Google’s Dominance in Search

It’s only anecdotal evidence, but these stats show just how powerful Google is. My site is indexed by all the major search engines – and, as you can see, a number of minor ones too – but Google represents 98% of the visits to my website that come from searches. (The graphic below shows yesterday’s traffic that come from search engines.)

Search engine stats

It may be that people using other search engines go to other websites; that, for some reason, I have a higher ranking with Google. I don’t know, but I know that Google owns searches to Kirkville.

4 thoughts on “Google’s Dominance in Search

  1. That should give everyone cause for pause. Are you sure you want to give that much power to Google? Are you familiar with their Penguin program?

    • I’m not giving them power; they come to me. I’m not doing anything to enhance my ranking on Google. I’d be delighted if I could enhance my ranking on other search engines.

  2. That should give everyone cause for pause. Are you sure you want to give that much power to Google? Are you familiar with their Penguin program?

    • I’m not giving them power; they come to me. I’m not doing anything to enhance my ranking on Google. I’d be delighted if I could enhance my ranking on other search engines.

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