Traffic Report: March Top 50 Sites
The top 9 sites remained unchanged from February to March. Among those, Bing and Amazon experienced the largest growth with traffic up 12% and 19% respectively. There was a general rise in traffic to many sites, across all categories, due in part to the return to a full 31-day month.
The Weekly Compete Pulse
I think I speak for the rest of Boston when I say that today is a gorgeous day outside. The windows are full of sunshine and open wide with a nice cool breeze coming in. It seems perfect weather to go pick up that turkey or ingredients for that special pie that earns you your right at the Thanksgiving table each year. Or you could also take a nice walk
Help, My Competitor is Yelp! Is the Local Review Space Big Enough?
The local review space is increasingly relevant to the modern day consumer. Long gone are the days where the only way you were recommended a business was through your friend’s sister’s friend with the hair salon or by calling your one foodie friend who happens to know every type of cuisine within a 10 mile radius – although you should probably still keep that friend around. We decided to check
Digital CMO Series: Big Brand Theory Panel, Part One
This week’s Digital CMO Series features the Big Brand Theory Panel: Part One. Below are a few key questions from our one-on-one interview with David Fenn, Director of National Accounts, Yelp. Check out more from the Big Brand Theory panel, as well as our interview with Rich Calacci, SVP Advertising Sales, CBSSports.com and CBS Mobile on our YouTube channel.
Facebook’s privacy changes have everyone in line for a slice of the semantic web pie
With so much buzz around Facebook’s recent privacy changes, I decided it was time to take a peek at some of our analytics to see how the sites Pandora and Yelp may have benefited in the month of April. We should keep in mind that the f8 Live conference didn’t announce the Open Graph API capabilities or privacy changes until April 21st. Therefore the metrics we have for the month
A Table For Two: Yelp and OpenTable
Last week, Yelp announced an integration of OpenTable, a self-service, online restaurant reservation system. Restaurants make up around 29% of the reviewed businesses on Yelp, according to their official blog, so now researching restaurants, securing a table, and reviewing your dining experience is easier than ever before.