On Thursday, chief executive officer of Google, Larry Page, held a press conference on the financial results of Google for the second quarter. In particular, it sounded impressive figures of Android, Chrome and Google +.
Although technically it was his first press conference for the full quarter as chief executive officer, the past remembered that he gave her only a few phrases. This time, he said, very confident and we even stayed to answer questions. In addition, he even posted his address on Google +.
Let’s start with the actual financial results. Google’s revenue for the second quarter totaled a record 9.03 billion dollars, up 32% over the second quarter last year. Revenue states without deducting traffic acquisition costs.
Their own sites in the second quarter brought net sales of Google 6.23 billion, representing 69% of total revenue. This is 39% more than in the second quarter last year. Partner sites through AdSense program in the second quarter brought the Google revenue of 2.48 billion dollars, representing 28% of total revenue. This is a 20% increase compared to the second quarter last year.
Revenue from outside the U.S. totaled 4.87 billion dollars, accounting for 54% of total revenue in the second quarter, up 2% from the second quarter of 2010.
Taken together, paid clicks on Google and AdSense-partners increased by about 18% compared with the second quarter of 2010, but decreased by approximately 2% compared to the first quarter of 2011. Average CPC is increased by about 12% compared to second quarter 2010 and approximately 6% compared to the first quarter of 2011.
Traffic acquisition costs – of its revenues, outgoing partners Google – rose to 2.11 billion in the second quarter of 2011 from 1.73 in the second quarter of 2010.
As of June 30, 2011, cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities totaling Google 39.1 billion.
Around the world in Google employed 28,768 full-time employees as of June 30, 2011, compared with 26 316 staff at 31 March 2011.
More details and financial performance can be found here.
After the publication of the financial report Google shares have risen by 12%. If the revenue from ad networks were at the expected level, the revenue from Google sites has exceeded expectations.
Move on to other figures. Larry Page said that activated now 550 000 devices on the Android day. And in just 16 days before the number was 500 000! The growth rate of Android increases of 4.4% per week. In the first quarter of this year, the number of activations per week amounted to 350 thousand, while in the second quarter of 2010 – 160 000. Impressive?
Total Android is used by 130 million units, while the number of downloads from the Android Market is six billion. During the conference, I / O in May Android was used in 100 million devices. For comparison, at the time of the June WWDC iOS platform used on 200 million devices.
Chrome browser enjoyed more than 160 million people.
Launched this year, button 1 has been used 2.3 billion times a day.
In social project Google +, according to Page, registered more than 10 million users, and these users create a billion records each day. It is worth mentioning that Google + was launched only two weeks ago. 10 million users – 1.3% of 750 million users of Facebook. Two weeks!
Paige said that divides foods into three separate categories. First, a search and advertising products – the main source of income for the company. Second, these are products that consumers enjoy great success – YouTube, Android and Chrome. Google is investing in them with the expectation of long-term success. Finally, the new products – Google +, commercial and local services. Google is investing in them to encourage innovation.
“All we want to create a Google service that people around the world would use twice a day … like a toothbrush!”.