Updated: 24 Feb, 2013

Amazing Earning Data of Top 10 Online Business Giants

With the advancement in technology, more and more people demand quick, easy and cheap availability of their daily needs and requirements. This has driven a considerable number of online businesses to reach out to millions of people to fill in the market gap or to meet their requirements with an infinite range of services, assistances, information and related products from toys, clothes, movies, books, music, software, online classes and even groceries.

According to a survey , the U.S Ecommerce sales earned $72 billion in 2002, which increased to about $ 256 billion in 2011. According to an Ecommerce industry forecast , by 2015, the online retail profits are expected to increase as high as $ 269 billion. At the same time, the number of online buyers in the U.S is predicted to rise from $ 137 million in 2010 to $175 million in 2016.

Let’s look at the top ten business online who are ruling this world right now and earning the most amongst like minded companies. The ranks are based on the population of U.S citizens who use each site per month.

Earning report of top IT Company

10. Microsoft

Microsoft is the world’s largest software company which was founded in 1975. Microsoft.com serves to sell, download and maintain its most widely used software products.

The number of visitors to the site on monthly basis account for 61,981,128 (excluding the visitors on Microsoft’s content sites like MSN, MSNBC news site etc).  The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 69.9 billion. Sources:  Glamisdunes

9.  WordPress

WordPress. org and WordPress.com are the two large online sites of WordPress, which was founded in 2003. The former allows a large number of bloggers to download basic versions of open source software that helps in developing and sustaining their own websites, while the latter allows bloggers and large businesses to post information and design their blogs.

The traffic to WordPress.com is not a part of the traffic figure of WordPress.org. WordPress buys its custom design, upgrades and custom domains from the Automattic, and uses it for its basic WordPress open source software.

The number of visitors to WordPress.com on monthly basis account for 63,933,088. The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 10 million. Source: Techcrunch

8. Wikipedia

Non-profit Wikimedia foundation is responsible for running Wikipedia.org. It includes an infinite collection of open source encyclopedias available in world’s most common languages. It was founded in the year 2001.

The number of visitors to Wikipedia.org on monthly basis account for 77,354,504. The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 20 million.

7. MSN

MSN was founded in the year 1995. It’s earnings are based on display ads and searches. The number of visitors to MSN.com on monthly basis account for 78,095,128. The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 2.5 billion.

Facebook Earning Report

6. Twitter

Twitter, also called ‘Micro blog’ and ‘Social networking site’ allows users to post messages (of up to 1450 characters) called ‘tweets’ that can be read by a large number of web users. It was founded in the year 2006.

The number of visitors to Twitter.com on monthly basis account for 90,790,080. The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 140 million. Source: Brainsolis

5. Yahoo!

Yahoo also uses search and display ads for its revenue generation. It was founded in the year 1995. The number of visitors to Yahoo.com on monthly basis account for 94,840,280.

The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 5 billion. Source: Forbes

4. Amazon

Amazon.com is the most popular online retail site which was founded in 1994. It offers an infinitely diverse range of products; from digital content delivery to consumer electronics and much more.

The number of visitors to the site on monthly basis account for 99,374,352. The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 48 billion. Source: Wikipedia

3. Facebook

Facebook is the world’s largest social networking site which was founded in 2004. It has changed the way people used Internet and defines a unique way of human interaction.

The number of visitors to Facebook.com on monthly basis account for 149,488,208. The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 3.7 billion. Source: Yahoo Finance

2. YouTube

YouTube is the world’s largest video site, founded in 2005. The business is supported by paid video rental setups, studio ventures, and content owners who pay for generating traffic.

The number of visitors to YouTube.com on monthly basis account for 159,975,920. The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 3.6 billion. Source: Inquisitr

1. Google

Google.com is the world’s largest search engine site. It was founded in the year 1998. The number of visitors to Google on monthly basis account for 185,167,472. The revenues generated per year by this site figure to $ 50 billion. Source: The Journal

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