If the number of searches are any indication, Kindle seems to be outmatching iTunes when it comes to what people wanted in 2011, at least in terms of how many people wanted Kindle gift cards! According to the story below, searches for gift cards for the Kindle outdid searches for gift cards for iTunes during the 2011 holiday season.
Kindle Gift Cards More Searched for than iTunes Gift Cards in 2011
It’s possible Kindle gift cards outperformed iTunes gift cards this holiday â€” if what people were searching for online is any indication. According to Experian Hitwise, the top search query the week before Christmas that included some variation of the …
Some have said that this trend could be due to the fact that people visit the Apple store and therefore do not search for iTunes cards, but I highly doubt that this is the case. There are hundreds of things that I search for that I could buy down the street. It doesn’t mean that I do not still at least search for it and research it online! I think it simply reflects the fact that Kindle Fire sales boomed this year, and people were searching for a gift that complemented the device.