Google is the most popular search engine in the world with 87% of internet acquisition .It is not surprising that in India google is the most used search engine. But ,do you know there are many search engines other than google . Bing is serving more than 31% searches in US, in china baidu rules the internet , similarly in Russia yandax . In India google covers about 96% of searches .
Here is a list published by return on now–
OMG! this is huge. Google has defeated all rest search engines . No, you are wrong take a look in Chaina, Russia and South Korea where Baidu, Yandex, Naver respectively rules the internet searches. It makes me happy to get searches from the top search engine but at the same time we need a more localized search engine.
Opportunities for an indian blogger-
If you are an indian blogger than there are many opportunities for you. It is the time to work now. There is approx. 30% penetration of internet to Indian population. It means still a greater fraction of population is not connected online . But in coming years going to boost to 50% as the smartphone are affordable and facebook like social networking site bringing them to internet world.
resister the .in before it gets late
if you take right decision now ,it will give the perfect gold mine for you. India is big market considering its population which will access the internet. i see a great opportunity to grab them before it is sold out. Search engine can help you a lot to find a great domain.
Here i want to mention one story from popular online guy called Jhon Chow(he and his blog johnchow.com both are equally popular) told about his crazy passion to register domains. Before his daughter birth when she was in the womb he was keen to name the girl only if the domain is available that name. Woow! this reminds me the recent mi.com purchased for$ 3.6 millions by xiaomi chinese mobile company.
Blogging for money
still many people thinks that bogging is already crowded and it is difficult get recognition. But they do not know the fact of number of people access to internet the potential . It is also up to some what correct that blogging is crowded in india but in what niche, what are the topics are most crowded. A blog like like this technology is many in number in net. What about parenting, medical advice and many undiscovered subjects like these ? can you name me popular 100 bloggers who takes about parenting ? it has more than 450 million internet users right now and think what if goes to one billion . Here is a list showing the growth of internet users in India yearly .
Software and web designing
This section is already crowded but still it will grow as more and more are getting involved to it. The most active online users are the 10 to 30 age groups. When these generation will at the end of their life there will be more user produced at the same time. A line growing high which will eventually become straight but will take time to calm this boom. A lot of opportunities for software and web developers.
Internet Users by Country (2016) published by internet live stat gives a detailed list with user counts.
Why you should think about other than google searches?
As you have seen that relying on one search engine can potentially you website can loss many traffic. So, it is a good idea to submit you sitemap to bing or yandex. As the competition is less in those search engines it may help your website in top listing.You must give it a try.
How google can perform better?
Google can perform even better than this. The most bored i feel when searching for a local search term. I think google should focus more on local keywords as still many are new to internet world. It becomes difficult to find the exect finding but there can be a better search resuilt.Google we need a regional/local search engine from you.It will be nice if you comment below and let us to know your thoughts.