Top 250 Websites, July 2011

BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – Aug 29, 2011) – Kantar Media Compete today released its ranking of the top 250 websites for July 2011. Among notable changes in July were drops in unique visitors to daily deal sites and soaring number of unique visitors hitting social networking sites.

Drops in Daily Deal Unique Visitors
Daily deal darling Groupon.com experienced an 8.9 percent drop in the month of July to 30.6 million unique visitors (UVs), its first traffic decrease in 2011. Traffic also fell for Livingsocial.com, down 28 percent to 10.6M UVs. Despite these monthly setbacks, year-over-year (Y-O-Y) growth for these two sites was impressive. Groupon jumped 373 percent, while Livingsocial climbed 149 percent.

Read more and view the Top Sites…

About Jen Duguay:
Jen Duguay joins Compete to take on all things social media. She comes from a social issue background, most recently having worked for the Social Innovation Forum, the venture philanthropy arm of Root Cause, a nonprofit research and consulting firm. Jen's interests include singing, marketing, running, art, making guacemole, and using social entrepreneurship to tackle world issues. She has spent time in Belize and the Dominican Republic working on microfinance initiatives and recently traveled to Kenya where she studied the public healthcare system. Follow Jen @jenduguay on Twitter.

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  1. Andrew

    where is the link to the full 250 list? I couldn’t find it anywhere!

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  2. Jen Duguay

    Hi Andrew! If you follow the link you will see a list of the Top 50. We don’t make the entire 250 websites public, but we do use the larger list to release a report on movement and trends. You can find that analysis here.Thanks for reading along and sorry about the confusion!

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  3. Keith Brown

    This list is invaluable thanks for all your work putting this together Jen. FYI diggin the new compete.com look and feel, definitely more user friendly!

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  4. Jen Duguay

    Thanks Keith! Happy to hear that the list is useful to you and that you are excited about the new site! Our User Experience and Product Development team worked really hard to make it just that so we are really amped that people are responding well to it.

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  5. aivilvin

    wow! Great resource..thank you for sharing it….as always:)

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  6. Keith Brown

    That’s great Jen, one constructive suggestion though. I tweeted it @comscore but didn’t get a response. Since the re-design went live I’ve found myself clicking the “view plans & pricing” button more often than the “go” button. I think the two might be too close to the search field/confusingly similar. Overall though very positive experience on the new UI.

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  7. Jen Duguay

    Oh no! It would be helpful to see a screen shot of how your page is showing up, because maybe there is a zooming issue. If you want you can certainly send that over to support@compete.com and they’d be happy to check it out. Otherwise, happy to hear that the overall layout works better for you. P.s. tweeting @comscore doesn’t reach us! Try @compete next time :-)

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