sunday series

Sunday Series: Netflix and IMDb Favorites for Movie Lovers

With the recent 87th Academy Awards, I thought it would be a great time to analyze the Movie Enthusiast category on Compete PRO.

Sunday Series: Beanpot Hockey Tournament Finals

The championship game for the Beanpot, an annual college hockey tournament that features four Boston schools, will take place this Monday. We have decided to analyze web data for the participants: Harvard University, Boston University, Northeastern University, and Boston College.

Sunday Series: A Fitness Forward January

Digital is an excellent source to research and shop for new dietary and fitness plans or supplements, which could be driving traffic and engagement increases

Sunday Series: Digital Renaissance for Art Enthusiasts

Art Enthusiasts can discover how museums, largely centers for history and culture, are converging with the perceived “future” in the digital world.

Sunday Series: This Post is a Touchdown

On this Sunday Series and Super Bowl Sunday, we will turn our efforts towards the Football Category on Compete PRO. Come find out if your team’s website cracked the top ten!

Sunday Series: Battle of the Lyrics

For this Sunday Series, we will examine the music category turning our attention towards two, heavyweight websites devoted to lyrics.

Sunday Series: Classes and Passes

Take a look at two categories that saw strong MoM growth in August.

Sunday Series: Jocks and Geeks

Exercise was big in July- both physical and mental. This week’s Sunday Series features two websites that each experienced strong MoM growth. Take a look at these fast moving categories to see how one industry heavyweight and one digital rookie punching above its weight class worked their ways to the top.

Sunday Series: Virality Brings Fast Mover Status

November was a good month for the personal blogs category, skyrocketing the second-highest amount of unique visitors (UVs) in two years. But this sharp jump in traffic wasn’t due to a sudden interest in personal blogs, it was due to a single site (with the slight help from a few others).

Sunday Series: Hockey Picks Up Early in the Season

If you are a hockey fan, you are used to the ups and downs that the sport can put you through—both by your favorite team and the league itself. This year seems to be the start of a very good for hockey. This is assumed by the uncharacteristic multi-month rise in traffic when traffic numbbers are normally flat. In the past, the category didn’t see a lift until January, when many of the casual fans may begin to watch after their favorite football team didn’t make or lost in the playoffs.

Sunday Series: Boeing Helps Travel Category Get Going

October was a great month for the “Corporate Travel” category. In fact, it was the best month that the category has had in the past two years. After a record 25% month-over-month (MoM) increase, the category saw a little over three million unique visitors (UVs). This is one of the first times that the category made it to our list of fast movers and is quite impressive for the relatively small category. But what exactly helped the category perform so well?