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The Weekly Compete Pulse

Happy weekend! This week, we had a few outstanding articles that our followers really enjoyed reading. Take a look and learn more about content marketing, marketing automation, and data!

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Sunday Series: Travel Category Cruises Along

To wrap up the last of our Sunday Series for January 2014 data, we’ve got a fast mover that will get you excited for your spring and summer vacations! Early bookers get the worm — so there’s no surprise that one of our top-growing categories was Cruise Lines.

The Weekly Compete Pulse

This was a particularly active week on our social media fronts — so here’s the shared stories our followers found the most interesting! How to Use Relative Standing for Online Analytics Any math-lovers out there? You’ll get a kick out of this post from MarketingLand. If you remember statistic classes you ever took, writer Benjamin Vigneron will jog that memory with a quick rundown of how statistical terms can be

(Flappy) Bird is the (Key)word: Lessons from its Virality

If you’re an iPhone owner, chances are you’ve heard of a certain, maddeningly frustrating game called Flappy Bird. If you’re not an iPhone owner, chances are you’ve still heard of it – the simple, yet unnecessarily difficult app flapped to viral success, but took the application world by surprise when creator Dong Nguyen abruptly took the game down.

Biggest Auto Impacts During the Big Game

AutoTrader.com is one of the largest third-party automotive sites where more than 16 million consumers visit each month to find their perfect car. Millward Brown Digital worked with AutoTrader to look at the Super Bowl auto ad experience. We surveyed over a thousand AutoTrader visitors that watched the Super Bowl to find out what auto brands made the biggest impact during the big game.

Sunday Series: All Hail Accountancy Services

While tax season started late (this year’s season was pushed back from the 21st of January to the 31st), the online tax world became January 2014′s top fast-mover. See why below!

The Weekly Compete Pulse

This week held quite a few interesting stories for the digital world, from topics like the Olympics to Jimmy Fallon to Groupon. Check out the top articles we shared!

January’s Top 50: Post-Holiday, Pre-Olympic Season Heats Up

See what helped software sites, job search engines, and news platforms secure spots in our Top 50!

Sunday Series: Tennis Traffic Turns Heads

January 2014 held some exciting events for the tennis world, the biggest being the Australian Open! See what other sites propelled this category into our fast movers for last month.

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Hope you all had a great Valentine’s Day! Why not continue celebrating with a collection of this week’s top shared stories? Check them out in the links below to find out how to better your digital marketing strategy.