October Top 50: Releases and Decreases
The October Top 50 is here! See which sites saw a spike in traffic and which fell in the rankings.
October Data is Now Live – JibJab, CW TV, and NBA Scared Up a Lot of Extra Traffic
October data is now live! See which sites made it into our Monthly Fast Movers and which trends drove traffic last month,
June’s Top 50: Successes, Socials, and Struggles
June data is live! Check out who thrived, who flailed, and who surprised us.
December’s Top 50: A Good Close to 2013 for Myspace, CNET, and BizRate
December is always filled with a whirlwind of holiday excitement, shopping, dining, and relaxing. That doesn’t mean that consumer insights stop for the festivities! Our data for December 2013 refers to an interesting mix of top-visited websites from a variety of categories. Read up on some of the most intriguing results below!
How to Maximize Ad Efficiency by Reaching Your Exact Target Demographic
As MySpace continues to surprise just about everyone with some of the highest traffic numbers they’ve had in years and a 50% increase in users since the relaunch, one thing that is still concerning is the tremendous drop in visitor engagement.
September’s Top 50 Sites: Apple, Crackle, & MySpace
CBS stays strong in September Compared to last year, an election year, this September was quite slow. That didn’t stop cbs.com from making it to the list of fast movers once again. Although they didn’t have election coverage to drive traffic, they still managed to have the highest month-over-month (MoM) increase of all the top 50 sites. Seeing a 50% MoM increase and bringing their amount of unique visitors (UVs)
When a Pivot Goes Well: Taking a Look at MySpace’s Recent Comeback
Adapting to the changing market and adjusting your business model is an essential part of surviving in the fast-paced world that is the tech industry. Sites that are giants today can quickly become irrelevant in only a few years – even worse, synonymous with that notion. Just ask Myspace or Digg.
August Data is LIVE at Compete
TheGuardian.com saw explosive growth in August as the popular online newspaper moved from Guardian.co.uk on July 30 to TheGuardian.com. Comparing TheGuardian.com in August to Guardian.co.uk over the recent months also shows that the news outlet had their best month for unique visitors (UVs) in two years. Using Compete PRO, we can see that Americans were driven to The Guardian for their perspective on the current events in Syria with the keyword “syria” being the eighth most popular keyword for driving traffic to TheGuardian.com.
July Data is LIVE at Compete
July data is live on Compete.com. In July, Yellow.com is way ahead in our fast movers list in July with what looks like astronomical traffic growth; however, if we look at the history of unique visitors to yellow.com in Compete PRO, we can see that this is actually a case of Yellow.com returning to something approaching its historical traffic levels.
The Compete Weekly Pulse
The big news this week (for me at least) is that Myspace is back! Again! Except this time it’s totally for real. Just check out their new promotional video, Justin Timberlake included! Myspace, which for a while now has been a vestigial network of its former glory, might just be making an incredible comeback with its new focus (music) and new layout (horizontal Pinterest). Speaking of up and comings, have
Myspace Is Back, and It’s Like, Super Neat
Image from: The New Myspace / new.myspace.com Remember Myspace? Remember absolutely flipping out when you saw the small red text notifying you about a new message or friend request? Because I do, and now parts of that excitement are reawakening as Myspace readies it’s brand new, totally sexy revamp. And somehow Justin Timberlake is involved, which is also totally sexy. Just saying. Everyone knows that Myspace has withered in recent