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DuckDuckGo reaches 14 Million Searches per day

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by bartosimpsonio, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. bartosimpsonio

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    This is pretty darn impressive. And just look at that chart: the boom began when Google's privacy policy was changed to allow them even more user tracking! People care about privacy. This can be a great marketing asset if you are creative.

    https://duckduckgo.com/traffic.html
     
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    Do they earn any money? If not, how can they keep this project alive?
     
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    Same way linux did it open source pro coders do it in there spare time for free to be a part of something good.
     
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    Right. ;)
     
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    They still have ads.

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    Uhm, you're missing the costly stuffs. That thing ain't running on a potato, you know.
     
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    Actually the are earning money with affiliates (i think amazon and others) and donations
     
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    There is a french search engine that guarantee no tracking at all, they already have 2 000 000 users monthly and seems pretty interesting to follow
     
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    This is from San Francisco:

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    I feel like the name will hold them back.
     
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    Any trick for finding the most searched terms on duckduckgo?
     
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    You must be quackers if you think that :)
     
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    Maybe they want to switch to duck.com but I don't think the owner wants to sell it.
    Hint: is Google.
     
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    Good for them. It's about time Google sees some competition.
     
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    That's right in front of the google office, isn't it?
     
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    They have the most advanced algorithm (behind Google of course) than other search engines.

    I just searched some terms, they are pretty similar to Google.
     
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    Page 4 on Google, page 1 on duck duck go. For me
     
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    But...but what about bing?

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    oh wait.
     
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    IMO the name is a bit of a setback with regular users.

    I would like to tell my family and friends to use it but they don't take me seriously when I say the name.

    Should move to DDG.com or something like that

    They have a relatively good algorithm, I don't see much trash for some searches at all.....but then again I haven't done much testing.
     
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