Jay Meattle

Inc. Magazine: Compete is America's 824th Fastest Growing Private Company

Inc. today ranked Compete, Inc. 824th on its first-ever Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. We are honored and proud to be part of such a successful group of companies! Much much more to come! Complete information on this year’s Inc. 5,000, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The methodology behind the Inc. 5,000 To be considered for the Inc. 5000, a company must be privately

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ZoomInfo.com latest to leverage Compete's API

After opening up Compete’s API, we turned our focus outward to engage potential partners to work with the Compete API. The efforts are starting to pay off with several implementations that have gone live in the last few months. Today we are pleased to announce that Compete statistics are now featured on ZoomInfo. ZoomInfo delivers a single site for quick and easy access to in-depth information on industries, companies, people,

Compete.com edges out heavyweights Wikipedia, Feedburner and Technorati

On June 27th, Compete won the award for “Best Content Search Engine” for Compete Site Analytics at Searchnomics! We were up against the good folks at Wikipedia, Feedburner and Technorati. Other winners of the Searchnomics Inaugural Search Engine Website Awards honoring leadership, outstanding achievement, and innovation in the search engine industry were: Best Media Search Engine: YouTube Best Emerging Search Discovery Engine: StumbleUpon Best Social Search Engine: LinkedIn Best Overall

New: Compete Search Analytics

We are extremely excited to announce that sometime today, a brand new product Compete Search Analytics will be made available on Compete.com! This new tool will make it easier for you to keep your finger on the pulse of the whole online landscape and get the most out of your search marketing investments. It will enable you to: Discover new keywords you should be bidding on Find the gaps in

Digg overtakes Facebook; Both cross 20 million U.S. Unique Visitors

The first time I wrote about YouTube, it had just crossed 20 million visitors in the U.S. Just 4 days after my post, YouTube was scooped up by Google for $1.65B in Google stock. At today’s stock price, the deal is worth over $2B. There is certainly something magical about reaching 20 million. Web 2.0 darlings, also prime acquisition targets — Digg and Facebook both crossed this milestone last month.

Robert is paying attention, are you?

About 6 weeks ago, David (Compete’s CTO) spoke with Robert Scoble about Compete’s services, trends he’s seeing in Web traffic and Compete’s new Attention metric. Robert is one of the most influential bloggers on the planet — the Shaquille O’Neal of the blogosphere. Thank you, Robert, for these awesome videos! Needless to say, we’re huge fans of Robert and the rest of the Podtech crew. The videos: A demo of

Technorati breaking away, leaving Google behind in the dust

Yes, Technorati is still very much the most visited blog search engine. Earlier this week Technorati self reported Q1 numbers — they grew page views by 150% and unique visitors 141%. The bigger question however — how does this growth compare to the #2 player in this space – Google Blog Search? As you can see, according to Compete data, Technorati grew monthly unique visitors 91% and pageviews 138% in

GigaOm vs TechCrunch: Are GigaOm readers any different from TechCrunch?

What can I say, I was curious. To satisfy my own curiosity, I set out to answer the big question — Are GigaOm readers any different from those of TechCrunch? You would think they would be similar, right? Not quite. Read on.. How we measured: We took the Top-20 domains in Jan "˜07 ranked by Attention Share (Attention Share considers all the time we collectively spend online and then determines

Top-20 Domains ranked by Attention Share: Yahoo gained, Most e-commerce sites lost

The market currently relies heavily on visitors and page views to measure performance, but we know these metrics can be gamed. Time, on the other hand, is finite and selfishly managed by the user making it harder to game. Therefore if a site can garner more of an individual’s time it should be considered a good thing, right? With that said, we know there are exceptions (Search for example), which

Top-20 Websites: Where DO we spend our time online?

Update: Click here for January 2007 Update Time is a limited resource.. As much as we hate to admit it, we each only have 24 hours on any given day to ‘do things’. In December 2006, we had 44,640 minutes to do whatever our hearts desired "” be it sleep, eat, watch TV, jump rope, or spend time online. Since we each have a fixed amount of time in a