In less than two years, Internet Explorer has reduced browser share by more than 15%. Firefox and Chrome are the main winners picking up around 10% and 7% respectively.
Web users spend 69% of their time viewing the left half of the page and 30% viewing the right half. A conventional layout is thus more likely to make sites profitable.
Web users make up their minds about the quality of a website in just a 20th of a second of viewing a webpage!