Yahoo Dominates The Web, Just Not In Search

Gigaom writes that although Yahoo is number two at search, they are still number one at so many other things. That is exactly what Carol Bartz, Yahoo’s CEO, wants to communicate with the world, that Yahoo is not just a search company and does great things also outside of search.

Gigaom reached out to comScore to see what exactly Yahoo is number one at and that includes:

  • News
  • Finance
  • Sports
  • Mail
  • Entertainment
  • Games (near tie)

Yahoo Answers is not mentioned here, but I believe they dominate that category, as well.

We don’t often discuss Yahoo’s other properties, but it is important to note that although Yahoo is a distant second to Google in search, Yahoo does dominate the web in so many other ways.

Related Topics: Channel: Strategy | Yahoo: Answers | Yahoo: Business Issues | Yahoo: Finance | Yahoo: Mail | Yahoo: Search

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