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Compete Ranking of Top 50 Websites for March 2011 Shows Traffic Springing Forward

MySpace.com and Mapquest.com Finally See Some Sunshine; Mevio.com Traffic Explodes BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire) - Compete, a Kantar Media company, has released its ranking of the top 50 websites for March 2011. In an unexpected turn of events, MySpace.com, which has been losing traffic consistently for more than a year, experienced a 5 percent uptick in March. Similarly, after four months of falling site traffic, Mapquest.com bounced back nearly 16 percent for the

Quick Tip: Filtering Keywords with Search Analytics Insights

Search Analytics reports’ left sidebar helps you do some of the heavy lifting by giving you two types of filtering, Search Insights and Manual Filtering. Today we’re covering the in’s and out’s of using Search Insights, stay tuned next week as we’ll cover Manual Filtering. Search Insights Pre-configured filters to help you make sense of long keyword lists, e.g. Highly Engaging Keywords, High Traffic Keywords, Paid Keywords. These search insights

Compete February 2011 Category Data Show Big Gains for Automotive Despite Short Month

Automotive: Traditional Behavioral Category Was up 13.5 Percent BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire) –  Compete, a Kantar Media company, today released data for February showing that many sites within the Automotive: Traditional behavioral category thrived in February; this is noteworthy because many non-automotive categories and sites declined in February, the shortest month. As a whole, the category climbed 13.5 percent month-over-month (M-O-M) and 27.8 percent year-over-year (Y-O-Y). Chevrolet.com leads the category, with 3,224,185 UVs

Quick Tip: Selecting Custom Date Ranges on Compete Graphs

Selecting a specific time frame that is not part of the predefined options at the top of the graph (3M, 6M, 1Y, 2Y) is quick and easy. Simply select the beginning point on the graph by clicking with your mouse and dragging it across to the end of your desired time frame. Release the mouse when you’ve selected the desired time frame and the graph will automatically size properly.  In

Quick Tip: Content Selection and Exporting

Compete makes it easy to select and export the content you’ve already filtered. For instance, if you’ve selected a 6 month time frame in amazon.com’s site profile with the Visits and Average Time metrics comparison, you’ll only export these two metrics under this time-frame when you export to CSV. Using the image below you can follow the steps to pull these metrics for the past six months. Select Average Stay

Quick Tip: Using Permalinks for Graphs

Compete’s graphs have a special permalink button so you can select any of our metrics and link your colleagues directly to the graph you’re looking at. Please note that when you send links to PRO metrics the user you send it to must also have access to view it. The free metrics are in the site profile and comparison section of Compete and freely viewable metrics include Unique Visitors, Visits,

Quick Tip: Saving & Downloading Compete Metrics

Compete graph data is easily exportable and can be used in any spreadsheet application that is able to read .csv files, such as Excel, Google Docs, or LibreOffice. This quick tip will show you where in the interface to find the Export and Save Graph links within the graph interface. PRO users can also use the same links on graphs in the search analytics and referral analytics sections of the

How to Find Profitable Keywords with Alex Cohen

Last Tuesday, senior marketing manager at ClickEquations, Alex Cohen, taught us how to discover which words are driving traffic to your competitors sites and which ones drive engagement, as well as how to uncover the real words people use before they click on your text ad and stop irrelevant clicks. His webinar, “Find Profitable Keywords with 2 Unconventional Techniques,” presented viewers with insightful and new information about various ways improve