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Amazon tops Search spend in Google Advertising

Google's top 25 U.S. search-ad buyers alone spent $1.34 billion last year. Amazon spent $157.7 million on Google U.S. search ads in 2013, by far the most by any company, according to Ad Age DataCenter's first ranking based on data from AdGooroo, a Kantar Media company focused on search marketing.

Google's 25 largest U.S. search-marketing advertisers in 2013

Top 25 Companies by Ad Spend

Walmart and Sears, amazon's competitor in retail e-business stood 7th in the paid search expenditure with $59.7 million. Homedepot, BestBuy, Target and Macy's couldn't be able to make in the top 10 and stood 15th, 18th, 20th, and 23rd respectively.

Core strengths of are Search & Social traffic, wide affiliate networking, excellent customer satisfaction alongside wonderful user shopping experience using the cloud computing and web Services.


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