This is a guest post by Doug Pierce, the Co-Founder and Head of Research at Digital Due Diligence, a boutique Internet equity analysis firm. It’s a curious yet common practice at the bottom of Chinese websites. A selection of curated hyperlinks that go by many names – “friendly links”, “cooperative partners”, “enterprise promotion” – but […]
Google China News & Stats
As a search engine, Google is way behind Baidu and it's not even as popular as Qihoo's 360 search. Read more on Google's news in China as well as tips for marketers.
According to iResearch, Q1 revenue of China’s search engine market reached 3.21 billion yuan (about USD 493 million), down 4% compared to the previous quarter. However, search represented 37.5% of total online advertising market, up from previous quarter’s 35.8%. Baidu’s search market share by revenue reached 74.4%, up 0.9% compared to Q4 2010. Google’s market […]
Baidu’s market share by search queries in Q4 2010 increased by 6.5% to 83.6% compared to the same period in 2009, according to the latest report from iResearch. Unfortunately for Google, its search query market share dropped to 11.1%. Definitely not a good thing for China search market; we’d love to see some competitions in […]
Google Merchant Center, the place to upload your product data to Google and make it available to Google Product Search and other Google services, has just launched the Chinese version. Even if the merchant hasn’t uploaded any data to Google, users may still be able to find its products in product search which are crawled […]
iResearch published a search engine report estimating Q3 China search engine market totaled 3.13 billion yuan (or over US$470 million), up 16.3% compared to Q2 in 2010.
According to a report released by iResearch last week, China search engine market Q2 sales increased to 2.64 billion yuan (US$389m). Baidu’s market share increased by 3% to 70.8%. Search queries on Baidu also increased by 2.1% to 78.2% while search queries on Google dropped by 2.3% to 14.4%. In China, the second quarter is […]
As Google’s Internet Content Provider (ICP) license is up for renewal on June 30 in China, Google now has a new approach to handle Google.cn visitors.
comScore last week released its March 2010 rankings of the top video properties in Hong Kong based on data from its comScore Video Metrix service. The report found that 88.5% of Hong Kong’s Internet population viewed video online in March, with visitors averaging more than 10 hours of video viewing per person during the month.
Google recently released a list of 1000 most visited websites and these Chinese sites below are in top 100 in April 2010:
China’s Q1 online advertising spend in 2010 showed strong growth, with an increase of 85.4% to 6.36 billion yuan (USD 931 million) compared to Q1 spend in 2009. Baidu leads China’s online advertising market in quarter one in 2010 with total sales of 1.293 billion yuan. The next five are: Taobao: 590m yuan Google China: […]
Google Maps aggregated Shanghai Expo data and you can explore different pavilions, activities (not available in English version), and World Expo history. Check out Expo on Google in Chinese or English.
Google China’s homepage changed its name to “Google China” on April 3, 2010. Previously, Google had a Chinese name “Gu Ge” (as shown in the image above), announced in April 2006.