via press release:
|CNBC.COM POSTS ITS 19TH STRAIGHT MONTH OF YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH IN UNIQUE VISITORS
The online destination for breaking global business news and expert analysis experiences a 74% increase in uniques and a 34% increase in page views as its affluent, highly-engaged audience continues to rapidly grow
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – July 15, 2009 – According to the latest comScore Media Metrix data, CNBC.com is the fastest growing business news website in total audience*. Year-over-year (June ’09 vs. June ’08), CNBC.com’s monthly unique audience grew by 74%, more than any other site in its category with at least 1 million visitors.
Additional CNBC.com June 2009 highlights include:
-CNBC.com is the #1 stand alone financial news website by total page views **.
-CNBC.com is #1 in time spent per visit, with users spending an average of 23 minutes per visit, the most in its category.
-CNBC.com is #1 in time spent per visitor, with users spending an average of an hour and 52 min (112 minutes per visit) on the site last month, the most in its category. This is 283% more than the average visitor spent on the site’s nearest competitor.
-CNBC.com is #1 in high-income visitation, with the largest proportion of visitors with a household income of $100K+ amongst key competitors.
*Source: comScore Media Metrix, June 2009, Business/Finance – News/Research category, properties with 1 million visitors or more.
**Source: comScore Media Metrix, June 2009, Business/Finance – News/Research category. “Stand alone” excludes portal-affiliated websites.