- Aug 7, 2013
Some interesting Data in this report. Go check out Googles report at Think With Google if your interested.
Google Study: 34X Increase in “Near Me” Searches Since 2011
The internet and the personal computer brought a world’s worth of information to our homes. Today, smartphones have brought that information to our pockets. As a result, consumers are searching for events, products, stores and other things nearby no matter where they are.
According to research from Google, search interest in “near me” has increased 34X since 2011, and nearly doubled since last year. The driving factor behind this growth: mobile. 80% of these kind of searches came from mobile in Q4 2014.