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Microsoft's search efforts may finally have found some users.

MSN and Microsoft Live's U.S. search query volume jumped from 8.4% in May to 13.2% in June, a 67% increase, according to Internet metrics company Compete, Inc.

The key to Microsoft's success? Prizes.
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Willis said that Club.live.com wasn't generating noticeable traffic in April. In May, Compete tracked some 330,000 unique visitors at that site. In June, that number had risen to 3 million unique visitors.

http://www.informationweek.com/news/...leID=201000338
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I predict this month breaking 6 million. Everyone knows what it is now..
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Yea, I'd like to think that was all us
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Yea, I'd like to think that was all us
Hahaha
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hahah thats awsome as soon as i read the title i knew what caused it lol
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Bwahaha I'm hooked on Flexicon.
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post #7 of 36
No wonder vista's out of stock, damn. Ms helps me out, I help them out in return. It's a two way street, capish.
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I find it so funny, 330,000 to 3 million LOL
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post #9 of 36
Lol, i alone am probably 1% of that traffic

Do they actually think we are still going to use live search once they stop handing out the goody bags?

Heck no, we'll go straight back to moma Google.
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Lol, i alone am probably 1% of that traffic

Do they actually think we are still going to use live search once they stop handing out the goody bags?

Heck no, we'll go straight back to moma Google.
Who said they were going to stop handing out goody bags? There have been people who emailed them and they have no intention of stopping anytime soon. Even after the prizes, they're making a lot of profit.
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