In 2012, Google helped provide $1.2 billion of economic activity for North Carolina businesses, website publishers and nonprofits, according to the recently released 2012 Google Economic Impact Report. Here are other numbers from the report:
50,000 North Carolina businesses and nonprofits benefited from AdWords and AdSense, Google’s advertising tools.
97% of Internet users look online for local products and services.
96% of smartphone users have researched a product or service on their device.
Source: 2012 Google Economic Impact Report