web traffic


80% of US Adults Receive Breaking News from Digital Sources

A study by the Newspaper Association of America recently found that 80 percent of adult internet users in the US read breaking news content via digital news sources. The study, conducted in August 2014, saw 164 million unique visitors to …

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4 Simple Web Design Tips That Boost Traffic

Has your organization seen website traffic slow down? It might be time for a website design overhaul. Making sure you facilitate the right changes, however, can be a bit daunting for web design projects. The devil is in the details. …

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Over 80% of Female Pinterest Users Still Active in Their Fourth Year: Study

Female Pinterest Users Still Active in Their Fourth Year Retention rates for users signed up with social media platforms often represent a far less percentage of active users. For example, both Twitter and Google+ have roughly 1.15 billion users, but …

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Study: Email Preferred Method for Sharing Articles

Rumble, a mobile publishing platform, recently released a study that looked at how users shared articles. What they found was that email is still the preferred method of sharing articles in comparison to Twitter and Facebook. Rumble’s Q1 2014 engagement …

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eCommerce is gaining on brick and mortar retail

Ecommerce impacts the revenue of brick and mortar retailers. Traditional retailers are losing share to eCommerce rapidly, and a recent survey by IBM sheds some light on this trend. The study, Consumers Willing to Share Personal Details, Expect Value in Return, …

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Bots now outnumber humans on the internet

It may be slightly terrifying to note that you’re never truly alone when searching the internet anymore. Sure, hundreds of millions of people may be surfing the web at the same time you are, but there are now currently even …

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On what device do people check email the most?

What are the most popular devices for email? Email open rate statistics for 2013. The most popular email domains.

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New Facebook sharing buttons drive over 5% more Likes and social shares

Facebook released newly designed social sharing buttons around the same time that Google also launched newly designed Google+ buttons. Facebook did some initial tests during the first month of it’s roll out of the new social sharing tools. Throughout it’s …

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Bot traffic on the rise

Bot traffic is on the rise. According to a new report from Quarterly Bot Traffic Market Advisory from Solve Media, 51% of Internet traffic in the US was suspected of being “suspicious” in Q3 of 2013. In Q2 of 2013, bot traffic …

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The most popular web browser in the world

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world. It boasts nearly 40% of the global market share, outpacing Internet Explorer. Chrome however has a long way to go for mobile. Google is pushing Chrome hard and trying to get and …

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Google’s Hummingbird Changes Everything.

Google has just announced Hummingbird, its first new algorithm for its search engine since 2001. Although Google periodically releases updates and enhancements, most of which have had a significant impact (The Penguin and Panda releases come to mind), this is …

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Mixpanel Announces A Conference About Analytics.

Over the past year Mixpanel has grown, adding new customers and expanding the amount of data it tracks. They claim they analyze more than 15 billion actions a month. As they strive to better understand their users, Mixpanel has announced …

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Netflix Won the Battle, But Will Amazon Win the War

When we think of streaming movies online, the leader of the pack is Netflix.  This video streaming giant has grown to outsize the memberships of Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus, iTunes, and HBO Go combined. At almost 30 million members (compared …

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Google’s Chrome web browser dropped 0.17 percent in January

Google’s Chrome web browser dropped 0.17 percent in January 2012. Perhaps it is because Google penalized Chrome after a botched sponsored blog post campaign. The chart comes from Net Applications figures. The company tracks about 160 million unique visits per month …

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