comScore Reports July 2005 Search Engine Rankings

comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly qSearch analysis of activity across competitive search engines. In July 2005, Google maintained its market share lead in the U.S. search market with 36.5 percent of all the searches submitted, followed by Yahoo! at 30.5 percent and MSN at 15.5 percent.

Some interesting additional factors they found were:

  • Market consolidation continued as the top six search engines, Google, Yahoo!, MSN, Time Warner (AOL), Ask Jeeves, and InfoSpace accounted for 99.4 percent of all searches, up from 98.5 percent in July 2004
  • MSN-Microsoft saw the highest search volume gain among any of the top search engines, rising 30 percent from July 2004, accounting for 744 million domestic searches

To put it in perspective in regards to the authority of comScore’s accuracy and relevancy – their services are used by the top six search engines.

You can read the full report on the comScore website at

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