Google Book Search driving surfers to booksellers

Anonymous Patron writes Google’s controversial Book Search is driving traffic to booksellers, new figures show.

According to web monitoring firm Hitwise, the top destination for surfers visiting Google’s UK Book Search was Amazon UK, accounting for 8.3 per cent of visits.

Book sites accounted for 15.93 per cent of all sites visited from the Google Book Search page last week.

WH Smith was the second most popular destination with 2.08 per cent of visits, followed by with 1.38 per cent.”