Sogou achieved solid results in Q2 2018 with revenue increasing 43% year-on-year to US$301.4 million and non-GAAP net income up by 58% to US$38.2 million, according to its financial results. That was greatly driven by the twin growth engines – search and mobile keyboard – and AI-focused strategy.
Sogou: Sohu's Search Engine
Sogou, owned by Sohu, operates the search engine and others business and offers Internet value-added services with respect to Web games developed by third-party developers. Primary products include search engine, Sogou Pinyin input, and Sogou Web Directory.
Sogou is nowhere catching up with Baidu but it is clearly the leader among the rest of Chinese search engines. Some marketers have found it very helpful reaching lower tier cities with lower cost per click advertising on Sogou search.
The revenue of search engine market in China totaled 20.374 billion yuan (US$3.2017 billion) in Q1 2018, an increase of 29.21% year-on-year, led by Baidu, Sogou, and 360 search. In Q1 2018, Baidu continues to lead China’s search engines market with a market share of 80.09% by revenues, followed by Sogou (6.63%) and 360 (3.27%). Baidu’s […]
One China’s top search engine company, Sogou’s Total revenues were $908.4 million in 2017, a 38% increase from 2016.
Sogou, one of the top Chinese search engines, revenues reached US$257 million in Q3 2017, up 55% year-over-year and 22% quarter-over-quarter.
Baidu has 78.2% share of China’s mobile search market by the total number of mobile search queries in the first quarter of 2017.
StatCounter data shows Baidu’s market share was 76.05% in China search engines market in April 2017, followed by Shenma (8.78%), 360 Search (7.87%), Sogou (3.31%), and Google (1.84%). Baidu is more dominant in China’s mobile search market with over 82% market share, followed by Shenma (13.79%) according to StatCounter. China search engine market overview Q1 2017 […]
China search engines market totaled 18.76 billion yuan (US$2.72 bn) in Q1 2017, with a decrease of 8.6% compared to Q4 2016 and an increase of 5.3% YoY. Baidu still leads China’s search engine market in Q1 2017 with 75.88% market share by total revenues (including overseas revenues and channel revenues), followed by Google China (10.24%) […]
The number of mobile search users in China reached 628 million in Q3 2016, an increase of 1.29% QoQ according to iiMedia Research. Baidu still led mobile search market in China with 44.5% usage ratio, followed by Shenma (sm.cn; 20.8%), Sogou (16.2%), 360 (11.8%). Shenma search is a joint venture set up by Alibaba and UC […]
Sogou, one of the top three search engines in China after Baidu and Qihoo 360, announced their cooperation with Microsoft Bing with the launch of two new products: Sogou English Search and Sogou Scholar Search.
Total revenues of all Chinese search engine companies reached 80.76 billion (US$12.48 billion) in 2015 with an increase of 34.7% according to iResearch.
The number of China mobile search engine users reached 590 million in Q3 2015 and the ratio of lower educated users have increased.
China’s search engine market in Q2 2015 reached 19.22 billion yuan (US$3.09 billion), with an increase of 25.9% QoQ and 36.9% YoY according to Analysis Research.