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Kantar Media Compete Releases Ranking of Top 250 Websites for June 2011

Traffic Heats Up for Online Casual Gaming, Banking and Social Networking Sites BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – Aug 2, 2011) – Kantar Media Compete today released its ranking of the top 250 websites for June 2011. Among the notable changes in June were lifts in traffic to numerous online casual gaming sites, financial institutions, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, as well as the continued decline of Myspace. Read more…

Top 50 Websites in March 2010

On 4/27, Compete,  released its ranking of the top 50 Web sites for March 2010. March’s rankings revealed harbingers of spring — interest in home improvement and baseball — and fading recession fears, evidenced by spikes in traffic to Compete’s "Theme Parks" and "Vacation Packagers" categories. Read the full press release….

Compete Ranks Top Sites for January 2010

Today, Compete released its ranking of the top 50 Web sites for January 2010. At the category level, tax and travel Web sites saw the most dramatic traffic increases in January 2010. The top five fastest growing Web sites in January were tax related, while five of the top 20 high-growth sites were dedicated to travel. In aggregate, the top travel sites attracted more than 21 million unique visitors (UVs),

We’re Number Two! Facebook moves up one big spot in the charts

January data just went live on compete.com, and perhaps the biggest story to hit the airwaves is a changing of the guard at the top of the Internet food chain. Indeed, Facebook has surged past Yahoo as the number two most popular site in the U.S., drawing nearly 134 Million Unique Visitors in January, 2010. It’s been two full years since we’ve seen a shakeup at the top — In

January Fast Movers

January data is live on Compete.com we’ve ranked that fastest moving websites and fastest moving industry categories by increases in unique visitors. Fastest moving websites: It’s that time of year again and everyone has taxes on the brain. As a result a majority of the top growing websites in January were related to tax filing, tax services and software. Taxact.com experienced the largest growth with 6.86 million unique visitors in January

List of Top 50 Websites in December 2009

Last week, Compete released its ranking of the top 50 Web sites in December 2009. During the final month of the year, winter weather blasted the country and drove holiday travelers into an online tailspin.  In fact, six of the top 20 highest growth Web site categories in December were travel and weather related.  The airport travel category, which includes sites like PHL.org and BWIairport.com, attracted 40 percent more unique