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Check out the new compete.com!

Have you seen the new compete.com? It’s been nearly three years since we made any major changes to the data available for free on compete.com, but this week presented visitors with more data and functionality than ever. We’ve added the ability to compare two domains on a graph, find domains that are similar to the one you searched (based on criteria like unique visitors and category), and identify the top sources of traffic to virtually any website.

Are you Getting Digital Right?

Are you getting digital right? We sure hope so! After an intensive study of our industry and deep scrutiny of the future of marketing, we at Millward Brown Digital know that a big issue facing marketers today is the big, looming, digital frontier. But have no fear! We’re all digital, all the time — and we’re here to help. Check out this infographic that addresses some of the biggest marketing

Sunday Series: Food and Groceries Feeling the Love

Two months ago, I wrote a post on how the Food and Groceries category got an excellent boost from holiday shopping. I was also curious as to how the same sites would fare during the month of love — and now I have the data to show you!

The Weekly Compete Pulse

It’s been a phenomenal week for us and for the industry — so read up on them in our round-up of our most pertinent stories from the web!

Millward Brown Digital’s IAB Annual Leadership Meeting Highlights

Last month, we sent our president and our CMO/CCO out to Palm Desert, California, for the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Annual Leadership Meeting. I sat down with Stephen DiMarco, the CMO, to learn more about what stood out from the conference. Read more below and watch the interview in this post!

The Weekly Compete Pulse

This week was an insane week in marketing for us, with industry news and interesting developments all over the news. Here’s a few of the ones we shared that our followers were especially keen on!

NBC and Sochi 2014

With the Games taking place 9-12 hours ahead of American time zones, sports fans were increasingly looking to video streaming and live updates to stay in the loop. NBC recognized the need and expanded Olympic coverage, providing multiple opportunities for fans to keep up with all the Sochi action (this meant apps, live streaming sites, television coverage, etc).

February’s Top 50: Lots of Love for Tax Sites and More

Ah, February. Whether you celebrated the 14th as the day of love or Singles’ Awareness Day, we’ve got interesting data to share with you! Who received the most internet love? Read on and find out which websites made our Top 50.

San Francisco Social Media Meetup Highlights!

Last week, the Compete PRO team hosted a social media themed networking event at the Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco. Existing clients and other marketing thought leaders were invited to join members of the Compete PRO Account Management and Product teams for a sneak peak at the new Social Insights module. The event also provided a platform for networking opportunities and discussions about the current social media sphere.

February Data is Now Live – Winter Olympics, Valentine’s Day, and more…

The weather’s finally warming up in Boston and February data is live and available in Compete PRO! Not only that, but we kicked off a contest for all Compete PRO users last week where you can share your success stories with us and win some awesome prizes. We can’t wait to see how Compete PRO has helped you!

Sunday Series: Memes Moving Up

January 2014 saw a many categories understandably move up the ranks (health sites, travel planning pages, financial sites) — but a surprising fast mover for the month was the Humor and Novelty Blogs category (memes)! Check out the Top 10 list and learn more below!