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20 th Dec 2013

Holiday search volumes drop 31% on previous quarter

UK airports are braced for an estimated surge of four million people who will be heading abroad for the festive season. However, analysis of the latest holiday-related search data from Greenlight shows quarter-on-quarter web searches for vacations dropped 31%, with short-haul destinations taking the biggest hit.
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19 th Dec 2013

Enhanced Campaigns: Thinking beyond the keyword and putting the audience first

5 months since Enhanced Campaigns (EC) went live, I find myself eating my own words with the process not actually being that painful and some incredibly exciting new targeting features to match. EC in fact, has turned the Search world on its head, making us think beyond the keyword and instead, about the person behind it. This will see audience targeting become one of the biggest trends for 2014.
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18 th Dec 2013

Porsche and Jaguar roar into the 10 most searched for cars, online

Christmas is just around the bend and analysis of the latest automotive search data from Greenlight reveals Porsche and Jaguar have raced Toyota and Citroen off the track to become two of the ten most popular car brands that UK consumers have been eyeing up, online.
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04 th Dec 2013

29% spike in energy comparison searches on the web

Quarterly analysis of the latest consumer online search data for energy from Greenlight, shows price comparison-related queries rose 29% on July levels, as the first of successive fuel price hike announcements from the big six energy companies kicked off in October.
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21 st Nov 2013

Personal Finance: 7 in every 10 searches on the web pertain to borrowing

Consumers going online to look up personal finance products in October searched mostly for loans, mortgages and credit cards, shows the latest search data from Greenlight.
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13 th Nov 2013

Free dating sites prove a hit with UK consumers surfing for love

A third of new relationships begin online and on average, nine million Britons log on to dating sites in their quest to find a significant other, an industry which research firm Mintel estimates will be worth £150 million by 2014.
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11 th Nov 2013

Top-level domains could become an important factor in ranking and online brand visibility

Today, the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), the thousands of new domain extensions such as “.photography”, “.london” etc., that will be flooding into the market over the next few months, took a step forward and entered a new phase where they are open to applications from anyone. In Greenlight's view gTLDs open up the possibility of the TLD becoming an important ranking factor in the future, particularly for the truly “generic” gTLDs (i.e. not brand gTLDs).