Kijiji pulls Google's data to show their continued place as Canada's
most-searched retail brand
TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Sometimes the most popular kid doesn't
get invited to the party. With Kijiji's surging popularity and leading
place as Canada's most-searched brand, Kijiji was surprised to see
they'd been left off Google's Zeitgeist List of Most Searched in Retail
Using Google's own Trends analytics tools, Kijiji was able to clearly
track their leading position as the most-searched retail site in
Canada, where Canadians locally buy, sell and trade from coast to
"Mistakes happen to everyone!" said Bart Molenda, Head of Marketing,
Kijiji Canada. "But the numbers don't lie: Kijiji is the clear leader
amongst competitors in searches for online retail brands in Canada.
We're not calling for a recount, but we do hope that next time we get
invited to the Zeitgeist."
Kijiji is searched for 2.7 times more than the next closest brand, and
as seen in the chart below, is several times more popular in what is
otherwise a close horse race.
About Kijiji Canada
Kijiji, which means "village" in Swahili, is the number one classifieds
site in Canada, connecting ten-million buyers and sellers each month.
Kijiji.ca offers Canadians a free, easy, and local way to buy, sell,
and trade goods and services in their community. With local sites for
more than 100 cities and towns across the country, Kijiji makes it easy
for Canadians to find exactly what they're looking for in their own
community. Kijiji Canada is part of the eBay Classifieds Group, the
global leader in online classifieds with a global presence in more than
20 countries and 1,000 cities.
Image with caption: "Kijiji vs. Rest According to Google Trends (Jan 2012-Nov 2012) (CNW Group/Kijiji Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121213_C8944_PHOTO_EN_21967.jpg
SOURCE: Kijiji Canada
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