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Nielsen Company announce top U.S Search Providers

The American marketing and advertising research company, Nielsen, provides an up-to-date understanding of consumers and markets worldwide with the Top U.S. Search Providers report for January 2010.

The total number of web searches conducted during January 2010 was 10,272,099. Nielsen Online estimated a total of 8.1 billion web searches in comparison to November last year, which also indicated a 9.6% increase in overall web searches during the same month in 2008.According to Nielsen’s reports, Google searches accounted for 66.3% of all web based searches, making it a number one provider. In comparison to last year’s report, Google searches have increased from 5,177,158 searches in November 2008, up to 6,805,424 searches in January 2010.

Yahoo!Search is in second place after Google, accounting for 14.5 % and total of 1,488,476 searches. MSN, AOL, and were also listed in the top five.

For more information on the top 10 searches providers for January 2010 please follow this link:

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Kristjan Mar Hauksson is the founder and director of search and online communications at Nordic eMarketing. The company specializes in multilingual online communications, organic search engine optimization, and marketing through several verticals such as tourism, finance, government, and pharmaceuticals. It helps companies gain international visibility online and to use the Internet as a communication channel; it also provides consultation in web content management systems and analytics solutions. Hauksson is on the board of directors of SEMPO, on the Advisory board for Bing Advertising and founded the Iceland SEO/SEM forum. He has been involved in developing Internet solutions since 1996, and involved in search engine optimization and marketing since 1997. He is a publish author on the topic of Internet Marketing and among other co-authored the acclaimed Global Search Engine Marketing.