mother’s day

May Data is Now Live – Flower Sites Bloom for Mother’s Day

May data is now live! See which sites made it into our Monthly Fast Movers and which trends drove traffic last month.

April Data is Now Live – The Masters, ProFlowers, and More

April data is now live! See which sites made it into our Monthly Fast Movers and which trends drove traffic last month.

May Data is Now Live – InfiniteCrisis.com, Flower Sites, and More

It’s almost officially the start of summer here in the U.S. and we’ve got May data for you, live and available in Compete PRO.

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.

May 2012 Fast Movers

Image from: Flowers Image / Shutterstock Below are 10 websites with a large month-over-month increase in Unique Visitors for May 2012. Mother’s Day appears to have made a big impact, as the top 3 sites are for flowers.

Mom vs Dad: Who Gets More Love?

Image from: Mother’s Day Image / Shutterstock Spring is filled with many special days.  Earth Day, Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day…and most importantly, Mother’s and Father’s Day.  In the battle between Mom and Dad, I am out to show which parent gets more love on their special day. Mom’s Get More Gifts 2 out 3 consumers planned to buy a Mother’s Day gift, but just half will buy by dad

Gifts.com: Helping Gift Givers and Retail Sites Alike

Image from: Gifts Image / Shutterstock With Mother’s Day in the not-so-distant past, and Father’s day on the near horizon, there is no shortage of places to search for, and buy gifts online.  For those of us who are a bit “gifting challenged” there are also a few services out there that will help us find something for the guy or girl who has everything. The “Gift Gurus” over at

Online Flower Traffic Blooms for Mothers Day

Online flower marketers experienced another great Mother’s Day season.   Traffic to these sites grew by a healthy 7% from May 2010 to May 2011.  The online flower business is a great example of how small, mom and pop businesses might have been given new life thanks to the web.  A flower shop in a drab storefront can be re-energized thanks to sites such as Teleflora. As you can see, the