Top Movers

Sunday Series: Business & Finance Blogs See Green in April

Last month brought tax Season to a close–there was no shortage of financial stories to discuss in April. Where did Americans look to for in-depth financial news, besides the mainstream media? 12.6 million Unique Visitors (UVs) browsed business and finance sites (a group of 55 sites) in April, up 12 percent month-over-month (MOM)–making it one of the fastest growing categories. Interestingly, neither Google nor Facebook was…

April Data is LIVE at Compete

April saw the return of baseball season in the United States, propelling MLB.com into the fastest growing sites for the month. Additionally, we may be witnessing the rise of Twitter’s recently acquired Vine as the site surged passed two million unique visitors last month. Rounding out April’s Fast Movers is Boston.com, likely driven by people looking for news about the Boston Marathon bombings.

Sunday Series: Fast Movers in the Baseball Category

Image from: Baseball on Grass / Shutterstock This week’s Sunday Series features 10 fast movers in the Sports>Baseball category. From the looks of these sites on their way up, it seems as though minor league baseball is becoming a lot more popular with consumers this season. Have you been enjoying minor league baseball this year? Let us know in the comments!

Top 10 Gains in Monthly Unique Visitors For February 2012

Image from: Flower Image / Shutterstock Below is the list of sites with the highest percentage of month-over-month growth. Valentines Day and tax season dominate the list, with sites for flowers and e-cards claiming the top two spots.

Sunday Series: Real Estate Top Movers

Image from: House Image / Shutterstock As promised, here is our first official installment of our new Sunday Series. Below is the list of sites with the most monthly change in unique visitors in the real estate category.

New Series! Industry Top Movers

Image from: Airplane Image / Shutterstock We would like to officially announce the start of a new series that will appear on the Compete Pulse! Each Sunday, we will post a list of the top ten sites with the highest gains in monthly unique visitors from different industries. To give you a taste of what to look forward to, here is the top moves from February in the airlines category. Be sure

Sink or Swim? The Top Moving Sites Of 2007

At Compete we frequently write about monthly traffic volume and site popularity, but the focus is usually on the ten or twenty sites that enjoy monthly visitors in the tens (or even hundreds) of millions. While it’s important to investigate these sites, massively popular domains like Google or Yahoo typically don’t change much in terms of domain-level traffic or rank. Right behind these behemoths, however, a large number of websites