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02 May 12 Create Chrome Extensions to dominate local markets

Chrome is the second most-used browser globally, and dominates many local markets including Brazil and Russia. Creating a Chrome Extension helps companies gain distribution in many local markets via official resources such as the Google Chrome WebStore.

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The worldwide market shares by browser indicate that Internet Explorer still dominates overall (35%), with Chrome in the second most popular position (29%), and Firefox not far behind (24%). Safari (6%) and Opera (2%) complete the overall shares.

However, the market shares by browser vary greatly region by region. From the diagrams below you can see that in Latin America, Chrome is the number one browser, taking 45% of the market share. The situation is similar in Russia, where Chrome dominates the market with a 29% share.

Browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Opera have made Add-ons a fundamental point in their strategy, which has helped lead Firefox to success and market domination in many markets. But Chrome is the most successful in this strategy, amplifying Extensions with Apps and transforming its Add-ons Gallery to the Chrome Web Store, which has proven to be a very successful channel of distribution.

According to a Besttoolbars market study, Chrome has about a 50% higher installation rate from their directories compared to Firefox. The Internet Explorer Gallery is in its infancy.

As a result, creating Chrome Extensions and Apps becomes crucial part of any marketing strategy for web apps and web services, due to its highly developed distribution channel and significant market share.

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About Besttoolbars:

Formed in 2003, Besttoolbars is known as the leader in toolbar software. Besttoolbars focuses on browser toolbar, add-ons and extensions solutions and also offers a toolbar and add-ons frameworks. Besttoolbars has created desktop products for leading Internet companies including,, and More than 7000 companies worldwide use Besttoolbars solutions.

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