September Data is Now Live – Back to School & Fantasy Football Kick Into Gear!

September data is now live and available in Compete PRO. We’ve noticed two overwhelming themes this month: Fantasy football and education related sites…

Making Back-to-School Easy

School is back in session and students everywhere are finally back into the swing of studying, homework, and extracurricular activities…

August Data is Now Live – Fantasy Football, Back to School, Adult Swim and More

August data is now live and available in Compete PRO! August saw the annual rise of fantasy football sites, back-to-school sites, and more. Check out our Monthly Fast Movers!

July Top 50: Back to School is Around the Corner!

Take a look at our July Top 50 from Compete PRO and see which sites made some noise this month…

September Data is Now Live – Fall Sports, Celebrities, and More

September data is now live! See which sites made it into our Monthly Top Movers and which trends drove traffic last month,

August Data is Now Live – #ALSIceBucketChallenge, NFL, Back to School, and More

August data is now available. #ALSIceBucketChallenge, the NFL, and back to school sites all had great months for traffic and more.

Back-to-School Promotions Heating Up Early in the Summer

It may only be July and only a few weeks into summer vacation, but according to office supply companies, it’s back-to-school time already. Looking at the trends from the past years, the unique visitors (UVs) of the leading companies in the industry began their rise in July, peaking in the month of August. Taking this into account, it makes sense why office supply retailers begin their back-to-school sales promotions in July.

Sunday Series: Top Growing Book and Magazine Sites for Fall

  Image from: Old Book / Shutterstock It’s not surprise that with September comes a bump in visitation to book and magazine sites. Students are back in class, teachers are constructing curriculums, and people are stocking up on reading material as the temperature drops and picnics become…well…less appetizing. The below are the top ten fastest growers in the Books and Magazines category for September. Most are educational resources but a few

September Data is LIVE at Compete

Image from: Digital Duel 2012 / September data is now LIVE at Compete! With the advent of autumn what domains are seeing the biggest growth in their unique visitors? It goes without saying that perhaps the the top trend for fall is ‘back to school,’ reiterated by online shopping domains such as,, The obvious preparation for Halloween is also seen in such seasonal sites like

The Weekly Compete Pulse

First of all: July data is now live on! It’s been an interesting week to be a marketer in social media. There’s been upsets, pranks, and controversy, all of it involving marketing strategy and branding tactics. Here are some highlights: Mountain Dew decided to crowdsource a name for their newest product. The ever infamous 4chan (an image board culture online) hijacked the competition and littered the top results with

Tis The Season For….School Supplies!

Image from: School Supplies / Shutterstock Students everywhere are savoring their last bits of summer vacation, the few weeks before they have to trade in ice cream cones and carefree afternoons for notebooks and homework.  That also means millions of consumers are in the market for back-to-school products. According to the Summer 2012 Online Shopper Intelligence survey, back-to-school shoppers are busy this season, with more than half of shoppers purchasing