January Data is LIVE at Compete

Image from: money / Shutterstock January’s fastest growing sites were dominated by the financial services sector. With tax season in the U.S. in full swing, tax solution websites are growing rapidly as we start the new year. Large increases in traffic for sites like LivingResearchInstitute.com and DegreeSearch.org could stem from New Year’s resolutions about healthier living or getting an online college degree. Additionally, the return of the NHL in January

Top 10 Gains in Monthly Unique Visitors For January 2012

Image from: iQoncept / Shutterstock Tax season is upon us, and it is apparent in the Fast Movers for January; the top three sites with the most gains in unique visitors were tax-related websites.

Compete Ranking of Top 50 Web Sites for January 2011 Shows Big Chill for Online Retailers

User Visits to Top Retailer Sites Quickly Return to Pre-Holiday Levels; Bing.com Traffic Reached Its All-Time High, Has Doubled Since January 2010 BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – March 1, 2011) –  Compete, a Kantar Media company, today released its ranking of the top 50 web sites for January 2011. Compete’s data clearly shows that traffic to top online retail sites decreased significantly in January, including Walmart.com (-32.64 percent), Target.com (-32.15 percent), Bestbuy.com

15.4 Million Facebook Application Users in January

15.4 million Facebook users interacted with fb Application pages (@ apps.facebook.com) in January: On average ~51% of Facebook’s user base engages with Application pages: In January, fb Application pages directly contributed 1.5 billion pages (8.4% of total) to Facebook.com’s total page view count. Given the trend, I expect Application pages to gradually form a larger chunk of Facebook.com’s overall page views over time. Note: Stats in this post are limited