As of March 2015, the top online search engines ranked by the number of searches performed are as follows: Google.com, Baidu.com, Bing.com, Yahoo.com, AOL.com, Ask.com, Lycos.com and Excite.com, according to Netmarketshare.com. The remaining online search engines comprise a negligible percentage of the online search engine market share.
In the United States, Google.com, Yahoo.com, Go.com, Live.com, Bing.com, msn.com, Baidu.com and Indeed.com rank highest on the list of most trafficked search engines, according to Alexa.com. While Google remains a veritable juggernaut among online search engines globally, there are many search engines that offer an alternative to the popular website.
Some technology experts offer top 10, best or most popular search engines lists based on subjective criteria. While some might prefer a simple search engine interface like Google.com or Bing.com, others might choose a search engine with customizable filtering choices. Many niche search engines offer categorically specific searches with special emphasis on images, videos or jobs.
EBizMBA.com offers the following ranked list based on traffic research from multiple companies: Google.com, Bing.com, Yahoo.com, Ask.com, AOL.com, WOW.com, WebCrawler.com, MyWebSearch.com, InfoSpace.com and Info.com.
According to reliablesoft.net, the following are the best and most popular search engines: Google.com, Bing.com, Yahoo.com, Ask.com, AOL.com, Blekko.com, WolframAlpha.com, DuckDuckGo.com, Archive.org and ChaCha.com.