Fastest Growing Domains for July 2010
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Compete Data Shows FIFA World Cup Was an Online Success
Today, Compete announced a press release regarding the successes of the 2010 Fifa World Cup as a U.S. online event. Initially gaining speed in the month of February 2010, U.S. internet users began to increase their interest in the worldwide contest in the following months. As a sport that typically does not see as much attention in the United States, the performance of the U.S. team drove online interest. By
The Whistle Blew Loud in July for WikiLeaks
July data is live on Compete.com, and to no surprise of many, Unique Visitors to WikiLeaks.org increased 168% month-over-month. WikiLeaks.org, a safe-haven website dedicated to whistle-blowing, made headlines in July when it released classified military documents about the war in Afghanistan. As the media drew much attention to the WikiLeaks story, people raced to WikiLeaks.org to see for themselves what all the hype was about.
Is Midway's Traffic Migrating to the Competition?
While not one the more nationally recognized outdoor sporting retailers like Cabelas or Bass Pro Shops, one of the Midwest’s most popular outdoor online retailers is Midway USA, based in Missouri. Family owned and operated it’s certainly smaller scale, and while it does compete with the larger brands, Midway’s number one competitor is Brownells, an Iowa based company.Â When looking at some basic metrics is easy to see Midway is
What're you doing at work all day, bro?
Each day millions of America sit down at their desks to days filled with continuous hard work without end"¦ or maybe they take a break or two.. I recently had a conversation with one of my male friends about his web-surfing habits at work. He told me about a site that is grabbing the attention of the hard working, “office” man — barstoolsports.com. After learning their slogan: "By the common
Online Beauty Retailing: Can the door-to-door make up sales representative ever be replaced by online?
We all remember Avon and MaryKay, especially their representatives, typically pulling up to your house with a branded car and chotchkies to share. It seems as though they had a great offline and personal selling strategy. Today, both retailers have made their mark just like many other beauty retailers by championing both sides of the fence and extending online. The key note for these two retailers is they have tried
The Seasonality Of Pizza
The NBA finals called for pizza night at our house. The DIY pizzas enabled by ordering online allow the average pizza lover a lot more self expression without annoying the order taker (“thin crust"¦light cheese..extra sauce"¦”) Having enjoyed the pizza a lot more than the final game (we’re from Boston) I decided to check out how the online service has been faring of late. I learned a couple of interesting