Baidu joined with China Consumers’ Association and launched Baidu Netizens Interests Protection Plan. When Baidu log-in users click Baidu PPC and Baidu content network advertisements, they can get full refund of their total lost money from Baidu.
Baidu acquired 91 Wireless with USD 1.9 billion, and Qihoo 360’s Leidian search which targets mobile users launched on July 18, merely two days after Baidu’s new acquisition. Besides, Wandoujia (known as SnapPea overseas) and AppChina also laid emphasis on app search.
Baidu awarded million dollar prize to two teams, one of them was speech search engine team. This is the first time when an end-user oriented team won the prize. Baidu’s million dollar prize is set up by CEO Robin Li, mainly for employees whose position are below director levels. The team should be limited to […]
Hitwise report showed that Baidu and Qihoo’s 360 continued eating away other search engines market share. Baidu dominated the market with 73% share, and Qihoo’s 360 followed with approximately 15.5% in June 2013.
China search engine Marketreached 9.28 billion yuan(1.5 billion USD) in Q2 2013, with a QoQ growth of 25.1% and a year-on-year growth of 35.3%, according to statistics released by iResearch. China search engine market growth in Q2 was driven by three factors. First, due to seasonal factor, after the Chinese Spring Festival, search traffic was […]
Baidu released its Q2 finance report on July 25, 2013. According to Baidu finance report, Baidu revenue reached 7.65 billion yuan (12.32 billion USD), with 38.6% year-on-year increase. And its net income reached 2.64 billion yuan (4.31 billion USD), drop 4% compared to last year. Baidu CEO Robin Li said, Baidu active users increased by […]
I chanced upon this Airbnb banner ad in Google’s display network during my business trip in China last month. I clicked on this ad which led me to this landing page:
Baidu quietly launched Personal Assistant app for businessperson, to help CEOs, managers and the white-collars manage their business relationships. With this app, you can set up contact files for customers, suppliers and partners. And you can check each contact conveniently with all information you need, including recent activities, information exchanged, etc. Business success begins from […]
Baidu is about to increase cost for unverified PPC accounts beginning from Aug 1, 2013. For unverified business accounts, promotion cost will increase from additional 10% to 20%. For unverified personal accounts, promotion cost will increase from additional 10% to 20%, no matter whether the account is authenticated or not. For verified accounts who have […]
According to iResearch Q1 report, Baidu search engine market share is 80.6% (by revenue), growing steadily compared to 79.7% in last quarter. And Google shares 14.4%.
Web analytics company CNZZ, acquired by Alibaba in 2011, showed that Qihoo’s 360 search engine market share by visits jumped from 10.59% at the beginning of 2013 to 15.18% in May.
According to EnfoDesk, Baidu had 66.91% China search engine market share in the first quarter of 2013 by user visits, followed by 360 with 13.42% and Sogou with 9.32%.
The number of China mobile netizen in 2008 was only a little over 73 million, taking up only 28.9% of the total netizens in China. However, it has grown at a surprising speed, reaching 419.64 million in December, 2012; that is over three quarters of the total China Internet users. It’s estimated that it will […]
Baidu upgraded their paid search system and removed device targeting last Saturday, which could be inspired by Google Adwords enhanced campaign; advertisers no longer need to create a separate campaign for each target device type. Previously Baidu search advertisers have device options on campaign levels including desktop computers and mobile devices. After the upgrade, the […]
According to iResearch, Search was the most popular Internet service in China in January with 454 million users coverage, followed by online video and online community.