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:
Total revenue in Chinese search engine market reached RMB14.73 billion with a QoQ increase of 26.8% and YoY growth of 58.5%, 39.5% of which were contributed by mobile.
Aliyun, Alibaba Group’s cloud computing services company, announced a search product, OpenSearch.
Baidu Union, Baidu version of AdSense, launched a new tool for publishers to monetize images on their websites.
CNZZ, a well known internet data service provider in China and part of Alimama (which is under Alibaba Group), released its finding on China search engine usage. It shows that Qihoo 360 search now has a usage rate and market share of 28% this Jun.
Baidu recently launched a cloud technology based service monitoring website security and loading speed.
China mobile search advertising only represented 13.1% of total search advertising click share, according to Marin Software’s latest annual report.
Sogou has just launched a search feature for Wechat official accounts and articles published via Wechat official accounts.
From yesterday, users of Baidu Webmaster Tools can receive security issue alert if their websites are hacked with large quantity of spam content.
Baidu recently launched a new feature for its PPC systmem — Dynamic Search Ads, which target relevant searches with ads generated directly from advertisers’ web site dynamically. Baidu system will analyse internet users’ search intention and replace default ad copy with the dynamic search ads if it doesn’t match the search intention.
According to EnfoDesk, in Q1 2014, China search engine market reached 11.16 billion yuan (USD 1.81 billion). Channel revenue excluded, Baidu accounted for 79%market share by revenue, Google China accounted for 12.8%, the new Sogou (including Soso) ranked the third with 5.4%.
Baidu PPC recently upgraded its Geo-Targeting settings to prefecture-level, which means advertisers could target specific cities of a province for campaigns and ad groups.
Baidu was committed to improving internet environment. To provide better search result, Baidu has updated its algorithm for 7 times in 2013.
Baidu has released top search terms report by December 2013, now another report showed the search contents rank list. In 2013, the top 5 most-searched contents were film & TV, commodity supply & demand, education, game and travel, according to a report released by Baidu. The demand for education, travel, film & TV increased significantly […]
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 […]