Compete News

What’s it like to be a Competer?

I wrote about the Compete Experience a little over a year back.  As our recruiting season heats up again, I’ve realized that with growth comes change.  The reality of being a Compete employee has changed tremendously over the last year with the 75 additional people we added to our team.  I’m proud to say that through our intense growth, we were able to make our employee experience that much better. 

Compete PRO November 2011 Release

Compete PRO has some new features that make researching, comparing, and understanding the similarity between sites across the internet much easier. With the help of SimilarSites, we’ve released new functionality to our product that allows PRO users to preview sites that are similar, understand how similar they are via a similarity score, and view screenshots of the homepages etc. You may also notice that Saved Sites has a new look

Top 250 Websites – August 2011

Stellar Month for Facebook, Twitter; Daily Deals Leaders Continue Dip BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – Sep 29, 2011) – Kantar Media Compete today released its ranking of the top 250 websites for August 2011. Among notable changes in August were major traffic increases to Facebook.com, Twitter.com, MTV.com and NFL.com and a second month of declines for Groupon.com and Livingsocial.com. Daily Deal Leaders Drop in UVs for Second Consecutive Month Perhaps in part due

The Content Conundrum – tastybytes New York City

Does content drive transactions? It’s complicated right? We asked ourselves the same question last week at tastybytes, our ongoing (and traveling) luncheon series bringing together lunch, digital marketers and lively conversation. At The MODERN at the MoMa, We were joined by Digital and Social luminaries Mason Nelder (Verizon Wireless), Colin Hynes (RueLaLa), David Schreibstein (Ogilvy) and Steve Rappaport (Advertising Research Foundation). After a brief introduction by Stephen Dimarco (@sdimarco) the

Digital CMO Series: Tony Marlow, Yahoo! and Brian Cooper, TNS

75% of Americans multitask – meaning they use the internet at the same time as watching television. This is a good indication that consumers are paying less and less attention to advertising.  So how do you make sure that your ads break through the noise and reach your targets? At the 2011 Digital CMO Summit, Tony Marlow, Director, Strategic Insights, Yahoo! and Brian Cooper, VP, Technology Sector, TNS discussed the

Digital Connections: Connecting With Your Customers Has Never Been More Important

Digital Connections is about bringing together digital leaders to discuss how the internet and digital media are transforming business. As consumers interact with the digital universe, businesses are continuing to adapt and grow.  Successful brands are linking data sets to create new digital insights and are finding innovative ways to stay connected with their consumers. Yesterday in London over 60 attendees from brands, agencies and publishers discussed how they are

Digital CMO Series: Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-In-Chief, AOL Huffington Post Media Group

The Digital CMO Series kicks off with Arianna Huffington – listen in as she shares her perspective on the future of the industry and how to engage the digitally connected consumer to build a brand. “Everything in the Digital era is about connection and engagement. Will.i.am summed it up best when he said, ‘We used to consume content sitting on a couch, now we consume it galloping on a horse

Top 3 Reasons Why the Digital CMO Summit is the Best Event in the Industry

Here at Compete we know it’s not nice to brag but when it comes to our annual event The Digital CMO Summit – it’s hard not to. Each year it gets bigger and better and has quickly become a “must attend” event of the industry.  Here are the top three reasons why… Reason #1:  The killer line-up of speakers that the event attracts each year. Arianna Huffington, President, Huffington Post

Introducing Compete Site Analytics

We released some exciting new features on compete.com yesterday.  Not only did we roll out new capabilities for our Compete PRO members, we also improved the experience of the freely available version of Compete data.   The goal is to provide you with an interface that clearly highlights those insights and makes them easy to view and comprehend. The image shown above is an example of a Site Analytics report for

The New Compete PRO

Today marks the launch of the new compete.com and Compete PRO experience.  Our goal was to develop a simplified and more focused product that would better help you perform your daily tasks.  That’s why we made these enhancements after talking to you, our users, and truly understanding how and why you use Compete PRO. There’s nothing that we care more about than enabling you to be successful in your business/role.

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