Google still reigns when it comes to the largest share of search engine traffic.  Based on the chart, there’s virtually no change from 2008 to 2009.  We’ll have to see if Bing can make a dent in Google market share.

Global Search


Let’s take a look at how visitors are finding websites….

Search Visitors

You can see how visitors are being referred to websites. There is a notable difference between the shares of search engines for the given period. At the same time paid advertising has become much less popular than a year before. Looks like hard times have forced the site owners to save money on paid advertising and shift their focus on organic traffic.