Following are some facts on internet usage from various sources:
- There are 251,290,289 internet users in the United States. (There are over 310 million people in the US).
- In 2008, the tipping point was reached between yellow pages and internet searches. It was the first year people did local internet searches more often than searching the yellow pages.
- Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are the top three social networking sites used by SEO firms for their marketing efforts.
- If one hundred people perform a search on Google, only five will click on a paid listing (pay per click ad).