According to data of EnfoDesk, the total transaction value of China mobile marketing market was RMB47.22 billion (US$7.67 billion) in 2014 with an increase of 251.7% from the same period of 2013.
Sohu total revenues were US$477 million, up 24% year-over-year and 11% quarter-over-quarter while Sogou, part of Sohu, revenues were US$119 million, up 70% year-over-year and 12% quarter-over-quarter according to Sohu announced financial results.
Qihoo 360 launched its new search brand “Haosou” this week. Haosou.com is online now and its previous search engine domain so.com is now redirecting traffic to haosou.com.
In Q3 2014, total transaction value of China search engine market was RMB16.45 billion ($2.67 billion) with increase of 11.7% quarter on quarter and 50.6% year on year according to data from iResearch.
Sogou, Sohu’s search arm, made progress in both search and input method in the third quarter of 2014. In search, aggressive marketing initiatives helped enhance the brand recognition of Sogou. Sogou mobile search traffic grew by nearly 20% quarter-over-quarter.
Total number of China mobile search users exceeded 467 million in H1 2014 according to iiMedia Research. It is believed that user growth rate is slowing down since mobile penetration rate is reaching a ceiling.
In this year’s Baidu World conference, Baidu shared some insights on its search trend and latest development related to artificial intelligence, and released a new mobile product called Baidu Zhida.
Baidu Ice Bucket is a change to Baidu’s mobile search results ranking algorithm that is first released on 25 August 2014. Baidu announced a new algorithm last week for Baidu mobile search results called Ice Bucket Algorithm, aiming to hit low quality sites and pages for mobile search.
According to China Mobile gateway traffic data recently leaked on Weibo, Shen Ma Search (m.sm.cn) was the second largest mobile search engine in June after Baidu:
China mobile search advertising only represented 13.1% of total search advertising click share, according to Marin Software’s latest annual report.
Baidu recently released 2014 China Website Development Report. In this report, Baidu revealed some facts about mobile search. Mobile search brought large revenue for Baidu. What did people search on mobile in 2013? Literal content was still in demand, for being convenient and costing little traffic. This might be a good news for webmasters of […]
Here are 14 charts selected from iResearch annual report of China internet. Our selection may help you understand the development and status of China internet better.
Market Size: China Search Engine Revenue grew by 40.1% year on year in 2013. The market size of 2017 will surpass 90 billion yuan by forecast. The China search engine revenue in 2013 reached 39.32 billion yuan, with a 40.1% year-on-year growth. Compared with last year, the growth slipped a little bit but remained above […]
What did Chinese search for in 2013? As the dominant search engine in China, Baidu’s search data will no doubt shed some light on China’s culture, top events and user behaviors; and, based on top search terms in selected categories from Baidu, this post aims to provide you some insights.
According to iResearch, the number of total China mobile search users reached 390 million in Q2 2013. China mobile search market is not mature yet. Mobile search technology needs improvement to offer better user experience.