November Search Trend Data Released by Compete.com

Compete.com, a new search popularity tool bar and measurement service, similar to Alexa, released their data for November 2006, indicating a bounce back in traffic for Google after a small slide, and a decrease for Yahoo, who had experienced a bit of growth during October.

Compete.com Search traffic November 2006

Interesting to note is Ask.com’s growth over last year’s traffic numbers, perhaps as a result of offline advertising to support the rebranding efforts.

Other key data released by Compete.com for November included top search term traffic for proper names, which contained the usual suspects of celebrity names & gossip fodder. Read more about how Compete gathers search popularity data in the corresponding blog post.

Greg Sterling first covered the launch of Compete.com, and other search gurus such as John Battelle are looking for the service to provide better data than Alexa.

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