Job Search Websites Visits Eclipse Unemployment Websites

Posted on Dec 08 2011 by
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that the US Unemployment rate just has dropped to 8.6%, the lowest rate since March 2009. Similarly, the market share of visits to state and informational websites about unemployment decreased 18% year...


Retail traffic on Cyber Monday up 24%

Posted on Nov 30 2011 by
On Cyber Monday, November 28th, total US visits to the Top 500 Retail websites increased 24% on Cyber Monday as compared to 2010 with more than 170 million US visits. The day before Cyber Monday also showed significant growth over...


Retail traffic on Black Friday up 2%

Posted on Nov 26 2011 by
Total US visits to the top 500 Retail websites increased 2% on Black Friday as compared to 2010 and received more than 173 million US visits. Traffic has increased each day leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday and the total...


Stock up on blue paint: Smurfs are Halloween costume

Posted on Sep 28 2011 by
In the lead-up to Halloween, Experian Hitwise data shows searches for variations of “costume” and “costumes” are up about 3% over 2010 (share of search 20 weeks before Halloween through five weeks before Halloween in 2011 vs. 2010). Moreover, as...


Facebook: where we reach out when life happens

Posted on Sep 27 2011 by
For members of the “Facebook Generation”, Facebook has become the de facto conduit for communication when something important occurs in our lives. Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg revealed further design upgrades at the annual f8 Conference, including “Timeline”, which will be a...


Google+ opens the floodgates to all, market share rockets

Posted on Sep 26 2011 by
Google+ emerged as the third largest site in the Social Network and Forums category last Wednesday, a day after the site went from “invitation-only” to "open access" available to everyone. Opening access created a massive spike in market share of...


2011 Fantasy Football visits are highest in 3 years

Posted on Sep 23 2011 by
The NFL lockout may have shortened the normal buildup to the NFL season, but once it ended online traffic to NFL-related sites saw a boost. As a result US visits to Fantasy Football sites increased 24% in August 2011 versus...


Latest political polls track with online performance for presidential

Posted on Sep 15 2011 by
As Rasmussen and NBC/ WSJ released polling data last week indicating that Rick Perry has pulled ahead of the GOP pack, the candidates’ websites showed similar performance. In the lead-up to Ms. Bachmann’s successful performance in the Ames Straw Poll...


Google Maps Edges Closer To MapQuest

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