June’s Top 50: Successes, Socials, and Struggles
June data is live! Check out who thrived, who flailed, and who surprised us.
May’s Top 50: Home Improvement and iPhone 6 Rumors
May 2014 was a rather quiet month for our top 50 websites. Most sites saw steady increases in their unique visitor count — but a few did have remarkable results! See what our data tells us in the following post.
How Songza Gets Heard: Getting Digital Right
The search for the perfect (online) DJ is on. This week, I’m investigating how Songza, a carefully curated online music streaming site, gets digital right.
April’s Top 50: Pinning, Saving, and Posting to Instagram
April data is live, and with it comes the monthly Top 50 post! Which sites made the cut, and which of these can walk away smiling? Read on and find out.
April Data is Now Live – ProFlowers.com, Mashable.com, Deadspin.com and More
We’re excited in Boston as spring seems to have finally set in; the weather is warming and people are out on the sidewalks enjoying the milder air. Now that it’s May, April data is live and available in Compete PRO. Before we dive into the Fast Movers for the month, I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate the recently announced winners of our Compete PRO success stories contest.
Social Media Takeover: Connecting with the News
Social Media is becoming a pathway to news for a significant portion of the U.S. population. We can clearly see the relationship between news outlets and social media sites growing through multiple avenues.
Sunday Series: Theme Parks’ Not-So-Smooth Ride
This week’s mention for March fast movers is hopefully one that will have you thinking about summer vacation. Read up on why the Theme Park category made its way to the top — but also how a variety of reasons can impact online traffic.
The Compete PRO Success Story Winners Are…
A few weeks ago we launched a “Success Stories” contest, encouraging our clients to share their stories about how Compete PRO has helped them to achieve great things. The submissions we received were fantastic. So after giving this a lot of thought, the winners are:
Why Conversion Optimization Should Be Your Top Priority in 2014
Did you know that marketers are more likely to have high conversion rates when they invest 10-25% of their time and 5% of their budget on optimization? Given that, however, 70% of marketers do not know their competitors’ conversion rates, nor do they know the average for their industries. If you don’t know where you stand, how do you know what you can improve?
March Data is Now Live – March Madness Wins the Month
Perfect timing—the NCAA basketball championship was last night (congrats, Huskies!) and March data is live in Compete PRO, chock-full of interesting data pertaining to this year’s March Madness. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank you all for your awesome Compete PRO success stories submissions! We’ll be announcing the winner soon so stay tuned.
Share Your Compete PRO Story and Win!
Our team works hard to create solutions that help make marketers’ lives easier, so there is nothing we love more than hearing about our clients’ successes with these solutions. But those of us that don’t regularly interact with Compete PRO users miss out on some really great firsthand accounts. So today we’re launching a contest to collect your success stories to keep us constantly striving for results.