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Top U.S. Online Search Providers July 2008
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Top U.S. Online Search Providers July 2008

Google (60.2% search share) and Yahoo! (17.4% search share) were the number one- and number two-ranked online search providers in the U.S. for July, according to Nielsen Online. 

AT&T Worldnet Search showed the largest year-over-year growth (+210%) for that time period. 

Provider Searches

(in 000’s)

Year-Over-Year

Growth

Share

of Searches

All Search 7,996,956 3% 100.0%
Google Search 4,812,974 16% 60.2%
Yahoo! Search 1,393,723 -11% 17.4%
MSN/Windows Live Search 951,882 -10% 11.9%
AOL Search 369,611 -9% 4.6%
Ask.com Search 162,337 13% 2.0%
Comcast Search 45,511 22% 0.6%
My Web Search 43,085 -38% 0.5%
AT&T Worldnet Search 33,128 210% 0.4%
NexTag Search 21,218 5% 0.3%
Dogpile.com Search 17,270 -33% 0.2%
Source: The Nielsen Company (July 1, 2008 – July 31, 2008)

Search providers are ranked by the total number of search queries conducted at the provider.

Read coverage of Nielsen’s findings on CNET, Silicon Alley Insider, and in Mediaweek