

i also noted that the difference in visitors from the different search engines.


Definetly makes sense on the geographic-end but what about the big three in the Google, Yahoo and MSN?


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