Navigation websites play an important role in contributing traffic to search engines as well as offering convinience for Chinese netizens. Let’s take a look of the top referrals of China search engines.
Google Shuted Down Its China Shopping Search Engine
On Dec 12 last week, Google officially announced its decision to close down China shopping search engine. Previously, some media revealed that Google was going to inform its partners in China the closure of shopping search engine. Confirmation in received by Google on Dec 12.
Top 10 Searches on Baidu in 2012
What are Chinese Netizens interested in 2012? Check out the top 10 searches on Baidu in 2012:
China Search Market Growing to 48.7% of Total Online Ad Market in 2015
China online advertising will keep its steady growth until 2015, accompanying the growth of search ads. It is estimated that, in 2015, online ad market will reach 187.3 billion yuan (USD 30.08 billion) while search ads will reach 91.31 billion yuan (USD14.66 billion), accounting for nearly 50% of the online ad spend.
Search Engine Market Update in Q3 2012
China search engine market reached 7.78 billion yuan (USD 1.25 billion) in Q3 2012, with the QoQ growth of 13.5% and YoY growth of 44.1%. China’s search engine market growth is slowing down as the growth rate is lower than 50% for the very first time due to a few factors: Affected by the macroeconomic […]
China Search Engine Market Update in October 2012
Compared with September, total visits to Baidu increased and its market share by visits went up to 61%, keeping its safe lead in this field. Moreover, Bing is experiencing an obvious growth ever since its strategy adjustment. Qihoo’s 360 search engine is now the second most visited search engine in China after Baidu.
Branding with Baidu CAPTCHA Ads
Baidu Captcha is another strong tool for brand marketing, suitable for online campaign like brand communication, new launches. It uses discernible materials to replace previous twisty letters or characters. Only when users enter the specific information in the picture or ad words correctly, can they finish the authentication. The process of expression, recognizing, memorizing and […]
Baidu Site App Platform: Turn Your Website into WebApp
If you are observing an increase in mobile traffic with high bounce rate, you probably should consider designing a mobile site (if your site is not based on responsive design). If you don’t have a budget for that, you can use this tool from Baidu called Baidu Site App. According to Tencent News, Baidu Site App […]
China Internet Top 10 Keywords in 2012
This poll for China Internet Top 10 Keywords 2012, held by Netease Technology, recalls the major events on China Internet in 2012. 47 keyword in 10 fields, the research team received 230 thousand active votes in 5 days.
Baidu Jingsuan: Stronger Analysis Tool for Your DigiMarkeitng
Recently, Baidu Team published a brand new analytics product called Baidu Jingsuan. It is a data-drived platform offering precise assessment of online ads for advertisers. With more comprehensive data analysis, it claims it could increase the ROI if taking full advantage of it. Let’s take a closer look of its fantastic advantages:
Bing Targeting 5% High Value English Search Queries in China
Shen Xiangyang, Microsoft’s Senior Vice President, Director of Search Engine, disclosed Bing Search’s strategy in China recently. He said, in order to acquire the 5% high value English search queries, Bing will implement differential competitive strategy in the short run. The core is to provide users with better English search services, including translation and online […]
Google Trying To Impede Alibaba’s Progress on Mobile
Recently, Aliyun and Acer cancelled the launch event for the latest smartphone. It is said that because of the obstruction from Google, the launch event had come to a temporary cancelation. Last Tuesday, Acer made an announcement that they were going to launch a new smartphone A800 with Aliyun mobile OS. Developed by Alibaba Group, […]
Qihoo 360: A New Player in China’s Search Market
Qihoo 360, China’s biggest anti-virus vendor, launched a search engine “so.360.cn” on 16 August in public beta and soon became the second largest traffic source to many websites like chinaz.com and dxy.cn. Since 20 August, Qihoo has replaced the default search engine with its own on its directory site hao.360.cn and its own browsers. Due […]
Baidu PPC Launched Android App & Performance Analysis
Baidu launched an Android app for its paid search platform where advertisers can check account balance, campaign performance; top up account, receive alert and optimize campaigns. The Android app is currently in limited beta; if you want to give it a try, contact your Baidu representative and tell her your mobile number (where the link […]
Tencent Launched Android Apps Search Engine
Tencent launched an apps search engine for Android, “Haina“. It also includes a page for a list of the top android apps. Smartphone shipments in China grew 164% year over year to 33.1 million units in the June quarter, topping the 25 million units sold in the U.S. according to Needham & Company.